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Old September 4, 2012, 01:29 PM
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Specs; i7 3770 3.4, ASrock Extreme 4 Z77, 16GB Corsair Vengence 1866, and R7970 Lightning Edition. If I were to Crossfire with another video card would I bottle neck at all? Thanks.
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Old September 4, 2012, 01:44 PM
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Nope. 2 8x slots should be fine for that, easily.
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Old September 4, 2012, 01:48 PM
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Nope. 2 8x slots should be fine for that, easily.
Alright thanks, correct me if I'm wrong, doesn't AMD/ATI video cards scale better than nVidia's? I'm assuming then multi GPU setups with AMD is the smart way of playing. How about micro-stuttering?
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Old September 4, 2012, 02:04 PM
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Yes since 400/5000 series AMD has scaled better in multi GPU,on a side note compared CF 7970's to my old trusty 590, and she's still darn near keeping up, trades blows back and fourth game to game.
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What resolutions are you playing at? Micro-stuttering is an unfortunate side effect of dual-GPU setups, if you are gaming at high resolutions it may be worth it. AMD and nVidia are pretty even when it comes to dual-GPU scaling.
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Old September 4, 2012, 02:52 PM
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What resolutions are you playing at? Micro-stuttering is an unfortunate side effect of dual-GPU setups, if you are gaming at high resolutions it may be worth it. AMD and nVidia are pretty even when it comes to dual-GPU scaling.
1080p, I used to use Eyefinity until after a while of use my eye's would hurt. So I stopped I'm looking at getting a dell 30" 2560 by 1600 as a replacement for my 1080p monitors I have.
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Old September 4, 2012, 02:55 PM
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Yes since 400/5000 series AMD has scaled better in multi GPU,on a side note compared CF 7970's to my old trusty 590, and she's still darn near keeping up, trades blows back and fourth game to game.
True, but I'm running with the Lightning Card from MSi and they are the best 7970 and 680 over clocking cards on the market. This is because you can over volt those cards, since my R7970 Lightning Edition takes two 8pin power connectors and recommends a 650w PSU minimally. Also for a single GPU the card is 12" which is really crazy, barely fit inside my Antec 900 lol. :)
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I'd hardly consider the quality of multi-GPU scaling to be a significant factor really these days, but I do think you're right that AMD does technically scale better. Regardless it would be something that you'd hardly notice, because either it'll work, or it won't, game to game :P
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I am either lucky or just don't notice micro studdering,I have been running SLI and TRI systems ever since they have come out and it has never bother me .Either AMD or Nvidia scale really well if the Drivers has been coded for SLI or crossfire.
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