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Ya'll realize that 1080 resolution is pretty low for crossfiring these cards right? It may simply be that your cards are not being pushed by the game in that low of a rez.
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lol at this guy bottlenecking a i7-2600k on a single 6950. I think you're doing it wrong.
You can't read.

First of all, I have two 6950's. Second, I didn't say that the 2600k was the bottleneck in bfbc2. It is the bottleneck in other games.

I was simply saying that no matter how fast your proc is, it will be the bottleneck, at times, if you're running one screen. I didn't say it that plainly, my bad.

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Ya'll realize that 1080 resolution is pretty low for crossfiring these cards right? It may simply be that your cards are not being pushed by the game in that low of a rez.
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My bad, usually it says CFX or something similar when someone has two or more cards.

My graph wasn't to "expose" you, since I was running 32x AA and 8x Super Samp that would be pretty dumb of me. It was meant to show that its not hard to bring your gpus down to a level where they can hardly maintain above 60 FPS. Without a cpu bottlenecking them.

I don't see 2 gpus being overkill for 1080p, have you tried maxing out Metro 2033 at 1080p with DOF? I would be willing to bet you can't even hit 60 fps average in the benchmark.
    
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My bad, usually it says CFX or something similar when someone has two or more cards.

My graph wasn't to "expose" you, since I was running 32x AA and 8x Super Samp that would be pretty dumb of me. It was meant to show that its not hard to bring your gpus down to a level where they can hardly maintain above 60 FPS. Without a cpu bottlenecking them.

I don't see 2 gpus being overkill for 1080p, have you tried maxing out Metro 2033 at 1080p with DOF? I would be willing to bet you can't even hit 60 fps average in the benchmark.
Yes, metro is another story. I think I get 45 - 70 fps in the game.
    
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Hopefully we see more like it

Otherwise I need to use NVcontrol to put the smack down on my cards.
    
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I'v maxed out settings in CCC and got this result:


Not Bottleneck
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I'v maxed out settings in CCC and got this result:


Not Bottleneck
Nice, I can't wait to get another 6850.
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I'v maxed out settings in CCC and got this result:


Not Bottleneck
There we go

What are your fps like now?
    
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I don't see 2 gpus being overkill for 1080p, have you tried maxing out Metro 2033 at 1080p with DOF? I would be willing to bet you can't even hit 60 fps average in the benchmark.
So you are playing all day long ,24/7 ,7 days a week , only Metro 2033 ( a game optimized for Nvidia )
I have news for you ,some people play BF BC2 ,MOH ,CS Source,DoD Source ,NFSHP ,etc.
Most of the time you only need fluidity while playing them ,over 35 FPS all the time in any scenario.
A benchmark is not the game and you run a benchmark all day long either because you want to beat records either because you are stuck in a mind loop.
   
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Drom this is boring and played out.

I helped the OP achieve what he was seeking to do or at least get very close to it. Did you see me in here going AMD SUCKS!!! AMD IS SLOW!!!! AMD CAN'T PUSH IT.

No. I provided solutions. Stop being a blatant fanboy, move on or at least attempt to help instead of trying to start crap everywhere you go.

I don't understand your problem. Why do you have to turn everything into fanboy crap? The 6970s are faster than my 470s in Metro 2033 with 11.4 drivers and they're still not going to reach 60 fps average in Metro 2033 with those settings and neither will my cards ->Thats the Point<-.

Nobody cares and I'm sure hardly anyone shares your viewpoint on 35 fps is required for fluid play, its an opinion. Stop wielding it as if it were a fact.

Even in games like BFBC2 his CF setup may have bottlenecked but it was doing so probably for the most part above 60 fps, to rid himself of most of the CPU bottleneck he forced higher graphical settings/details. Hes probably not running too much over 60-70 FPS average now at best. CF/SLI is NOT overkill at 1080p, get over it.
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