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I has 1, get around 30 fps with maxed settings
in modern games. Looking to get around 60 fps with maxed
settings in modern games at 1920x1200 res

Is crossfiring 6950s mad overkill?
I currently has 1 6950

Can you guys think of a single better card solution?

I dunno
Edited by Tralala - 4/29/11 at 10:56am
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6950 & 6970 Is doing really well i newr games.
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Nah dude. That is a hell of a setup.

What games are you playing? What drivers?

Also not all games support xfire/sli either (meaning they only use one card).
 
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post #4 of 34
Nope you aren't and idiot. HD6950 CF is awesome value and peformance. Sure it's overkill but were on OCN. And in the future more demanding games will be out for you take advantage of that extra Horsepower.
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post #5 of 34
What kind of games are giving you 30fps?.. I can only think of Metro or maybe DA2 highest?... Anyways, if you got the cash then go crossfire.
    
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post #6 of 34
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Nah dude. That is a hell of a setup.

What games are you playing? What drivers?

Also not all games support xfire/sli either (meaning they only use one card).
BFBC2/Cry 2/Metro/SC 2/ARMA II/etc.. on 11.4 preview drivers

so you're saying no to crossfire then?
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post #7 of 34
go for it, crossfire is awesome
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What kind of games are giving you 30fps?.. I can only think of Metro or maybe DA2 highest?... Anyways, if you got the cash then go crossfire.
30 fps and under in Arma II
Metro
DA2 (but **** that game it sux)
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post #9 of 34
As long as you unlock them to 6970 spec's (if that brand lets you) there is nothing wrong with what you said

pff overkill? I thought describing rig's as 'overkill' was disallowed on overclock.net

If it ain't overkill, it aint good enough
post #10 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
BFBC2/Cry 2/Metro/SC 2/ARMA II/etc.. on 11.4 preview drivers

so you're saying no to crossfire then?
Go for it. I don't feel bad about 460 SLI in the least. I love seamless, perfectly smooth gaming.

Pretty much any game that needs that much graphic horsepower supports SLI/Crossfire.
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