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I wouldnt say your a fool go for it.

Id consider myself the fool as I just upgraded 6850 crossfire to 6950 crossfire, then flashed the cards to 6970s.

but I do run eyefinity so that extra hp is needed.
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Those games (except crysis 2) are all demanding.
 
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post #13 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?
EDIT: never mind. :O
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30 fps in BFBC2? What resolution are you running?
those are games I play
not 30 fps in all of them
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Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
30 fps and under in Arma II
Metro
DA2 (but **** that game it sux)
Arma 2 is seriously screwed up. On your quad, you should be getting no less than 60FPS as it relies entirely on the CPU (lots of AI in this game). I ran it on my sig rig and got like 15-20FPS highest settings and my CPU is crap, you should be getting 60-80FPS at least. Try patching it if you're not running the Steam version.

Also it uses a lot of VRAM (750MB+ at my res, close to using all my VRAM), but you went for AMD cards so like I said, should have no problem maxing this game with 2GB VRAM. If you can't get ARMA 2 running better on your rig, do not blame your rig, blame the game that runs like garbage as you got a killer CPU with an overclock.
Edited by Am* - 4/29/11 at 11:05am
    
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post #16 of 34
I think you're an idiot for getting a 6950! But you can negate that idiocy by getting yourself another one .

Just like how I was an idiot for getting a 5850 when it was at $300, which is okay because I'm going to negate it by getting another one!
 
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Arma 2 is seriously screwed up. On your quad, you should be getting no less than 60FPS as it relies entirely on the CPU (lots of AI in this game). I ran it on my sig rig and got like 15-20FPS highest settings and my CPU is crap, you should be getting 60-80FPS at least. Try patching it if you're not running the Steam version.

Also it uses a lot of VRAM (750MB+ at my res, close to using all my VRAM), but you went for AMD cards so like I said, should have no problem maxing this game with 2GB VRAM.
I don't get it either,
makes 0 sense to me
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post #18 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?
You can count out Crysis 2, BFBC2 and SC2 and unless there is something wrong with your system
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I love my SLI GTX 560's....
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I think you're an idiot for getting a 6950! But you can negate that idiocy by getting yourself another one .

Just like how I was an idiot for getting a 5850 when it was at $300, which is okay because I'm going to negate it by getting another one!
Explain?
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