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Who told You that You're an idiot lol? This will be an awesome setup Only thing that bothers me is that You'll be happier with Your setup than me with mine
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post #22 of 34
Xfire the 6950s. Unlock both to 6970s.

/thread.
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post #23 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by joemunky View Post
Explain?
I was kidding.
 
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post #24 of 34
You has how many 6950s?


^ This is what happens when you learn your english from the internet and not a real teacher.
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Nah you're definitely not an idiot, I'm pretty jelly of your setup.

Just priced up an entire SB switchover I'll be doing midway through June, i7 2600k, Obsidian 650D, 120GB Vertex, P8P67 Pro, HD6950, 4GB Vengeance 1600.. literally can't wait.

It's gonna cost me the best part of £1000 though. Sucks the big one, but it's going to be fun.
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post #26 of 34
Why would u wanna be competitive when you can just kill the competition?2 6970 CFX or even 2 6990 Quad CFX for insane break neck fps
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post #27 of 34
You can't have over kill. Eventually you are going to want a 120hz monitor and 40-50 fps is just not going to cut it.
post #28 of 34
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Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR View Post
Nah you're definitely not an idiot, I'm pretty jelly of your setup.

Just priced up an entire SB switchover I'll be doing midway through June, i7 2600k, Obsidian 650D, 120GB Vertex, P8P67 Pro, HD6950, 4GB Vengeance 1600.. literally can't wait.

It's gonna cost me the best part of £1000 though. Sucks the big one, but it's going to be fun.
You might as well wait and see how BD turns out. If it sucks, there's always SB, if it owns, then competition FTW and I'll probably be getting myself one.
    
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post #29 of 34
Yes you are crazy!! Thats way too much power. *looks over 2 feet at 4 way 480s*
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post #30 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
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
Yea it's overkill but not so much next year. I say Go for it! Your half way there and over kill on set ups on OCN is what we do best. That's for your first question.

Secondly, the best single card solution, which isn't more powerful keep in mind than your crossfire option, is the GTX 580. I play all my games maxed at the moment and at the 60fps marks with games maxed with AA x16....yada yada. That's with games like Crysis & Crysis 2, can't wait for Battlefield 3 btw. Other games with less graphic intensitiy I'm over kill. On Batman Arkum I play at 100 FPS maxed out, can't wait for Arkum City btw. The most demanding game currently is Metro 2033 I'm at 40-50 FPS AVG.

In your case why change up if your half way there?
     
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