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If that be the case i might just be able to get away with a single 6970 then, given i mainly play wow.
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I have had pretty good luck with my setup.

The only time it aggravates me is when I am playing BC2. I get screen flicker and blackouts sometimes. Mainly when using a scope.

I had tried plenty of drivers, none really seem to help. It's doesn't happen to everyone since all systems are different.

I never have the issue when running one single card.

My next setup will just have 1 solid card.
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post #33 of 41
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Originally Posted by groos View Post
i experience flickering in both bc2 and company of heroes. both the main games i play. sometimes bc2 my screen will black out completely when zooming in on sniper rifle or when driving a tank.

kind of sucks sometimes. even after a fresh install of windows.
The flickering textures in Company of Heroes was fixed in 11.5 CAP 1 http://www.rage3d.com/cap/profiles/11-5_CAP1_readme.txt
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Well if this many people say they havn't had many problems aside from the usual problems that stem from multiple GPU setups, i will definatly consider and ATi/AMD Gpu replacement for my GTX 460 setup.
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The flickering textures in Company of Heroes was fixed in 11.5 CAP 1 http://www.rage3d.com/cap/profiles/11-5_CAP1_readme.txt
yeah when i saw that i was super happy and installed it but with no improvement. are you supposed to install the old cap before the new ones? i am showing two in my programs list.
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This link expalins everything about CAPS http://www.rage3d.com/board/showthread.php?t=33961798
Its strange it never fixed it for you because it did for me I would try unistalling all caps you have installed download the latest 11.5 CAP 3 http://www.rage3d.com/cap/profiles/A..._11.5_CAP3.exe install it and reboot and then check. Also make sure you are running the latest drivers
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Always a good idea to wipe out exisiting ati software/drivers before installing new ones
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i removed the old cap and installed the latest, all is well. thanks guys. +rep.
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Originally Posted by kuehlman View Post
My crossfire set up doesn't flicker at all...

I can't say much on Crossfire profiles because I never set one up, I just enabled Crossfire and enjoyed the prettiness 8)

6970m is the mobile version of the 6970.
6970m is like the 6850 without less shaders but a higher bump in speeds.
    
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Really depends on the generation. It was a bit challenging to get my 4870x2 to crossfire with a 4870 and issues arose with a lot of games requiring vsync on (which I'm not too fond of). I switched to sli and it was super easy. Now I'm back to amd/ati and I hear lots of great things about the Norther Islands cards scaling very well.
Edited by wermad - 5/30/11 at 9:49pm
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