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In my sig rig, i run the same res as you, but everything at high, and 4xAA 16xAF, and its almost always over 60, I think avg in 70s. I am at work so I cant give you High-Avg-Low, but I usually leave fraps running so I can see how changes affect my FPS. I think we agree that both need to be replaced in order to get everything running on high, and if it were me, I'd probably start with the CPU.
But remember you have 6950s not 6870s there is quite a difference...............
edit sorry i dont know why i responded that
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I understand that. I just wanted to give you an idea of what to expect when you upgrade both, if you do. From forums I have read, the 1 gb Vram is tough on eyefinity. Since you have your CPU clocked so high, it may be good to start with new GPUs. I am not sure what I would do first honestly. If you upgrade your GPUs, I think you could easily sell your 6870s while they are still worth something. I would also look into going dual 6950s, as that would save you about 150 dollars over dual 6970s.
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I understand that. I just wanted to give you an idea of what to expect when you upgrade both, if you do. From forums I have read, the 1 gb Vram is tough on eyefinity. Since you have your CPU clocked so high, it may be good to start with new GPUs. I am not sure what I would do first honestly. If you upgrade your GPUs, I think you could easily sell your 6870s while they are still worth something. I would also look into going dual 6950s, as that would save you about 150 dollars over dual 6970s.
Is that on DX11 if so that exactly the fps i would love to have.....i might have to copy your sig rig........with the addition of a Corsair H100............HT on or off???? will i have cpu bottlenecking with 6950s
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I believe I have it set to DX11. I would want to give you more scientific numbers than a guess before you did a major overhaul of your system. If there is anything specific you want me to give you, let me know and I can do that. I would, however, stick to a 2500K for primarily gaming. Pricing it out quickly, a 2500K, asus cfx mobo, cooler, and dual 6950s would be around 950. That would be an awesome setup, but it maybe worthwhile to just upgrade GPUs now, and see what kind of increase you get. The other option if you are happy now and want to be ready for BF3 is to wait, and then buy everything come fall, and everything will be cheaper.
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I believe I have it set to DX11. I would want to give you more scientific numbers than a guess before you did a major overhaul of your system. If there is anything specific you want me to give you, let me know and I can do that. I would, however, stick to a 2500K for primarily gaming. Pricing it out quickly, a 2500K, asus cfx mobo, cooler, and dual 6950s would be around 950. That would be an awesome setup, but it maybe worthwhile to just upgrade GPUs now, and see what kind of increase you get. The other option if you are happy now and want to be ready for BF3 is to wait, and then buy everything come fall, and everything will be cheaper.
I just wanna know if ur on DX11 and settings and fps mins avgs and max and overclock on 2600k if ok thanks...
 
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Do me a favor. Play BC2, set your settings to 1920x1080, set everything to high, vsync off, 4xAA 16xAF, and tell me roughly what your average FPS is.
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The 6990 and 590 struggle alot with games on eyefinity/3D Surround setups, in Techspots review many games were unplayable at 7680 X 1080.
With 6950's, you will have to play at 5760 X 1200 or so and even then some games only run at 30 FPS or so with the eyecandy up.



http://www.techspot.com/review/390-t...nce/page4.html
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If I were you, I'd get
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a 2500K, asus cfx mobo, cooler, and dual 6950s
You can cheap out by not copying his sig rig (the 2600k) and getting a 2500k instead. Get a msi P67A-GD55 (cheaper than asus p8p67 boards that can CF), CM hyper 212+ (cheaper than H100) or stay with H50, and two 6950's (instead of 2 6970's).

I heard that 6950's are good OC'ers. Hopefully you can unlock to 6970's, or just unlock the shaders.
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Do me a favor. Play BC2, set your settings to 1920x1080, set everything to high, vsync off, 4xAA 16xAF, and tell me roughly what your average FPS is.
DX11 or 10
 
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