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OK i have 2 sapphire hd 6970's now in crossfire should i look into adding a third ??

How much of a gain will i get from a third ??
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I see no point in tri fire as you are useing a single 1080p screen.
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I see no point in tri fire as you are useing a single 1080p screen.
This.

Unless you are going eyefinity.

2 should be more than enuf for pwnage atm
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Keep what you have, that should do plenty.
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Originally Posted by xKransky View Post
OK i have 2 sapphire hd 6970's now in crossfire should i look into adding a third ??

How much of a gain will i get from a third ??
I am sorry but you gain nothing.
Your monitor will limit your frame rate at 60 FPS although it is possible for your card render more than 100 frames per second.
Anything above that is meaningless to your eyes.
Get 2 more monitors for Eyefinity and you'll feel the differences.
    
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Keep the two of them. You should only tri-fire in one (or more) of the following cases:
1) You add 2 monitors and go Eyefinity
2)You get a higher res monitor
3) You get one (or more) 120Hz monitors
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This is just personal opinion but, if I were you, id invest in a really hi res monitor, don't confuse this with big screen, i mean high res, and blow the head off your games with it, and you can add another GPU whenever if you ever feel the need, but currently as it stands with 1080p your already bottlenecked ...by your monitor lol
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You'll probably... no definitely want to use watercooling on triple stacked radeons.
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