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hey guys,

i tried installing the lastest drivers and CCC.
and it turns out gaming fps increased significantly, there are much fewer lags.
4870X2 should still be a good GPU for quite a while (since it wasn't cheap!!)
Congrats! Yeah it is a beast for sure. Show some benchmarks!
    
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What did you pay for it? Unless new cards are super expensive where you live I would have gone with a 6950 and unlocked/or overclocked it and had comparable performance(more in some, less in other plus you get DX11). You'll be stuck with a 4870 if a game doesn't like Crossfire as well.
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His three gpus are faster than one 6950.
    
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hey guys,

i tried installing the lastest drivers and CCC.
and it turns out gaming fps increased significantly, there are much fewer lags.
4870X2 should still be a good GPU for quite a while (since it wasn't cheap!!)
I was gonna say, there's no way that CPU is bottle necking those cards, that thing can keep up with i5s!
    
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His three gpus are faster than one 6950.
Not at cost and per watt though. The 3rd one probably barely does anything in most games.
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