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Why are my GPU's running so slow, are 6970's that bad?

Look at my performance on 3dmark...

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/1392092
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Are you sure CF is enabled?
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post #3 of 15
No 6970's aren't bad, but your results do look pretty low.

Make sure your prev card drivers are cleared and do a clean install. Close EVERYTHING running in the background. Disable hardware acceleration on your flash player (69XX bug).

Also you're using the 1080p setting for your benchmark. If you're comparing it to users around here make sure they aren't using the 720 (free version) which scores higher.
   
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post #4 of 15
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Are you sure CF is enabled?
CF is enabled...
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post #5 of 15
are you shure they aren't stuck in 2D clocks?
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post #6 of 15
Seems like drivers to me...
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post #7 of 15
I score near to 4K's with 1000/1500 and my cpu at 4.6Ghz, so that seems right. 3DMark 11 Extreme RAPES your machine...
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post #8 of 15
That looks normal to me, remember 3Dmark 11 is a new benchmark, you wont see 3Dmark Vantage like numbers untill maybe 3-4 years later...
    
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post #9 of 15
Is your i7 950 at stock speeds? If so, that is exactly your problem in 3Dmark. Means **** for how well your rig will run at 1080P
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post
That looks normal to me, remember 3Dmark 11 is a new benchmark, you wont see 3Dmark Vantage like numbers untill maybe 3-4 years later...
what really eats at me is that the 570's are scoring higher it seems...
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