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Originally Posted by Neokolzia;14318426 
Oh I use to use Vsync before I went CF 5870's, but normally got terrible screen tearing from using it, so I unlock the FPS and runs far smoother.

I'm just stricting talking about how smooth say a FPS feels at 60 fps vs 120 fps it is noticable. though may not be visually? I do not know, I just know I notice a significant difference.

My conclusion, more Fps = better.

If you got tearing with vSync, then whatever you were using definitely wasn't vSync wth.gif

The whole point of vSync is that it Sync's the Vertical refresh rate to the Hz of your monitor, so you never get tearing
post #22 of 25
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Originally Posted by omega17;14318962 
If you got tearing with vSync, then whatever you were using definitely wasn't vSync wth.gif

The whole point of vSync is that it Sync's the Vertical refresh rate to the Hz of your monitor, so you never get tearing

All I know is

Fps locked in at my refresh rate 60fps, and steady Fps, on CF 5870 = Really bad tearing in some cases.

Unlock the Fps and go above 100Fps, and no more tearing?


I don't question results.
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Yes, stuff in a few years time will need more power, so go as fast as is in your budget. The faster it is, the longer it will last.
     
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Its always better to use a single gpu if you wont use eyefinity to avoid scaling issues.
Just get a single 6950/6970 and turn up that 8xAA 16xAF
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post #25 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by MartynRE;14318007 
I was thinking about doing a massive overhaul on my computer and with some extra cash I thought I would go for CF 69XX but is there really any point if I'm going to be on a single 23 inch monitor?

Honestly, no. You can max out most games with a 6850 or 6870. For any resolution higher than 1920x1200, its worth it. For 1920x1200 or below, 6850s or 6870s are better..

If one doesnt give enough performance you can always get another and crossfire..

For eyefinity you want at least a 6850 crossfired or better.
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