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CRAP and i just bought my second card!!
oh well they're powerful enough to hold me for a while
either way i think im gonna go green next round. not anytime soon tho.

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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Was going to get another HD 6950 but now i would rather wait. I hate to problems dual GPU bring.
what u mean ive barley had any issues with:
8800GT SLi
8600GTS SLi
GTX275 SLi
HD4870+HD4890 CF
HD5830 CF
and soon HD6870 CF
and i even SLi'd all those cards (except 8600's, and 4870) on my CHIV which doesnt officially support SLi.

soooo, i say its worth it.

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Cool, but my current card still runs games like a charm... Now when is the 8xxx series coming out! xD
LOL i thought my 4890 was the best card ever, and then when i went 275 SLi i was blown away!
once you feel the taste of power you will think that your 4870 is a piece of crap
    
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WooHoo!

I will upgrade my 5770's to some 7950's or 7970's and get an eyefinity setup going! Can't wait.
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Why would someone gaming at 1920x1080 ever need to run something like Crossfire 7950's?
Cause min frames will still be under 60FPS in benches and games under CrossFire 7950s @ 1080P.

Stop being those guys that trash 1080P.
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TOTALLY saving up for 2 ref 7950's!!! Knowing AMD, they'll unlock to 6970s
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TOTALLY saving up for 2 ref 7950's!!! Knowing AMD, they'll unlock to 6970s
Uhhh...
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6970 is better than 7950 duhh
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Given there is no concrete information, but would it make any sense to xfire 6870s(~$120 each) now for the same price similar 7 series cards will likely come into the market at?
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Think I'm going to go nuts and get either a 7990 or 3x 7970's!

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Why would someone gaming at 1920x1080 ever need to run something like Crossfire 7950's?
Why do people get 32GB or ram? Why do people use 5 360mm rads for one build? Why do people use carbon fiber on their computer cases? Why...not? People can spend their money on whatever they want, and people gawk just like they want them to
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Why would someone gaming at 1920x1080 ever need to run something like Crossfire 7950's?
Because it's a nice feeling knowing you can crank the living hell out of every graphical setting you can find on your PC to the absolute max and still get decent framerates.

I had a single 580 before deciding to SLI and there were plenty of times where I just didn't have enough power, even on 1080p so I decided to get another one.
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