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I used to have xfire 6950s, but I found that more games didn't support it than supported it.
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I used to have xfire 6950s, but I found that more games didn't support it than supported it.
What games are you speaking of?
 
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They aren't made to. They have tesselation units that do it much better. The 5870 has more shaders than the 6970, why it runs it better.
The 5000 series has a completely separate tessellation unit that has nothing to do with its shaders.

Nvidias polymorph tessellation engine is combined in the shaders but on ATI cards it's not.

ALL the 5000 series have the exact same tessellation unit and all have the same tessellation performance if all models were clocked the same.

So can you please explain to me why the extra shaders on the 5870 have anything to do with its tessellation performance? Because it doesn't.

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Is anyone on the 6 series suffering from the morpholigical AA bug in Windows? I mean, applications that use HW acceleration end up with smeared text and lack of clarity because of that feature. It took weeks of research to find out what was causing it on my 5870s ...
 
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Is anyone on the 6 series suffering from the morpholigical AA bug in Windows? I mean, applications that use HW acceleration end up with smeared text and lack of clarity because of that feature. It took weeks of research to find out what was causing it on my 5870s ...
Not a bug, it's a feature. We need AMD to make program profiling not just games. So we can omit setting for browsers which utilize GPU engine.
 
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Not a bug, it's a feature. We need AMD to make program profiling not just games. So we can omit setting for browsers which utilize GPU engine.
I don't want that feature as long as it wrecks my other things in windows.
 
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What games are you speaking of?
Flickering in bad company 2, green men in apb reloaded, unrecognized xfire in amnesia, crashing in crysis 2 dx11, no support in dead rising 2.

Also you have to wait for xfire profiles for games that will come out, I just didn't want to deal with that so I went single gpu.
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I haven't had a driver issue since my 4850.
 
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The 5000 series has a completely separate tessellation unit that has nothing to do with its shaders.

Nvidias polymorph tessellation engine is combined in the shaders but on ATI cards it's not.

ALL the 5000 series have the exact same tessellation unit and all have the same tessellation performance if all models were clocked the same.

So can you please explain to me why the extra shaders on the 5870 have anything to do with its tessellation performance? Because it doesn't.

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The 5870 has more shaders than the 6970, thus it does better in Crysis 2 as it's only programed to do tessellation on shaders and doesn't use the tessellation units.
    
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When I used a Radeon HD4870 there were no driver issues. The 880G\\Radeon HD4250 works fine as well.
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