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This is going to make me switch to nvidia if AMD can't fix their 2 GPU issues.
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This is going to make me switch to nvidia if AMD can't fix their 2 GPU issues.
Nvidia is usually the one with problems. That's why this sticky thread exists: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7883...usage-bad.html

My 6950 Xfire has been pretty solid compared to previous experiences with 570/460 SLI. Keep minimum frames above your refresh rate or turn off Vsync(bad for FPS anyways).
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Micro stutter does exist, It's just be ironed out over the years to the point where you can't/don't notice it any more.
If you can't/don't notice it, I'm pretty sure it doesn't deserve a huge article on a major hardware site.
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Nvidia is usually the one with problems. That's why this sticky thread exists: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7883...usage-bad.html

That's one example that the majority of users (including myself) never experienced.

Heres my i5 with my 470s:




I have yet to notice a stutter, one of these days I'll run fraps with frametimes to see if there is any hint of it occurring. Truth be told, I can't see it so I really don't want to know
    
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Some people can't notice the difference between 30 and 60 fps either. Just because you don't know what it is doesn't mean it isn't there. You have to have something to compare it to.
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This is going to make me switch to nvidia if AMD can't fix their 2 GPU issues.
Why? Every gamer knows this, no gamer needs 2 video cards & the people who do (folding@home, etc) don't worry about micro stutter.

Buy the single best card.. stop pretenting sli/xfire is a solution. Hasn't been in 5 years.
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That's one example that the majority of users (including myself) never experienced.
Just like 90% of AMD driver issues, yet people still act like those are going to definitely happen to every user who so much as touches an AMD card.
    
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Why? Every gamer knows this, no gamer needs 2 video cards & the people who do (folding@home, etc) don't worry about micro stutter.

Buy the single best card.. stop pretenting sli/xfire is a solution. Hasn't been in 5 years.
Got a 4870 tail end of 2008. Served me well until late 2010. So I got another 4870 for Crossfire. Worked great and tided me over another nine months until I got my HD6950.

If you think that NO gamer has a use for Crossfire/SLI then you're a fool. Does everyone need it? No. But it can be useful.
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ive had a case of the micro stutters with my 5970s
 
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Another great Tom's article.



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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
That's one example that the majority of users (including myself) never experienced.

Heres my i5 with my 470s:




I have yet to notice a stutter, one of these days I'll run fraps with frametimes to see if there is any hint of it occurring. Truth be told, I can't see it so I really don't want to know
You can get with this..



Or you can get with that..




I know with 100% certainty that CFX in BC2 runs better than SLI.

And honestly, I didn't notice any SLI stutter and until I played BC2 with CFX, then I could tell that there indeed was a difference.
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