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In rage, definitely. Though a lot of people are having trouble with AMD cards with that game.

I'd say just get a single 6970, then if you actually think you need more power pick up a second when the 7000 series cards come out.
Do you know any date for when the 7000 series is being released?
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BF3 took up to 1.7GB of vram on my system... so take that into account if you want to play newer games. The 1gb might hold you back *this was at 1080p
That's rather odd....I played in 1080p eyefinity and I only used 1.5gb tops. What catalyst driver were you using?

To the OP....if you plan on doing eyefinity with the setup you will DEF want 2gb cards.
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Do you know any date for when the 7000 series is being released?
I think AMD originally said November, changed that to early 2012, then restated that they'll be out before the end of 2011.
 
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If your playing at 1080p or below 1gb of vram is more than enough for any game and was for the BF3 Beta too. Saying that I'm not sure I'd actually recommend getting two cards anymore as it seems like more and more games are being released with no Crossfire support and it really becomes an annoyance to have to disable it before playing some games. I certainly wont be doing dual card setups again.
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