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im running crossfire 6870's at 1600*900, 4xAA(high), and SSAO.

going 120ish max on caspian and other multiplayer maps with it going down to 60-80's when the fight gets really tough. running everything on ultra too

ill test it at 1080p for you if you want, and report back my fps to give you a better idea on how it will run
    
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You are going to need the 2GB of HD 6970 for high resolution. You should be fine in terms of fps all high 0AA.
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post #13 of 15
ok, just played a couple of minutes on tehran's highway with crossfired 6870's

(all same settings, except resolution is 1920*1080 60Hz) vsync off

most of the time i got 50-60 fps, but there were times when it stuttered and went down to 30-40 fps, and i could see that it stuttered a bit(used fraps to see fps)

take that with a grain of salt, youll probably lag a bit more at your higher resolution
    
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Bro better get 2x HD6950 (unlock them) and see what happens..
    
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Wow thanks for all the nice comments. It sounds like there is no doubt about what I should do. So I have said no thanks to the deal and keep my 6970.

I think my next step will be one of these two solutions:

1. A new PSU + an extra 6970 when 7xxx are released next year
2. Selling my 6970 next year and by a 7970 instead, depending on their performance
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