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Really? I'm at 16x/4x and I've been happy with my setup. Sure I'm losing some performance, but it's definitely better than using one 6950.
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only realised one I sold them:(

oh well , ivy bridge is coming and ill get 2x 7970s!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by importflip View Post

Really? I'm at 16x/4x and I've been happy with my setup. Sure I'm losing some performance, but it's definitely better than using one 6950.

^ This

I just ran Metro 2033 for the first time since getting Crossfire.

Before with everthing semi maxed on 1 card I was getting average 40 FPS.

Now with everything Maxed and dx11 I'm averaging 70+ FPS .Can't beat that.

However, No mater what I do I can't Vsync Saints Row Three above 40FPS, with 1 card setup in 16x or two at 16x and 4x.

Sometimes its the game.

Example, Runn quadfire 2 6990 on Crysis warhead, and you wont get any better FPS than Crossfire 6950. Its the game, not the hardware.
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Must have been playing some terribly coded games.
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Heres games I tested on crossfire :


Crysis 2
Heaven benchmark
Battlefield 3
Rage
World of tanks
Shogun 2


All exact same problem except rage dident even work with CF......


so what was the point of me keeping crossfire...and im sure its my 4x slot cos with a single card I get the same issue if its in that slot...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by porky View Post

Heres games I tested on crossfire :
Crysis 2
Heaven benchmark
Battlefield 3
Rage
World of tanks
Shogun 2
All exact same problem except rage dident even work with CF......
so what was the point of me keeping crossfire...and im sure its my 4x slot cos with a single card I get the same issue if its in that slot...

Iono bro, I'm using 11.10 cap 2 for Battlefield 3 and Single player runs maxed ultra vsync at 60FPS no problem. Without Vsync its probably 90 FPS average.

I havent tried Crysis 2 yet, cuz I already beat it with 1 card. Let me see how that plays?
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11.11+11.11 CAP 2

BF3 = 70-80FPS avg at Ultra or 90-100FPS with Ultra - MSAA Off, Motion Blur Off.

I can't play Crysis 2 because it hasn't worked on my system since the 1.9 Patch. And this was before I even went Crossfire. I hear that problem is with nVidia and ATi users.

Never bought Rage. The only time I could really see where 16x/4x hampers my performance was in the Heaven Benchmark.

Avg FPS: 46.2
Min:17.3
Max:115.2

Score: 1164.

That was with all settings at max.

I don't see why you were running at 16x/4x anyways. You have the Pro edition. You should be able to run at 8x/8x.

Here's how it should work on your board:
1 Card (Blue Slot) at 16x
2 Cards at 8x/8x (Blue and White Slot used)
Edited by importflip - 11/20/11 at 3:52pm
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post #18 of 32
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I got the SAME fps you guys are telling me.......

im not talking about fps...im talking about a wierd horrible stutter!!!! NOT FPS!!!!! my 3Dmark 11 score was 10500!!
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post #19 of 32
The thing is, if you used the correct slots (8x/8x) you shouldn't be having any problems with stuttering. I'm just baffled because I'm stuck with using 16x/4x and I'm not having any problems with stuttering (minus the launch issues with BF3, but that was mainly due to 11.9 CAP 3).
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post #20 of 32
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@flip ,

yes I agree...x8x8 would probably have worked better.


it could be an issue with my board perhaps? seeing as your saying you have NO horrible stuttering?

please test something for me , run BF3 max with 4xmsaa...youll get about 50fps..........should still be fine...let me know if you get a horrible NOTICABLE stutter?
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