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2000 shaders vs 3000 shaders. Pretty clear which will perform better

This right here is what I am willing to wait for smile.gif
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I just realized ccc was set to 50 Hz geez why the hell would it default to 50

Now to try this crossfinity thing again
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I was having trouble with BSODs (atikmpag.sys) when crossfiring my 6950s...It turned out to be one bad card. These were brand new cards from Newegg that I purchased last week (Reference design) and identical. Card A would work super on its own, Card A+B would be flaky at best with a few BSODs here and there but it'd run, Card B alone would be super flaky, sometimes not even booting into windows.

Maybe try torture testing your cards individually? Or double check your crossfire bridge is ok? Could possibly be a hardware problem.
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never wait for new hardware with no release date or evidence that it will actually arrive or no specs, youll wait forever then be dissappointed. grab one on a good deal, bulldozer was a fail... take that in mind haha
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I would wait. If its not to your liking get the second HD 6970s.
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I'm going to wait. Crossfire gives me over 60 frames of un-smooth game play while a single gives me butter smooth on medium. Crossfire is so bad with eyefinity. A single 6970 has way better performance than crossfire with high frame rates in most games. BF3 is terrible, don't believe me? disable a card and lower to medium and see
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