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try 12.7 for skyrim.
and make sure you use app profiles also.
App profiles? Is that the "AMD Catalyst Application Profile - 12.7 CAP3" download currently on AMD's driver page? Or do I just have to make a custom profile in CCC's 3D application settings?
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And for the record, I think lightning oced are probably equal with 7970 toxic max oced. I would go for lightning just because toxic is way too overpriced.
The lightnings at 1390 are about only a few hundred points from breaking 13k in 3dmark graphics. And it is massively overpriced, wish there was a 3gb version, that would of made a stupid amount of money. And I know everyone in the world knows that the 7970 scales better smile.gif
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It really won't matter until you get into tri or quad fire and super high resolution. Even at that point, you'll be CPU limited before anything anyway, even with Ivy.
Thanks so much for the info, Pioneer! (would +rep if I could!) Very appreciated!!
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The lightnings at 1390 are about only a few hundred points from breaking 13k in 3dmark graphics. And it is massively overpriced, wish there was a 3gb version, that would of made a stupid amount of money. And I know everyone in the world knows that the 7970 scales better smile.gif
You can get like 2 x 7950 with toxic's price. It is awesome, but really really overpriced. Same thing goes with 680 classified. 680 lightning is not as bad.
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It really won't matter until you get into tri or quad fire and super high resolution. Even at that point, you'll be CPU limited before anything anyway, even with Ivy.
Thanks so much for the info, Pioneer! (would +rep if I could!) Very appreciated!!

If you really do have a 5GHz i5 2500k right now, keep it. Only reason to swap chips would be if you're going to a 3770k, and using more than just 2 way crossfire.
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If you really do have a 5GHz i5 2500k right now, keep it. Only reason to swap chips would be if you're going to a 3770k, and using more than just 2 way crossfire.
That's what I figured, but didn't really know what the deal was with PCIE 3.0... I'm planning to stick with 1 card for now, and maybe 2 cards once I completely pay off my credit card again. rolleyes.gif
2500k till it dies, then smile.gif
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That's what I figured, but didn't really know what the deal was with PCIE 3.0... I'm planning to stick with 1 card for now, and maybe 2 cards once I completely pay off my credit card again. rolleyes.gif
2500k till it dies, then smile.gif

I won't be changing my processor for a LONG time.
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App profiles? Is that the "AMD Catalyst Application Profile - 12.7 CAP3" download currently on AMD's driver page? Or do I just have to make a custom profile in CCC's 3D application settings?

12.7 app3.
for some games it has uses for single cards also.
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Could someone with CrossFire 7970s run Alan Wake and report if it artifacts or not? 

Running my cards individually, I get no artifacts with Alan Wake. 

CF is a different story. 

 

I get flickering and blur where it's not supposed to. 

I would really appreciate if someone could test this out for me. 

Thanks. 

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