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post #321 of 38704
the running recommendation right now is the sapphire card i think. Ive seen it come into stock @ newegg 3 or 4 times and it goes out in like 10 minutes each time.
Sapphire included every adapter you could need with it thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158 View Post

the running recommendation right now is the sapphire card i think. Ive seen it come into stock @ newegg 3 or 4 times and it goes out in like 10 minutes each time.
Sapphire included every adapter you could need with it thumb.gif

thanks. I just put it on auto notify. I hope these cards serve me better than my last two ATI purchases
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aaaaaand the Diamond card finally went out of stock @ newegg again tongue.gif
post #324 of 38704
I'm seeing occasional artifacts at stock on desktop every 15-20 minutes or so its quick flashes sometimes a line or two. My monitor is 120hz.
Anyone else have this. I'm leaning towards it being driver related because games run great even with overclock.
 
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An update to my original 7970 installation woes: Somewhere between uninstalling some AMD beta drivers (I think they were 8.94), rebooting and installing the 7000 series driver it completely hosed my Windows 7 install. No matter if I used ATI-Man uninstaller, driver sweeper or anything with the new drivers the new cards fell flat on their face.

The good news after a five hour Win 7 installation marathon (I am picky about my Win 7 installs and getting them just right), these two 7970's I have are running BF3 120Hz Eyefinity beautifully!

All of the stuttering, slow downs and hiccups of my 6990's are completely gone! This new architecture completely blows away the previous series. My hat is off to AMD.

Now I have to hear of some people's Eyefinity experiences using quad-crossfire as I think expanding my setup to four 6GB 7970's when they release and five 120Hz screens in portrait Eyefinity may be in order!

Time for the 6990 and 580 to hit Ebay...
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I'm very glad that your issues are now sorted out.
Perhaps the nVidia drivers were to blame?
Who knows...
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Originally Posted by UNOE View Post

I'm seeing occasional artifacts at stock on desktop every 15-20 minutes or so its quick flashes sometimes a line or two. My monitor is 120hz.
Anyone else have this. I'm leaning towards it being driver related because games run great even with overclock.

I have it too on my 120hz monitor... driver related
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An update to my original 7970 installation woes: Somewhere between uninstalling some AMD beta drivers (I think they were 8.94), rebooting and installing the 7000 series driver it completely hosed my Windows 7 install. No matter if I used ATI-Man uninstaller, driver sweeper or anything with the new drivers the new cards fell flat on their face.
The good news after a five hour Win 7 installation marathon (I am picky about my Win 7 installs and getting them just right), these two 7970's I have are running BF3 120Hz Eyefinity beautifully!
All of the stuttering, slow downs and hiccups of my 6990's are completely gone! This new architecture completely blows away the previous series. My hat is off to AMD.
Now I have to hear of some people's Eyefinity experiences using quad-crossfire as I think expanding my setup to four 6GB 7970's when they release and five 120Hz screens in portrait Eyefinity may be in order!
Time for the 6990 and 580 to hit Ebay...

Told everyone so.... no one believed it when i said there's no microstutter

thumbsupsmiley.png
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post

An update to my original 7970 installation woes: Somewhere between uninstalling some AMD beta drivers (I think they were 8.94), rebooting and installing the 7000 series driver it completely hosed my Windows 7 install. No matter if I used ATI-Man uninstaller, driver sweeper or anything with the new drivers the new cards fell flat on their face.
The good news after a five hour Win 7 installation marathon (I am picky about my Win 7 installs and getting them just right), these two 7970's I have are running BF3 120Hz Eyefinity beautifully!
All of the stuttering, slow downs and hiccups of my 6990's are completely gone! This new architecture completely blows away the previous series. My hat is off to AMD.
Now I have to hear of some people's Eyefinity experiences using quad-crossfire as I think expanding my setup to four 6GB 7970's when they release and five 120Hz screens in portrait Eyefinity may be in order!
Time for the 6990 and 580 to hit Ebay...

Told everyone so.... no one believed it when i said there's no microstutter

thumbsupsmiley.png
At least not with a single-GPU. wink.gif
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I dont have it yet, but its been shipped!
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