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Try using a framerate limiter and setting it to 60fps. NOT vsync but a framerate limiter. Gets rid of all the stutter on my eyefinity 7950 cf setup. Only game I play that I have to do that on.

That is what I currently have resorted to doing. It is still far from the buttery smooth play of a vsync'd single monitor.
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a 3rd card would fix that completely, but its not like nvidia doesn't have problems on SLI too, why do you think they don't support 4-way anymore?

what mods you using on skyrim that one 7970 isn't enough for eyefinity anyway?

4k textures+physics+enb are the ones that hit the system hardest. I get > 60fps everywhere, but it is just a stuttery skippy mess. A third card would require a new mobo and power supply. Why doesnt AMD just fix it?
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Is it just me, or is xfire+eyefinity+DX9 a utter mess? I would have thought that it would have been buttery smooth considering how wonderful Skyrim ran on a single 7970 at 1080p. It is just a stutter-fest as soon as I turn on xfire, and a lag fest if I turn it off. Crysis runs better than Skyrim...put that in your pipe and smoke it.

Kinda making me wish I had gone team green...

DX9 and XFire have always been an issue for me,

Simply put the new drivers are optimized for DX10/11/11.1/11.2 XFire
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That is what I currently have resorted to doing. It is still far from the buttery smooth play of a vsync'd single monitor.
4k textures+physics+enb are the ones that hit the system hardest. I get > 60fps everywhere, but it is just a stuttery skippy mess. A third card would require a new mobo and power supply. Why doesnt AMD just fix it?

I think because skyrim+mods is the only thing that can have problems, and with mantle, the consoles and 290/Xs they don't exactly have much time room for fixing it, it could possibly be something related to how eyefinity needs to use the PCIe for buffers as well, as the bridges are too slow for such a res.

you say one monitor is butter smooth? can you get the frametimes for it?
   
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That is what I currently have resorted to doing. It is still far from the buttery smooth play of a vsync'd single monitor.
4k textures+physics+enb are the ones that hit the system hardest. I get > 60fps everywhere, but it is just a stuttery skippy mess. A third card would require a new mobo and power supply. Why doesnt AMD just fix it?

I think because skyrim+mods is the only thing that can have problems, and with mantle, the consoles and 290/Xs they don't exactly have much time room for fixing it, it could possibly be something related to how eyefinity needs to use the PCIe for buffers as well, as the bridges are too slow for such a res.

you say one monitor is butter smooth? can you get the frametimes for it?

I have not done ANY frame time monitoring, but I am more than a little interested. Got any software suggestions that wont cost me an arm/leg/first born to purchase, or any that might have a trial, for frametime monitoring?

Yeah 1080p with a single 7970 it was butter coming off a hot biscuit.
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That is what I currently have resorted to doing. It is still far from the buttery smooth play of a vsync'd single monitor.
4k textures+physics+enb are the ones that hit the system hardest. I get > 60fps everywhere, but it is just a stuttery skippy mess. A third card would require a new mobo and power supply. Why doesnt AMD just fix it?

I think because skyrim+mods is the only thing that can have problems, and with mantle, the consoles and 290/Xs they don't exactly have much time room for fixing it, it could possibly be something related to how eyefinity needs to use the PCIe for buffers as well, as the bridges are too slow for such a res.

you say one monitor is butter smooth? can you get the frametimes for it?

I have not done ANY frame time monitoring, but I am more than a little interested. Got any software suggestions that wont cost me an arm/leg/first born to purchase, or any that might have a trial, for frametime monitoring?

Yeah 1080p with a single 7970 it was butter coming off a hot biscuit.

correct me if i am wrong but the other software that installs with afterburner ( free ) riva something ? or doesnt raptr do it as well ?
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That is what I currently have resorted to doing. It is still far from the buttery smooth play of a vsync'd single monitor.
4k textures+physics+enb are the ones that hit the system hardest. I get > 60fps everywhere, but it is just a stuttery skippy mess. A third card would require a new mobo and power supply. Why doesnt AMD just fix it?

I think because skyrim+mods is the only thing that can have problems, and with mantle, the consoles and 290/Xs they don't exactly have much time room for fixing it, it could possibly be something related to how eyefinity needs to use the PCIe for buffers as well, as the bridges are too slow for such a res.

you say one monitor is butter smooth? can you get the frametimes for it?

I have not done ANY frame time monitoring, but I am more than a little interested. Got any software suggestions that wont cost me an arm/leg/first born to purchase, or any that might have a trial, for frametime monitoring?

Yeah 1080p with a single 7970 it was butter coming off a hot biscuit.

correct me if i am wrong but the other software that installs with afterburner ( free ) riva something ? or doesnt raptr do it as well ?

I thought RivaTuner was just for capturing framerate, and recording, and doing some in game system monitor stuff, not frametimes, but I will double check.

What is funny about the whole situation, is that when I turn off the frame limiter, it goes back to butter at 120 fps+ , but if you have ever kicked a cart, or opened a door into a bucket at 120 fps...you know that playing at 120 is a no-no
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correct me if i am wrong but the other software that installs with afterburner ( free ) riva something ? or doesnt raptr do it as well ?

I thought RivaTuner was just for capturing framerate, and recording, and doing some in game system monitor stuff, not frametimes, but I will double check.

What is funny about the whole situation, is that when I turn off the frame limiter, it goes back to butter at 120 fps+ , but if you have ever kicked a cart, or opened a door into a bucket at 120 fps...you know that playing at 120 is a no-no[/quote]

i may of miss read it, sorry i have a migraine and it is taking its damage you may ask some reviewers
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I thought RivaTuner was just for capturing framerate, and recording, and doing some in game system monitor stuff, not frametimes, but I will double check.

What is funny about the whole situation, is that when I turn off the frame limiter, it goes back to butter at 120 fps+ , but if you have ever kicked a cart, or opened a door into a bucket at 120 fps...you know that playing at 120 is a no-no

i may of miss read it, sorry i have a migraine and it is taking its damage you may ask some reviewers[/quote]
Riva Tuner was just the base OC program IIRC.. MSI Afterburner has a Riva Tuner core but has something like fraps added in.. Limit the FPS at 60-90 TBH (depending on amount of cards), dropping from silky smooth 75FPS to a mere 42 FPS on Hainan resort is annoying as heck...
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How does this look for a 3570k with a couple 7970s?



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Sounds like you made out like a champ. As long as its not worse than what your original intent was, tha'ts great.
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