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lol why would u use tri-fire in wow? tongue.gif

I just happen to play World of Warcraft from time to time tongue.gif
But ye I know, WoW only supports single-gpu atm... amazing!
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Could you please let me know how it turns out?
I'm debating to do the exact same thing.
This Tri-fire setup causes a lot of problems, especially with WoW...

What kind of problems do you have? just curious since i have some problems as well(Same setup), like if i run the game with EQ anti aliasing or Edge-detect it freezes/Bsod at the last loading screen
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I just happen to play World of Warcraft from time to time tongue.gif
But ye I know, WoW only supports single-gpu atm... amazing!

U sure? in non cpu limited areas i get quite nice scaling all 3 cards @ 99%load redface.gif
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Well, I made the switch and I'm glad I did. In BF3, I do get lower FPS with the single 7970, which would be obvious, but even with everything maxed out the experience is just so much smoother than 6990/6970 trifire. Also, in Crysis 2 with DX11/hi-res add-on, I get a higher FPS and a smoother experience (since trifire is broken in that game). Since those are really the only truly demanding games out there, I'm glad I made the switch. I will be picking up another 7970 come tax time (or a 7990 if released before then).

I also don't get random BSODs or freeze ups anymore. The other benefit.
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Well, I made the switch and I'm glad I did. In BF3, I do get lower FPS with the single 7970, which would be obvious, but even with everything maxed out the experience is just so much smoother than 6990/6970 trifire. Also, in Crysis 2 with DX11/hi-res add-on, I get a higher FPS and a smoother experience (since trifire is broken in that game). Since those are really the only truly demanding games out there, I'm glad I made the switch. I will be picking up another 7970 come tax time (or a 7990 if released before then).
I also don't get random BSODs or freeze ups anymore. The other benefit.

Thanks for the info smile.gif
You just convinced me fully!
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