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Poll Results: Keep or sell 6970 for 7970

 
  • 60% (14)
    Keep 6970 and buy second 6970 Xfire
  • 39% (9)
    Sell 6970 and buy 7970
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post #61 of 88
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U mad

Yes. Poor pci slot. Look at the bend.
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post #62 of 88
Haha yeahhh I ended up propping it up on the end to relieve some of that tension. It also wasn't in there for very long, it mostly just sat on a test bench.
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post #63 of 88
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Originally Posted by freitz View Post

Really you can't run bf3 maxed out with trifire?

Not at constant 60+ fps anyway. If I play with medium/high settings I can probably get 60fps+. If I go ultra I can probably get close to 40/50 on average (without AA). That's my experience anyway.

P.S. Of course I'm talking eyefinity - 6040x1080 is what I have mine at when I play in eyefinity.
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post #64 of 88
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Not at constant 60+ fps anyway. If I play with medium/high settings I can probably get 60fps+. If I go ultra I can probably get close to 40/50 on average (without AA). That's my experience anyway.

Dat proc, could have something to do with it.
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post #65 of 88
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Dat proc, could have something to do with it.

I agree! I'll probably upgrade in some month.
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post #66 of 88
i5 2400 with tri-fire, really? REALLY!? I'm embarrassed for you tongue.gif
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post #67 of 88
Quote:
Originally Posted by FcZenitFan View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by freitz View Post

Really you can't run bf3 maxed out with trifire?

Not at constant 60+ fps anyway. If I play with medium/high settings I can probably get 60fps+. If I go ultra I can probably get close to 40/50 on average (without AA). That's my experience anyway.

P.S. Of course I'm talking eyefinity - 6040x1080 is what I have mine at when I play in eyefinity.

for guys like this that run three monitors you'll want crossfire 7970.

but for one or even two 6970's should suit you.
post #68 of 88
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So back to the original question for about the same price I can either have a second 6970 or sell the first and get a 7970 lol.
post #69 of 88
Just sell 6970 and buy 7970. Seriously. End of story. GG.
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post #70 of 88
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Originally Posted by freitz View Post

So back to the original question for about the same price I can either have a second 6970 or sell the first and get a 7970 lol.

if your baller status and want that e-peen get a 7970, or if you actually need it. but for half the price get a 2nd 6970 and be happy smile.gif
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