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post #1 of 42
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I think I am regreting my Sapphire 7970 purchase...

I have screen tearing on all three monitors while gaming!

How can ATI think this ok?
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post #2 of 42
trade ya for 3 460s thumb.gif
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post #3 of 42
Thread Starter 
I have tried everything!!!! I googled this for 3 hours last night and tried every sugg. out there! Everyone seems to think if they had 3 DVI ports on the card this would noe screen tear...

Who knows! ;o(

Pretty bummed about my $600 card
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post #4 of 42
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Quote:
Originally Posted by b3machi7ke View Post

trade ya for 3 460s thumb.gif

lol.... no thanks
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OCZ SSD 120 gig, 1 TB storage H100 corsair cooler  Windows 7 64bit (ultimate) 3 x ACER 22" 1080P 
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OCZ SSD 120 gig, 1 TB storage H100 corsair cooler  Windows 7 64bit (ultimate) 3 x ACER 22" 1080P 
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post #5 of 42
-immature drivers
-try turning on vysync if you have it off
 
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post #6 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by jayman4911 View Post

I think I am regreting my Sapphire 7970 purchase...
I have screen tearing on all three monitors while gaming!
How can ATI think this ok?

Have you installed the proper drivers? See here for updated 7970 drivers:
    
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post #7 of 42
haha, trade you one of my asus 6970's and unlocked sapphire 6950, hehe
but serously you should just wait for mature drivers bud.
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post #8 of 42
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by veblen View Post

Have you installed the proper drivers? See here for updated 7970 drivers:

Yup... Have the proper drivers...
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OCZ SSD 120 gig, 1 TB storage H100 corsair cooler  Windows 7 64bit (ultimate) 3 x ACER 22" 1080P 
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post #10 of 42
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

-immature drivers
-try turning on vysync if you have it off

V Sync is on....

This has been a ongoing issue for eyefinity...lol Nothing new... Just wish they would fix this!

I have had both Nvidia and ATI in the past about 50/50 ... but I always seem to have issues with the ATI cards more.

Thanks for all the sugg. thumb.gif

Jason
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
OCZ SSD 120 gig, 1 TB storage H100 corsair cooler  Windows 7 64bit (ultimate) 3 x ACER 22" 1080P 
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cooler master 1200 watt silent gold pro PSU HAF 932 with a HAF-X door 
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Intel Core i7 3930K  Asus Rampage 4 Extreme Motherboard  Sapphire HD7970 & HIS HD7970 (Not overclocked) 16 gigs of corsair vengeance ram 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
OCZ SSD 120 gig, 1 TB storage H100 corsair cooler  Windows 7 64bit (ultimate) 3 x ACER 22" 1080P 
PowerCase
cooler master 1200 watt silent gold pro PSU HAF 932 with a HAF-X door 
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