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This will be with no modifications (like texture packs), but will have ALL ingame settings turned on, like 4x MSAA in BF:3. If so, what frame rates can I expect?

1080px3 will be my resolution.

I'll need 40fps at least, but I'll want 60 fps.
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Probably not BF3 with the 4X AA at 60FPS. But if you day 40FPS minimum is fine for you it should be able to do that.
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Probably not BF3 with the 4X AA at 60FPS. But if you day 40FPS minimum is fine for you it should be able to do that.

Would that be at stock or with a substantial OC? My first GPU was a 6970 twin frozr 3 which would EASILY OC like a CHAMP. I'm getting gigabyte 7970's since I can't wait for the twin frozr 3 but It should still be able to OC decently...
    
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Not sure if the issue has been fixed, but BF3 in EyeFinity won't run on 2x 7970 with current drivers (f-f-f-fail).

I think Skyrim should get pretty crushed. A website said its 158% of the performance of one 7970 in Skyrim EyeFinity, so that should be a reference point.
     
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Originally Posted by JassimH View Post

This will be with no modifications (like texture packs), but will have ALL ingame settings turned on, like MSAA in BF:3. If so, what frame rates can I expect?
1080px3 will be my resolution.
I'll need 40fps at least, but I'll want 60 fps.
Check out this review: link

As mentioned by the review, it looks like the 4GHz i5 2500K is bottlenecking the results, but one 7970 is getting 30 FPS min and 47 FPS max, in Skyrim. There's also benchmarks on BF3 there, looks like 22 min FPS and 31 max on Ultra with 4x AA w/ one 7970.
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So, skyrim is no problem!

Sold my 6970 lightening for $345 just now, and backlog-ordered two gigabyte oc 7970's.

I guess I'll have to scale back on BF:3 if it even works ahhahahaha.

I aim to be playing on one big monitor asap when the input lag gets to around 10ms or less. 2560x1440/1600 or w/e. That's a long way away though so by then things should be slightly more playable.

Thanks guys smile.gif.
    
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