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is any one running 7950s in Crossfire or Trifire yet on this forrum? If any one is just want to know their opinion on it.
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If only I had that kind of money drool.gif

Check out this review though. Those graphs look pretty nice. BF3 maxed out gets 128 fps at 1920x1080.

7950 would be a perfect card for multi-card set ups IMO for the hardware at least. Low power consumption as well as fairly quiet. Not sure about the driver support, but I've never heard bad things about AMD.
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Have already seen that review cheers though. I just thought that some 1 would have tried it by now i hear the 7950 Overclocked can match 7970 at stock with ease. Yet i see no one jumping at the chance to crossfire 7950s its all about the 7970s.
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Much like the 6970 + 6950 release. Everyone was all over the 6970 until they realized they could cut back $100 for the same thing tongue.gif
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My point exactly you could clock your 7950 to a default 7970. This is why i am suprised no 7950 Crossfire users.
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True. This is interesting.. http://www.overclock.net/t/1209747/hexus-amd-hd-7950-vs-hd-7970-at-the-same-clocks

EDIT: I suppose the only reason someone would get a 7970 is that the 7950 can reach stock 7970 clocks, but not overclocked 7970 clocks. Therefore a 7970 is pointless unless overclocking.
Edited by bjgrenke - 2/14/12 at 8:44pm
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Hello micro stuttering cheers.gif
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Quote:
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Hello micro stuttering cheers.gif

Fair point.
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Ohhhh yea I found the article back!

You should really take a look at this if you are considering going for a tri fire solution:
http://techreport.com/articles.x/21516/5

See the bottom graph with Crossfire 6970. Imagine what it would be with three GPU eek.gif

This is the dark side of multi-gpu, at high FPS you may not see much difference, but as soon you get longer rendering time, the stuttering be more and more noticeable.
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Yet i see no one jumping at the chance to crossfire 7950s its all about the 7970s.

Imo if someone was going to spend $900+ on two gpu's why wouldn't they just throw in the extra $200 and just get the best of the best? Seems to be why so few have crossfire 7950's as both the 7970 and 7950 are both priced far above the "sweet spot".
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