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post #51 of 164
Console gaming is obviously your thing.

Some people game on PCs, some on consoles. Clearly you are one of them that prefers consoles.
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I love forza 3. Is there a game like that for pc?

Would my rig even be able to max out bf3?

And does fallout work well with Eyefinity and crossfire?
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If you don't have a good internet connection, than PC gaming is not for you. My advice for crossfire and SLI, ditch it, just go a single video card unless you're into benchmarking. I use to SLI, but I didn't see the improvement I had hoped.
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steam is pretty fine just leave ur login part like so that steam starts up with login when boot up then when u cant connect u start offline mode
works perfectly fine for me
    
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I dont get why people are saying to stay away from dual GPU set ups...how else are you going to get decent FPS @ decent settings with an eyefinity/surround set up? I have SLI 460's I swap back and forth between my sig rig and back up rig(I like to fiddle) it was very easy to get great performance out of the dual GPU set up...the only game it sucks on is skyrim but that's Bethesda's fault.. They just have a tendancy to release very problomatic game's...FO3 was a nightmare to trouble shoot on some system's... but anyway.
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Not all games will run on Eyefinity. Steam has an offline mode that works perfectly for me (obviously, somebody out there will have problems with it). Of course you have to update patches and fixes, nothing happens magically on the PC; you have to work at it. Btw, Steam has an option to disable automatic updates.

But know what PC gaming gives over consoles? Modding, accuracy, options and modding again. Just break your Eyefinity group and play on a single monitor for games that aren't optimized.

Developers have deadlines, and frankly, the audience for multi-monitor gaming is too small to justify working out a profile for Eyefinity/Surround. If a game doesn't work with two cards, disable one and just play with the other.
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post #57 of 164
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And does fallout work well with Eyefinity and crossfire?

It should, I can max out New vegas on my rig and it's actually suppose to be more demanding than F3
   
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Just break your Eyefinity group and play on a single monitor for games that aren't optimized.
Developers have deadlines, and frankly, the audience for multi-monitor gaming is too small to justify working out a profile for Eyefinity/Surround. If a game doesn't work with two cards, disable one and just play with the other.

Using two cards and playing multi-monitor are two completely different concepts. Few games support multi-monitor, that doesn't mean that they don't support two cards. Most games do support more than one gpu. But not as many support 3-4 cards.

Crossfire sucks, plain and simple. I'm normally not one to pick sides but in this case I have to. Nvidia is where it's at for a multi-gpu setup. I've read almost no good reviews on Crossfire and read tons of complaints.

Trying to save money by going Crossfire? Well, you get what you pay for. There's a reason why Nvidia gets away with charging almost double what AMD does for comparable cards...
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Crossfire sucks, plain and simple. I'm normally not one to pick sides but in this case I have to. Nvidia is where it's at for a multi-gpu setup. I've read almost no good reviews on Crossfire and read tons of complaints.
Trying to save money by going Crossfire? Well, you get what you pay for. There's a reason why Nvidia gets away with charging almost double what AMD does for comparable cards...

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Edited pic out.

+1.. Opinionated post was opinionated.....
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