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Ultimately, though, the user experience should be paramount in any assessment of graphics solutions. For example, we still need to get a good read on a basic question: how much of a problem is micro-stuttering, really? (I'm thinking of the visual discontinuities caused by jitter, not the potential for longer frame times, which are easer to pinpoint.) The answer depends very much on user perception, and user perception will depend on the person involved, on his monitor type, and on the degree of the problem.
Micro-stuttering is still a huge problem.
As for multi-monitor, I believe I covered that bit here:
The noobiest build decisions I see are people opting for 2x GTX 560 Ti 384s or 2x HD 6870s or other low-end cards just because they're nominally faster than a GTX 580 or HD 7950/7970.

The more I read that artical the more I question the sanity of the writer's. The part in bold make's no sense what so ever, and for micro stutter, I have yet to see this with Vsync on.
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wow.... I think some people are starting to get butt hurt over this thread.... who cares which one out performs by a few FPS/frametime etc. if you like the looks are are satisfied by how it plays who cares.... enjoy the game...
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wow.... I think some people are starting to get butt hurt over this thread.... who cares which one out performs by a few FPS/frametime etc. if you like the looks are are satisfied by how it plays who cares.... enjoy the game...

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Where's the proof of SLi/xfire creating input lag?
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The more I read that artical the more I question the sanity of the writer's. The part in bold make's no sense what so ever, and for micro stutter, I have yet to see this with Vsync on.

How does it not make sense? You're getting 30% "faster" performance at a cost of obscene frame variance (comparatively speaking).

With Vsync you're trading microstutter for input lag.
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How does it not make sense? You're getting 30% "faster" performance at a cost of obscene frame variance (comparatively speaking).
With Vsync you're trading microstutter for input lag.

I must just be that dumb, I cannot notice for the life of me any of those complaints. I have used a single card set up, and I have used SLI. I have tryed with Vsync on and off. NEVER noticed any of those, ever. I did notice that adding a second GPU raised my lowest FPS a good deal making game play more fluid and smooth. As for Vsync on or off, The screen tearing is soo bad its like playing a playing a stop animation game.
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I've been using just one of my 580's for the past couple of weeks (sharing the second one with my backup rig) and while the gaming has been fine, I really miss the super smooth feel of my SLI setup. I have a 120hz display and the difference between 120 fps and 60 fps is very noticeable. I've never had any issues with stutter on my SLI setup....

I think at 120hz its a huge difference, SLI at 120hz, vs single at 60hz. Very noticable.
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I think at 120hz its a huge difference, SLI at 120hz, vs single at 60hz. Very noticable.

Pretty much this. I won't even consider running anything but multi-gpu ever again....
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Thanks for making the thread,falcon.*ducks out
 
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I think at 120hz its a huge difference, SLI at 120hz, vs single at 60hz. Very noticable.
The difference between CFX and single card at 120 fps is just as noticeable for me.
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Where's the proof of SLi/xfire creating input lag?
Try running a game with a framerate limiter with or without CFX/SLI activated, I noticed a difference.
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With Vsync you're trading microstutter for input lag.
I usually noticed more microstutter with vsync activated than with a framerate limiter, but that may be just me redface.gif
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I must just be that dumb, I cannot notice for the life of me any of those complaints. I have used a single card set up, and I have used SLI. I have tryed with Vsync on and off. NEVER noticed any of those, ever. I did notice that adding a second GPU raised my lowest FPS a good deal making game play more fluid and smooth. As for Vsync on or off, The screen tearing is soo bad its like playing a playing a stop animation game.
You're not dumb if you don't notice microstutter, you just don't. Some people basically can't deal with it unless they take time to adapt to it.

This weekend I was at a LAN, I watched a guy playing BF3 and noticed it was stuttery as hell, I asked him if he didn't notice, and he replied that he didn't, his framerate was in the 100s and he was running 6990+6970, some people are simply more sensitive to microstutter than others.
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