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I'm planning on upgrading my HD 6870 to crossfire the 7850 once AMD lowers prices. However, with a history of serious microstuttering issues, the HD 6870/6850 are infamous for crossfire issues. I am wondering whether the HD 7850's have issues like that. Can anyone who has experienced playing on crossfire HD 7850's help out? Thanks
post #2 of 6
I dont think 7000 suffer from micro stuterring, and btw I hava 6850 cf too and the only game I get microstuttering it is bf3
post #3 of 6
Iv heard reports that the CF drivers for the 7 series are still really bad.
I havnt had any micro stuttering with my 6850s since getting to the version 12 drivers.

IMO it would just be better getting a single 7970 once everything has dropped in price.
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Iv heard reports that the CF drivers for the 7 series are still really bad.

This what I heard too.May want to stay where your at for now.
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Well at least for me the main reason two get cf it is not only performance advantage over a sigle card but it also easy for you to sell cheapest card to ppl, no one will give u 480 dollar for a used card, but if he want to sell two separate mid card it might be done faster
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I havent noticed any micro stuttering in my games yet.

Only problem i have found up till now is that in Skyrim for some wierd reason it uses up to 3985MB of Vram.
Wich is wierd becuase in CF it doesnt just double, it should stay at 2GB, not 4GB.
This causes stuttering in Skyrim when it reaches that amount Vram, cards gpu load is only up to about 65% max with a heavely modded Skyrim.
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