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The proper way to do three GPU testing.

They have a few of their own problems, i.e. herps.

SSAO vs HBAO
Physx vs no physx
Edited by pengs - 4/25/12 at 8:07pm
post #52 of 68
Why do a triple gpu review on a platform with only 20 pcie lanes? Why not a X79 setup?
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  • Did they disable the 500MB of VRAM hog known as Aero?


Lol for $1500 you better not have to disable anything. That is one of the pleasures of 3gb vram. With 2gb You still have to tweak everything to get your game to play, while I just dog it old school.

If I dropped that kind of cash on a system and someone told me I had to disable Aero I would shoot them in the face.......
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need better drivers for sure.
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Lol for $1500 you better not have to disable anything. That is one of the pleasures of 3gb vram. With 2gb You still have to tweak everything to get your game to play, while I just dog it old school.
If I dropped that kind of cash on a system and someone told me I had to disable Aero I would shoot them in the face.......

I thought that Aero disabled itself in the background during games. The only computer that I have ever had to turn Aero off was on a netbook with an Atom.
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I would have expected more from [H], but oh well..

With the people complaining about the driver support for these configurations.. try to keep it real, guys.

You are amongst the VERY small minority with your uber-setups, I mean like 1% at the most, considering total buyers.

The companies have to worry about satisfying the rest 99%, the 1% can suffer. thumb.gif
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I'm not sure what they're talking about regarding the issues with CF and eyefinity on new drivers. I played BF3 in eyefinity with CF on using the 12.2 driver package. Not sure about 12.3... haven't had a chance to play with it lately.
    
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I'm not sure what they're talking about regarding the issues with CF and eyefinity on new drivers. I played BF3 in eyefinity with CF on using the 12.2 driver package. Not sure about 12.3... haven't had a chance to play with it lately.

It's not Crossfire, its specifically tri-fire that has the issues.
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It's not Crossfire, its specifically tri-fire that has the issues.

Maybe so, but I have 3 7970s.
    
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Lol for $1500 you better not have to disable anything. That is one of the pleasures of 3gb vram. With 2gb You still have to tweak everything to get your game to play, while I just dog it old school.
If I dropped that kind of cash on a system and someone told me I had to disable Aero I would shoot them in the face.......

Ya, because having 400-500 MB of VRAM sitting there doing nothing reserved by Aero while playing a game is "hard-core". I know it is difficult for most people, all four mouse clicks or so to adjust on a game executable. rolleyes.gif
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