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Don't take this the wrong way but why in god's name are you on a 1680 x 1050 monitor with quad-freakin-fire?

It's the resolution used by the OCN community for the Top 30 Heaven 3.0 scores. He has eyefinity btw....


Yep, eyefinity. And the wife would kill me if my screens took up even more room lol. I suppose I can understand, since like 5ft across is obnoxious enough.
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Yep, eyefinity. And the wife would kill me if my screens took up even more room lol. I suppose I can understand, since like 5ft across is obnoxious enough.

I was considering 3x 27's, until i saw one such setup in person. Way too much to take in imo.
 
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Do I even need to post what my 7970 Matrix scores at 1320MHz/1775MHz ??? A reference 7970(925MHz/1375MHz) is around 3% faster than a reference 670(980MHz/1502MHz) and so I am not surprised to hear that an awesome clocking 670 FTW(1300MHz on the core) such as yours is faster than a lemon 7970. Before 12.11 beta, a ~1200/1700 7950 edges out a ~1315/1600 670. With 12.11 beta, that same 7950 would handily defeat the 670.
Review is here: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/08/23/galaxy_gtx_660_ti_gc_oc_vs_670_hd_7950/1
...Figured you needed the reminder thumb.gif

very well said. With 12.11 a HD 7950(1.2 Ghz) is faster than GTX 670(1.3 Ghz) . same result for HD 7970(1.2 Ghz ) vs GTX 680(1.3 Ghz) .
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I have had 3x27 for over 2 years now. Its nice and long lol
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his analogy was right , ATI got the worst drivers
...

Well, if ATI has the worst drivers then it should definitely be the BMW... unless Mustang GT is an option - because it seems to me that owners of either absolutely suck at control, speed, or for that matter just paying attention to what's going on in front of them. lachen.gif

And though I still prefer drivers without .Net and extra libraries required... NVIDIA is far from being without problems... remember the 400 series issues with HD audio basically causing SLI to not even work with half the games on the market - for the better part of a YEAR. rolleyes.gif (Oh I forgot... NVIDIA did have a fix for that almost immediately - uninstall the HD Audio portion of the driver so it wouldn't crash any more... great fix!)

Neither side has a corner on the stability or performance market - they just trade blows back and forth. Sometimes one side pulls off the stability + performance + compatibility hat-trick... sometimes the other side does. But most of the time it's a mixed bag from both companies until at least a year after the initial release of their new product lines. JMHO natrually. biggrin.gif
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I love my 7970 eyefinity I'm going to kiss my gpu

bf3 ultra eyefinity is GORGEOUS butter smooth
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I was considering 3x 27's, until i saw one such setup in person. Way too much to take in imo.
Yup, I tried an eyefinity at an electronic expo, couple shooters plus starcraft.
It was cool but the splits between the screens drives me crazy and many games just aren't programmed properly for it, I didn't like it.

Maybe in another couple of years but its nothing I care to have anytime soon.
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I love the 3 monitor setup, it's a different animal for sure....
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I tried the 3 monitor setup for about a month. It was cool at first, but I found myself only paying attention to the middle monitor anyway, so I went back to one.
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i love using it for like watching netflix and multiple open windows on the other 2 screen....
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