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This isn't the first time i've heard a reviewer say this.

It's important that i know the truth behind this because i'm thinking about getting either 7970's in CFX (already have one) or GTX 670's.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/10/31/galaxy_geforce_gtx_660_ti_gc_3gb_sli_review/1

This review (done with the newest available drivers 12.11 and 310) shows a 660Ti SLi vs HD7950 CFX and while the CFX destroys the Sli solution in every benchmark the reviewer keeps talking about how much smoother SLi is even when it's minimums are way less than the 7950.

But then again the Guy who does reviews on that website hasn't had anything nice to say about AMD in a long time so i don't know how credible he is.
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This isn't the first time i've heard a reviewer say this.
It's important that i know the truth behind this because i'm thinking about getting either 7970's in CFX (already have one) or GTX 670's.
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/10/31/galaxy_geforce_gtx_660_ti_gc_3gb_sli_review/1
This review (done with the newest available drivers 12.11 and 310) shows a 660Ti SLi vs HD7950 CFX and while the CFX destroys the Sli solution in every benchmark the reviewer keeps talking about how much smoother SLi is even when it's minimums are way less than the 7950.
But then again the Guy who does reviews on that website hasn't had anything nice to say about AMD in a long time so i don't know how credible he is.

hes probably biased, i have CFX 6850s myself, youll be happy if you go the 7950 cfx route, guranteed, im on the 12.10 drivers and havent had a single issue, it actually improved my framerates in a few games when i updated drivers
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Meh,they compared overclocked 660Ti's to stock 7950's,did not choose the highest stock clocked 7950 at the same price, then go on to state the AMD's get smoother the faster the frame rate.Pretty weak sauce if you ask me.
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AMD frame time delays are actually lower comparatively.
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i really enjoy my 6870x2. Shame im bottleneck them biggrin.gif
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I've had both Crossfire and SLI and I could never tell the difference as far as smoothness goes.
    
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