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any form of V Sync is terrible so I don't think this is a good solution
the solution is just single powerful cards

Yeah but 1 x HD 7970 can handle 2560 x 1440 @ MAX.
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There is a freeware, RadeonPro that let you create profiles for every game to lower or literally remove micro-stutter. 7990 had better average framerate than the GTX690 hence better results with the RadeonPro software. Otherwise, out of the box, GTX690 is much better in term of stuttering.

How? by enabling dynamic VSync? I'm not sure I follow.
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The results of RadeonPro are quite impressive, I'm gonna have to try that when i get home.

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RadeonPro/Dynamic vsync isn't a solution since you have to set the FPS to an artificial low to be able to handle more GPU intense scenes. Any scene that drives your FPS below the level you set is still going to stutter.

Honestly, this review is just bunk and shows that THW is really out of touch with actual gaming.

The solution is to use D3Doverrider and force triple buffering. They go through all the effort to make pretty graphs, even going as far as to use third party software yet completely ignore a vastly superior solution with D3Doverrider. Nobody who understands these issues uses double buffered vsync anymore. Show us some benchmarks and graphs with triple buffering.
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After reading the article I agree.
If I wasn't paying an electric bill, and didn't mind the triple slot, I'd like the 7970 X2 more. I laugh when they reference noise though. People dropping that much on a card can afford water. Why do they fail to mention that everytime?
The micro-stuttering bit was nice to read.

Some of us HATE water. Its dumb to us. It's a hassle and a half. Waste of damn money.
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I don't understand people who complain about GCN's power consumption. Compute performance comes at a price, as exemplified by Fermi.
     
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meh i love my double slot card, and the availability of water blocks, and you can never go wrong with evga
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Some of us HATE water. Its dumb to us. It's a hassle and a half. Waste of damn money.

You might be the last one! j/k
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Really. If your buying a 1000 dollar card do you care about power bills. The fastest is the fastest.

agreed

It is nice for things to be efficient, but this would be like Car and Driver comparing super-cars and having gas mileage have any sort of impact on the overall winner of the comparison
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Some of us HATE water. Its dumb to us. It's a hassle and a half. Waste of damn money.
Wast of money when you spend 1K in a GPU? Silence and over-clocking is everything.
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