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OP looks like you have a 1920 x 1200 monitor. a single HD 7950 is enough for that resolution. HD 7950(1.15 Ghz) is faster than HD 5870 CF . so definitely faster than a single HD 5970. The most important thing is you get consistent performance. No multi gpu issues like microstuttering or dependence on CF scaling for good performance. clock for clock HD 7950 is 3 - 5% slower than HD 7970. HD 7950(1.1 Ghz) matches HD 7970 GHz.
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I sorta had a setup like yours i went from a 5970 and a 5870 in trifire the a 7970 and i can say i enjoy games much more with the single 7970 less power less heat and it really does own every game i throw at it at 1080P. While my old setup was powerful i did have issues like yours not every game was optimized for them and sometimes you didnt get near the perf you should.
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