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your best option if you cannot resolve the problems is to sell one of the HD 7970 cards. With a single HD 7970 overclocked to 1.2 Ghz you can play most games at high settings without MSAA at 5760 x 1080. When the GTX 780 card releases in Q1 2013 sell the remaining HD 7970 and go for it. the GK110 based card is going to be a performance beast. With a 384 bit memory controller, 48 ROP, and 3 GB memory it would also have massive bandwidth for running smoothly at 5760 x 1080. thumb.gif

Hmmm 384 bit and 3GB. That might make me actually go back to nvidia. We'll see what happens when AMD and Nvidia release there new monsters. Just hope nvidia release a card with a single PCI bracket. The double bracket with PCI-E stacked with a waterblock looks retarded unlike my 7970 with komodo waterblock.
    
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Well, AMD responded....
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First and foremost, we would like to thank you for all the information you provided in regards to your situation. All your troubleshooting steps and information is appreciated because it allows us to narrow down the issue a lot quicker.

At this point, I believe you and I can agree that you have perform all the logical troubleshooting steps there are in regards to your Stuttering and V-sync issues with the Radeon HD7970s. You have already tested multiple driver versions with new installation of Windows and different configuration. You also went as far as V-Bios flashes and using default “stock configuration” for the system. Normally we don’t suggest V-Bios modifications or overclocking of the system. Even so, I believe you have already tried the set-up with default settings and to no avail, DX 11 mode remains to be an issue with all games.

Unfortunately, I believe the problem might be revolved around the driver sets. I can suggest testing the cards individually but I’m sure the Graphic cards are working fine depending on the settings and configuration. The problem appears to be with the drivers and using the set-up in Crossfire with V-Sync enabled.

This is the link to the issue reporting form for our driver team. I apologize for your inconvenience and frustration but I do not have the ability to write you drivers.

At this moment, the issue reporting for is closed. This issue reporting form will re-open once the next Full version Catalyst driver set is released. I suggest you report all the information and all the testing you have done to the Catalyst team so they can have further investigate on your issue.
http://www.amd.com/report

Based on the Belarc and Dxdiag reports, all software and devices is up to date. It comes down to either the drivers or the specific model # of the cards. I would suggest that you wait for the next full Catalyst release to see if there is any improvement on the situation.

So much for that.
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Well, AMD responded....
So much for that.

I just browsed through most of the thread and you did an excellent job at working out different combinations on how to figure out what went wrong. Totally blows that it is a software issue and AMD isn't doing anything about it for a while frown.gif I have a little experience with AMD GPU's and I have a friend that had the most drawn out and pathetic time with drivers and older generation AMD cards and he will never go back to using them again. I like AMD for the price but currently they aren't quite living up to their old standards and quality/tested products aren't showing up. Both myself and my friend have Nvidia now and aren't looking back because of the experiences we've had before. The 690 is one beast of a card and if you can afford the switch your problems will probably go away. smile.gif good luck with everything tho
 
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your best option if you cannot resolve the problems is to sell one of the HD 7970 cards. With a single HD 7970 overclocked to 1.2 Ghz you can play most games at high settings without MSAA at 5760 x 1080. When the GTX 780 card releases in Q1 2013 sell the remaining HD 7970 and go for it. the GK110 based card is going to be a performance beast. With a 384 bit memory controller, 48 ROP, and 3 GB memory it would also have massive bandwidth for running smoothly at 5760 x 1080. thumb.gif

+1 I completely agree
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Note that op's processor is delidded.
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Note that op's processor is delidded.

Irrelevant
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Sent you a PM. Hope it helps. thumb.gif
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I just put in an offer for a GTX 690.
Never going red team again.
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I just put in an offer for a GTX 690.
Never going red team again.
thumb.gif you're gonna love it!
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Note that op's processor is delidded.

So? if he damaged the processor some how he would know it.
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