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I think if problems persisted, full manual uninstallation would have been a good choice rather than programs to automatically do them. There is a guide on thjis forum for such purpose.
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First what resolution are you playing?
Second you dont even need 2 x HD 7950 to compare to GTX670
FC3 just came out. It has CFX problems.
BL2 is Nvidia game.
Guild Wars 2 is more CPU then GPU. Have not tested with CFX but 1 HD 7970 was more then enough.
Wow i dont play that.
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And Gw 2 is a good example heres a game very cpu intensive and yet the 670 feels twice as smooth at the same frame rates I bet sli will be amazing cause crossfire scaled amazing in non cpu limited areas with candy cranked thumb.gif

Also resolution is 1080p
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if someone says the 670 is better than a 7950 and there is night and day smoothness difference then i refuse to take you seriously. its just not possible . might be a simple driver issue that you didnt bother to resolve and now you are trying to justify wasting your money on a card you didnt really need rolleyes.gif
    
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For a start, if you had the msi 7950s then dont they only have single link dvi? If so that will be your night and day smoothness because you were never getting more than 60 fps which then probably would have caused tearing!

120hz makes a big difference but i had a msi r7970 lightning and it was a waste of time because i couldnt get it to show 120hz...
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For a start, if you had the msi 7950s then dont they only have single link dvi? If so that will be your night and day smoothness because you were never getting more than 60 fps which then probably would have caused tearing!
120hz makes a big difference but i had a msi r7970 lightning and it was a waste of time because i couldnt get it to show 120hz...

I had thought about that, then checked...

http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R7950-Twin-Frozr-3GD5-OC.html

looks to be dual link
 
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For a start, if you had the msi 7950s then dont they only have single link dvi? If so that will be your night and day smoothness because you were never getting more than 60 fps which then probably would have caused tearing!
120hz makes a big difference but i had a msi r7970 lightning and it was a waste of time because i couldnt get it to show 120hz...

I had thought about that, then checked...

http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R7950-Twin-Frozr-3GD5-OC.html

looks to be dual link


No no no no. To get the super single link DVI, you must splurge for the MSI Lightning. Do not pass go!


Btw, regarding the 120hz on the Lightning, you need to use a dual link active adapter, yay another 100 bucks!
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No no no no. To get the super single link DVI, you must splurge for the MSI Lightning. Do not pass go!
Btw, regarding the 120hz on the Lightning, you need to use a dual link active adapter, yay another 100 bucks!

Yep i figured that out, ended up returning it and swapping it for a vapor-x 7970! Wish i had gone for the vortex ii as i bought a second card for crossfire eventually which was the vortex ii wow that thing just clocks as high as you want it to clock...
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No no no no. To get the super single link DVI, you must splurge for the MSI Lightning. Do not pass go!
Btw, regarding the 120hz on the Lightning, you need to use a dual link active adapter, yay another 100 bucks!

Yep i figured that out, ended up returning it and swapping it for a vapor-x 7970! Wish i had gone for the vortex ii as i bought a second card for crossfire eventually which was the vortex ii wow that thing just clocks as high as you want it to clock...
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This sounds like a software/driver issue. No issues with my 7870. Smooth as glass, can max almost anything (Far Cry 3 excluded).

It's good to hear that moving to another card solved your problem though.
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