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Idk why this made me laugh tongue.gif....but not everyone has problems with it, at least 2 out of five people don't biggrin.gif jk
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**Chimes in** Don't crossfire midrange cards. buttkick.gif

On my 6870s the support was so hit or miss and the micro stutter on the misses made me play with one card. Waste of time and money.
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I hope all you people that hate on CFX are exaggerating, I'm getting 2x 7950's for christmas...
     
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post #23 of 32
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I hope all you people that hate on CFX are exaggerating, I'm getting 2x 7950's for christmas...

2 7950's xfire just fine. I have 2 in xfire without any problems so far.
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post #24 of 32
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I hope all you people that hate on CFX are exaggerating, I'm getting 2x 7950's for christmas...

Don't worry too much about what others have to say lol. Just do what you want. Things work differently for everyone. If you're going cfx 7950's, then i doubt you'd have any problems in the long run, considering they will be two powerful cards.
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To be honest, I think if you crossfire higher end cards you end up with better results. I think that AMD tends to work more on crossfire drivers for those.
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post #26 of 32
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**Chimes in** Don't crossfire midrange cards. buttkick.gif
On my 6870s the support was so hit or miss and the micro stutter on the misses made me play with one card. Waste of time and money.
The 6870's in Xfire were God aweful, but 7850's in Xfire no issue. Same with 7970's in Xfire.
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post #27 of 32
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I hope all you people that hate on CFX are exaggerating, I'm getting 2x 7950's for christmas...

But we aren't playing games, X-Fire is just something we may need to turn off if BOINC objects.

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post #28 of 32
I ran with 2 x 4890's for ages and had no problems with those at all. I'm now running two different 7950's in crossfire and Black Ops 2, Far Cry 3, Hitman Absolution, Sleeping Dogs all work great with no signs of microstutter. You should be fine smile.gif
 
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I hope all you people that hate on CFX are exaggerating, I'm getting 2x 7950's for christmas...

But we aren't playing games, X-Fire is just something we may need to turn off if BOINC objects.

dunx

I boinc with it the last bgb in xfire without a hitch. I may try it the other way next time to see if there is a performance hit.
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post #30 of 32
i have been boincing in crossfire and sli since boinc became gpu capable. its never been about boinc itself more so the project that you are running that might have an issue with shared memory. never the less, people stop saying its boinc because it isnt!
    
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