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SLI shouldn't be an issue for any of these games coming out.

Ive had zero issues in any major game i have played using dual 670 ftw's this past year and i expect that to continue this year.

It's just odd to me people are craving for these cards to be released when what ever we have now is more then suitable.I am all for overkill and the latest and greatest but this is just ridiculous when the 7 series cards are not even a year old ?

9 january was the initial release.
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Probably they wait for HSA. They want to improve the drivers for the kaveri release? Just a thought

I meant that the guy's whining didn't make sense, not AMD's move. I think the move totally makes sense from a business perspective.
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9 january was the initial release.

correction release was dec 22. paper, yes but a release is a release.
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Ugh, how anyone can think this is good news I have no idea, basically if I want a GPU upgrade I'll have to either buy a new motherboard to go tri/quad crossfire, or have to buy 2 $800+ GTX Titans mad.gif
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I meant that the guy's whining didn't make sense, not AMD's move. I think the move totally makes sense from a business perspective.

It makes sense. We dont have demanding games like crysis 1. Even crysis 3 you can run it at 60 fps with a single 7970. At the moment we dont need more power
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This...

I dislike SLi and Crossfire, I tried it in the past and while I got it to work fine, it was just extra work I didn't enjoy. I also know people on both sides of the campfire that have issues on a pretty regular basis. "Oh Look, new drivers came out....awesome, they just jacked my profiles and performance. Time to tweak again!"

Personally, I am a one card kind of guy, that is why I am excited for Titan and a bit glad that AMD is holding back on their release. As a 7970 user I like the way AMD is going with drivers and think they should stick with that. I feel that they can squeeze more out of the 7000 series, and what they do and learn doing so will help the 8000 series at launch.
true, i think they finally understand the importance of good drivers.

But lets not give them too much credit, since 12.11s Nvidia has had a very aggressive Driver release schedule and while the 12.11s were fun, times(and Nvidia) have moved on they they need to step up their game.

Taking time to refine GCN is fantastic and i applaud them for not rushing out another GPU and i hope they get as much performance and smoothness out of GCN as they can because with all the hardware in a 7970 the GTX680 should not even be a threat to it, yet it is.

/rant Go red team thumb.gif
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Ugh, how anyone can think this is good news I have no idea, basically if I want a GPU upgrade I'll have to either buy a new motherboard to go tri/quad crossfire, or have to buy 2 $800+ GTX Titans mad.gif

you may have to do more than upgrade your board, you may have to upgrade your entire platform due to the latencies a plx chip will undoubtedly bring.
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Ya that's great AMD. Now get you #$% back in the kitchen and start cooking up quality drivers/caps with some consistancy. You fix one game, break two others.
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It makes sense. We dont have demanding games like crysis 1. Even crysis 3 you can run it at 60 fps with a single 7970. At the moment we dont need more power
says the guy with 2 7970s at 1.33Ghz
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\/[EGADET]-[" url="/t/1358209/wccf-amd-confirms-radeon-hd-8000-sea-island-delay-says-hd-7000-series-to-remain-primary-focus/30#post_19238098"] Ya that's great AMD. Now get you #$% back in the kitchen and start cooking up quality drivers/caps with some consistancy.
yes
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says the guy with 2 7970s at 1.33Ghz

3x1 eyefinity and they are 3 now smile.gif I am not planning to upgrade for another year so why not?
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