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Thanks for the reply, and by chance what did you use to remove your drivers?
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Damn, I just ordered a second 6950 on eBay. Might sell them both and get a single 670/680/7950/7970 if they're better than dual 6950s...
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Thanks for the reply, and by chance what did you use to remove your drivers?

I used uninstall in programs and features, then driver sweeper and then again is safe mode. At first I had just installed over the old drivers which gave me problems.

Also with the new drivers you don't need any cap for cf, I think the cap files were also interfering to begin with.
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Damn, I just ordered a second 6950 on eBay. Might sell them both and get a single 670/680/7950/7970 if they're better than dual 6950s...

Your 6950's will be better than a single7950 and around the same as a 7970. You would only want to go that route if you were getting 2.

The pair of 6950's should play almost all games maxed out on a single 1920x1080 screen.
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Your 6950's will be better than a single7950 and around the same as a 7970. You would only want to go that route if you were getting 2.

The pair of 6950's should play almost all games maxed out on a single 1920x1080 screen.

So what would you recommend for me? I have dual 6950's now and I intend on getting another 1440 p monitor.
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So what would you recommend for me? I have dual 6950's now and I intend on getting another 1440 p monitor.

With a 1440 monitor I would go with a pair of 7950's they really do great with the higher res and the ram helps a lot. The 6950's are great for 1080.
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AMD now have a program that uninstall the drivers, you don't need to run 2-3 program anymore.

Link: http://www.overclock.net/t/1350604/official-amd-catalyst-driver-uninstallation-utility

I would also grab 2 X 7950 or 7970.

I have 2x6970 for 2 years now and i never had any CF issue. I havent replaced them yet because i only game at 1080p and they can max everything, but if i were in your situation I would defenetly upgrade.
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With a 1440 monitor I would go with a pair of 7950's they really do great with the higher res and the ram helps a lot. The 6950's are great for 1080.

So now here are the next questions, I dare to ask without starting a war. A ) 7950's or GTX 670's B) What amount of amount RAM should they have?
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The 4gb 670's from what I have read cant use that much ram(you would need three), but my 7950's can use over 2gb vram. So either will work as long as you get more than 2gb of vram at your res.
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7950 with the regular 3GB, no brainer.
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