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Maybe some of you missed it, he's gaming @ 1680x1050, I don't think 7950's will have hard time keeping up 100+ FPS at such a resolution.
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ya i just dont think a 24in or higher has a benefit in fps games. your peripherals cant scan that fast on that wide of a screen imo, especially with glasses. granted its a small difference but when your running and taking in so much visual data you just cant catch small items on the sides, higher fov makes it even smaller but gives you an advantage. several years ago it was proven that 22in @ 2 feet front your eyes with the center of the screen at eye level to be the perfect viewing angle for the human eye to intake all the visual ques of an fps. though, moving a 24in screen back farther obviously will compensate for this issue but it decreases valuable combat system performance which any elitest gamer simply cannot have.

btw skorpian that is the greatest system name ever. biggrin.gif
    
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ya i just dont think a 24in or higher has a benefit in fps games. your peripherals cant scan that fast on that wide of a screen imo, especially with glasses. granted its a small difference but when your running and taking in so much visual data you just cant catch small items on the sides, higher fov makes it even smaller but gives you an advantage. several years ago it was proven that 22in @ 2 feet front your eyes with the center of the screen at eye level to be the perfect viewing angle for the human eye to intake all the visual ques of an fps. though, moving a 24in screen back farther obviously will compensate for this issue but it decreases valuable combat system performance which any elitest gamer simply cannot have.

btw skorpian that is the greatest system name ever. biggrin.gif
I feel you're being sarcastic biggrin.gif
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no its actually pretty funny
    
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post #65 of 95
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...ya i just dont think a 24in or higher has a benefit in fps games....

Idk...I LOVE my 34" Monitor

Gaming on a 24" makes me feel claustrophobic lol...
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post #66 of 95
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i cant get this chip over 4.5ghz, i was up to 4.8 @1.55v and said its not worth killing, so i dropped it back to 1.5. but it was working.... so now with stability testing and ingame testing its not stable over 4.5, pretty disappointed. unless im doing something wrong idk
    
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post #67 of 95
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k at 4.5 its not throttling and thats only .3ghz higher than the previous chip which isnt much but look at the difference with only 1 7950

Frames, Time (ms), Min, Max, Avg
6966, 60000, 73, 121, 116.100

Frames, Time (ms), Min, Max, Avg
7058, 60000, 74, 121, 117.633

the 74 min is only when its in the deploy menu, hence the high average.

also, wow this board sucks.
    
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post #68 of 95
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k i had LLC enabled in bios which limited voltage so noobs dont melt things. so now im safely at 4.8ghz stable @1.46b (i hit 5ghz for validation see sig) and the 1x7950 is running @1050c x 1575m no artifacts and really stable. i turned on sao, medium post AA, and 2xmsaa and im like 117fps avg,hits 60 @ deploy screen witch screws up the benchmark in the 64p server. im really impressed with this current setup, its just so fast.

right now since im gettting so many frames im actually thinking about getting some 2133 corsair dom platinums since i figured out how to work this board better. maybe even go for the crosshair v formula 990fx ontop of that.

not sure whats next but ill post back. thanks, with 1 7950 ive pretty much hit my goal, still might buy the second.
    
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post #69 of 95
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Right now I've got the attention of the 7970 non ghz any thoughts from an owner or experienced user

My 7970 is kick A**! Thinking of cfin them!
post #70 of 95
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Originally Posted by mikemartinco View Post

k i had LLC enabled in bios which limited voltage so noobs dont melt things. so now im safely at 4.8ghz stable @1.46b (i hit 5ghz for validation see sig) and the 1x7950 is running @1050c x 1575m no artifacts and really stable. i turned on sao, medium post AA, and 2xmsaa and im like 117fps avg,hits 60 @ deploy screen witch screws up the benchmark in the 64p server. im really impressed with this current setup, its just so fast.

right now since im gettting so many frames im actually thinking about getting some 2133 corsair dom platinums since i figured out how to work this board better. maybe even go for the crosshair v formula 990fx ontop of that.

not sure whats next but ill post back. thanks, with 1 7950 ive pretty much hit my goal, still might buy the second.

you should for c3 and maybe bf4.
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