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Update, my 7950 ASIC is 62% and my 660 Ti is 81%

Yo were right. It seems a poor 7950 card, is not comparable to the average 7950 cards.
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Update, my 7950 ASIC is 62% and my 660 Ti is 81%

Yo were right. It seems a poor 7950 card, is not comparable to the average 7950 cards.

my 7950's asic is 56%. i can oc it to 1250/1750. watercooled, though.
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my 7950's asic is 56%. i can oc it to 1250/1750. watercooled, though.

WOW. Lucky you! It seems a nice OC. My card is air cooled, maybe one day I'll give a try to watercooling the card.
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I personally like AMD for single-card setups, it's great bang for the buck. But after being reamed by their crappy and inconsistent Crossfire / Dual Graphics / Eyefinity drivers multiple times, I would never buy AMD for anything other than a single-GPU, single-screen setup.

I'm sure people will argue with me, and maybe I've just had bad luck, but I love my nVidia setup because it just works. I was basically forced to sell my Crossfire Eyefinity setup because nothing worked. Ever. Vsync didn't work, I had tear lines, I had stuttering, I had much worse tearing than I should have, Crossfire rarely worked properly "out-of-the-box." I was sick of having to spend forever tweaking to get anything to work.

I did love my 7970 on a single screen though, worked great. SLI with surround worked much better for me, which I still find funny because Eyefinity has been around longer.


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WOW. Lucky you! It seems a nice OC. My card is air cooled, maybe one day I'll give a try to watercooling the card.

i bet you i can oc your 7950 higher. it just needs moar volts - lol. you really do not need to oc it in games. and so your 660ti. it is the cpu that needs to be oc'ed. i did oc both when i tried c3 beta.
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Yea he seemed to get extremely unlucky with his 7950, not a big deal. According to HIS experience, Nvidia was slightly better.

 

According to mine too. It really just comes down to how well your card OC.

post #28 of 29
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But personally I prefer a less FPS but have Physx .


That's your opinion and I respect it smile.gif . But from my experience with GTX 470, GTX 670 and this 7950.
7950 is my favorite. And I have no problem to sacrifice PhysX technology for more fps because IMO it is overrated and during the times it is greatly implemented it pretty much annihilate the frame-rate.
I won't put an interest in PhysX unless Nvidia make it a great add-on to games without much fps penalty.
PhysX most of the time require SLI to work well and I hate SLI.
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I have run ATI cards since my first build with an X800XT-PE, and I didn't start using Nvidia until the 5xx series. However the current generation of cards is probably theclosest the twoo have come in terms of performance.

Nevertheless, Nvidia SLI has been so mmuch better than CFX for me that I don't see myself switching anytime soon.
   
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