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Probably because they couldn't show it, and because until Kepler Nvidia was in pretty much the same position. I remember the guys at [H] talking about something like this more than a year ago, so I'm sure it's taken quite a while to develop the tools. Didn't the article mention that they've been working on this for more than a year?

Maybe. But to confirm that it would be nice to see how GTX580 x2 (Sli) performs
post #52 of 182
it's good to see that AMD is in a good position when it comes to single GPU...


as far as Crossfire goes, it's a mess unfortunately, hopefully they can fix with software changes only.


but I'm also interested to see some older cards, GTX 590 vs 6990 would be nice.
I think it would still be relevant, I can see someone with a single GTX 4xx/5xx or Radeon thinking about CF/SLI at the moment instead of a faster single card as an upgrade.

anyway, good job by PC Perspective thumb.gif
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Not sure if AMD shouldn't be trusted when they say they thought OS is doing the job for them. But now when I think about that, yes, they were probably laying.

But one other thing bothers me, if AMD really sucks @ CF, why didn't nVidia point it out by now?! They knew it for sure since they did such a nice job with Sli. All this time they let AMD get away with it?!
this should be asked to reviewers
FCAT comes from the need of the reviewers... I think NVIDIA have seen the opportunity to show how good is their products
I don't think they want to hit AMD... NVIDIA has gained market share and achieved considerable profits last year while AMD has lost market share and more than a billion dollars ... this is the only thing that matters to them
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post #54 of 182
sry, but lol @ "they [don't] want to hit AMD". Not buying that at all...
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More frame rating amd bashing? I still love my 7950 crossfire no matter what....I will continue to buy amd products just because I always support the underdogs....
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I see this site do all these reviews about crossfire and label a second GPU at this point in time useless but those "runt frames" do help with the end user experience. The frames are drawn so fast that depending on the game you wont notice the effect of the runt frames. I give them props for getting the data but i think they are blowing it way out of proportion and AMD said they will fix it.

To this day i would still buy a crossfire setup because im an enthusiast and i buy the best hardware performance for the lowest dollar and rely on my skills to fix the problems, ie: turning on vsync and running radeon pro. I have no clue why they are blowing these problems up bigger than they are and scaring less tech savvy people from even buying single AMD card solutions.
post #57 of 182
I still dont get all this frame latency debacle. My 7950 runs just fine. No stutter, no nothing.
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I still dont get all this frame latency debacle. My 7950 runs just fine. No stutter, no nothing.

Yes, because it is a Crossfire problem.
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Yes, because it is a Crossfire problem.

no crossfire problem here....
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Yes, because it is a Crossfire problem.
So exactly how many times does it need to be brought up? Surely since AMD said something is wrong and they're fixing it there wouldn't be any need to continue on about it. Yet, its continuing on. Sounds like AMD bashing if you ask me.
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