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I read somewhere that adding a third card eliminates micro stutter. Is that a true statement or just a myth? Do not want this to turn into AMD vs NVIDIA. Just stick to 3 GPU setup.
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post #2 of 6
According to this review, yes it does. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-geforce-stutter-crossfire,2995.html


But we haven't seen reviews with TriFire or Tri-SLI recently with the new FCAT benchmarking tool.

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/fcat_benchmarking_review,1.html

By the way, I had no micro-stutter with my QuadFire 7970 and I'm very sensitive to it, I'm a long time gamer, (started with Wolfenstein) and I tend to see every minimal imperfections. But Quadfire was perfectly fine.


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bro....of all the multi gpu setups I have, the only time I ever notice this so called micro stutter, is when a rig can not handle the games settings
    
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I am just curious from a theoritical/educational stand point. I do realize everyone perceives miscro stuttering differently. The only two game I can see jitters (even though frame rates are good/high) are Borderlands 2 and Skyrim. I am guessing what I see is micro stutter. When I look at the online videos to figure out it out, I cannot see what they are calling micro stuttering - my eyes just cannot detect it in the videos. I was able to fix that in Borderlands 2 with Radeon Pro. But Skyrim, I cannot fix the jitters - so stopped playing it.
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have you tried with all game settings on low?
    
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post #6 of 6
PCper haven't even tested Tri-SLI or Tri-Fire so we cannot tell.

AMD will have a fix soon about this micro-stutterring issue.
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AMD has promised to fix this, and we are going to hold them to it. We differ on how dramatic an impact runt frames and dropped frames have on the user experience, but they are not denying that there is an issue many gamers are seeing. That's the good news. The bad news is that it may take until well into the summer to see something from AMD that will start to address the concerns we have. But better late than never and we'll continue to push forward.

Our next step is to look at the many user-submitted solutions for this AMD issue including the full effects of enabling Vsync, applications like RadeonPro and how we can measure changes in input latency because of frame meter.
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