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The framerate changes have happened for a long time. It was that way with my crossfired 5870's. Upgraded to SLI'd 580's and there was significant improvement in the smoothness of gameplay. I know that SLI'd 580's are more powerful, but even with non-taxing games the framerate issue was present on the 5870's.
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post #82 of 136
wow looks like AMD CFX is garbage still.
I thought stuttering problem goes away with more than 2 GPUs but looks like even with 3 cards CFX still unusable.
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post #83 of 136
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Not necessarily the same performance increase across the board. Depending on how much bandwidth the Titans actually need, going from x8/x4/x4 to x16/x16/x8 could provide a huge performance boost. Not saying it will, but I disapprove of testing methods that introduce variables. It's just basic academic rigor--testing the best GPUs on the market on a midrange consumer chipset just seems half-baked to me.

Someone tested it before it barely made a dent........ like x4 is only a few fps behind so it wouldn't matter.
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post #84 of 136
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Someone tested it before it barely made a dent........ like x4 is only a few fps behind so it wouldn't matter.

On multimonitor is makes sense.
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post #85 of 136
Was totally confused for a second until I realized I was reading the chart wrong, lol doh.gif Different settings through me off.
 
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post #86 of 136
Oh wow, of course the Titan would be faster. But it just destroys everything else in multi-monitor. eek.gif

If anyone is interested, this is what my 4-Way Titan setup can do in Crysis 3 multi-monitor max settings:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh5lL8GbYTQ
Edited by CallsignVega - 4/22/13 at 6:49pm
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post #87 of 136
3-way Titans is definitely [H]ard. $3000 is a tough pill to swallow, but performance between 55% and 126% better than both the 680 Tri-SLI and the 7970 3-way crossfire is pretty awesome. If money was no object huh...
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post

Oh wow, of course the Titan would be faster. But it just destroys everything else in multi-monitor. eek.gif

If anyone is interested, this is what my 4-Way Titan setup can do in Crysis 3 multi-monitor max settings:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh5lL8GbYTQ

After maybe 5000 Hours of Crysis 3 those 4 x Titans would have paid for them selfs. Why OC them so hard when GPU usage is not 99%?
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If Hard OCP sees the microstutter and I see the microstutter, I really don't know what else to say other than some people are too much fanboys and need to justify their purchases and will do anything to deflect the truth.

Great post but you could also throw in "AMD" as they also acknowledge the microstutter too. Unbelievably this is not enough for some people biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

After maybe 5000 Hours of Crysis 3 those 4 x Titans would have paid for them selfs.
*Sigh* This is an enthusiast forum bud. Funny to see how some people hate the competing company so much. Really doesn't show the best side of you. poke.gif
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