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70 something posts and already screaming that i'm an intel fanboy. That attitude will take you very far on this forum rolleyes.gif

But go ahead. Buy dual 7990's and an 8350. I can see your post already "Why are my 7990's at 50% usage with a 5Ghz 8350"

Unless you have anything useful to say I suggest you get off your soap box and go elsewhere seeing how you have been completly useless in this thread.

And sorry if calling you a fan boy upset your feelings in any way. I tend to call things like I see it.
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So if I am going to spec out a new system I want ti done right so with that said, money is of no object.

Baised on your recomendations this is what I dug up.

Let me know in your opinion what you feel will be the best bet.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128533

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157289

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131802

Personally I have always liked the ASUS boards the best.
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CrossFire is not as bad as people are making it out to be here. I was running a pair of crossfired 7770 GHz Editions a couple of months back, feb-apr. I took a lot of flak from folks here bashing me running the WORST cards to XFire blah blah blah. They were full of it. I never experienced any stuttering in any games, AC III, Crysis3 or World of Tanks. I understand that there is a frame latency issue, (perhaps that's over exaggerated as well?)at least on paper, however with the release of the 5.13(b) drivers frame latency was improved greatly, based on this I will concede that latency may have been an issue. However when your talking hundredths of a ms, you have to ask if that is even visible to the human eye? and for what it's worth, notice the guy bashing the 7990's also has a very nice nvdiia logo as an avatar, he wouldn't be biased would he? anyways, just my 2cents.gif

PS. If it were me, I hate to say it but I would consider the x79 route, though I like the MSI BigBang III motherboard wink.gif
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CrossFire is not as bad as people are making it out to be here. I was running a pair of crossfired 7770 GHz Editions a couple of months back, feb-apr. I took a lot of flak from folks here bashing me running the WORST cards to XFire blah blah blah. They were full of it. I never experienced any stuttering in any games, AC III, Crysis3 or World of Tanks. I understand that there is a frame latency issue, (perhaps that's over exaggerated as well?)at least on paper, however with the release of the 5.13(b) drivers frame latency was improved greatly, based on this I will concede that latency may have been an issue. However when your talking hundredths of a ms, you have to ask if that is even visible to the human eye? and for what it's worth, notice the guy bashing the 7990's also has a very nice nvdiia logo as an avatar, he wouldn't be biased would he? anyways, just my 2cents.gif

PS. If it were me, I hate to say it but I would consider the x79 route, though I like the MSI BigBang III motherboard wink.gif

I agree with the x79 route. Seems to be more rock soild and I am likeing what i see. So I think instead of going with two 7990s I think I am just going to go with 4 7970s with the ASUS Rampage 4-way CFX tongue.gif
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While not as firm as stay puft, I would agree with him. If you are spending $1,500+ on gpus do yourself a favor and buy the best CPU for the job.
7990?

More like $2200 for two.
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Awesome feedback guys. Thanks for the info on all of that. I am just curious about a few more things now, primarly is how well does tri-sli work and will I still be able to do the thing I can do with eyefinity?

The 3D vision thing nVidia does is cool but it would be useless to me, I can't watch anything in 3D becuase it gives me mind splitting migraines. The whole reason I went with the AMD GPUs was becuase of eyefinity in the first place.
What do you mean by "things" that you can do with eyefinity? Can you be more specific?
If you're asking about Titan Tri-SLI, ask about it in here : Nvidia GeForce GTX TITAN Owners' club
I'd tell you if I knew, but since I havent experienced SLI first hand it will be better if you go and ask in that thread.
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So if I am going to spec out a new system I want ti done right so with that said, money is of no object.

Baised on your recomendations this is what I dug up.

Let me know in your opinion what you feel will be the best bet.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128533

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157289

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131802

Personally I have always liked the ASUS boards the best.
If money is no object, then get the Rampage IV Extreme. Its popular among enthusiasts, has lots of features, looks really good and is probably one of the best X79 boards out there, if not the best.
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CrossFire is not as bad as people are making it out to be here. I was running a pair of crossfired 7770 GHz Editions a couple of months back, feb-apr. I took a lot of flak from folks here bashing me running the WORST cards to XFire blah blah blah. They were full of it. I never experienced any stuttering in any games, AC III, Crysis3 or World of Tanks. I understand that there is a frame latency issue, (perhaps that's over exaggerated as well?)at least on paper, however with the release of the 5.13(b) drivers frame latency was improved greatly, based on this I will concede that latency may have been an issue. However when your talking hundredths of a ms, you have to ask if that is even visible to the human eye? and for what it's worth, notice the guy bashing the 7990's also has a very nice nvdiia logo as an avatar, he wouldn't be biased would he? anyways, just my 2cents.gif

PS. If it were me, I hate to say it but I would consider the x79 route, though I like the MSI BigBang III motherboard wink.gif
I'm sorry if I sounded biased towards nvidia in any way. But what I said is only the truth and not just "bashing AMD" as an "nvidia fanboy". If the OP were asking for recommendation for a single GPU with the best price/performance ratio, my second option would be to recommend getting a 7970 (first one being waiting for the 700 series) and flashing it to GHz BIOS and get the most performance for his/her money. But those issues have been discussed in other threads in this forum and lots of people agree with it as well.
Edited by ahnafakeef - 5/21/13 at 10:53am
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Still, I'd say the FX-8350 won't technically bottleneck it, but it's the architecture of the processor. I'm personally getting a 3930K for CF 7970's (two way), so I'd go ahead and recommend to step away from AMD if you're gonna do really heavy multi-GPU configs. The pure horsepower of the 3930K will help the performance, but I still maintain that there will not be a "true" bottleneck for the 8350.
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Terrible platform for CF HD7990s. First problem that comes to mind is that you're spending over 2000 USD then picking up a $180 CPU. Due to the low IPC on FX processors, it will be very difficult for the quad GPUs to be utilized fully... it would mean you won't see any improvements from the first 7990 to the second 7990. Another problem is that AM3+ only support PCI-e 2.0 and quad GPUs will need as much bandwidth as possible. Selling your platform and doing a tri-fire setup with a 3930K will give you better results than a FX-8350 + 2x HD7990.

Intel motherboards are not restrictive, I don't know where you got that idea from unless you're using an OEM Dell motherboard. Lastly, 3930K is on average 30%-50% faster than FX-8350 and at the same clock speeds it will be well over 50% faster.

Either deliberate mis-information or just another ill informed poster

Point 1 - http://www.overclock.net/t/1235557/official-top-30-heaven-benchmark-4-0-scores Check position number 10 for clarification of 8350 with 4x high end gpu

Point 2 in bold quote - http://uk.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/SABERTOOTH_990FXGEN3_R20/

I think you will find your information regards pci3.0 is out dated
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70 something posts and already screaming that i'm an intel fanboy. That attitude will take you very far on this forum rolleyes.gif

But go ahead. Buy dual 7990's and an 8350. I can see your post already "Why are my 7990's at 50% usage with a 5Ghz 8350"

Unless you have anything useful to say I suggest you get off your soap box and go elsewhere seeing how you have been completly useless in this thread.

And sorry if calling you a fan boy upset your feelings in any way. I tend to call things like I see it.


He's actually right. It's be proven many times over, AMD cpus cannot push quad gpu nearly as well. Are you mad he didn't spoon feed you the info?


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I think you ask too much from a 200 euro cpu. Its a great cpu but not for this task. You will give 2k for your gpus and 400 for cpu+mobo? You can get a 3820 and x79 if you dont want a 3930k.


This. It's ironic that good posts are being ignored while lesser posts get more play.
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Either deliberate mis-information or just another ill informed poster

Point 1 - http://www.overclock.net/t/1235557/official-top-30-heaven-benchmark-4-0-scores Check position number 10 for clarification of 8350 with 4x high end gpu

Point 2 in bold quote - http://uk.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/SABERTOOTH_990FXGEN3_R20/

I think you will find your information regards pci3.0 is out dated

Did you bother looking at what you posted? You realize it's the lowest score out of all the quad fire GPUs..? Looks like another FX-83*0 user in denial.
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