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Mine alt-tabs fine from fullscreen. confused.gif I should know, I alt-tabbed out often enough to lookup where lame collectibles were hiding... rolleyes.gif

Well, I said easily, almost instantly. Some games won't even alt-tab if in full-screen. So I run them all in borderless window
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I used to play a lot of Skyrim. 7970s were a stuttering mess, yet BF3 was pretty good. Why should I pay for pretty good here, stuttering mess there, when I can pay for pretty good all the time? I almost think bitcoin was covertly introduced by an AMD exec. No other reason to buy AMD other than a few free games and mining.

I go through hardware like so many papertowels. If 7970s had any redeeming value over a pair of 670s or 780s, it would have been duly noted.

Instead I get I get shadow flicker from all the driver cheats AMD drivers use, stuttering with a single card... an f'ing single card on a single monitor? You've got to be kidding me.rolleyes.gif That's why performance is reduced with the new drivers. they had to stop raw FPS cheating to get near nvidia frametimes.


I didn't read any review. I saw it for myself. If you're happy with AMD and their Always Settle for free-game bribery, so be it. I wept when ATi was usurped by AMD. My 9800 Pro started having coil whine the day ATi was bought.

I admit skyrim was a mess with 12.xxx drivers but Radeon Pro was available to ease all that, latest driver finally fixed all that. I know amd gpu are not for cry babies, they are for elite users who don't usually cry when something is not working right...There's a solition tho...switch to nvidia and be ready to pay....
    
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I used to play a lot of Skyrim. 7970s were a stuttering mess, yet BF3 was pretty good. Why should I pay for pretty good here, stuttering mess there, when I can pay for pretty good all the time?
Skyrim had a big stuttering problem on single AMD GPU's but it has been fixed in recent drivers. Though if I remember correctly it took AMD months to fix the stuttering, just like they are taking their sweet time with CF fix.

I'm hoping that someone buys my 7950 so I can update to GTX 780, I'm poor so I have to always sell old parts before getting new ones frown.gif
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NVidia jumped all over this non-issue... marketing management needs their bonuses!

Could someone give me a link to where "nVidia jumped all over this non-issue".

If it was a "non issue" AMD would not send their driver team into hyper drive to fix it. It is an issue for crossfire configs but I will agree it has been blown out of proportion.
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So uh, there is no way to fry my GPU when ocing aslong as I dont bios flash right? The max voltage in EVGA Presicion X is a safe value? And reviewers that due the OC sections in reviews will be limited just like me right?
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Could someone give me a link to where "nVidia jumped all over this non-issue".

If it was a "non issue" AMD would not send their driver team into hyper drive to fix it. It is an issue for crossfire configs but I will agree it has been blown out of proportion.

Don't listen to them, they are in minority. It's just that they are online at the same time now ;D
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So uh, there is no way to fry my GPU when ocing aslong as I dont bios flash right? The max voltage in EVGA Presicion X is a safe value? And reviewers that due the OC sections in reviews will be limited just like me right?

yes, yes and yes
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So uh, there is no way to fry my GPU when ocing aslong as I dont bios flash right? The max voltage in EVGA Presicion X is a safe value? And reviewers that due the OC sections in reviews will be limited just like me right?

Yes sir...nvidia took care of that.
    
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PCPer and the other reviewers haven't used any Nvidia software for a while now. It's all 3rd party.
 
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It was all a myth, and a conspiracy theory.

Proof: http://tinyurl.com/AMD-Myth
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