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Poll Results: GTX 780 vs crossfire 7950 for gaming

 
  • 37% (11)
    GTX 780
  • 62% (18)
    7950 crossfire
  • 0% (0)
    Some other option not mentioned (post in thread)
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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by rockgod213 View Post

True, but it ends up feeling much lower in crossfire thanks to the frame times. I'd rather a smooth 45 over a stuttery 45.

my crossfire did't stutter at all in C3. Zero. that is one of the first games i played aside from C2 and BF3. all smooth.
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post #12 of 17
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my crossfire did't stutter at all in C3. Zero. that is one of the first games i played aside from C2 and BF3. all smooth.

Some people seem to be more sensitive to it than others. Similar to the fact that some people can't tell the difference between a 120hz and 60hz display. The stuttering isn't a horribly noticeable thing, but you can easily measure it and you can notice it as an fps that "feels" lower than what fraps is telling you you're getting. My 6970s were TERRIBLE for this. I was getting 100 fps in BF3 and it felt like 40.
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post #13 of 17
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Some people seem to be more sensitive to it than others. Similar to the fact that some people can't tell the difference between a 120hz and 60hz display. The stuttering isn't a horribly noticeable thing, but you can easily measure it and you can notice it as an fps that "feels" lower than what fraps is telling you you're getting. My 6970s were TERRIBLE for this. I was getting 100 fps in BF3 and it felt like 40.

like i said, your sig says you are waiting for the 3770K but it seems you are set on the 780. oh, BF3. idk, man.
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post #14 of 17
Keep what you have man, you're more than likely are going to lose in performance.

I'm going to hold out till AMDs 8000 series and what ever NV has for Maxwell.
post #15 of 17
Like others, I think you are always better off with a single gpu if it can meet your fps needs on the size monitor you have.
However, I would definitely let NVidia roll out its 770 and 760's before buying. Maybe you'll want to GTX760's in sli?
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post #16 of 17
Honestly I am fed up with AMD's crossfire support, so I usually wait 3-6 months after games releases now to buy a game because by then they have the drivers good and the games is on sale.....now having said that, that is pathetic lol.

Theoretically crossfire 7950's, (especially overclocked) will smoke a 780....but then again being able to play a new release at max settings and perfectly acceptable frame rates is how is should be.

I vote for the single 780, unless you can handle the crossfire issues.thumb.gifthumb.gif
    
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post #17 of 17
keep your crossfire, and wait until maxwell & volcanic islands show up thumb.gif
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