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Thanks for the advice Wolfram.thumb.gif I will research RadeonPro.

Basically do the same as you'd do for an Nvidia multi card. Change over to adaptive/dynamic Vsync and issues go away for most. Now a 7970 is quite the large sum of cash over a 7950 and I don't know exactly how you want to slice things for the future. A 7950 or 670 now with the possibility for 3-Way on that 1000$ budget after some price drops is a very attractive option.
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Like suggested earlier, if you are interested in going multi-card in the future I would highly recommend Nvidia simply because SLI seems to have significantly less prominent frame latency when multiple GPUs are involved. Wait till the 770 comes out in a few days/weeks and grab one of those, or pick up a 4gb 670/680 if you can't wait.
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post #23 of 24
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Your probably right. I think I might just purchase a HD 7970. Then when I add more monitors and AMD sorts out it Crossfire frame rating issues I can just purchase another. Does anyone think since AMD has locked up all the consoles SOC's that developers will maximize their future games for AMD cards? Just a thought.

OP get a HD 7950 for single monitor 1080p gaming. overclock it to 1100 - 1150 mhz and match HD 7970 Ghz perf. most games should be easily playable at max settings. few like crysis 3 you should run at lower AA. if you want to spend the extra money on HD 7970 thats your choice, at the same clocks HD 7950 is 5% slower than HD 7970.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161429

HIS HD 7950 iceq x2 boost is one of the best HD 7950 cards. built on a reference HD 7970 PCB with 8 + 6 pin power. unlocked voltage. good cooler. check if the card will fit in your case as its 311 mm long.Get a second HD 7950 after the frame pacing driver arrives in July . That too only if you need the extra performance.
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No framerate issues with adaptive v-sync and sli 670 ftw here
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