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Does SLI have DX9 frame pacing issues, or is that only AMD CF?

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Just curious. Currently run a 7950, was going to CF, but most of the games I play are DX9... but I game at 1440p 120hz, so I need some more "oomph"

Sale the 7950 go SLI 760?
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SLI have no frame pacing issues, however SLI sometimes does not scale as well. (Long term Nvidia user here!)
AMD will fix DX9 applications soon. DX10 and 11 are perfectly fine at 1440p and under.
So you either get SLI or wait for AMD. I'd wait.
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No SLI frame pacing issues with DX9/DX10/DX11. AMD have said they are working on a fix and they said the same with the runt frames being dropped and it took around 5 months to sort but they did fix it smile.gif
    
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thanks you two, I think I will hold off then. might see if the gcn 2.0 9000 series next month has frame pacing fixed at a hardware level like Nvidia does.
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thanks you two, I think I will hold off then. might see if the gcn 2.0 9000 series next month has frame pacing fixed at a hardware level like Nvidia does.

It won't have hardware level pacing I don't think.
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SLI have no frame pacing issues, however SLI sometimes does not scale as well. (Long term Nvidia user here!)
AMD will fix DX9 applications soon. DX10 and 11 are perfectly fine at 1440p and under.
So you either get SLI or wait for AMD. I'd wait.

Having had 9800GX2's, GTX 295's and other SLI setups it seems that 2 and 3 way SLI scales decently especially if you have a high clocked intel processor. Its just 4 way that completely sucks.
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thanks you two, I think I will hold off then. might see if the gcn 2.0 9000 series next month has frame pacing fixed at a hardware level like Nvidia does.

R9 2x0X wont be cheap as 7950s
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