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is microstuttering in sli/crossfire still an issue?

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I am looking at sli'ing 780s or crossfiring the new 290x, the only thing that concerns me is microstuttering. I have never owned/used an sli setup.
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I have used Xfire 6970s (before driver update), SLI 670s, and SLI 780s. SLI has always been smoother for me the only times I notice tearing is when running past a texture that repeats like a wall. It's very subtle but still not as smooth as a single gpu.
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with the i5 2500K? try one first.
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I've had 480 SLI, 560ti SLI, and now 780 SLI and quite frankly I can't notice any difference in stuttering vs a single card.

 

I'm not familiar with AMD cards, so I'm not going to comment but I know that the new drivers improved the stuttering when in Xfire.

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