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okay, so we all know how horrible it is to have microstutter, i have never tried to go on dual cards my self but im planing to maybe i will crossfire 2 R9 290X cards so i want to be sure i wont get microstutter before i go and through 1100 dollars, well, i think i may have a solution to microstutter, its not perfect, but you know maybe it works:

i think if i limit the max frames per second to something less than the lowest fps you get this will completely eliminate microstutter; for example, if you are playing say battlefield 3, your average frames per second is around 120fps and your min is around say 90fps, so if i limit my max fps to 90, this will eliminate microstutter, right? have any body tried that? does it work?
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if you are really worried about frametimes and microstutter, become a poweruser and manually add profiles using RadeonPro(on top of AMD's framepacing fix)
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thanks man, but im not into that, im a gamer and i want to enjoy my gaming to the max not waste my time putting down efforts on solving microstutter or what ever issue that will come along sli or crossfire, thats nvidia's and amd's job, we pay 1000's of dollars for their cards, and to be honest i dont have to worry at all about any issues, but i though about the possible solution i mentioned above and im wondering if it really works?
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AMD R9 290X has a new CF implementation with a XDMA engine and has reduced frametime problems quite admirably. dx9 games at 4k and multi monitor are awaiting a frame pacing solution in drivers. read the articles from

http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/Frame-Rating-AMD-Radeon-R9-290X-CrossFire-and-4K-Preview-Testing/Battlefield-

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-r9-290x-hawaii-review,3650-23.html

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/radeon_r9_290x_crossfire_vs_sli_review_benchmarks,8.html
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thanks a lot bro, i will educate myself about this xdma engine, i hope its not just a marketing gemmick after all smile.gif
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