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Which would you say has a higher tendency to succumb to microstutter?
Rendering mode was already pointed out so I assume you mean GPU Brand?

Well, to me, none shows it highly. I've got GTS 250 SLi running & HD5770 CFX Running. Neither has noticable MS.

x2 cards you can notice it though. IE HD5970 CFX or GTX 295 SLi. But that's in a 4 card setup, which is mostly for ePeen since beyond 2 GPU's, neither SLi or CFX scales better.

I've not personally tested it on newer cards, but between the 9800GX2 & HD3870x2, when running a 4 card setup, the ATi version scaled better.
Though, like I said, this has been a bit since I've yet to have a chance to test this on newer cards.

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Wow, crossfire is much better in that case then sli. Honestly, it sounds like nvidia needs to catch up to ati. Not in their design, but in the way they implement their gpus.
I wouldn't say one is better than the other. They're about on equal playing ground right now. But if nVidia's not careful, ATi will pass them. As ATi's monthly driver release really help out alot.

EVGA does help nVidia in the SLi department with SLi patches though. Which is VERY VERY VERY nice to have, as they enable SLi on newer games that don't have a driver yet.
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I liked my SLI 8800GTS, I could force SLI to work in games that didn't support it, via the Nvidia control panel and SLI profiles(with good results).
I haven't be able to do this with crossfire and I don't know of a way I can, but have only had crossfire for a few months
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I liked my SLI 8800GTS, I could force SLI to work in games that didn't support it, via the Nvidia control panel and SLI profiles(with good results).
I haven't be able to do this with crossfire and I don't know of a way I can, but have only had crossfire for a few months
I've not used it, but there's Crossfire Xtension

I think there's a way to do it in the drivers, but I cannot recall. I'm no SLi/CrossfireX expert. But I do know a good amount of info.
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I've not used it, but there's Crossfire Xtension

I think there's a way to do it in the drivers, but I cannot recall. I'm no SLi/CrossfireX expert. But I do know a good amount of info.
Just the sort of thing I was looking Will be trying that out over the week or so.
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post #15 of 15
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Just the sort of thing I was looking Will be trying that out over the week or so.
Thanks
No prob. I can't really comment on it, since some of the newest games I have were ATi sponsored. And thus didn't need a CFX patch.

Though, it seems basic enough. So it should work fine.
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