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wait, but why did you buy the 580's i thought you were just gonna buy another 6970 off a friend for tri-fire...
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wait, but why did you buy the 580's i thought you were just gonna buy another 6970 off a friend for tri-fire...
The upgrade was free... The 3rd HD6970 was not.

Not to mention my motherboard's 3rd PCI-e would only run at like x4, not worth it.
    
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So, how is Crysis 2
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Well, I just played it maxed out with the DX11 + HD Textures, and I have to say it almost doubles the performance of my 6970's.

Now I'll go play something else.
    
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Well, I just played it maxed out with the DX11 + HD Textures, and I have to say it almost doubles the performance of my 6970's.

Now I'll go play something else.
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Well, I just played it maxed out with the DX11 + HD Textures, and I have to say it almost doubles the performance of my 6970's.

Now I'll go play something else.

I just bought 2x 6970's over 2x 580's...please dont tell me that...from what I read 580's are slightly faster...benchies please!!!

awsome build!

**edit : are you talking about crysis 2 with objects on extreme? sounds like it? what about OTHER games..I know for some reason ati cards cant run crysis well
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I just bought 2x 6970's over 2x 580's...please dont tell me that...from what I read 580's are slightly faster...benchies please!!!

awsome build!
Talking about Crysis 2 though, which is an Nvidia biased game.

Other games you'll be very close to a GTX580 SLI.
    
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oohh okey...cool...I just did an upgrade for battlefield 3....if my 6970's dont max it im gonna throw my pc into a river!
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oohh okey...cool...I just did an upgrade for battlefield 3....if my 6970's dont max it im gonna throw my pc into a river!
water cool your pc instead. that way it will constantly be surrounded by water AND it'll still work
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...personally I find them a lot nicer (aesthetically) than the HD6970's.
That's because they match, unlike your 6970's.

Now had you gone w/ one of these:



and one of these:



You might feel differently.
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