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damn Jean Luc, thats like 5000 points higher than my 6870 xfire. Where am I failing?
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Originally Posted by yjmebs;11697927 
damn Jean Luc, thats like 5000 points higher than my 6870 xfire. Where am I failing?

It's just your processor mebs. My I5 has better IPC which is why my score is a lot higher. You're using 10.12s right?
    
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Originally Posted by Jean-Luc;11697574 
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Yeah, my crossfire gets similar results. I wanted to ask you; do you have Metro 2033? If so can you run a bench and tell me what FPS you're getting, because for some reason, I can't get crossfire to work properly on that game.

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yes 10.12, is there a better version?
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It's just your processor mebs. My I5 has better IPC which is why my score is a lot higher. You're using 10.12s right?
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Originally Posted by yjmebs;11710043 
yes 10.12, is there a better version?

Well 10.12 is the best official version available. Some people might claim some modded drivers are better; but I usually stick with official releases.
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Oh yes, 10.12s did wonders on my system, so I doubt there's a better release lol.

Just some examples...

GRID with AMD's AA @ 24x instead of the ingame AA now makes the GPU never cross the 70% usage barrier while kicking in plain 60FPS and looking simply AMAZING compared to 16xMSAA the game originally had. Not to mention temps have dropped by good 12ºC due to less GPU usage.

Crysis... Same thing. But here, instead of 4xAA from the game, 8x from the new AMD's AA makes the game float at good 43 FPS constant (even on explosion and shiz around the screen) with the core at about 95% usage.

GTAIV, while stuttery, has gained good 5 FPS. I don't care about the stuttery part, I'm simply gonna reinstall it, ditch the 1.0.0.7 patch and prob solved.

Somehow my GPU core now clocks higher (eek.gif) than it did with previous releases.


And I can't think of more examples since those are the games I play mostly tongue.gif


Ah, yes. And DiRT2 still outputs 60FPS at maximum settings 24xAA from AMD, DX11 enabled.
   
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am i remember wrong? where is your 6870s bro?
    
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Jean-Luc

am i remember wrong? where is your 6870s bro?

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a 6870 gett 37-40 is good, by the review here , they only get 18.7 fps's on a single card. Also, at here in crossfire. they only get 26.1.
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