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post #181 of 3890
those w/ 2560x1600 or eyefinity and CF, was adding the 2nd card a noticeable improvement in games? yes I can read benchmarks and read reviews all day, but I rather get OCN member experience w/ their game play

Thanks, as I am thinking of adding a 2nd card due to my need for smooth frame rates w/ eyefinity and 2560x1600 plus AA
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anyone else not able to login / register their cards online on xfx's page ?

just curious as all im getting is a invalid email error and no confirmations or nothing
post #183 of 3890
I think i am going to bite the bullet and go for CF 6970.

My P6T Deluxe has extra spacing between the 1st and 2nd PCI-E slots so the issue where the cards get "sandwiched", starving the top card of any airflow, should be avoided. There should be about an inch + gap between cards supplying sufficient air.

At the end of the day, could it really be much louder than my current 5970? When that gets going its LOUD.
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I have two slot clearance between my 6970's.
Both cards are running at PCI-E 2.0 x16.

Drivers are buggy in crossfire.
I can't maintain fan speeds when it transitions from 2d to 3d back to 2d.
The 2nd GPU won't work properly with GPGPU programs (massive GPU usage fluctuations).

They definitely have work to do for crossfire users.
    
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Originally Posted by solidsteel144 View Post
I have two slot clearance between my 6970's.
Both cards are running at PCI-E 2.0 x16.

Drivers are buggy in crossfire.
I can't maintain fan speeds when it transitions from 2d to 3d back to 2d.
The 2nd GPU won't work properly with GPGPU programs (massive GPU usage fluctuations).

They definitely have work to do for crossfire users.
Considering you have that gap between the cards, may i ask what your temps and noise levels are like at load? Idle seems no issue at all AFAIK.
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Considering you have that gap between the cards, may i ask what your temps and noise levels are like at load? Idle seems no issue at all AFAIK.
Running the core at 925 MHz and 60 percent fan speed my loads temps while playing BFBC2 are 60 degrees average.

I could test it at default clocks and fan speed if you'd like.
    
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Running the core at 925 MHz and 60 percent fan speed my loads temps while playing BFBC2 are 60 degrees average.

I could test it at default clocks and fan speed if you'd like.
Thanks for your answer.

Just one thing though. Isn't 60% fan LOUUUUUUD?!
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Thanks for your answer.

Just one thing though. Isn't 60% fan LOUUUUUUD?!
Considering I usually have them at 100%, no.
    
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Voltage Control yet? I want to see some 1100core runs
    
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so would most of use recommend sapphire 69xx over any other brand
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