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My post was deleted not sure why, I started again 5 days ago, did you ever have to force the 3d performance?

I don't think this is OPs problem, ATi never had this issue for me at least.
No I haven't had to force 3D Clocks, and I am not sure why the OP would have to either. I really don't think his/her clocks are stuck in 2D mode. I think if he just knocks shadows down a notcch or two that will bring the FPS back.
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No I haven't had to force 3D Clocks, and I am not sure why the OP would have to either. I really don't think his/her clocks are stuck in 2D mode. I think if he just knocks shadows down a notcch or two that will bring the FPS back.
There is most likely nothing wrong with the OP's rig. I was talking about someone elses problem that had been brought up in the thread.
 
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Have you checked to see if the second card is even being used?? ie: msi afterburner...
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Have you checked to see if the second card is even being used?? ie: msi afterburner...
I think he did, several posts back. The simplest thing is to start turning off effects one by one and see where you start gaining FPS. If it's the shaders, AA or AF- it's GPU bottleneck, if it's Textures and/or View distance, most probably it's HDD. Don't know how to check for the CPU though.. You can try by turning CPU OC off and see how many frames you lose.
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Very interesting comments everyone...the game coding is definitely strange - I did drop few settings - like shadows to low, and 4AA (I believe). And Resolution is at 5040x1080, instead of the full blow 5760x1200 (both look great...anyway)...So my FPS ranges from 40-200+ and on during "flying to different city on bird" animation sequences drop to 85 when I start moving the camera angles - it drops to 25-30 and picks up if I don't move the mouse...it is definitely bizarre.

I bet it has to do with coding and probably amd drivers/profiles. But the game is very smooth (just weird things happen, during flight stuff).

I did make some videos from my iphone, and converted them to wmv, but for some reason it won't let me upload them - I had managed to drop the file size down to 17megs...(as the max is 20 on the site)

Update: i got one video uploaded

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Edited by sarien - 12/22/10 at 11:39am
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Very interesting comments everyone...the game coding is definitely strange - I did drop few settings - like shadows to low, and 4AA (I believe). And Resolution is at 5040x1080, instead of the full blow 5760x1200 (both look great...anyway)...So my FPS ranges from 40-200+ and on during "flying to different city on bird" animation sequences drop to 85 when I start moving the camera angles - it drops to 25-30 and picks up if I don't move the mouse...it is definitely bizarre.

I bet it has to do with coding and probably amd drivers/profiles. But the game is very smooth (just weird things happen, during flight stuff).
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Interesting.
I have seen a bout 45-50 as my lowest, but rarely.
This 570 has man-handling WoW.
Of course, all settings maxed with everything to to Ultra.

One 6970 should be enough to max and rape this game at 1080P/1200P, considering its basically as fast or near my 570.

Have you switched GPU brands recently?
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Interesting.
I have seen a bout 45-50 as my lowest, but rarely.
This 570 has man-handled WoW.
Of course, all settings maxed with everything to to Ultra.

One 6970 should be enough to max and rape this game at 1080P/1200P, considering its basically as fast or near my 570.

Have you switched GPU brands recently?
Hey, I went from XFX 2x5770 to XFX 2x6970. So yep to the GPU changes
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theres nothing wrong with his performance...it is on par with system specs and early card drivers...

he is just asking for more than what is capable...which alot of people do on here and then go ahead and bash AMD for bad/poor graphics cards...when there is nothing wrong with amd at all...it is the user thinking he is going to get some godly performance with 3 monitor setup...

give it some time for driver maturation and maybe pick up a ssd like others said...

sry i didnt mean to come off as a jerk...
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theres nothing wrong with his performance...it is on par with system specs and early card drivers...

he is just asking for more than what is capable...which alot of people do on here and then go ahead and bash AMD for bad/poor graphics cards...when there is nothing wrong with amd at all...it is the user thinking he is going to get some godly performance with 3 monitor setup...

give it some time for driver maturation and maybe pick up a ssd like others said...

sry i didnt mean to come off as a jerk...

No, you make a good point.
People think any GPU is just gonna handle WoW and anything you throw at it effortlessly.

This game has fossilized programming mixed in with new tech, WoW is a very interesting animal to feed.
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eyefinity + 2x 5970 is not possible
hmm, ive been using both my 5970's with three screen gaming for a while now.

oh, and before patch 4.0.1 my performance was great. 280+ fps, but after 4.0.1 i am lucky to get 50.

that was with eyefinity. so it was definitely blizzard there.
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