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Incorrect/false advice.

It helps boost FPS in many areas of the game, since loading is so important.
Especially during 25 mans or demanding moments, the SSD really helps your frames stay solid and fast.

Have to say you are wrong. I've been there and done the upgrade and witnessed the results. Zones load faster, FPS saw maybe a 1-2 FPS boost, that's it though. Once things are loaded they don't get loaded again and the objects in the zone take hardly any resources to load up unless you are downloading them while playing.

You often have poor advice but this is just dumb.

That wasn't advice and he said he figured it was BS anyways.


Just like DX11, scaling with WoW is in testing stages.

DX11 hasn't been implemented in WoW, unless you use the -dx11 tag and even then you remove features at the same time as adding a few. Right now WoW is running DX9 with DX11-like features built in it.
See the bold.
 
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Maan.. You complain I'm being a hater, and now you got a flame war fun. Anyway, Since even after lowering the settings OP still gets min 40 FPS, I'd say driver issue or unoptimized game (which is my bet) (not because I'm a hater). Anyway this wouldn't impact gameplay. You get under 25 FPS, then you worry. Wow is not among the most dynamic games anyway.
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Please see the post where I attached the video...I am even getting 200+ (with Eyefinity Resolution)....I never seen this much inconsistency...I know CF is helping...b/c performance does drop if you use one (especially at my massive resolution).
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Sorry if I'm being too honest, but this is the most useless post I've ever seen. Dude, you practically said nothing :\\
Hmm wonder what that says about the posts I replied to.
And there are multiple ways to get DX11 to work, maybe you didn't read that part?

And that post had more beneficial information then youre post telling me if had no beneficial information, which in incorrect in itself.

Sorry if I am being honest.

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Please see the post where I attached the video...I am even getting 200+ (with Eyefinity Resolution)....I never seen this much inconsistency...I know CF is helping...b/c performance does drop if you use one (especially at my massive resolution).
This is pretty common, for WoW to run 40 fps in some areas, then +150 in others.
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Please see the post where I attached the video...I am even getting 200+ (with Eyefinity Resolution)....I never seen this much inconsistency...I know CF is helping...b/c performance does drop if you use one (especially at my massive resolution).
Please verify that both of the cards are being used. CFX has some issues where one stays in low-power mode...
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Please verify that both of the cards are being used. CFX has some issues where one stays in low-power mode...
How do I actually check for that. I did check Catalyst - it shows CrossFire is enabled.

And I did run MSI afterburner (never really used it). And in the system information - it says the following...I assume everything is working fine





Display device : AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series
BIOS : 013.008.000.009
GUID : VEN_1002&DEV_6718&SUBSYS_31301682&REV_00&BUS_1&DEV _0&FN_0
Multi-GPU role : synchronized with master

GPU2
__________________________________________________ ______________________________
Display device : AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series
BIOS : 013.008.000.009
GUID : VEN_1002&DEV_6718&SUBSYS_31301682&REV_00&BUS_2&DEV _0&FN_0
Multi-GPU role : master
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On the right hand side of MSI Afterburner, there's a graph. It will tell you the GPU usage... both of these should appear here as GPU1 and GPU2...

Note, when you look... be in game
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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.
What drivers? It didn't work last time I checked (which was 10.10 or smth)
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On the right hand side of MSI Afterburner, there's a graph. It will tell you the GPU usage... both of these should appear here as GPU1 and GPU2...

Note, when you look... be in game
Hey, I minimized out of WoW, and saw both GPU 1 and GPU 2 showing spikes and activity...they both are nearly identical...it kinda looked at times, the GPU2 is working slightly harder than GPU1 (is that normal). Both Spike and drop at the same time.
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If you are feeling frisky, try ATI 10.10c drivers (I had issues with all 10.10/10.11/10.12 drivers) but 10.10c was a cherry for me. I think I still have a copy from my TrifireX days if you can't find it, I can try and send it to you. 10.12a hotfix is apprently out

I have a link to a place that do custom drivers specifically for performance gains in CrossfireX: Link

They are a bit complicated to install, just follow the instructions and don't stray and you should be good.

@Amstech
Seriously, just stop. Its really bad. You also end up trolling just about every thread you enter when someone disagrees with you. SSD do not give you FPS boosts, it just loads faster. If your computer is struggling to load stuff, then SSD would be an interesting option, but its a complete waste of money for a video game as once it is loaded, its loaded.

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Hey, I minimized out of WoW, and saw both GPU 1 and GPU 2 showing spikes and activity...they both are nearly identical...it kinda looked at times, the GPU2 is working slightly harder than GPU1 (is that normal). Both Spike and drop at the same time.
Yes in your case, GPU2 is your master card according to your Catalyst print out.
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