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Would you rather have to deal with low fps or microstuttering?

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just curious.
in other words, single card vs. crossfire.
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It matters how low fps 5-10? 15-20? And how often is the microstuttering?

Those questions aside I would have to go with micro stuttering.
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low as in 15-20.
is microstuttering that bad though?
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i have never had a dual card setup, but if you have vsync on, would it still stutter?
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So is microstuttering a given with crossfire or more of a hit and miss?
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Its more of a miss or hit, I get it in some games like BC2 and it drives me insane. It's doesn't affect the gameplay at all but it just bothers the hell out of me because I find myself focusing on it more than enjoying the game. Since this I have decided I'm going to just get a 6970 instead of the 2 6870s. Yes it will be less performance wise but the gameplay will be smooth at least. I never had it with my 5850s so I'm willing to say its more driver related than anything, and the micro stutter I have been experiencing like I said isn't game stopping. I'm a little ocd when it comes to things like this so my best bet will be to get a 6970 and just deal with the lower fps.
 
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Originally Posted by nagle3092;11817116 
Its more of a miss or hit, I get it in some games like BC2 and it drives me insane. It's doesn't affect the gameplay at all but it just bothers the hell out of me because I find myself focusing on it more than enjoying the game. Since this I have decided I'm going to just get a 6970 instead of the 2 6870s. Yes it will be less performance wise but the gameplay will be smooth at least. I never had it with my 5850s so I'm willing to say its more driver related than anything, and the micro stutter I have been experiencing like I said isn't game stopping. I'm a little ocd when it comes to things like this so my best bet will be to get a 6970 and just deal with the lower fps.

just how bad is it?
i can see myself getting OCD about this too.
heck, i get OCD when a fingerprint on my keyboard.
do you have some gameplay footage where you can show us how bad it is?
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ive not had any issues with microstuttering and ive ran cf 5770's and now my tri fire 4870's.

it's basically hit or miss
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Microstuttering is a B!tch. I play NBA2k11 on max settings, I benchmarked with fraps, and I have an average of 60 fps (min=56 max=68). But that doesn't matter cause everytime it stutters.. ****! #$$!%###!#@#$
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Ive really been considering going Xfire on my 6870 but if the microstuttering is that bad, I may pass.
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