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Alright, I'm almost ready to crossfire and now I have a few questions.

How much of a difference in performance am I getting with with a x16/x4 vs a x16/x16 on 6870?

Does microstutter occur more likely on uneven bandwidth (x16/x4)?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-466-_-Product

That is my board. I was wondering if this board actually has bandwidth taken from it if I chose to crossfire?

Thank you.
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Get this instead

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128460
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Can't I already have the other one, whats the difference? they both have 16/4
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post #4 of 20
for you question about microstutter occur more likely on uneven bandwidth ?
i think it is yes because i did the same thing with my Asus p7p55d (16x4x) and i got microstutter that makes games unplayable so now i have only one card plug in i try lots of solution to solve that and it did nothing so that really a guest that you take but this is my first crossfire and the last . so be carefull :S
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Alright, I probably won't crossfire until I get a better mobo. Thanks.
Anyone else had luck crossfiring on a 16/4 without microstutter?
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Alright, I probably won't crossfire until I get a better mobo. Thanks.
Anyone else had luck crossfiring on a 16/4 without microstutter?
i would mention you the game like BC2 microstutter A LOT i get like 120fps and i stutter a lot so that really weird and other games stutter too but BC2 itt really worse and COD too
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Thanks mard, when you get your new mobo, can you pm me your results about the microstutters? I was wondering if you were planning to keep that second 6870 or going to sell it before your ivyboard comes.
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Thanks mard, when you get your new mobo, can you pm me your results about the microstutters? I was wondering if you were planning to keep that second 6870 or going to sell it before your ivyboard comes.
for the moment i do nothing i just wait for ivy before i bought something else When the ivy go out i will rebuilt a complete new system but that in Q4 so that willl take a long time for now i stick with one GPU and when Ati release a new driver i try it in crossfire just to see if its better.
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alright, no problem thanks for the information
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alright, no problem thanks for the information
that a pleasure but keep in mind that some person have no problem with crossfire so that a guest anyways you will certainly have reply from others experience or advise.
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