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Do all new drivers that get released support 5900 series?

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As the title says.

I don't wanna jump on BF3 and get some crazy problems when it gets released....

Should I upgrade for BF3 or stick to what I got ;o pretty sure I will rape it even when maxed? or am I wrong ;D
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Im sure it will rape, 5970's are still incredibly powerful cards, they just lack the asthetics and are more used as benching cards. If you dont have any problems with BC2/micro stutter/any other quad cfx issues then you should be fine. If you do, then you might think about a couple of 580's for your 3 monitors, those will be about as powerful if not a little more than your 5970's, and they wont have nearly as many problems.

EDIT- The 3gb 580's would suit your needs because of the massive res.
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Im sure it will rape, 5970's are still incredibly powerful cards, they just lack the asthetics and are more used as benching cards. If you dont have any problems with BC2/micro stutter/any other quad cfx issues then you should be fine. If you do, then you might think about a couple of 580's for your 3 monitors, those will be about as powerful if not a little more than your 5970's, and they wont have nearly as many problems.

EDIT- The 3gb 580's would suit your needs because of the massive res.


Now about the drivers! Do new drivers support the old 5900 series? or should I stick to 10.5

Also about BF3 I don't mind playing singlescreen
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All AMD drivers support older generation of cards. The current drivers support even the 4xxx series.
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