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Guys, Girls....

im not new to modding, to overclocking watercooling etc etc, i would say while i dont post alot i know alot (15 years of modding, repairing upgrading etc etc)...

Today, im a bit confused...

i have 2 x 6950 - flashed to 6970 specs and + 20% power to compensate...

Now i have run heaven... 2.1

I have run the benchmark at processor speeds 3.5 and 3.8GHZ.... and im getting 10 frames per second more on the 3.8 ghz.... im tempted to ramp it up to 4.2 and se how that goes....

sorry. im rambling...

look at the images... 81.4 FPS @3.5 and 88.7 @ 3.8...

what do you think i should do ?
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okay, look at these pics.... these will show you my Phenom x4 965... with CF 6950 (unlocked to 6970 specs)....

just to show you that im having bottle neck issues aswell with CF...

as you can see that at

3.5GHZ im getting 81.4
3.8GHZ im getting 88.7
4.0GHZ im getting 96.3

i cant take my proicessor higher without BSOD... so im thinking time to ditch amd...

i cant go sandybridge till they fix the chipss... im stuck with my bottleneck till bulldozer or fixed sandybridge...
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You'll have to go i5 or i7 to increase perf and that'd be a waste with functioning SB's and Bulldozer around the corner. Do like the rest of us, wait.

What's the flash problem about?
Edited by B!0HaZard - 2/10/11 at 3:24pm
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Get a hexacore.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowman1989;12338857 
Get a hexacore.

No, not for games. Keep the X4 and clock it as high as possible for now.
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You need a new motherboard and cpu , an i7 will love playing with ur cf 6900's .
    
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im angry because i can see it scaling... but i cant take my cores any higher....
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How bout the rest of the screenshots showing full settings?
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Look at the minimum FPS difference. (First two screenshots)

3.9 vs. 20

That's very odd to me.
    
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