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so i was thinking about getting another 5770 since prices have dropped alot but many reviews said that there was a lot of micro stutter in games. These posts are almost a year old have they released driver to stop this?
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Dont know about the driver issues but if I were you, I would have sold the 5770 and bought a new/used better card like gtx460/GTX560/HD6870/HD6950.
It would be a much better performer. Since you are running a 23" monitor, there is no point in going for a crossfire with 5770.
    
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i bought my 5770 before the gtx 460 released =[ and i dont have enough money to spend on something like a 580 or 6xxx series card.
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I understand same thing happened to me too. All I am trying to say is, at this point in time one should not invest in crossfiring a lesser card. Save the money, later invest a lil bit more, sell the 5770 and you will have just enough for a better single gpu solution. That is what I am trying to do. Good GPUs cost much more here at my place.
    
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Yea i think thats the best choice right now looks like im gonna have to work some OT, 130$ for a 5770 on new egg right now that is pretty tempting =]
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There's an HIS reference for $99 after rebate with free S&H.
Some people don't like to pair different manufacturers because of looks though.
I guess I could care less.
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by leopold1985 View Post
Since you are running a 23" monitor, there is no point in going for a crossfire with 5770.
Why?
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post #8 of 12
5770 Crossfire = 5870

So don't bother with a GTX460 or anything like that as you'll get less performance.

I used to run 5770 Crossfire and Tri-fire and it was amazing and there's no micro-stutter.

Getting another 5770 is the best option in terms of cost and performance.
post #9 of 12
micro-stutter varies with the drivers and CCC used.. it can be virtually nil in some games and readily prevalent in others.. just depends on what your using.

*I can notice the stutter benching Vantage..worse than anything. using 10.4 drivers and CCC.
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does the game have anything to do with the stutter? For example, if it was a older game that does not support it. Newer games shouldn't have any problems right?
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