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Do a crossfire 6950 setup and flash them to 6970!
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2x HD 6950 2GB is what I would want for 3 monitors.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by strap624 View Post
Do a crossfire 6950 setup and flash them to 6970!
Clock for clock, you only gain 3% by unlocking the shaders. A 15% core overclock and 8% memory overclock will net you the performance of a stock HD6970 without unlocking.
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My mainboard only has 1 PCIE x16 slot so crossfire is out of the question unless i get a new board. and the MB is fairly full at the moment. 1 PCIE-1x Soundblaster, 1 PCIE-4x Raid controller Card. Plus a dual slot Video Card...., i would have to seriously consider a new board if i were to consider cross fire. What % of an increase would i receive by CF? 50% over a single card? My issue is it would have to be a 775 MB as i just picked up a Intel C2Q Q9450. Space inside my case will never be an issue so i have no fear of that... : ) I love my Lian Li V2100.

So wouldanyone be willing to speculate the 6950 flashed to 6970 be enough to run 3 monitors at full 1080 with good frame rates for say BF3? Or Crysis2. I know its near imposable to speculate at this point but what do you think. If I get a yes, ill order one today with the mir b4 it expires.
 
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post #15 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by compudaze View Post
2x HD 6950 2GB is what I would want for 3 monitors.
So are you saying I can't do it?

What about these two?

XFX HD-695A-CNFC Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150518

Palit NE5X56T01142-1041F GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261099

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Edited by Tempest_Inc - 2/27/11 at 10:08pm
 
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