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I have 2 6950 unlocked now, but they are giving me terrible errors, 7E bsod is all i get, so now i only have one in my comp. It is oc'ed to 900/1400. However, I really want the sli 570's because of the bsod 7e problem. However, is my FPS and detail going to suck on 3 monitors with the 570's? If so i can return these 2 xfx 6950 and get sapphire or asus ones. Whats your guys opinion?
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post #2 of 6
Yes am afraid so. When it comes to multi monitors, regardless of 570's more raw power, 2g vs 1.2 vram is the factor.
And the fact that a 6970 is basically = to 570, so yea.
Have you tried to troubleshoot the cards?
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well, they each get 54 fps in heaven benchmark. Is that good or not? Also, i got a new psu, corsair ax 1200, but still it just doesnt boot with them, i dont know why. I did flash them to 6970's and they do have 6970's stats, but error 7E bites me everytime. They work great in single form. When i did a restore they did work, but only for a little more than a day and they crash. Any ideas? or research 7e?
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Mean i did do a restore, and after a day i got 7e. I didnt even overclock it past 930/1400. I did set the voltage to 1.28 for awhile, but that cant be it. Is it the drivers maybe?
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post #5 of 6
You should ask in the ATI section, maybe someone there has experienced a similar situation.
Edited by 2010rig - 2/28/11 at 12:26pm
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post #6 of 6
If you can re-lock the 6950 to its original bios, use them in eyefinity. The 2GB helps a lot.

But in my experience, I am not a fan of eyefinity anymore. It had and still has issues where never got fixed.

Only problem with surround, is the requirement of exact monitors for it to work.
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