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post #11 of 15
Kick the fan speed up if you want them to run cooler, it will get louder, but i would take better temps over loudness
post #12 of 15
did you like the performance increases? was it noticable? i have been thinking about picking up another 5870 also, but i am heasitant...
    
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post #13 of 15
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did you like the performance increases? was it noticable? i have been thinking about picking up another 5870 also, but i am heasitant...
With 3 monitors you would see a huge increase in performance.
post #14 of 15
crossfire will only work in fullscreen.
leave afterburner open in the background, run your benchmark or whatever, then look at afterburner
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crossfire will only work in fullscreen.
leave afterburner open in the background, run your benchmark or whatever, then look at afterburner
I didn't know that.
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