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Dragon Age2-which means this is a brand new game.Just be patient,you know they can't create drivers out of thin air.
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Maybe you should have springed for the 2gb 5870 eyefinity, I have one but I have not been able to use it cause I have the wrong adapters. They arrive tomarrow.......
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so guys what do you think should i get another 5870 so it will be 2X5870 CF or get a 5970 and and CFer it with my original 5870 so it will be 5970+5870CF ?
    
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Think you should wait a while and see how long it is before they fix/re optimise for it. alternatively turn AA down a bit I'm sure you would hardly notice.

as for crysis 2 if its like the first one it will be years before anyone has decent frame rates anyway so why worry about it ^^ also 40fps is perfectly playable surely?
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Think you should wait a while and see how long it is before they fix/re optimise for it. alternatively turn AA down a bit I'm sure you would hardly notice.

as for crysis 2 if its like the first one it will be years before anyone has decent frame rates anyway so why worry about it ^^ also 40fps is perfectly playable surely?
yah it is playable but still there is a little bit of lag
    
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yah it is playable but still there is a little bit of lag
Ive been playing DA2 a bit and ill tell you this.
Its not worth a hardware upgrade. Your system handles it just fine and the game isnt good enough to warrant a new video card..
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so guys what do you think should i get another 5870 so it will be 2X5870 CF or get a 5970 and and CFer it with my original 5870 so it will be 5970+5870CF ?
I would say go for this. I have this setup and there is no game I have come across I cant runs everything on high. But I havent played da2 yet.
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no way how could you have a 5970 and a 5870 @ CF unless you have Lucid chipset on your motherboard which i can tell you don’t have cuz your motherboard isn’t Asus CrossHair IV Extreme ??!!!

Also let’s say you have both 5870 and 5970 and you’re getting a very low FPS that’s nearly impossible since i have a 5870 and my settings are 1080P all settings on High and x8AA + x16AF and i'm getting 40FPS !
First of all you can crossfire a 5970 + 5870 or even a 5970 + 5850; I've done both. The scaling is gorgeous : went from 16-17K Vantage GPU score to 40 K adding the 5970.

Next I've found the reason why I had so less FPS :
In CCC I had Super Sample Anti-Aliasing selected !
This is enhancing the quality of the graphic but eats lots of memory.

Now i'm back to the regular Multi Sample Anti-Aliasing my FPS is awesome : NEver under 75 FPS in any situation at very high textures (with the patch) all options ON and 8xAA 16xAF.
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Where can I get a 5970 for $350?
    
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Where can I get a 5970 for $350?
mm i don’t know LOL
i live in Dubai and the 5970 cost 1300AED which equal to $350
    
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