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just did a little benchmarking. so how does this look?
btw my mobo decided it doesnt want to unlock my CPU anymore so now its a dual core Callisto frown.gif
still clocked the same tho. and Cryengine 2 HATES my monitor @ 1080p, so i have to put it in 1650x1050.
crysis benchmark:
No CF:
crybench2.png
CF:
crybench1.png

i did the math and the % increase was 84.5% :/

are these good numbers? im using 11.4 drivers btw.
    
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That's really good scaling for the 5k series. I think the 6k scale a little better (around 90% I remember correctly) but still good numbers smile.gif
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ok cool!
i was worrying that i was underperforming seeing 6xxx's performance. i also am new to the 5xxx series tongue.gif
that 6870 in CF is surely something else sonic.gif
    
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Scaling looks about right, but wow only 39fps.
I get around 80fps, I wouldn't think my set up is 100% faster than yours in Crysis.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;12817781 
Scaling looks about right, but wow only 39fps.
I get around 80fps, I wouldn't think my set up is 100% faster than yours in Crysis.

lol thats common sense. i get the power of a single 5870/GTX480 when im in CF. you have 2 of them AND a i5.

so no surprise there lol. i'l look for a mod to increase graphics while increasing FPS tongue.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Enfluenza;12817866 
lol thats common sense. i get the power of a single 5870/GTX480 when im in CF. you have 2 of them AND a i5.

so no surprise there lol. i'l look for a mod to increase graphics while increasing FPS tongue.gif

What no way, 1 5830 = 2 5870s, really?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;12817781 
Scaling looks about right, but wow only 39fps.
I get around 80fps, I wouldn't think my set up is 100% faster than yours in Crysis.

80fps with 4x AA on Very High? Not sure if serious.

OP, Cryengine 2 hates my monitor in DX10 mode at 1080p too (NO SIGNAL.. ugh), so I run it in DX9 with tweaked cfgs, it's great.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OverTheBelow;12817992 
80fps with 4x AA on Very High? Not sure if serious.

I was wrong redface.gif, 75fps

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Those are 8/8x vs16/4x numbers.
Edited by grunion - 3/21/11 at 5:11pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion;12817944 
What no way, 1 5830 = 2 5870s, really?

I think he's saying 2 5830's = 1 5870, which sounds about right since the ROP's are halved in the 5830, 16 vs 32.

I havent run any benchmarks with my 5830's so I dont know if I'm getting the same, but your CPU may be holding you back a bit. I'll see if I can get the crysis benchmark and run it real quick.

Wait, can you DL the benchmark on its own or do you need the game?
Edited by Ioxa - 3/21/11 at 5:11pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ioxa;12818023 
I think he's saying 2 5830's = 1 5870, which sounds about right since the ROP's are halved in the 5830, 16 vs 32.

I havent run any benchmarks with my 5830's so I dont know if I'm getting the same, but your CPU may be holding you back a bit. I'll see if I can get the crysis benchmark and run it real quick.

That's what I meant
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