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Stick in a 2500k lol.
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Get a 1055t in there and let rip
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post #12 of 18
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It's definitely your CPU. Get a 1055t in there and let rip
I doubt 1055t would make difference in his case. What he needs is an architecture update. Either wait for Bulldozer if you want to go with AMD or switch to Intel Sandy Bridge now. 2500K or 2600K @4Ghz+ would totally remove any bottlenecks.
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You don't use the full power of 6990 on a 1080p screen, your upgrade is a waste if you don't have any plans in the future for eyefinity or 30inch screen
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You don't use the full power of 6990 on a 1080p screen, your upgrade is a waste if you don't have any plans in the future for eyefinity or 30inch screen
oh there will be games to use that horsepower don't worry. he's completely future proof by staying 1080p. as i stated in other threads multi monitor concept is not complete yet. manufacturers need to make special monitors for that purpose, borderless triple kits and they should bundle active converters. neither are games ready for it, there are dozens of games don't support multi monitor thing. i personally can't stand 3 inches of thick black borders blocking my view, it just destroys the illusion.
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post #15 of 18
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oh there will be games to use that horsepower don't worry. he's completely future proof by staying 1080p. as i stated in other threads multi monitor concept is not complete yet. manufacturers need to make special monitors for that purpose, borderless triple kits and they should bundle active converters. neither are games ready for it, there are dozens of games don't support multi monitor thing. i personally can't stand 3 inches of thick black borders blocking my view, it just destroys the illusion.
This card is not made for a 1080p reso, im just saying
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oh there will be games to use that horsepower don't worry. he's completely future proof by staying 1080p. as i stated in other threads multi monitor concept is not complete yet. manufacturers need to make special monitors for that purpose, borderless triple kits and they should bundle active converters. neither are games ready for it, there are dozens of games don't support multi monitor thing. i personally can't stand 3 inches of thick black borders blocking my view, it just destroys the illusion.
Get over yourself, multi-monitors is awesome even with the bezels.
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I see nothing wrong with using HD6990 plus a single monitor. But as the others said above me, the CPU must be the problem.
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I've moved from a 5870 to a 6990, and felt no difference. I've tried games like GTAIV, BBC2, Crysis 1 & WH. still getting around the same FPSs, with the same configs
Oh, and a minor detail, im getting random BSODs each time start a game(not always) but not during gameplay.

i have the 11.4 catalyst drivers, and i did a clean install of them... twice.
Any thoughts?
Maybe your CPU is bottlenecking it, @3.5GHz, clock it up some more??.
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