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Hi guys, recently iv been trying to play Metro 2033, and iv been able to play so far, but when i get to the part where you go into the tunnel, and the creatures come at you the frames drop, to a somewhat playable level, around 15FPS... now i say somewhat playable, because if i can shoot i can play, but like seriously i need a graphics boost, now heres the thing, would it be more benificial to grab another 5830 for 160 bucks ? or grab a GTX 560Ti? or maybe i should scrap the idea completely and just reduce settings and go buy some more RAM and a Caviar Black 500GB hard drive for RAID 0?

remember i do not submit to fanboyism and i dont care weather a GPUs from Nvidia or AMD, just want top performance and features for lowest price, also drivers better not be glitchy.. man i remember how bad it was for my 4670 =P and funny thing, OCN hasnt added a slot for 3Dmark 11 scores in system, or changed ATI to AMD graphics yet

and if i buy a 5830, does anyone have a used one that i can buy (verify its working please) if your not in york region, than please write down costs + shipping, and if you do, please give me a price =P
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Well first, I think that's an issue. Your frames shouldn't be dipping that low unless you're playing on maximum settings. Check your clocks with MSI Afterburner and see if anything weird is happening.
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If you do not want glitchy/bad drivers you better go with a single gtx 560. Crossfire and ATI is notorious for bad drivers.
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If you do not want glitchy/bad drivers you better go with a single gtx 560. Crossfire and ATI is notorious for bad drivers.
well the current drivers are fine, i mean back during Catalyst 7.10 =P that was a horrible driver release, but im running 10.10 right now, and its perfectly good, i was just wondering if its better for me to grab a 5830 and crossfire, or get a 560, what will give me more performance? and yes i was playing maxed out =P when i finished my build i assumed my rig could do anything XD
    
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Also, do you think that crossfire is really worth it? or should i simply drop the AA down, and some of the details? then i could grab another 4GB of RAM, and a 2nd HDD for RAID 0 =P but i might need a RAID controller.... iv heard that using the stock RAID controller aint good... ok maybe just RAM =P
    
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