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I can't tell if that was sarcasm or not, but yeah I googled it and saw that. It uses two HD 4870 GPUs though and those are both 800 SPUs, so unless the 4870x2 has the same amount of SPUs as a 5970... maybe that's why it was a beast of a card
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Driver = Catalyst 11.2
Great review. But 11.2 drivers are not really good for the 6990. You should be using 11.4 preview drivers.

You will get much better results. 11.4 are the first drivers that are really optimized for the 6990...
    
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post #13 of 23
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Great review. But 11.2 drivers are not really good for the 6990. You should be using 11.4 preview drivers.

You will get much better results. 11.4 are the first drivers that are really optimized for the 6990...
Visiontek 6990 4GB DDR5 3072 SPUs
Clocks = 830/1250
Driver = Catalyst 11.4 Preview


He is using the proper ones. 11.2 was his 4870x2.
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Oups. That's what happen when I read something after a 14 hours shift.
    
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I can't tell if that was sarcasm or not, but yeah I googled it and saw that. It uses two HD 4870 GPUs though and those are both 800 SPUs, so unless the 4870x2 has the same amount of SPUs as a 5970... maybe that's why it was a beast of a card
No sarcasm - you were right it was the wrong info. Newegg had misingormation. According to other cards and sites its 1600.
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I'll be playing with some BIOS switch #1 later (the stock "overclock" on the 6990)
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Interesting review on the 4870 X2 and I'd like to thank you for contributing these Benchmarks. However If I may ask would you be interested in comparing the 4870 X2 in Metro 2033 along with the 6990 and possibly other newer games such as Dragon Rising/Homefront/Crysis/Crysis 2.
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Interesting review on the 4870 X2 and I'd like to thank you for contributing these Benchmarks. However If I may ask would you be interested in comparing the 4870 X2 in Metro 2033 along with the 6990 and possibly other newer games such as Dragon Rising/Homefront/Crysis/Crysis 2.
Crysis was done with crysis warhead.

All those other games sadly dont have benchmarks in them. I wouldnt know how exactly do to them properly.
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Have you changed to the March 29 released 11.4 drivers yet?
     
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Overclocking the CPU to 4.0ghz is only beneficial in a select few games and benches it seems. I might down it to 3.6 or 3.4
Why am I not surprised.
    
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