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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13160827 
Actually the best for 5850 CF, 5870 CF and HD5970 were the 10.10e drivers smile.gif

I'd like to disagree
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Well this is an open forum, so all opinions are valid here, I respect your opinion smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Ryanb213;13141517 
I just got my second 5870 for crossfire, and the only game so far that i've seen an increase is crysis 1.

Every other game i have is 10 FPS more at most.

GPU usage in alot of my games is around 30-45%.

Even crysis 2, the only difference between one and two cards was flickering.


Games i tried

Call of Duty 4 ~ 190FPS (slight increase)
Call of Duty Black Ops ~ Gets around 100FPS (no increase)
BF: Bad Company 2 ~ 80 FPS (no increase)
Crysis - ~60FPS (major increase)
Crysis 2 ~ 80FPS (no increase)
GTA4 ~ 40-50FPS (no increase)

In crysis 1, i can manage very high settings @ 1680x1050 between 55 and 80 FPS on the beach. (depending where you're looking at)

EDIT*

Using 11.4 Preview drivers

Every game you listed is for the most part cpu bound at your res, cfx at 1680*1050 is not pushing your cards.
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Originally Posted by grunion;13161288 
Every game you listed is for the most part cpu bound at your res, cfx at 1680*1050 is not pushing your cards.

Even with a X6 1055T @ 4Ghz and an HD5970 I had bottleneck at 1920x1080 ...

So that such low resolution no wonder why he's not seeing a good performance boost, CPU is the problem here cool.gif
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13161308 
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So that such low resolution no wonder why he's not seeing a good performance boost, CPU is the problem here cool.gif
I agree.
While the Q9 at 4.0Ghz is respectable, not all CPU's are equal and not all clock speeds are equal. Either this or drivers/software.
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I reverted back, im currently on 11.3 cap 3 at the moment.

I'm getting ready to run vantage.
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian;13160208 
How hot are your cards getting?

I ran MSI afterburner to check usage and temps.

Top one gets about ~70c
Bottom gets ~ 65c

EDIT*

Thinking about picking up a 1080p monitor soon.
Edited by Ryanb213 - 4/17/11 at 8:59am
post #27 of 47
Those temps are quite good, I wouldn't worry about that.

But I'd say it's definitely because of ur CPU, you may want to find some used deals for some 1336 CPU's or jump into Sandy Bridge...

Or get a bigger monitor tongue.gif
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag;13161497 
Those temps are quite good, I wouldn't worry about that.

But I'd say it's definitely because of ur CPU, you may want to find some used deals for some 1336 CPU's or jump into Sandy Bridge...

Or get a bigger monitor tongue.gif

i do agree..the X6 is necking on you..either switch platforms to get the most out of what you have w/o that much stress..or wait for BD..if you're loyal
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Originally Posted by kairi_zeroblade;13161657 
i do agree..the X6 is necking on you..either switch platforms to get the most out of what you have w/o that much stress..or wait for BD..if you're loyal

He doesn't have an X6? doh.gif
    
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I'm not into benchmarking, is that a good score?

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Both cards were running at 900/1250
Edited by Ryanb213 - 4/17/11 at 11:42am
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