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Yep, the only thing missing are accessories. Now for most important test of all... the power on test.
can you run a 3dmark vantage please! I am happy that I ordered mine
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post #192 of 199
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can you run a 3dmark vantage please! I am happy that I ordered mine
Sure, I can upon request. I am running the Just Cause 2 benchmark atm. I'll post all my benchmarks and post them later today.
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any updates for quadfire results?
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post #194 of 199
Going to break a couple of rules here and double post.


Settings/config:
  • See sig rig
  • i7 920 @ 4.0GHZ
  • Windows 7 64 bit
  • 4870x2 at stock (750/900)
  • CC 11.3 drivers








Crysis: Highest settings no AA/4X






3dMark Vantage default settings




Just Cause 2: Benchmark 2 and 3






Thoughts so far:

I still have Batman AA, Metro 2033, and a couple more to do. So far, the 4870x2 has outperformed my GTX 470 (at 732 mhz core) in everything but Vantage.

Vantage is where this card really chokes. I also noticed that the max overclock on the 4870x2 is 800 on the core via AB, which is only a meager 50mhz increase. This is definitely not the card you want to overclock a lot with.

Also, this card runs surprisingly cool. While benching JC2, max temps were only 54 on the top card and 61 on the bottom.

The biggest problem? Well there are two. First of all, this card is extremely long. I could barely get it to fit without scrapping my hard drive bays. And second problem has to be the microstuttering. I noticed various parts in the benchmarks where the benchmark seem to lag at 50+ FPS.

So far, it has been a pleasant experience. A very good bargain at 100 dollars I would say.
Edited by youra6 - 4/19/11 at 3:37pm
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Ooooh can't wait to get mine.
    
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Mine will be here fri
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Mine will be here fri
Same!
    
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For those who need to connect their GPU --> HDMI, it is possible. My refurbished 4870x2 did not come with an adapter but you can buy one for 10 bucks shipped via Amazon.

Cheers!

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post #199 of 199
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Going to break a couple of rules here and double post.


Settings/config:
  • See sig rig
  • i7 920 @ 4.0GHZ
  • Windows 7 64 bit
  • 4870x2 at stock (750/900)
  • CC 11.3 drivers








Crysis: Highest settings no AA/4X






3dMark Vantage default settings




Just Cause 2: Benchmark 2 and 3






Thoughts so far:

I still have Batman AA, Metro 2033, and a couple more to do. So far, the 4870x2 has outperformed my GTX 470 (at 732 mhz core) in everything but Vantage.

Vantage is where this card really chokes. I also noticed that the max overclock on the 4870x2 is 800 on the core via AB, which is only a meager 50mhz increase. This is definitely not the card you want to overclock a lot with.

Also, this card runs surprisingly cool. While benching JC2, max temps were only 54 on the top card and 61 on the bottom.

The biggest problem? Well there are two. First of all, this card is extremely long. I could barely get it to fit without scrapping my hard drive bays. And second problem has to be the microstuttering. I noticed various parts in the benchmarks where the benchmark seem to lag at 50+ FPS.

So far, it has been a pleasant experience. A very good bargain at 100 dollars I would say.
Can play Crysis at all Very High + 4xAA smoothly. Still definitely a beast. Damn nice card for those that had the chance to get it. On the time you've been with it, what would you say regarding the drivers?
    
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