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Old 10-09-08, 10:32 PM   #37
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Default Re: 9800 GX2 or GTX 260?

Originally Posted by Coolasmoo View Post
You know, i play Grid, Clear Sky, Warhead, Cod 4 and many other new release games and have never had a problem with my GX2 at 1920 x 1200 (BFG)

Apart from Warhead which i ran at Enthusiast DX9 , all the other games are stutter free and i have never even seen this micro stuttering you mention,

Im looking forward to upgrading, but it wont be until next year,

GX2 to GTX 280 = your kidding yourself
Microstuttering is a vastly exxagerated problem. However a multi GPU @ 40 FPS is not equivalent to a single single @ 40 FPS. Due to the inconsistency between frame delay making some frames appear slower than others. This is not a big deal. Especially when you maintain 30 FPS > typically. But the FPS values dont equal out to a single GPU either due to the inconsistency. I typically shave 15-20% off a multi GPUS displayed FPS value when I look at FPS of an overall solution compared to a single GPU. Microstuttering in itself is not something most people would notice.
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