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Old 04-19-10, 01:27 AM   #61
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Any idea why ATi has issues with RE5 lol benchmark?
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Old 04-19-10, 01:40 AM   #62
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Any idea why ATi has issues with RE5 lol benchmark?
Sounds like you have driver issues. I get at least180 fps with 2x5870s @max 1920x1200 w/4xaa.
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Old 04-19-10, 09:22 AM   #63
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Let us know how they run bfbc2 at 2560x1600
My monitor only plays at native resoulution 1920/1200, doesn't go any higher sorry buddy.
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Well finally got it up and running stable and been having some fun today. I just wanted to post a little heaven bench and I matched your settings Fasedww. I came in a few fps lower than you but bear in mind my cpu is at 3.77 yours is at 4.3. This is my sig rig minus of course the 3 260's and replaced with 3 x evga gtx 470 sc's running only the factory oc. Was a fast run and only 1 run I'll play more over the next few days since I've been testing stability all day and playing lots of games to make sure it's all running as it's supposed too. Are you running your overclocked past the small factory oc?

I'll up my sig tomorrow or something.

Well I was playing at 1920/1200 a little higher on resoulution. My video cards are at factory GTX 470 SC specs, I'll be getting the afterburner from Guru3d thats coming out for the 470 voltage tweak today I believe, as of now it's just the 480, then up the voltage a little higher and clock it up a bit then do the test again.
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Wondering if I should return my GTX 470 in SLI and go for the 480. I'm running a core i7 920 @ 4ghz (200x20) with 6gb of RAM. I play Bfbc2 @ 2560x1600 1AA 16AF everything on high. For the most part it is silky smooth, but I would like to turn up the AA to a 2 or 4 at the most. What do you guys think?

BTW I have them clocked at 480 GTX speeds
You should be easily able to turn up the aa to 2x or 4x with 470 sli even at that res I'm pretty sure. Shouldn't be a problem.
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Wondering if I should return my GTX 470 in SLI and go for the 480. I'm running a core i7 920 @ 4ghz (200x20) with 6gb of RAM. I play Bfbc2 @ 2560x1600 1AA 16AF everything on high. For the most part it is silky smooth, but I would like to turn up the AA to a 2 or 4 at the most. What do you guys think?

BTW I have them clocked at 480 GTX speeds
This might help you.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...li-review.html

Shows stock 470 SLi and a 480. If I were you, and I'm not, I'd keep 470 SLi.
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fasedww, do you have any issues running triple-sli and bad company 2?
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fasedww, do you have any issues running triple-sli and bad company 2?
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I will be ordering 2 470's this week or next. Can't wait.
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Kinda wish you guys would start posting benchmarks from actual games instead of Heaven.

I'm way more interested in seeing how the new AA modes would work in real-world situations.
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Kinda wish you guys would start posting benchmarks from actual games instead of Heaven.

I'm way more interested in seeing how the new AA modes would work in real-world situations.
I got Crysis maxed 16csaa at 1920/1200 very high at stock clocks 625/1250/1700 and I'm running in 60's frames per second, I tried the bench thing and ran it but never get any stats, don't know how it works guess, I'll keep trying maybe get it figured out.
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