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Im asuming that the HD6950 will be 28-32% faster then the HD6870, the HD6970 will probably be faster then the HD6950 in 18-20%

so yeah, add an imaginary 40-50% to the HD6870

http://tpucdn.com/reviews/HIS/Radeon_HD_6870/images/perfrel_1920.gif
From those numbers would you not agree that it could be around the speed of the 5870 and 6850 crossfire for the 6970 and 6950?

I'm really hoping for around that or even a little more with some overclocking, if the 6970 can do that without using too much power then it's the card for me.
 
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Why is everyone screaming about scaling?


They look like their scaling better than the 5xxx series or am I wrong?
 
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The scaling is near perfect
 
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scaling is so bad!!! on 640x480 it only scales 60% and in a game that does 200fps on a single, it only does 300fps in CFX!!!

Who cares about metro 2033 or Crysis r any of those demanding games... who cares about the 95% scaling in the modern games that play less then 100fps?
 
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[/Nvidia fanboy]

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ohhh, they kill 5xxx with this
 

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What happened here (note the 5970 & 6870 Crossfire performance)?

GTX 460 review:


6870 Crossfire review:
 
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I wonder why this review and Guru3D's crossfire review are in stark contrast of each other. Must investigate...after dinner!
They better be different results. Looking at both reviews and comparing them together side by side, WIZ used different quality settings than Guru3D. We are talking about complete different video settings.

That is why the results from both sites differ. There's nothing wrong with transparency, the HD 6870 Crossfire X setup on both sites slaughtered anything and everything along with having the best price/performance ratio IMO.

This get’s me to think how much faster can the HD 6900 series be if the HD 6800’s scale good in Crossfire X.
That must be a typo or something. Maybe something went wrong with the setup just like what n-ster said bellow me.
 
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crossfire can cause loss of performance at 2560x1600 if the game is not optimized well for it
 

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It's the part where it (it = 5970) was getting 125.4 FPS so recently and now 54.9. So DX11 in WoW means byebye X-fire?
 

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It's the part where it (it = 5970) was getting 125.4 FPS so recently and now 54.9. So DX11 in WoW means byebye X-fire?
looks like it
 
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ASUS get of your ass and build us a HD6990 ARES II.
 

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Or the Asus Super 6999 X2 Extreme Ares II....Ultra Edition :laugh:
Hmm with a name like that i'm sure that has to be the 16gb version, the Asus Super 6999 X2 Extreme Ares II would of corse only have 8gb of ram :roll:
 

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Hmm with a name like that i'm sure that has to be the 16gb version, the Asus Super 6999 X2 Extreme Ares II would of corse only have 8gb of ram :roll:
:laugh:

The Ultra Edition can also do 4-way crossfire for some Octo GPU action.:roll:
 
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:laugh:

The Ultra Edition can also do 4-way crossfire for some Octo GPU action.:roll:
:laugh: of corse, they could hardly call it ultra without the ability to run 4 dual chip cards... although maybe they are waiting for pci-e 3 to come out :laugh:

If the new shader architecture scales well, the most we can expect from these cards is a 70% improvement over the 6870.


which would be freaken epic.
If that is the case i will happly dump the 2 6870's that i have not even recived yet and get one... or maybe two 6970's :laugh:
 
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would be sacaring to see 3 or 4 way fire with how great the scaling is to bad you can only do 2 way. i bet 6950-70 can do 4 way!
 
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scaling is so bad!!! on 640x480 it only scales 60% and in a game that does 200fps on a single, it only does 300fps in CFX!!!

Who cares about metro 2033 or Crysis r any of those demanding games... who cares about the 95% scaling in the modern games that play less then 100fps?
The only reason I'm going to quadfire my 6990s is to hit 1k fps on solitaire so it's buttery smooth after i dominate it. If it can't scale to get that then it is not worth anything to me...
 
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wh cares if it does 0.5fps in WOW :roll: Solitaire FTW!
 
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Something I've never understood about the framerate deal. Who cares after it passes 60? Monitors only refresh at 60-85hz correct? After 90 the human eye can't tell and it goes into the subliminal message world. Having said that, it does not detract from my previous statement that I want 1,000 fps in solitaire. And 500 fps in farmville.