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Sapphire HD7870 FleX Edition Review

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We configured the game to run across three screens in Eyefinity at 5760 resolution.

Strong performance across three screens. We also tested with the ultra setting although performance was borderline, unlike the Sapphire HD7950 FleX which was smoother throughout. The extra 1GB of GDDR5 memory will also aid performance a little.

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