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    Default Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    So i've been running 2 7970 lightnings and I had a huge iverheat issue! Unless I have vsync enable my top card would easily make it over 90 celcius!! Out of boredom I switched cards, xfire bridge, and took both of the gpu reactors off to see what would happen! And to my surprise now the top card(after swap) hasent gotten over 56 celcius (with vsync) Does that mean I have a bad card? I know my case isnt the best airflow out there but is really good at it!

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Anyone?? lol...

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    when you have multiple gpu, the top card is always run hotter than the bottom card.
    what do you mean by swapping the card, the bottom card go on top and via versa?
    If that's the case then what is the temp for the bottom card now?

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Like Tony Said, the top card normally run slightly higher, but in your comment it looks like you saying now that the card (originally from the bottom) is not at the top and running lower then the one a the bottom? Is that correct?

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Yes as I swapped the bottom card with the top card and all seems good! And for some wierd reason msi afterburner wont show me the bottom cards temps :/ I know xfire is enabled cuz it shows me the usage on both cards and tells me everything else about the 2nd card other than the core temps

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Have you tried to reinstall the drivers?? maybe something happen during the swap..

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Yes I had switched drivers every where lol...Im wondering if that card rather be on bottom i guess!! lol...

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    hmmmm....it's must be faulty connection.
    Does CCC show CF setup?

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Yes ccc it shows that both cards are enebled and xfire is enabled as well! I was wondering if I need to return the card for another or what I should do lol

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Are you using latest version of Afterburn?

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Yes the version Im using now is 2.3.1 I believe!! Even reinstalled it

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    hmmm... yea, something doesn't sound right..... when did this start to happen?? just recently or has it been this way since the beginning... also did you make any changes before you started to notice this?

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Can you please download GPU-Z from Downloads | techPowerUp and Hardware Monitor from CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting and post a screen shots

    The main dashboard from GPU-Z will look like this:
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    And Hardware Monitor dash board will look like this, and show temps for both cards about 3/4 of the way down, in my case Nvidia GTX680s

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Do not even attempt to ask for a RMA until you know if the card you moved to the bottom is still running hot, at least this way you will have scree shots to back up your story if it is running warmer than it should

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    to my understand his temps are normal after swapped the cards, the CCC recognizes the CF setup, only Afterburn can't see the cards in CF at the moment.
    I think software glitch here.

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    Default Re: Crossfire knowledge here!!! lol

    Im with Tony on this one,i also thing its a software glitch. When you installed the cards did you completely remove the drivers first?

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