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    hello everyone, i decided to jump to the Crossfire side on my new set up, and its a nightmare -_-

    i cant get any programs to read anything like clock speed, temps, gpu usage nothing.....its like the cards not even working, is it suppose to be like this?

    also my major problem here is, im not seeing ANY fps increase at all, in fact im seeing a decrease? right now iv only been playing LOL and Arma2, everything maxed in arma im getting 19fps, and with CF disabled in CCC im getting 22fps,

    wth is going on here?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    This may be a silly question but did you enable it CCC?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    yes i did, i went to CCC and under performance there is a option to enable/disable, i clicked enable and it makes the screen flash, and comes back.....i do have my cards both running in 8x mode instead of 16x, could this be the problem?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    Have you updated the drivers? Or are you using beta drivers?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    Did you make sure to put the crossfire bridge on the cards?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    yes the CF bridge is on, as far as drivers, when i set up the PC i installed 1 card, downloaded the latest drivers for the card of AMD's site, shut off and installed the other card, then enabled the Xfire under CCC,

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    on MED settings, im getting ~50fps with my settings, i feel i should be getting ALOT more then what i am, does the game not support Xfire?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    just another thought.....is it possible that my 8350 is bottlenecking?

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    No, your 8350 is definitely not a bottleneck. Even if it were, there is no way it would give you lower frames than a single card. Try doing a clean sweep of all the drivers and do a fresh install. Use Driver Fusion or ATIMan Uninstaller to remove the driver.

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    could the fact that in installed the drivers before installing both cards have messed something up? currently uninstalling drivers now

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    Delete your current AMD drivers, install both cards, add the bridge and then download and install the newest AMD GPU drivers for your cards, restart and then enable Crossfire. This has to be done this way, you just can't install a 2nd card and expect everything to work. So do what I just told you and you should be fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Delete your current AMD drivers, install both cards, add the bridge and then download and install the newest AMD GPU drivers for your cards, restart and then enable Crossfire. This has to be done this way, you just can't install a 2nd card and expect everything to work. So do what I just told you and you should be fine
    Did it in that order,and still no go, cross fire IS working I tested it with unigen valley, so if come to the conclusion that. Arma either does not support it, or is very poorly optimized

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    Yeah, CrossfireX does have it's drawbacks. When it works though... it is NICE!!

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    Download the latest edition of GPU-Z, run the program and post a screenshot for us.

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    Will do when I get home tonigh, in about 2 hours or so

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    Default Re: what is going on with my crossfire?

    Stan that is how i did it, i had my 1st card installed and i bought and installed the 2nd card, put the CF bridge on and booted up, enabled CF and worked like a charm.

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