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So I put my second 5850 in today that arrivedyesterday, plugged everything in and no issues. Booted up fine, got into Windows, said it was "installing new device" or whatever it said in the taskbar, and then it made the sound as if you were to disconnect a device, and never made the sound as if you were reconnecting a device.

My screen remains black. Monitor isn't idle, PC is running, etc. Just a black screen.

Sigh.. What do I do?
post #2 of 16
Did you try to plug the monitor into the other card? Several times when I set up my CF I would get Bios screen on one card and windows on the other, after complete install & re-boot everything worked on the top card.
    
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So I pressed the power button, it shut down after a few seconds. Booted back up into Windows, opened CCC and checked the "Performance" tab.

It now says crossfire is enabled. However, if I go to the card that my montior is not plugged into (the new card I just put in) it has 0 degrees C temps, 0 activity, but 20% fan speed.

That's supposed to happen until I start a 3D app in Full Screen, right?
post #4 of 16
Run GPU-Z it will say CF enabled or 2 GPU's, also you should get temps on both cards.
    
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Well, it's definitely working. I opened up BC2 and had about 135 FPS maxed out. For some reason the temps don't show on the second card when just idle in Windows, but they show when a 3D application is launched and I tab out to check.
post #6 of 16
You could try re-installing drivers. What driver ver. are you running?
    
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post #7 of 16
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Well, it's definitely working. I opened up BC2 and had about 135 FPS maxed out. For some reason the temps don't show on the second card when just idle in Windows, but they show when a 3D application is launched and I tab out to check.
It's not supposed to show up, the 2nd cards temp that is because you've got powerplay enabled in 2D. There an option to disable it in AB under the config file.
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It's not supposed to show up, the 2nd cards temp that is because you've got powerplay enabled in 2D. There an option to disable it in AB under the config file.
Thanks for clarification
post #9 of 16
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It's not supposed to show up, the 2nd cards temp that is because you've got powerplay enabled in 2D. There an option to disable it in AB under the config file.

I run just CCC (no AB) and both cards show temps, have with every version I have run from 9.2 up.
    
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post #10 of 16
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I run just CCC (no AB) and both cards show temps, have with every version I have run from 9.2 up.
You're doing something wrong then because the 2ndary cards are supposed to shut off.
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