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LoL doesn't handle multi GPUs well?

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I went crossfire a few days ago, it just blows away every single game..... except League of Legends.

I loaded the game up, everything was okay, queued up for a 5s with a friend, when it finished loading and the game was put into Full Screen, I had screen flickering and black bars across the top of my screen. I had to put the game into Windows Mode for it to stop doing that. Which I don't mind, but I'd much rather play in Full Screen.

Also when I had just one 5850 my FPS would always be at 60 with VSync enabled (I didn't see a point in disabling it because it'd always cap at 60 and never drop), but with 2 5850s it would drop below 60 a little, and with Vsync turned off it'll drop sometimes as well.

Does anyone else have slight issues with crossfire/SLI and League of Legends?
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what drivers are you using, I was told the 11.14 drivers have far better 5000 series crossfire scaling.
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I don't have issues with that game but with Darksiders. My game will crash if I have xfire enabled. Once I disable it would be fine.
 
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what drivers are you using, I was told the 11.14 drivers have far better 5000 series crossfire scaling.
Oh, really? Didn't notice that in the changes. If so, I'll definitely give those drivers a shot. I'm using 11.2 currently.

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I don't have issues with that game but with Darksiders. My game will crash if I have xfire enabled. Once I disable it would be fine.
Yeah, I mean the game runs fine and doesn't crash with crossfire it just requires tweaks I wish it didn't, mostly because I am picky.

Disabling crossfire will be like a last ditch effort if I can't get it solved/see if happens to anyone else first.
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Oh, really? Didn't notice that in the changes. If so, I'll definitely give those drivers a shot. I'm using 11.2 currently.

I was told by Dr216, I actually have no experience with 11.14 as yet. he is running 2 5870's so I assume it will be the same for you do you have dual crossfire bridges or just one?
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I was told by Dr216, I actually have no experience with 11.14 as yet. he is running 2 5870's so I assume it will be the same for you do you have dual crossfire bridges or just one?
I have like 5 bridges laying around from buying different hardware, but I only have one crossfire bridge connecting my 5850s. I saw there was an extra slot to put another bridge, but I wasn't sure if I was supposed to put two on.

Should I do that? What does putting two bridges on instead of one do?
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I have like 5 bridges laying around from buying different hardware, but I only have one crossfire bridge connecting my 5850s. I saw there was an extra slot to put another bridge, but I wasn't sure if I was supposed to put two on.

Should I do that? What does putting two bridges on instead of one do?
yeah, it apparently increases performance. give it a go its not dangerous so its worth a shot.
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yeah, it apparently increases performance. give it a go its not dangerous so its worth a shot.
Google'd my question and apparently there's just mixed answers. Some say it increases performance, some say it doesn't do anything unless you're running tri/quad, and some say it's just there for aesthetics (make it looker cooler). Some say two bridges also cause "flashing" in certain games.

Either way, I'll go ahead and put the other one on.
Edited by pjBSOD - 5/1/11 at 11:50am
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