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HD4890 in Xfire might have gone faulty!

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hey guys,

i jusr got back home from college, n booted up my machine.
for some reason crossfire was not working...even the ENABLE option was missing.

opened the casing removed primary n tried secondary alone in both x16 slots no signal!!!

how could it have gone bust??? isnt the secondary card the one with less stress n heat!!!!!!

any ideas?

thnx
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Sometimes cards just fail for no fault of your own and without any particular reason.

The only other sure test to see if the card is working is to try it on another motherboard or machine.
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hmmm...the dual fans spin up and work - but no input signal.
dyu think it cudve been dust build up or sumthn....its just that it wasnt been used for 4 months n its really baffling!
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hmmm...the dual fans spin up and work - but no input signal.
dyu think it cudve been dust build up or sumthn....its just that it wasnt been used for 4 months n its really baffling!
It sounds like the card is duff. Does the other 4890 work in the same slot?
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It sounds like the card is duff. Does the other 4890 work in the same slot?
yep...the other does
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