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I just recieved my 2nd gpu for Xfire today, its 1 XFX one that i had before, and i just added the Gigabyte. Now im sitting here, not in a game or anything and the screen j ust keeps flickering and tearing. Its the screen on the DVI and the screen on the display port, the third screen seems to be unaffected. WTH?

Also one of the cards makes a high pitched noise, is there a way to stop it?



Three independent screens, NOT EYEFINITY.
Edited by iCrap - 6/18/11 at 10:36pm
    
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One card could be artifacting. Try swapping the card positions on your mobo?
     
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There is no vsync when your at the desktop. What are you talking about.
Edit: nice ninja edit -_-.

I will try swapping slots and see what happens...
    
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There is no vsync when your at the desktop. What are you talking about.
I edited my post when I re-read what you said.
     
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I just recieved my 2nd gpu for Xfire today, its 1 XFX one that i had before, and i just added the Gigabyte. Now im sitting here, not in a game or anything and the screen j ust keeps flickering and tearing. Its the screen on the DVI and the screen on the display port, the third screen seems to be unaffected. WTH?

Also one of the cards makes a high pitched noise, is there a way to stop it?
So is this as a group, or 3 independent screens?
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I edited my post when I re-read what you said.
yea i saw, il try swapping the slots.

Anything else i can try in addition to that?



This is as three independent screens BTW.
    
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First try this, open the Catalyst Control Center, click on Gaming and then on 3D Application Settings and look for Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) and if it is enabled, set it to disabled.

Next, try just turning all the monitors off for a few seconds (at the same time) then back on, I hear that works sometimes as well.

Lastly, it could be an issue with the drivers and installing a new Crossfire connection, try reinstalling the drivers.
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yea i saw, il try swapping the slots.

Anything else i can try in addition to that?



This is as three independent screens BTW.
Monitor the gpu usage with afterburner and see if the clock speeds are bouncing.
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First try this, open the Catalyst Control Center, click on Gaming and then on 3D Application Settings and look for Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) and if it is enabled, set it to disabled.

Next, try just turning all the monitors off for a few seconds (at the same time) then back on, I hear that works sometimes as well.

Lastly, it could be an issue with the drivers and installing a new Crossfire connection, try reinstalling the drivers.
Ok, should i try another xfire bridge? i used the shorter one but i have a longer one laying around

Also, i have 11.5 drivers, so i think i need to upgrade to 11.6.
I just checked and the Morphological AA is off but i did uncheck EVERY box in there and as of this post it has stopped artifacting but i try a game now and see what happens.

I have also temporarilly dissabled xfire.
    
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Did you remove drivers before installing the new card?

If not, then I'd start there. Remove them with driversweeper, and then reinstall now that all 3 cards are in the system. ATI drivers are finicky.
    
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