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lame.

Did you uninstall drivers and use driver sweeper to get rid of any leftover crap and then install the driver?

If not, I would recommend that. Lame I know, but it may work.
i am in the middle of running driver sweeper right now to get rid of both the AMD drivers and my old Nvidia drivers... i am seriously hoping this works as i am starting to get severely annoyed

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format, install all other drivers first, reboot

install gpu drivers, reboot

if that doesn't work get back to us
i dont particularly want to reformat my drive right now as i am leaving in a few hours and dont have enough time to finish the process right now... i have been planning to reformat for a wile now though, so i may just do it in a few weeks when i get back
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it wont work on a 780i. period. there is no hack for crossfire on nvidia chipsets.
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it wont work on a 780i. period. there is no hack for crossfire on nvidia chipsets.
i have done xfire on a 790i so i figured it would work on the 780i ... i am actually using this rig for folding because i got the 5870s massively cheap ($95 ea from an old friend) so should i just use dummy plugs to utilize all three cards?
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i have done xfire on a 790i so i figured it would work on the 780i ... i am actually using this rig for folding because i got the 5870s massively cheap ($95 ea from an old friend) so should i just use dummy plugs to utilize all three cards?
upgrade to a semi-modern platform would be my advice.

though you dont need X-fire to use them for crunching
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upgrade to a semi-modern platform would be my advice.

though you dont need X-fire to use them for crunching
no money for a large upgrade right now unfortunately ... i will probably end up doing an upgrade once ivy comes out and i can see the options... for now i guese i will just use dummy plugs and get this beast up and running
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