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Ezveedub, these are my cards. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro...px?pid=3865#ov

Asant, I unfortunately do not have a spare working graphics card handy, neither do my friends.

Toyz, its quite possible, but i checked and double checked when i first set up this rig that everything was accounted for in BIOS before even installing OS.

Frosty, that was one thing i was considering, switching to a single GPU like an Factory OC'd 580GTX or 6970. But i am happy with my results so far, I would just like it to stay fixed once I format again later today. But I believe I have a solution that works.

Thanks everyone for the help! Will give an update in a few days, hopefully I dont have to do anything this weekend and can game.
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One question, does the screen freeze and fans go high speed? Also on reboot, do the fans go high speed again until Windows comes back up? I had thus issue with my reference 6970 crossfired with my 6990. I believe it was overheating that caused this in my case. The other I noticed was Windows tries to load it's driver and when it does, it caused me issues.
     
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I did not hear a noticable change in fan speed when it locked up.
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So what was the the solution? You said you solved it.
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It couldve been a combination of multiple troubleshooting steps, but I think it was inparticular the reseating of the cards and the restoring factory defaults method described in a couple posts up.
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It couldve been a combination of multiple troubleshooting steps, but I think it was inparticular the reseating of the cards and the restoring factory defaults method described in a couple posts up.
Fyi, it's pretty easy to restore the graphics subsystem to a clean slate w/o reinstalling the OS.
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Well finished MoH:A last night on a complete clean install of win7 and drivers/updates. Installed 11.6b, did the steps of restoring factory defaults, played through the last 2 missions without a hiccup. Voltage readings were 12.23 even during pretty intense scenes and fire fights. Probably am going to either start Homefront or finish Metro. That I think will be the final test if i can get metro to play from start to finish without hiccuping.
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