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Hey guys just wanted your hand in diagnosing this issue that came accross with Caspian Border.

I OC'd yesterday using the asus p67 OC'ing guide I am at 4.8ghz. I ran intel burn tests and prime 95 for a few hours and all seems well.

If i run a single 6990 in BF3 everything works great. Operation Metro especially with Caspian border out now it seems to run extrememly well when I enable crossfire.

Crossfire in Metro allows me to play full rounds with no issues.
Crossfire in Caspian crashes to desktop in about 10minutes.
With crossfire disableled i can play Caspian all day long.

Would this be more of a driver issue with the cards or could it be a bad overclock?
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Could be driver issue or could be buggy game.
My game randomly closes sometimes. Its still beta so its still buggy.
Tried any other game?
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Probably just the BETA. I crash a few times a day. It's annoying, but what can one do.
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First of all, does this occur at stock clocks? If so, it is probably a problem with the BETA itself or drivers. If not...well, you have your culprit ...
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It's probably drivers/beta.

I'm having an issue with crossfire & bf3. Can't play full screen without it crapping out.
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post #7 of 22
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Originally Posted by FrostyGPU View Post
Hey guys just wanted your hand in diagnosing this issue that came accross with Caspian Border.

I OC'd yesterday using the asus p67 OC'ing guide I am at 4.8ghz. I ran intel burn tests and prime 95 for a few hours and all seems well.

If i run a single 6990 in BF3 everything works great. Operation Metro especially with Caspian border out now it seems to run extrememly well when I enable crossfire.

Crossfire in Metro allows me to play full rounds with no issues.
Crossfire in Caspian crashes to desktop in about 10minutes.
With crossfire disableled i can play Caspian all day long.

Would this be more of a driver issue with the cards or could it be a bad overclock?
I'm playing Caspian border as we speak with 2 6870s in crossfire and have had 0 problems. Maybe its drivers with that card? My cards are not OC'd btw
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B-e-t-a.....
this, and do you get a diagnostic message pop up or does the game window blink out?

If the game window blinks out check your battle log, in the bottom right for a few seconds it might say "disconnected from server" this is common on caspain border because the servers kick people at random to make room for more people (regardless of how many are playing )

Also, I have heard of crossfire issues in the beta.

While the two maps are the same game, CB introduces vehicles and far greater draw distances.

Test your crossfire in unigine heaven, because I ran my GTX 560Ti in BF3 for hours on metro but would crash in seconds in Unigine heaven. Took me a long time to balance out the issues.

As I learned in the past week, use unigine and then games to test your GPU overclock. Use anti aliasing in unigine as it really works the memory component of the GPU which can be the secret culprit for error.

AND GOOD LUCK!
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B-e-t-a.....
I don't mean to alarm you, but release is this month. This more of a demo than an actual beta.

The real beta was the Alpha.
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I don't mean to alarm you, but release is this month. This more of a demo than an actual beta.

The real beta was the Alpha.
the real alpha was alpha, the real beta is now. the beta code is 6 weeks old, as in right after alpha code fixes were applied.
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