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im having problems with my crossfire setup i was hoping you guys could help me my games are not using both GPU's when i launch a game all i see is #1 gpu going to 90 and temps going up to 60c and higher and #2 is merely idling 0% usage 34c temp

i really don't understand why this is happening but this is my first crossfire set up specs below in sig maybe you guys can give advice
post #2 of 22
Not all games support crossfire.
Did you connect the crossfire bridge. Just one only.
Did you install the latest drivers from AMD + the crossfire profiles?

What games do you have issues with?

Notice you have only 2GB system ram with crossfire cards, seems might be a little sluggish.

Catalyst Software Suite11.9 & ATI Catalyst Application Profiles 11.9 CAP 3
Edited by Sp33d Junki3 - 10/25/11 at 12:46am
    
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Is crossfire enabled in Catalyst? Gotta go over the simple stuff first so dont flame me lol
    
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post #4 of 22
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haha yeah all up to date drivers and catalyst with crossfire bridge
crossfire is enabled in catalyst

games having issues with
World of tanks
Rusty Hearts
Bad company 2
Dues ex
assassins creed brotherhood
Medal of honor
Fable 3

and yeah i ordered 2x2gb set but the guy was late shipping them out so wont receive them till like Thursday/Friday

also the 2 HIS 5750's are almost touching each other only about a centimeter scratch that card one is touching the other because the heat sink is slightly bigger then 2 slot
card 1 idles at 45c under load it will hit 70c
card 2 idles at 35c under load it will hit 60c
Edited by Evil_Star - 10/25/11 at 1:04am
post #5 of 22
Would be good to upgrade to 64bit OS when have more than 4GB ram. 32bit will only see 3GB roughly.
The top card will always be hotter. Thats when you want to make sure you have the proper cooling in your system.
    
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post #6 of 22
If you have the latest drivers and the crossfire bridge is connected, it's possibly a bottleneck. I'm not too sure.
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Originally Posted by Evil_Star;15444787 
haha yeah all up to date drivers and catalyst with crossfire bridge
crossfire is enabled in catalyst

games having issues with
World of tanks
Rusty Hearts
Bad company 2
Dues ex
assassins creed brotherhood
Medal of honor
Fable 3

and yeah i ordered 2x2gb set but the guy was late shipping them out so wont receive them till like Thursday/Friday

also the 2 HIS 5750's are almost touching each other only about a centimeter scratch that card one is touching the other because the heat sink is slightly bigger then 2 slot
card 1 idles at 45c under load it will hit 70c
card 2 idles at 35c under load it will hit 60c

Uninstall Afterburner, Catalyst & CAP.

Restart PC and install Catalyst 11.9 + CAP3 http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/radeon_win7-64.aspx
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post #8 of 22
disable ulps
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post #9 of 22
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ok disables ulps

uninstalled afterburner and catalyst and reinstalled

oh right now my pc has a major bottleneck but when i swapped out motherboards i did install win 7 64bit because im upgrading to 6gb ram
Edited by Evil_Star - 10/25/11 at 9:10am
post #10 of 22
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Originally Posted by Evil_Star;15448027 
disable ulps? in the bios?

oh right now my pc has a major bottleneck but when i swapped out motherboards i did install win 7 64bit because im upgrading to 6gb ram

and ill try the reinstall

Not in BIOS, here it is:

To disable ULPS:

1. Go to regedit (start > search programs and files > "regedit").
2. In drop down menu: find file > type "enableulps".
3. For ALL instances (keep pressing F3) change the "1" value to a "0".
4. Reboot PC.
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