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try 1333 @ 1.5 with 9/9/9 timings just to see if its your ram.

Nope, already tried that too frown.gif
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Get/go to gpu-z and see what temp three reaches. At 75* on the core temp 3 could be reaching like 90*. I have a sapphire toxic 6950 and i like it much better than the tf3. It never gets over 59* while gaming and is reasonably quiet.

Tested that also, no problems with any temps.
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Power issue maybe? A cpu OC that high and two 6950's are cutting it close on that psu. Is your OC stable? Try going down to 4.5ghz and see what happens. Also maybe one of your pci-e slots on that mobo has gone south.

I doubt that.. Hx750 has been pretty amazing in tests. I've also tried with stock and 4.5ghz settings.. No change in results. Oc is 12h prime95 stable.

Like i wrote earlier, i've tried different combinations on pcie ports as i have 2x 16x and 2x 8x, to test if ports are damaged. Single card works fine.
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Try 11.10 with Caps 2. That's what I'm using. Working good so far, except for Saints Row 3
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Try this and follow in running order, do not skip.

 

1. Reset CMOS and go into BIOS to load optimized defaults to run everything on stock BIOS.

 

2. Reset the cards OC to default and restart PC.

 

3. Download and install latest WHQL 11.11 + CAP2 http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/radeon_win7-64.aspx

 

4. If you are using Afterburner, download and install latest MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 Beta 8 (Uninstall all other OC softwares or FRAPS).

 

5. Disable ULPS:

 

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

6. Try the all the games again with crossfire enabled.

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^ to add to that, alternatively you can do a clean install of the drivers. Download driversweeper. After you uninstall the old drivers, restart into safe mode, run driver sweeper, clean ALL old AMD graphics drivers. Restart normally. Install new drivers.
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Try this and follow in running order, do not skip.

1. Reset CMOS and go into BIOS to load optimized defaults to run everything on stock BIOS.

2. Reset the cards OC to default and restart PC.

3. Download and install latest WHQL 11.11 + CAP2 http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/radeon_win7-64.aspx

4. If you are using Afterburner, download and install latest MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 Beta 8 (Uninstall all other OC softwares or FRAPS).

5. Disable ULPS:

- Go to regedit (start > search programs and files > "regedit").

- In drop down menu: find file > type "enableulps".

- For ALL instances (keep pressing F3) change the "1" value to a "0".

- Reboot PC.

 
6. Try the all the games again with crossfire enabled.

Well, tried this too, twice actually. With 11.11 and 11.11a.
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^ to add to that, alternatively you can do a clean install of the drivers. Download driversweeper. After you uninstall the old drivers, restart into safe mode, run driver sweeper, clean ALL old AMD graphics drivers. Restart normally. Install new drivers.

Yeap, i've been using driversweeper to be sure that all drivers are gone.

I can run furmark with no problems and Msi AB is showing 99% usage on both gpus. If i try to play a game it won't work.. Dirt3 worked fine in the menus, but it can be played for a minute and then it freezes -> Dirt3 executable + Amd display driver stopped working.

And now i've also tried with different ram. Amd display driver just keeps on crashing on me.
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What are you overclocking to (GPUs)? I was having the freezing issue (non-eyefinity) when I had my GPUs set to 930/1425 @1.2v. Lowered my clocks to 900/1375 @ 1.175v and I haven't had a freeze since. Still get the occasional crash, but that seems more along the line of an actual problem with BF3.

Keep in mind that I was Furmark/GPUTool stable with my original overclock.
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What are you overclocking to (GPUs)? I was having the freezing issue (non-eyefinity) when I had my GPUs set to 930/1425 @1.2v. Lowered my clocks to 900/1375 @ 1.175v and I haven't had a freeze since. Still get the occasional crash, but that seems more along the line of an actual problem with BF3.

I'm not overclocking at all. Gpus are @ TFIII stock settings. I tried a small voltage bump to see if it helps but no. I can't get these to work even in stock @ cfx thumb.gif
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The only other thing I could recommend to you involves a bit of registry editing. Please create a restore point before you try this.

1) Open regedit and navigate to HKLM/System/CurrentControlSet/Control/GraphicsDrivers/DCI
2) Press Edit>New>DWORD>Name it "TdrDelay"
3) Set value to 8-10

This should give your system 8-10 seconds before Windows decides that your GPUs are messing up. It may or may not help with your driver crashing issues.

TDR= Timeout Detection and Recovery

Good luck with your issues.
Edited by importflip - 11/22/11 at 10:47pm
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