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time to buy a crossfire bridge

Ummm, I have a crossfire bridge. Read the whole discussion before posting.... seriously...

To the other two people: I will try and clean the goldfingers on the cards.

Also, can I hook up that bridge that came with my board to my cards? If it actually is SLI, will it cause any damage?
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Here's an image of an SLI bridge vs a Crossfire bridge.

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Here's an image of an SLI bridge vs a Crossfire bridge.
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hmmmm, will it cause an damage if I use the other bridge to see if it works?
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Actually, never mind, the bridges do not match.

Any ideas on what I should do?
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I mean, at this point, I'd just go ahead and purchase a standalone crossfire bridge. It can't really be software if you've gone through all of that, but you can be very sure if you have another partition with a clean install of Windows to work with.
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I mean, at this point, I'd just go ahead and purchase a standalone crossfire bridge. It can't really be software if you've gone through all of that, but you can be very sure if you have another partition with a clean install of Windows to work with.

Thanks. I called AMD support, and he said I need a new crossfire bridge. So I ordered a new one. This time from Amazon, and not Ebay wink.gif.

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No problem, let us know how the new one works when it arrives smile.gif
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No problem, let us know how the new one works when it arrives smile.gif

Will do thumb.gif
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post #19 of 25

If you have done as suggested, very sure it's not driver/registry/profile but hardware related.

 

Did you see any error message in Device Manager > Display adapters? If so, try different PCIe slots or post a screen shot using GPU-Z showing both GPUs the PCIe lanes assigned to it. If they are running @x8/x8 or x8/x4, very likely the crossfire bridge is broken.

 

Test each card by itself too and make sure all the PCIe power plugged in and locked.

 

 

 

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post #20 of 25
I had this problem recently with 6870+6850, it did end up being the bridge. I had to try 4 of them to find one it liked. I have no idea why it worked that way, I just ended up getting 3 new ones at the store and the first one I tried worked, while the 3 I had at home did not work at all.
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