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Can I enable crossfire without CCC?

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I re-installed the XG warcat drivers without CCC because I think CCC was causing problems, is it possible to enable crossfire without it?
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i do believe CCC is the only way to enable crossfire, sadly...
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What problems were you having? I was getting VPU recovery errors, game freezes and such. But my problems were fixed when I got CCC 6.8. Our crossfire setups are very similar, maybe it will work for you.

I read your posts on your problem in your other thread just now. I had the same screen tearing and weird colors when in 3dmode, only when crossfire was enabled. Then those problems turned into VPU errors. But when I got CCC 6.8 it stopped completely. Havent had a problem since. You should definitely try CCC 6.8.
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Yea, the only way to enable Crossfire is through CCC, sadly
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What is the proper way to uninstall current video card drivers? I know you need driver cleaner pro after you uninstall them, but how do you actually uninstall them to begin with?

The thing that is bugging me is that 6.9 worked just fine before, had around 10,500 in 3dmark06 with no graphic errors at all and not overclocked much. I will try re-installing with 6.8.
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control panel...add/remove programs...click remove on all the ati stuff...start with the ATI Software Uninstall Utilily..that's what i do anyways..
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post #7 of 11
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I tried 6.8 warcat and still same story pretty much. I don't really get any more artifacts, just other weird stuff. In full screen mode I get around 20 FPS and if a big explosion happens my computer goes black screen and reboots. If I play in windowd mode it runs fine but my clock speeds stay at 2D speed (500/600), so I get only around 30-50 FPS. If I use ATI tool and windowd mode, for some reason, when I open up the game in windowd mode, my custom ati tool clocks (620/720) jump down to 400/600 even if I click yes when it asks me to disable 3d detection. Like I set the clocks, they run at 620/720 fine, I open the game, and bam they jump to 400/600. Raising clocks during game causes system crash.
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post #8 of 11
Maybe the card just cant handle much of an OC, some cards get this way and we just need to either accept it or RMA it.

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I am not OCing them at all not even 1%. 620/720 are the stock 3d speeds, 500/600 are the stock 2d speeds. When it goes to 620/720 it is not being overclocked, it is just switching itself to 3d mode. This is an aspect of x1900 cards made to save power. If it was using 620/720 speeds for regular 2d apps, it would be a waste, so they made it this way.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Frozenshinobi
I tried 6.8 warcat
I meant Catalyst Control Center 6.8

The proper way to reinstall drivers is to uninstall them, reboot, run driver cleaner pro, install.
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