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**FIXED** Eyefinity, Quad fire 7970, CCC 12.8 (12.x) Crash (hang/freeze) Galore, What to do? **FIXED**

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Hey guys.

I recently bought four Radeon 7970 (yes 4) . I had them last month and since then. I'm trying to play a game with my 3 000$ GPU setup and I can't. I had trifire 6970s previously with the exact same setup and it was working perfectly, no freeze, no hang.
Every 12.x drivers has been horse crap.

I can play whatever games I want with a single screen and my Quadfire and I have no problems at all.
My system is 4.6 Ghz STABLE under 12 hours Blend prime95 27.7

As soon as I try to play a game using eyefinity, I get instant freeze with a continuous sound loop that only a hard reset will work. This happen in the first minutes of playing. Unigine does it too, in other words, every graphics processing will freeze the rig.
I have 3 x 2560x1440 Monitors and I'm using two mini-Dp to DVI active adapter from accell, they have the latest firmware.

Using the drivers RC11 8.921.2 don't give me freeze or lock-up but there is numerous bugs that are also annoying. FAIL

I am so tired and don't know what to do anymore, I feel robbed and I just want to sell everything and change my passion.

Is the green team a good solution?

Any advice will be taken into consideration



Edit ( 12.11 beta 11 release date: 2012-12-04 happysmiley.gif )

Problem FIXED


Quote:
Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

GOOD News
Will test tomorrow without a doubt
AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta Release Notes

FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AMD CATALYST 12.11 BETA11 DRIVER

AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta11 is now available, and includes the following updates:
(Please note that AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta11 includes all of the fixes found in previous versions of AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta)
•Improves performance in Far Cry 3 (up to 25% with 8xMSAA, SSAO enabled @ 1600p, and up to 15% with 8xMSAA, HDAO enabled @1600p) (AMD Catalyst 12.11 CAP2 must also be installed)
•Resolves a sporadic system hang encountered with a single AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series GPU seen on X58 and X79 chipsets.
•Resolves an intermittent hang encountered with AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series GPUs in a CrossFire Eyefinity setup
.

•Resolves image corruption found in certain DirectX 9.0c titles
•Resolve missing fonts issue in XBMC
•Resolves no video issue found in Media Player Classic Home Cinema when using full or half floating point processing
•Resolves stability issues found in the previous AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta8 driver for Linux
•For users experiencing issues with HDMI Audio under Ubuntu 12.04, users should try installing the “dkms-hda - 0.201211291615~precise1” package from https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-audio-dev/+archive/alsa-daily/+packages and reboot; this will resolve the HDMI Audio issue found in Ubuntu 12.04
•AMD Catalyst 12.11 CAP2 has just been released, and should be used in conjunction with AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta11
◦Improves Far Cry 3 performance for single GPU configurations with AA enabled




Symptoms video (with the PC hang issue) (check 0:45 mark)





Video with Corrective
2012-12-04 Update
(12.11 Beta 11 CCC drivers)


Edited by KaRLiToS - 12/6/12 at 7:24pm
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post #2 of 428
Test all cards individually.
Try different Xfire connector.
Try different PCI-e slots.
Try single monitor display instead of 3.

Thats all I can think of what you can try to see if somethings wrong.
     
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My system is 4.6 Ghz STABLE under 12 hours Blend prime95 27.7
As soon as I try to play a game using eyefinity, I get instant freeze with a continuous sound loop that only a hard reset will work.


Did you verify each card as 100% operational?


Many ppl skip this step. Ask wermad.
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I can play many hours using crossfire on a single screen. I'm not the only one having this issue. As soon as I enable eyefinity, bang, Hard Lock.

By testing each cards? Do you mean Only enabling (one dip switch) on the ROG board and use eyefinity on one single card and then test?

Or one card and one screen?

I'm wasting so many hours, I really need a beer now.
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

I can play many hours using crossfire on a single screen. I'm not the only one having this issue. As soon as I enable eyefinity, bang, Hard Lock.

By testing each cards? Do you mean Only enabling (one dip switch) on the ROG board and use eyefinity on one single card and then test?

Or one card and one screen?

I'm wasting so many hours, I really need a beer now.

Take out all 4 cards and plug each one in one at a time.

Card #1 and Slot #1
Card #2 and Slot #1
Etc etc.
     
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Take out all 4 cards and plug each one in one at a time.
Card #1 and Slot #1
Card #2 and Slot #1
Etc etc.

I'm not taking out any card. Don't want to waste time and water for a god damm driver issue.
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post #7 of 428
run a heavy benchmark like unigine heaven at max settings that will atleast tell you if its a bad card or not just make sure each card has 100% load

you may just have to find the driver that works for you eyefinity and 3-4 gpu setups have always had issues with drivers

also check out this thread its has alot of fixes on it
http://www.overclock.net/t/1226892/fixes-catalyst-drivers-error-oc-eyefinity-general-issues
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

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Originally Posted by bigkahuna360 View Post

Take out all 4 cards and plug each one in one at a time.
Card #1 and Slot #1
Card #2 and Slot #1
Etc etc.

I'm not taking out any card. Don't want to waste time and water for a god damm driver issue.

I'm just throwing out suggestions. By no means were you ever obligated to do it.
     
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CCC 12.3 always was my fall back drivers. Since I got beta 12.7 to finnaly work I am never upgrading ccc again!

Just use CCC 12.3 and problem solved.
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I'm just throwing out suggestions. By no means were you ever obligated to do it.

Sorry if I was rude, it was not toward you, my situation is frustrating me so much.

--

All card stay at around 94% - 98% of usage which I consider normal

This is the Unigine Heaven test that I just did on one single screen. In eyefinity, it almost instantly Hard Lock or freeze with the annoying sound loop.


Drivers RC 11 / 8.921.2


Edited by KaRLiToS - 8/18/12 at 1:27pm
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