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planetside 2 runs great with virtue mvp enabled (using discrete gfx + intergrated adds about 30% framerate) it doesnt run great in xfire (acutally costs fps in some points).

never had such problems with SLI, even under linux! Ati(AMD) is a bit slower with their drivers, but they have improved since becoming AMD (for example, there are linux drivers now)
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You guys clearly didn't try Trifiring them cards... Now thats a world of pain!
I haven't heard many people complaining about trifire.What kinds of problems are associated with it?
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No game will continue to work for more then 10 mins before crashing.

If I enable any thing in RadeonPro or Run fraps the crash happens in less then 10 seconds.

Rip off the second crossfire dongle... trouble free gaming!
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No game will continue to work for more then 10 mins before crashing.

If I enable any thing in RadeonPro or Run fraps the crash happens in less then 10 seconds.

Rip off the second crossfire dongle... trouble free gaming!


That's a personal issue. You should probably keep it in that context of what you can prove.
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No game will continue to work for more then 10 mins before crashing.
If I enable any thing in RadeonPro or Run fraps the crash happens in less then 10 seconds.
Rip off the second crossfire dongle... trouble free gaming!
Did you test every one of the cards individually to make sure that it worked, make sure your power supply was sufficient, and make sure it was not a driver or motherboard issue?
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That's a personal issue. You should probably keep it in that context of what you can prove.

And how many of us trifires do you see on the forums?

hmm... Hey I need to start a club for that!
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Did you test every one of the cards individually to make sure that it worked, make sure your power supply was sufficient, and make sure it was not a driver or motherboard issue?

PSU is sufficient.

When not playing I am OCing the cards to over my gaming voltage and running an "ahm" bitcoin program.

If I am not bitcoing I am going folding so... if those two don't bork the system I know nothing else that will do it.

Also ran the cards with my CPU on a suicidal run and got nearly over 20k on 3dmark11 and didn't have a crash there.

So clearly its a driver issue with the games I am playing (Specifically BF3 and Far Cry 3).

My system stability test is to keep 3dmark11 running for an hours time.
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My government teacher said "Chicken Nugget Brain" lols
his words not mine.
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And how many of us trifires do you see on the forums?
hmm... Hey I need to start a club for that!
PSU is sufficient.
When not playing I am OCing the cards to over my gaming voltage and running an "ahm" bitcoin program.
If I am not bitcoing I am going folding so... if those two don't bork the system I know nothing else that will do it.
Also ran the cards with my CPU on a suicidal run and got nearly over 20k on 3dmark11 and didn't have a crash there.
So clearly its a driver issue with the games I am playing (Specifically BF3 and Far Cry 3).
My system stability test is to keep 3dmark11 running for an hours time.
Did you try multiple Xfire bridges?
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Yup got like ones from every series since the 4000 series.
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Only if you are still on PCIE 2.0
Due to my NH-D14 i was not able to put my 7970s in the 16x slots on my current board, but i ran a unigine test with a single card in a 16x lane and an 8x lane, and the results were well within 1% of each other. thumb.gif
edit: forgot to mention that my fps doubled when i added the second 7970.

Try playing Far cry 3 maxed out with both 7970's in x16/x8 and tell me what FPS you get in certain area's? Then do the same test with both 7970's in x16/x16 and see what FPS you get? I'm sure it'd be more then 1%. But we're not even able to utilize 3.0 fully until IB if i remember correctly.
    
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