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true...but this case is specifically 2x7970s

GCN is an entirely new architecture, and problems with earlier boards most likely wont have the same root casue....
Edited by The Mac - 12/7/12 at 4:59pm
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Hey guys I am in my fresh install of Windows 7 right now. Waiting for the updates to finish and I'll start testing.
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Originally Posted by Powermonkey500 View Post

Hey guys I am in my fresh install of Windows 7 right now. Waiting for the updates to finish and I'll start testing.

Install Service Pack 1 for windows 7. for troubleshooting easiness test everything at stock speeds first, both CPU and GPU. First test both cards as single GPU on the triple monitor setup. if they are completely stable then go for CF testing. Can you list what games you are testing. Run these games with the latest game patches available. Most games need their latest patches to run stable.
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When I was in my daily driver install of Windows, my results were:
No way I'm going to test all of those games but this is why I came to the conclusion that it only works in DX9 biggrin.gif

Bad Comany 2 (DX10) - X
Bad Comany 2 (DX11) - X
Bad Comany 2 (DX9) - ✔
Borderlands 2 (DX9) - ✔
Battlefield 3 (DX11) - X
Skyrim (DX9) - ✔
Black Ops 2 (DX11) - X
Sleeping Dogs (DX11) - X
Call of Duty 4 (DX9)- ✔
Guild Wars 2 (DX9) - ✔
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What only works in DX9?
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What only works in DX9?

Vsync. They're all tear free, but DX10 / DX11 stutters badly. DX9 is beautifully smooth.
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Vsync. They're all tear free, but DX10 / DX11 stutters badly. DX9 is beautifully smooth.

What about Vsync off?
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try another brand of monitors..those monitors are your problem.....

Edited by Raptorpowa - 12/7/12 at 6:51pm
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post #79 of 404
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Okay well first good news is that the tear-line on the desktop is gone on Windows 7 fresh install with 12.8 driver and 12.11 CAP2.
Updates are still running etc so it'll be a little while before I test.
Here's hoping....

Wont't be happy to start Windows from scratch if this is the case, but I'll happily pay that price for smooth games smile.gif
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When I read a story like this one, it makes me glad I have stuck with Nvidia. rolleyes.gif
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