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post #11 of 36
you need the crossfire cables on for those 2 cards to work properly...however windows should still be reading both cards...goto device manager and do the check for new hardware option
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post #12 of 36
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swap the 2 cards positions..

and got this.. it works.. i think.
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ElMikeTheMike rep'ed for helping on crossfire setup.
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post #14 of 36
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DOES THIS MEAN CROSSFIRE IS WORKING THE WAY ITS SUPPOSE TO OR DO I HAVE TO CHANGE MORE SETTINGS... MY CARDS ARE GETTING KILLED BY 3DMARK06. FPS ARE SO LOW... IM NOT SURE BUT HOW CAN I MAKE SURE ITS RUNNING BOTH CARDS?
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post #15 of 36
The x1600's do not have a master slave set up so you do not need the special cable. Its all done thru software no hardware, if swapping them works then thats it and leave it at that CF will be working once you enable it. You also should have four sets of drivers a primary/secondary for both cards, so reinstall your drivers.

Also on my DFI I had to go into the BIOS and enable both PCI E slots for CF.

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post #16 of 36
It'd be great to see some single card and CF benchmarks for your system digitalh3lix .
I understand if you don't wanna' though .

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Does this even look rite for a crossfire setup?
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post #18 of 36
Did you reinstall the drivers?

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post #19 of 36
I'm glad you got it up and running. You might want to go through the CCC 3D settings and adjust some things. For settings where there's a checkbox that says "Let the application decide", you might want to check that. I only get around 10,000 with my x1900s, so you might be on par with the 1600s.
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post #20 of 36
That score isnt right. I got 4226 with my setup. Try changing all your settings in CCC to the lowest setting. And turn off all AA and AF settings. Then just run 3dmark06 on default settings.
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