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It crashes all of my games. I have my hd7870 running at stock with no ocing. As soon as I close MSI ab, there's no more crashes. I have tried disabling "low level hardware detection" and it still crashes. I only use ab for fan profile

EDIT: Removing all third party programs fixes the issue and just manually setting the fan at 60% in CCC fixes it.
Edited by Capt - 1/22/13 at 5:21pm
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It crashes all of my games. I have my hd7870 running at stock with no ocing. As soon as I close MSI ab, there's no more crashes. I have tried disabling "low level hardware detection" and it still crashes. I only use ab for fan profile.

Try Sapphire Trixx. Like MSI AB but without the graphs. Works for all AMD 7000 HD card brands/versions.
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You should post this thread on guru3d. wink.gif
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I have almost zero problems with AB
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I have almost zero problems with AB
That helps....
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That helps....

Probably he is doing something wrong. Most of the times steam or uplay overlay conflicts with AB. Also after new drivers the best is to reinstall AB because it causes some problems
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Probably he is doing something wrong. Most of the times steam or uplay overlay conflicts with AB. Also after new drivers the best is to reinstall AB because it causes some problems

That's what he needed.
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post #8 of 83
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I have tried everything from formatting windows to installing all drivers. I just finished beating FC3 without issues but as soon as I play BC2, the game crashes because of MSI AB. I can't play BC2 because msi ab gives me all sorts of problems and I only want to control the fan profile with it. Can I make CCC to use the manual fan control only ingame so I don't have to enable it everytime I play a game?
post #9 of 83
My friend also has this problem where MSI AB will crash stuff if it's open with his 7850.

I never had any problems myself with any graphics cards.
     
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post #10 of 83
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I will be giving Trixx a try today and see if that crashes BC2 or any other games for that matter.
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