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I may just be an i7 thing . Are those your screen shots ? I like testing things myself. I would have been mad if my second and third card did not improve things.

The fx8350 shots are mine the i5 are from the guy who helped me with the i5 vs fx8350 thread, i am mad and i have been emailing codies and amd for about 2 years because 2011 and 2010 gave me the same situation...
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I feel your frustration . How does it perform on other games ? Just a long shot , have you done disable ulps in the registry ?
Edited by martinhal - 2/9/13 at 11:04am
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I feel your frustration . How does it perform on other games ? Just a long shot , have you done disable ulps in the registry ?

Pretty much all modern games work fine, how do i disable ulps ? Never had to do that!
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Pretty much all modern games work fine, how do i disable ulps ? Never had to do that!

In the run window type regedit and find all enableulps entries in the registry and set value from 1 to 0. I believe ulps messes with xfire.
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Hope it works.
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Hope it works.

No go, I did a clean install of windows, installed the latest 13.2 beta 5 drivers, installed latest chipset drivers, flashed mobo to latest and installed all the latest drivers for mobo, still exactly the same, I disables ULPS, no difference, I then created a custom profile for crossfire and set the default settings to f1 2011 profile and the horrible flickering has gone away, also with 13.2 beta I get about 15 fps more with a single card, however when crossfire is enabled I stll lose 5 fps over single gpu...

we have 2 differences, processor and resolution, both i5 and fx8350 at 1080p showed worse fps with xfire then single gpu, so either the 3770k really is worth the extra money or f1 2012 responds better to higher resolutions...
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In the run window type regedit and find all enableulps entries in the registry and set value from 1 to 0. I believe ulps messes with xfire.

Good advice. It helped with some issues I was having in a couple of games when the 6950s first came out.
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Just to reply to the first few posters: running an 8350 + two bossmode 7970's has maxed my games fine.

edit: not to mention my 8350 runs my multithreaded java programs like a BAWS. The sandy bridge quad cores that my school computers have ain't got jack on my runtimes.
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No go, I did a clean install of windows, installed the latest 13.2 beta 5 drivers, installed latest chipset drivers, flashed mobo to latest and installed all the latest drivers for mobo, still exactly the same, I disables ULPS, no difference, I then created a custom profile for crossfire and set the default settings to f1 2011 profile and the horrible flickering has gone away, also with 13.2 beta I get about 15 fps more with a single card, however when crossfire is enabled I stll lose 5 fps over single gpu...

we have 2 differences, processor and resolution, both i5 and fx8350 at 1080p showed worse fps with xfire then single gpu, so either the 3770k really is worth the extra money or f1 2012 responds better to higher resolutions...

Did you disable ulps in all of the folders? I think there are three in total. You may have to change them to 0000, 0001, 0002 or something like that. Check this thread
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