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I have a crossfire 6850 set up and was wondering if I disable xfire in CCC will the card still suck up power or do I have to take it out to get it to stop it sucking up juice?
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I have a crossfire 6850 set up and was wondering if I disable xfire in CCC will the card still suck up power or do I have to take it out to get it to stop it sucking up juice?

I would think you would have to take it out but why are you doing this? problems?
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I would think you would have to take it out but why are you doing this? problems?
Somewhat. With some games I see a nice jump in FPS and it runs smoothly (BF3, Witcher 2). But with others it's either micro stutter up the butt or I see literally no change in FPS (Planetside 2). So does anybody know for sure?
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