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Hi there

Just upgraded my system and added a second HD 7970 Vapor-X. However the second card is being seen as a Standard VGA card. For the life of me I can't get Windows to see this as my new card.



Things I've tried so far

1) Uninstalling all AMD/ATi drivers and software and reinstalling.
2) Tried the Beta drivers
3) Used Driversweeper to remove any instances left over from the drivers
4) Swapped the bridge to other slot
5) disabled the internal graphics from the BIOS
6) Manually update the drivers by using device manager and "let me choose the drivers"

Any other suggestions would be appreciated.
Edited by slamminuk - 10/10/13 at 1:28am
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Did you enable the crossfire within the catalyst ? tongue.gif
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post #3 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fedrosishere View Post

Did you enable the crossfire within the catalyst ? tongue.gif

I wish it was as simple as that! redface.gif

The crossfire option doesn't display at all.

I've also posted this in another forum and someone there said I should upgrade my BIOS as I'm on F9 and there is an F16 version for Gigabyte. Gonna try this when I get home. Fingers crossed.
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yeah good luck. hope you can sort it out mate.
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Ok it turns out that the card is faulty. I tried booting the PC up with just the one and the screen remains blank. If I boot up with my regular one it's fine.
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oh frown.gif can you RMA it
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