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What memory types do you have?
I have one of each, if that might be a factor. I'm thinking of buying a third card just to be sure, but then i have to take my loop apart and refit the original cooling on the gpu-boards frown.gif

my cards are both elpida

and dont get me wrong. I had some issues with CF in the beginning. Had to do a complete DDU, and then it was fine when I installed fresh. Had some BS issues as well, but that went away.
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What memory types do you have?
I have one of each, if that might be a factor. I'm thinking of buying a third card just to be sure, but then i have to take my loop apart and refit the original cooling on the gpu-boards frown.gif

Same here, one with Hynix and one with Elpida.
    
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Might be that we are on to something then, someone with three cards willing to test this or should i buy a third one and risk a divorce?
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Might be that we are on to something then, someone with three cards willing to test this or should i buy a third one and risk a divorce?

I'll let you risk it. Already risking myself with buying waterblocks. biggrin.gif
    
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I'll let you risk it. Already risking myself with buying waterblocks. biggrin.gif

What games are you having issues in? I only have issues with Alan Wake atm. I get flashing when CFX is enabled.
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What games are you having issues in? I only have issues with Alan Wake atm. I get flashing when CFX is enabled.

Only BF3 and BF4 with the same issue. I've already reported it to AMD.
    
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What games are you having issues in? I only have issues with Alan Wake atm. I get flashing when CFX is enabled.

I only have BF3 and BF4 and they both work equally bad.
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I only have BF3 and BF4 and they both work equally bad.

If only I had the chance of getting an Elpida or Hynix card to test with two cards on same memory manufacturer....
    
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If only I had the chance of getting an Elpida or Hynix card to test with two cards on same memory manufacturer....

I got 2 of these:
http://uk.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4810#ov
I will try and test BF4.
What is the exact issue?
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I've tried both cards in there respective slot, and they deliver comparable fps. (to use just one card i unplugged the power cable of each card and booted since i have them watercooled).
The usage graphs both looks fine, almost constant 99-100%.

Someone wrote something about hyper threading, is that an issue or does this smell like some wierd matching error?

According to this i have no major problems with cf;
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7618817

actually, if you go to the detailed results you'll see that your combined test was very low (41 pts). i get 45 with one card.

edit: your overall combined score was kinda low, too.


my bad. i was comparing it with a system carrying a X79 and highly oc'ed 290s. it's combined test score was 61.
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