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DiRT + CrossFire = Crash?

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i know not many people have CrossFire, but this game crashes whenever i try to start it up in CF mode. are there any other CF owners with the game? is there a way to make it work?
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post #2 of 8
I never played that game...so sorry can't help you there. Nice setup though!
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thanks. i just started playing with my new CF, but i'm real happy with it so far. i'm hoping it keeps me from buying a 2900 until prices drop

anyway, if you ever get bored and want to try the demo... you can find it here or here. i understand it's a big download, so i won't hold my breath. i'm using the old style CF with the external cable - not sure if that makes a difference.
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It worked for me useing the 7.3 CCC.
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post #5 of 8
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it seems like none of the other CF users are going past CCC 7.4. i'm used to always downloading the latest drivers. this seems especially useful to me with CrossFire because you end up downloading the latest CF profiles for new games. i'm running 7.7. do any of you guys think i should go back to 7.3 or 7.4?
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I'm useing 7.4 myself. XD

I was going to update to 7.7 but I heard there really bad, so I'll wait till 7.8 or I have a problem.
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post #7 of 8
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just a little update. i went back to 7.4 and it worked. my performance was actually worse with CF on, but at least i didn't crash. again, i'm using the old school CF with the external cable, so i have no idea how my results compare to yours. i'll try to mess with the drivers some more tonight.

PS with 7.7, i get 70-75% faster frames with CF on in Stalker . i'm still trying to figure this whole thing out, so any help from CF owners would be appreciated.
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post #8 of 8
Hi,

I'm experiencing this with HD3870 in crossfire. Its been very strange though. I'm getting crashes on crossfire with crysis now. I started by just plugging in the cards into a previously installed system and DIRT ran fine! But then i wanted to play in CF in Crysis so i wiped the HD with new install and I installed the hotfix. now crossfire doesn't run in either games. I tried rolling the driverback but nothing...

I ahte these driver issues!
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