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post #21 of 86
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Dude it can't be disabled

I just went through Vantage and got almost the same score as I did last time just a little lower by like 100.
And, in Crysis, I get the same FPS I was getting earlier with my custom configs and texture packs along with 4x Wide-Tent AA - like 60.
Interesting. Maybe CCC only showing 1 monitor is a glitch or something? I know one of the past versions would show something like 500% GPU usage.
post #22 of 86
One of the reasons why I don't install CCC.

Installed fine for me. Increased FPS in most games. Far Cry 2 benchmark seen 10+ fps on avg.
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post #23 of 86
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It's too bad most people can't get the drivers installed.
LOL I've installed them on 4850s in CF and my 4870X2........not a single hitch.
Every month people claim that the drivers suck because they can't get them installed right......yet they always work for me.
I think a lot of these issues are related to poor OS setup in general.

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Originally Posted by FallenFaux View Post
They've already got a hotfix out to fix install issues.

Edit: http://www.overclock.net/software-ne...st-8-12-a.html
Well that sucks. I had this issue when they started putting the check for the encrypted signature on the BIOS. I flashed my 4850s and any values that were off the voltage tables would cause this....
Edited by binormalkilla - 12/20/08 at 12:51am
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LOL I've installed them on 4850s in CF and my 4870X2........not a single hitch.
Every month people claim that the drivers suck because they can't get them installed right......yet they always work for me.
I think a lot of these issues are related to poor OS setup in general.
I agree with you, I've been using ATi since my 3870x2 and haven't had any driver install issues.
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Go into CCC and under Info Center>Hardware it should list one primary display and one linked.

If the linked doesn't show up, you just lost the game.
Yeah no - just because it only shows one, doesn't mean the other is disabled.

According to 3DMark Vantage's System Info feature -
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Primary Device ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2
Linked Display Adapters true
And Im using 8.12 and it only shows 1 adapter
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post #26 of 86
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Yeah no - just because it only shows one, doesn't mean the other is disabled.

According to 3DMark Vantage's System Info feature -

And Im using 8.12 and it only shows 1 adapter
What does gpu-z say . If crossfire is enabled on your 4870x2 then both cores are enabled and are working together I bet it's a glitch. If one core was disabled you would see your scores in some benchmarks and games cut by 30% I don't believe it.
Edited by hout17 - 12/20/08 at 1:57am
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post #27 of 86
Alright guys, for a starter I know my 4870x2 setup works fine with both cores. I see confused people in this thread so I made 2 screenies of my CCC:


It IS correct that you see only 1 graphics adapter for the 4870x2.


For GPUs it should list 2 GPUS. One has the monitor [Syncmaster] attached, the other has nothing attached. So yes, correct. Only 1 monitor.

NOTE 1: Current clockspeeds shown are those of an idle card, nothing wrong with this.
NOTE 2: I've slightly overclocked both cores to 777 core, 950 memory. Don't try to match my settings, they may not work with your card (run too hot).

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Wait, so they can run Crysis DX10 very high with 8xAA at 30fps average on a single 4870 1gb? Even if it is only at 1440x900 I find this hard to believe, mostly because of all that AA they're throwing at Crysis. Anyone want to confirm or deny that this would be possible?
    
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Wait, so they can run Crysis DX10 very high with 8xAA at 30fps average on a single 4870 1gb? Even if it is only at 1440x900 I find this hard to believe, mostly because of all that AA they're throwing at Crysis. Anyone want to confirm or deny that this would be possible?
Thats what a 4870 1GB can do its right. The 1GB gives its the power to add AA with no problem. Also i can do very high at those resolutions with 4AA ~ 25FPS average.
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These drivers are by far the best from ATI I have used. Cheers
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