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i have been having trouble with runing benchmarks with my new card and i dont think with the old card there was a secondary one. am i retarded or is this right?
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The "secondary" card just shows up because this card has dual monitor outputs. It is a trick to let windows deal with the dual monitor thing. No problem here

What trouble do you have with running Benchmarks? And how about games, are they running smooth? Did you switch from nVidia to ATI, and might there still be nVidia driver stuff creating havoc?
    
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no i switched from a x300 to the x850xt. my games seem to run fine except COD2 which has a problem with minimizing and not running but i still hear sound from the game.
I have tried deleting drivers running driver cleaner and i cant figure it out pc mark, 3dmark and auqamark wont run
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Do the benchies just not run, or do they give errors, or do they freeze, etc.?
    
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i get errors there is a post below "problems with my x850" or something like that that has screen shots of some errors that i get. i really wish i could get this fixed. i was able to run 3dmar 1 time and got a score around 6300 but i really want to try anain and run aquamark.
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ok well i fixed alot of the problems. F@H was causing the problem. so all i have to do is shut it down when i want to benchmark. kinda odd but its good to know. problem solved!
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Probably the F@H prevents the benchmark programs to access the card... creating conflicts between the two programs.

Glad you fixed it.
    
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post #8 of 8
F@H has a tendency to minimize games and benchies... I don't think anyone knows why, it just does.
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