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5670 X 2 no improvement?

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OK, I bought my son a 5670 about 6 months ago. I found a second card for a good deal recently. I have been wanting to mess with dual cards for awhile so I bought it. I installed it, upgraded to the latest drivers, enabled Crossfire, and no improvement in any games. I ran the windows experience index (yes, I know it sucks but it was right there) and the rating was exactly the same, no improvement.

So basically what I am asking is, What am I doing wrong?
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Why not play a game and see if you get better performance.
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post
Why not play a game and see if you get better performance.
This, I score the same in WEI with GTX 260, GTX 275 and SLI 260 so you should be checking performance in games or at least 3DMark...
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Alright, I will run Heaven later today and see what happens. Thanks.
Edited by Zarchon - 2/9/11 at 8:27am
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any results from this?
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