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So here's the deal. I was reformatting to update the firmware on my SSD's, and also installed a new Asus 6950 (same brand) in sig rig. After installing w7 64-bit, I noticed I couldn't send a DVI signal. So that's all fine, back to regular VGA with an old adapter to update drivers from the site, restart, and the system hangs at the Windows loading screen. The logo comes up, glows, then the screen flickers, and it stops glowing, and hangs indefinitely. So, I go back to running one card, and it starts up just fine and all is well.
I reformatted again just to eliminate the possible of a one time muff up, and the same thing happened. I tried both cards as my "single operating card" and they both worked fine on their own.

What do you think might be the issue, OCN?
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is you're setup always OC'd??
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Yes, it's quite stable though. The 6950's are stock and currently running 6950 BIOS.
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well i was gonna ask that if it was on the stock bios..in any case have you checked the Xfire bridge for physical defects??try to isolate the hardware..i guess its hardware related than more on the software side..also try booting on stock settings..i do have same probs with my 5850 before the problem was the bridge..
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Still no success. Tried all of the above.
It seems software related to me, since I've used two bridges now (neither worked) however the cards work fine individually.
I can't seem to find any other people online with similar issues, either.
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post #6 of 7
Hmm try to install the drivers from the CD or download 10.11 and try installing those, mine lost signal after windows loaded and installing those worked. Tho it might be related to the fact I used to have 2 HD 6950s modded before I fried 'em.
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post #7 of 7
try to install 1 card at a time..well if the bridge is ok then the drivers might be the issue..
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