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Simple question.

I have a XFX BE 6870 and now i bought a used Sapphire 6870 in order to CF.

I had some crash/artifacts/freeze problems during game or windows. OK... it can be a driver problem.

BUT when i was at the BIOS, appear many artifacts in the screen! yes in the mobo bios. THIS cant be a driver problem then, right? (using the Sapphire as primary display)

So? what you think? opinions?

Thanks for any help
post #2 of 7
Reseat the cards.
Use only one bridge.
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Reseat the cards.
Use only one bridge.
how do you reset the cards?
already using just 1 bridge (6870 only have slot for 1 - 2x CF).
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how do you reset the cards?
already using just 1 bridge (6870 only have slot for 1 - 2x CF).
Reseat------------------> Pull them out and put them back in, make sure they're fully seated.
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Reseat------------------> Pull them out and put them back in, make sure they're fully seated.
i already pull them out sometimes.
Problem same. Artefact at bios just one time. But i think its just a mater of time.
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i already pull them out sometimes.
Problem same. Artefact at bios just one time. But i think its just a mater of time.
OK

Then test the new/used card by itself, could be bad.
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post #7 of 7
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OK! solve.

1- Card works great with fan at 100% speed.

2- Sapphire stated that the extreme temperatures changes outside during delivery have caused issues with their thermal paste on the gpus.

What the ****?? o_O! yeah it seems to be true.

Bad news, i can only change the GPU core thermal paste. The memory paste its not "paste" and also theres another thing with no paste (other thermal compound but don't know how to say it in english).

Testing... more news soon...
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