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I'd still rather have a Ferrari than a crappy car even if I live in a downtown city area where driving isn't necessary.
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true, very true

but I think eventually my single monitor is gonna start feeling lonely as well
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Originally Posted by dezerteagle323 View Post
true, very true

but I think eventually my single monitor is gonna start feeling lonely as well
Mine too....

I've 2 more in my sights....soon.
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so while I wait for the second card to come, I have a noob question: how would I go about setting the crossfire up?

should I first uninstall drivers from the first card and then setup both cards at the same time? Or just install the new card and windows will automatically install the drivers for it?

Also because I wanna shader unlock the new card as well, should I completely uninstall the first card and just setup the new card by itself first so that I can unlock its shaders and then re-install the first card again?

I'm not sure how I would do it, can anyone lay out the steps? Thanks!
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NICE! I just got my asus 6950 2gb which i chose over a 570gtx (for 275 which MR brown delivered). Im loving and planning to Xfire when a special sale goes on. For now its running at 60c LOAD with a custom fan profile at 50% at that range which isnt too loud. Stock setting is at 24-30ish % i believe.

Im too scared to push it so its at 840/1325 at stock voltage.
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Originally Posted by dezerteagle323 View Post
so while I wait for the second card to come, I have a noob question: how would I go about setting the crossfire up?

should I first uninstall drivers from the first card and then setup both cards at the same time? Or just install the new card and windows will automatically install the drivers for it?

Also because I wanna shader unlock the new card as well, should I completely uninstall the first card and just setup the new card by itself first so that I can unlock its shaders and then re-install the first card again?

I'm not sure how I would do it, can anyone lay out the steps? Thanks!
In your case I would just shutdown your system, and then swap out the new card for the old one. Then you can unlock it and test it and make sure it's stable and all that.

Once your sure the new card is stable, uninstall the AMD drivers and shutdown your computer. Install both cards and then reboot, install 11.4 drivers....

That should do it.
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In your case I would just shutdown your system, and then swap out the new card for the old one. Then you can unlock it and test it and make sure it's stable and all that.

Once your sure the new card is stable, uninstall the AMD drivers and shutdown your computer. Install both cards and then reboot, install 11.4 drivers....

That should do it.

Sounds simple enough, thanks man just what I needed to know!
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Sounds simple enough, thanks man just what I needed to know!
No problem, have fun...
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wish i had a video card in this machine i am useing , only reason i cant is the networking onboard is fried so i have to use the pci e slot for nic

giggles

congrats on new card may it run well and last long time

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