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FYI CCC will auto detect and pull up a screen after you have installed the 2nd GPU.


The white one is where you wanna stick the new GPU.


crossfire does not work with windowed mode.
Thanks for clarification.

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You only need to disable ulps, not because ulps is bad, but because Afterburner is incompatible with ulps, and for that matter powerplay. AB + ulps = hard lock.
Thank you. I'll keep it disabled then since I am going to be using MSI AB for monitoring and overclocking.

Cheers everyone!

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You are born on the 7th, I'm on the 8th, we should get together and get drunk . I am a long time CFX user and I"ve had my share of issues with drivers, stuttering and yoyo performance. I hope you don't experience them.
Haha, drinking is not my thing. Thanks, though. I hope I don't either.
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Happy birthday in avance! I'm also turning 18 soon, 10th May

For Crossfire you'll need to install the 2nd card in the white slot

Enjoy!
    
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Thanks for clarification.



Thank you. I'll keep it disabled then since I am going to be using MSI AB for monitoring and overclocking.

Cheers everyone!



Haha, drinking is not my thing. Thanks, though. I hope I don't either.


My second rig is using CFX HD5870XXX and I've had some Epilepsy episodes in Crysis 2 due to the poor driver optimisation. DA2 has similar issues with flickering and constant tearing across the screen. The current AMD fix works on my CFX HD4890XXX but not on my CFX HD5870XXX. Very important to download the latest Catalyst Application Profiles.

I'm afraid you would have been better off with SLI It seems that AMD has optimized better for the 6 series and not for the 4 and 5 what you and I have.
 
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Happy birthday in avance! I'm also turning 18 soon, 10th May

For Crossfire you'll need to install the 2nd card in the white slot

Enjoy!
Thank you, man! Happy B-Day in advance to you as well.

Lots of May babies here

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I'm afraid you would have been better off with SLI
If I could have I would have. Right now 5850s are dirt cheap, so I figured I'd grab one for myself on my special day.

I heard the 11.4 drivers are supposed to be very nice for us 5xxx users. I haven't had any issues with 11.2 so far, only one crash and that was due to hardware acceleration being enabled for Flash. After I disabled it the crashes stopped entirely.
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