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Old October 17, 2010, 06:35 PM
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Unhappy HD 4870X2, help please...

I have absolutely no idea how to make the dual card work properly...
I'm getting a single 4870 framerates and even less...
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Old October 17, 2010, 06:44 PM
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You need to set Catalyst AI to either Standard or Advanced. That'll make the second GPU work.
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Old October 17, 2010, 06:45 PM
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are the power connector plugged into both?
do you have the crossfire bridge propeerly hooked up?
is your psu capable of supplying ample power?


What games/benchmarks are you using to make this assumption?
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Old October 17, 2010, 06:50 PM
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Also, to clarify. Is this a 4870x2, or two 4870s? You can download GPUz and check each of the GPU's activity with that. Another thing is to try different drivers. I run on 10.5's for the best performance. (In my opinion)
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Old October 17, 2010, 11:41 PM
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It is a single PCB 4870 X2, both 8&6 pin connectors are plugged in to a seasonic X-750.
I'm not that dumb, it's just that I can't/don't know how to make games support the dual GPU, how to enable the CF work in games.
All the hardware is fine, when I run Heaven benchmark the card is mighty, but in games such as COD MW2 the card gives me some shitty 40 fps..
I know that there are some crossfire profiles for that but couldn't find any source of getting this software.
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GT7R,
You have not mentioned what ATI driver or version of CC you are running.
If you are using the latest ATI drivers AND catalyst software, with all the power pugs installed you should be able to go to the Graphics Tab in CC slide down to Crossfire and enable it there.

If you Enable system tray icon for cc then you can right click on your first card, slide down to crossfireX settings and enable the show crossfire status, this will show the crossfire icon in any 3d game or application that supports it.
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Old October 23, 2010, 02:34 AM
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Thank you guys, everything now is sorted out, and the 10.5 drivers perform better than the 10.9 as well. :)

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