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Forum: Tutorials 23 Jun 2012
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Views: 122,803
Posted By rting
That's not normal that's close to frying those...

That's not normal that's close to frying those temps should.t get above 85 on stressing hardcore gaming it would be between 65 c to 75 c but that is what I have experienced and others would agree...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
I have download 11.6 and tried it before. Again,...

I have download 11.6 and tried it before. Again, my game needs 11.7 and 11.7 does work. I am still monitoring the second GPU's load. May go to 11.8 or even higher. I have downloaded all versions...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Oh, I did that before - also works. I guess I...

Oh, I did that before - also works. I guess I cannot crossfire unless I have the correct version of CCC


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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
I tried version 10.4 and Crossfire works. ...

I tried version 10.4 and Crossfire works. However, my game needs version 11.7 so I have version 11.7 now. Still works. That is, I can crossfire and when running Battlefield 3 the second GPU is...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
They sent me a "refurbished" and updated version...

They sent me a "refurbished" and updated version of the Radeon HD 4850. My old one has 2xDVI, 1xS-Video. The one they sent has 1xDVI, 1xDP, and 1xHDMI - and what looked like better heat sink.
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 07 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
The electrical contacts looks fine. As I have...

The electrical contacts looks fine. As I have put both cards in both slots and remove them many times. I sent the defective card out to VisionTek already as I can repeat the problem. The key...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
No in fact it is the other card. That is the...

No in fact it is the other card. That is the (always) hotter card is card A. This one will not crash the PC it will work with Catalyst testing of custom clock settings. The other one - card B -...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
:confused: Unfortunately, you are not seeing...

:confused:

Unfortunately, you are not seeing the end of me yet!

Swap the cards and sure enough it crashed.

Testing to see if one or both cards are bad. I am thinking 1 card because it was...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
It is more stable but I have not swap the...

It is more stable but I have not swap the positions of the cards yet. My issues I thought - after all the changes and discoveries - are:
1. There could be some hardware damage due to the fact that...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Well, I think it is going install regardless of...

Well, I think it is going install regardless of what I left on the hard drive. It seems to constantly go to version 11.5.

In the end, here is what I did.
1. Manually disconnect internet after...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Tried different slots on my mobo but too dumb to...

Tried different slots on my mobo but too dumb to hit the "auto-tune" function.

Crashed from version Catalyst 12.4 and unable to go back to default settings for the video cards (so that it won't...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Jun 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Ok, here are some major - or more like *stupid*...

Ok, here are some major - or more like *stupid* development:

1. I found out that I need both Crossfire cables! For some stupid reason, I have been using only 1. So during Furmark, I could never...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Well, the situation is not looking good for the...

Well, the situation is not looking good for the end user. It means one have to have excellent technical knowledge in order to be able to breeze through the decision and the update process. Until my...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Previously, the Furmark Scores were 500+ but if...

Previously, the Furmark Scores were 500+ but if you look on their list, the HD 4850 should run at 500+.

I have not tried 12.3 yet but there was a brief point when I was first introduced to Furmark...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
The only issue so far is that after crossfire,...

The only issue so far is that after crossfire, the Furmark score is a dismal 270 ... I also noticed that:
1. Battlefield 3 is actually slower with 4GB of DRAM. Or is it because of the driver ......
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Oh no need to apologizes really. The frustration...

Oh no need to apologizes really. The frustration comes from the fact that you cannot rely on one or the other manufacturer. I mean, if my work was that un-reliable in terms of all this testing and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,211
Posted By rting
No kidding ... okay.

No kidding ... okay.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
You know, I am going to do this today ......

You know, I am going to do this today ... although if it was indeed the video card, etc., one of the local retail outlet is having a sale so I may be able to get a new video card today ...



...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Ok, played Battlefield 3 in low resolution and...

Ok, played Battlefield 3 in low resolution and non-full screen mode - without Crossfire - and so far GPU got up to about 90 degrees.

I could not help but think that I am not going to purchase...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 May 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,211
Posted By rting
This gentlemen is probably correct. I got BSoD...

This gentlemen is probably correct. I got BSoD with the atikmpag.sys and that was with Catalyst and the latest 12.4 driver. I guess I will not buy ATI Radeon in the future unless it is below cost,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Apparently, my fingers crossed did not help. Got...

Apparently, my fingers crossed did not help. Got BSoD running Furmark just now ...

error has to do with a file atikmpag.sys - preliminary search shows that atikmpag.sys is a known problem for...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Don't need a few days ... Furmark test seems fine...

Don't need a few days ... Furmark test seems fine (tops out at 94 degrees average).

However, Battlefield 3 still thinks that it is on the older version driver ... so adding Catalyst now ... and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Ok, it seems that AutoDetect is giving me the...

Ok, it seems that AutoDetect is giving me the entire package again with the file 12_4_vista_win7_64_dd_ccc.exe (which is supposedly from the manual download at AMD's website) ... so will avoid the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
The driver version with Windows's Device Manager...

The driver version with Windows's Device Manager is dated April 19, 2011.

Using Global Provider of Innovative Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD (http://www.amd.com) Autodetect it is...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 May 2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,860
Posted By rting
Soon after BSoD, the video driver and Catalyst...

Soon after BSoD, the video driver and Catalyst were uninstalled with the same "installer" from AMD. Windows I guess defaults back to existing driver that came with Windows. That version is dated...
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