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Windows 7: How can I tell if I'm using both graphics cards?

08 Oct 2011   #1
Diabolical

Window 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 
How can I tell if I'm using both graphics cards?

how can i tell if im using both graphic cards on crossfire, i got Dual ati radeon 5970s.. if u need info just ask


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08 Oct 2011   #2
DMHolt57

Win7 Home Premium x64 W10Pro&Home
 
 

Have you tried the AMD System Monitor? AMD System Monitor
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09 Oct 2011   #3
Diabolical

Window 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 
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yeah i downloaded it but i really dont know how to read the chart, and i herd that if you play the game under window mode crossfire doesnt work, when i put it to full screen i cant see whats going i on, i clicked on record but i cant find where it goes.. and when i played on full screen it lagged extremely badly... like it was all choppy then the game finally closed down.. my processor is a i7 920 2.67ghz liquid cooled, im getting kinda pissed off somone tell me what can i do to get better performance before i start O/C the crap out of my pc and end up frying it.
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09 Oct 2011   #4
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Isn't this shown somewhere in ATI's CCC control panel?
Also I would think you can run 3D benchmarking software to verify the use of Crossfire on your system...
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09 Oct 2011   #5
Beta

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 

Make sure crossfire is enabled in the CCC. If you do not do this only one core will work.
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09 Oct 2011   #6
Diabolical

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yeah its enabled, but my game is still laggy and choppy at full screen, my fps runs from 64 to 28, they suggested for me to disable crossfire and u use one gpu, when i did that the game and comy computer crashed down.... my screen would turn black in the first couple of seconds and i would have to manually turn of my pc...
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10 Oct 2011   #7
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

It's possible that the game simply isn't compatible with Crossfire mode. Did you try other games?
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10 Oct 2011   #8
Diabolical

Window 7 Home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
It's possible that the game simply isn't compatible with Crossfire mode. Did you try other games?
no i tried it with 1 graphic card, it didn't give me that problem when i had it on crossfire, only when i used with 1 gpu, this other guy told me he had the same problem with the 5970, and yes i played other game, battlefield 3 is the first game that giving me problem
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10 Oct 2011   #9
Keiichi25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Home Premium x64
 
 

Well, you should understand that the Battlefield 3 Beta is... Beta. So there will be issues in the game that you should be reporting to EA, such as graphic issues. Mind you, I am in beta and had it crash out, but it also insisted that I be on beta drivers as well, not the current stable release drivers for my nVidia card.
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