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R9 280x & 7970 Crossfire problems

Aug 1, 2014
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OK i have herd that a 7970Ghz will crossfire with a R9 280x and was told at the store that a standard 7970 will just limit the R9280x.

The 7970 is no longer available so i got the 280x and Cross fired the two titan fall is chary so is multilayer on battlefield 4 single player is glitchey. The problems i am having are Crysis 3 will not run that may be due to the way it was downloaded Battlefield 4 is just weird random out of place respawning forcing me to restart the hole mission in single player yet online is pure eye candy.

I am running 3 LED TVs as monitors using HDMI
Dec 16, 2012
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System Name SER
Processor Intel Core i5-7600K @ 4.7GHz
Motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming
Cooling h2o
Memory 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2400 @ 2666MHz
Video Card(s) Asus GeForce GTX 980 Strix @ 1500/2000MHz
Storage 2x 256GB, 2x 250GB, 240GB & 120GB SSD
Display(s) 23" 1080p + 22" 1080p
Case Phanteks Eclipse P400S
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Z
Power Supply Super Flower Golden Green 500W
Mouse Logitech G400s
Keyboard Logitech G410
Software Windows 10 Pro
When I installed my HD5870CF, I installed a fresh driver install with ONE card, then shut down my PC, added second card (and of course the CF bridge) and since then my CF setup has ran without problems.

They truly should work since 280X is 7970GHz rebrand.
Jun 29, 2007
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Repentigny, QC, CANADA
System Name CTG Computer
Processor Intel i7 4770k @ 4.3ghz 1.264v
Motherboard Asus Maximus VI Formula
Cooling Noctua NH-U12S
Memory 2x 8gb Mushkin Blackline 2133mhz@2400mhz 11-13-13-31-1T 1.65v
Video Card(s) Gigabyte RX580 Gaming 4GB
Storage Samsung 850 Pro 256gb (OS) | Crucial MX100 256gb (games) | Silicon Power S55 240gb (Games)
Display(s) Asus vg248qe
Case Fractal Design Define S
Audio Device(s) Creative SoundBlaster Z PCI-E
Power Supply eVGA SuperNova 750w G2
Mouse CM Mizar
Keyboard Logitech G110
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
which drive are you using? And make sure if you ant to have the best experience, enable the frame pacing!