5970 in crossfire huge FPS drop..?? Tags: Radeon Games Crossfire FPS Graphics Last response: May 4, 2010 11:23 PM in Graphics & Displays Share pnico April 3, 2010 7:03:53 PM hi, im running a dual 5970 configuration with a 980x cpu and 12gig of 1600 ram. Turns out with any game, when I enable crossfire the fps drop big time.. games experiencing this are alien vs predator..metro 2033, battlefield 2, bioshock .. my details are set to the max as well, but with a 5970 I should be able to run any game.. any ideas..im getting frustrated.. thanks phil More about : 5970 crossfire huge fps drop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove pnico April 3, 2010 7:27:22 PM guys,does it seem that running 10.3 with hotfix 9.12 seems to fix my cfx 5970 issue? I thought 10.3 included 9.12 hotfix? | Report abuse RazberyBandit April 3, 2010 7:32:01 PM A dual 5970 setup? That's essentially a Quad Crossfire setup, and quad SLI/Crossfire setups are notorious for very poor scaling or general performance. This does not surprise me one bit. Only thing I can suggest is downloading the most recent CrossFireX Application Profiles: http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx?driver=... | Report abuse pnico April 3, 2010 7:48:21 PM razbery, I was getting a drive in fps, but for some reason running 10.3 and after installing 9.12 hotfix the fps came back up to a nice 50-60 fps with all details max on eyefinity.. doesnt 10.3 include whtaver is in 9.12 hotfix? im not complaining, just weird that a hotfix apparently solved my fps issue.. I dont 4 gpus' scale bad all the time, from my understanding its all depending on what game you play.. | Report abuse tepescovir May 4, 2010 11:23:25 PM there are loads of people complaining about the frame rate dropping off when enabling crossfire when using eyefinity on lots of forums. It dosent seem to happen to everyone, but enough that its filling up dozens of threads | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>5970 in crossfire huge FPS drop..??> Related ressources: ForumSkyrim ( Huge Fps Drop ) on Powerfull Pc ForumBSOD caused huge FPS drop ?! ForumHUGE FPS Drop when recording? ForumCPU for a 5970 ? ForumAti 5970 overclock issue? ForumRadeon HD 5870 or HD 5970 ? ForumFramerate issues Crysis, dual 5970 s ForumWhat graphics card? 5870/ 5970 /480 Forum2 5970 's or 5990 ForumHD 5970 or GTX 480 ? Please HELP! ForumNeed help with HD 5970 issue Forum5870 or 5970 for my setup? Forum5970 !!!!! Wow!! ForumLow FPS on crysis with high end system & HD 5970 ForumHD 5970 and crysis only 30+ fps ForumThe Sims 3 huge fps drop on Nvidia GTX 650 Ti AMD FX 4100 ForumATI 5970 vs. 2 x GTX 470 Forum24" and resolution question More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !