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  1. I was lucky enough to still be in the position to exchange my 7970. I exchanged it for an asus gtx 780 direct cuii card. I have everything setup for multiple monitors and the framerate is smoother than the 7970. I have everything cranked up to max. It cost me $330 more but to me it was worth it. I hope you guys with 7970's get this issue sorted soon. I know how frustrating it is. Take care, Brendin
  2. I have the exact same problem! I was worried it was something wrong with my setup as this is a new build for fsx. I am actually relieved to see someone else having the same issue. My hardware: -Asus z87-a with i5-4670k -Asus Direct CU II HD7970 13-4 and latest 13-11 beta drivers tried -16GB ram -Windows 8 64 bit. - FSX maxed out on everything in graphics and preview direct x10 checked. - 3 monitors using active dp to dvi running 5760x1080 FSX and windows 8 are both clean installs. No add-ons and have never used Steve's fixer. Here is how I can trigger it almost immediately. - free flight with f-18 at honolulu international -time set to day I launch the flight then go in and change the weather to heavy thunderstorm. Almost immediately I will start getting the spikes and tears after takeoff. Edit: After finally reading this thread I am sad to see there is no solution yet. I haven't started looking at nvidia yet but if they support multiple monitors like eyefinity I am willing to give it a try.
  3. I tried this on my ati 7970 and I have tearing with the "preview directx10" unchecked. With it checked I don't have tearing. Is this expected behaviour?
  4. I'm really stumped why this isn't working with FSX and the realtek hd audio on the Asus Z87A motherboard using a 5.1 speaker setup. The only thing I can think of is somehow I am not getting the low freq I need out of the sub woofer output from the sound card. It's weird though that the Buttkicker works fine when I am in the soundcard test program and click on it too test it. How is everyone else hooking up their Buttkickers for use with FSX? Maybe I am missing some setting to ensure the low freqs are being outputted?
  5. I can't get any vibration out of my butt kicker at all with FSX and the internal sound card. I was using optical before and taking the feed off my amp lfe and I had nice vibration. I have hooked the sim up to its permament speakers which are a set of logitech g506. I have the butt kicker tied into the center/sub channel (Y connector) and I verified in the sound test console that the butt kicker does work when I test the subwoofer. However when I go to FSX I get nothing from it when it should be vibrating like crazy. I have all the volumes turned up to 100% for all the effects. The speakers sound fine in fsx and the sub woofer is generating bass normally as it should. I use the Cessna as a good test for the butt kicker. Anyhow I am stumped and don't understand why the butt kicker isn't seeing anything when the sub is seeing bass. Anyone have any suggestions? I think I'd be interested in this butt kicker control if that will help. thanks, Brendin
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