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since I got my new rig I barely had time to use it cause I have tons of test I have to learn to everyday {all day ... } (only played crysis and crysis2 )

well I just installed metro and max out everything DX11 physx on 1080P...

but I dont think my SLI is working properly I got around 30-35 FPS (loaded my OC profile and the FPS jumped to 40-43 but still only 1 gpu was going all out lol )

and my GPU 1 usage was around 100 while GPU2 was round 20 :O






gpu1 max usage 99
and gpu2 only 23


also I recently move my second gpu down a slot on the PCI and I am not running on X16 X8 instead of X16 X16... but I run heaven benchmark and only saw like 1-2% decrease in performance... (I only saw like 3-4c decrease on idle by doing this dont know if it was worth it lol )

so anyone know what the problem can it be one gpu is only doing physx or something like this ?
or is this normal ?
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did u turn on sli ?????
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Multicore rendering = enabled
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Alt+Print Screen: make individual screenshots in the original resolution instead of re-sizing a giant one down to 800 x 450!

Example: Alt+Print Screen Afterburner. Save it as a .png. Then Alt+Print Screen Task Manager if you so desire. Save it as a .png

Upload both.

Or just don't re-size the giant one.
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sli is enabled...
I get double FPS in heaven benchmark then I get with it disabled...






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No, it's def. not normal what you have going on there. That's more like what I'd expect if you had one of your two GPU's dedicated to PhysX, not running in regular SLI mode with auto-select physX.

So you mentioned getting double FPS with SLI enabled ... when you do Heaven bench, in SLI, do you get both GPU's doing equal work, not this 100/20% stuff you get on Metro?

You weren't, by chance, running Metro in windowed mode were you? Because sometimes SLI and windowed mode don't get along properly.

Also what happens if you disable 'advanced physX' in the game?
    
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disabled physx on the game and it still the same

on heaven bench both my cards reach 98% gpu usage
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Next steps would be making sure that the executable for the game is named metro2033.exe, and then going into the game's profile in NVCP (you may have to uncheck 'show only programs installed on this computer' to be able to get to the profile) and hitting the 'restore' button to make sure the driver is running it's default settings for the game.
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this is the setting its on default...













should I change something ?
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