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My sig rig is finally complete and i have installed a second gpu that is an ati x300 in my second pcie slot but for some reason its selected as the default card, i tried changing settings in my bios and in windows but to no avail thanks in advance if any one knows anything
Edited by kevin7898 - 5/2/11 at 10:36pm
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post #2 of 9
Just get rid of it all together. You won't get any use out of it anyways.
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post #3 of 9
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I use it for my third monitor so that i can use the full power of my 570 for gaming, unless my logic is flawed and if i can use three monitors on the 570 does the third really use a noticeable amount of resources
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post #4 of 9
No you are right. The 570 can only support two monitors on it's own. Hmmm I'm not entirely sure how you would set up such an old card to run alongside such a new one.

My curiosity is piqued. Someone please have an answer?
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post #5 of 9
Try putting the older card on the top slot, and the newer one on the slot were the old one was before.
post #6 of 9
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ok will try that later tonight, but i thought the top slot was default, but this card is only for a few weeks till i get another 570, got a welding course and a new motorcycle to pay for so if i can be frugal with my pc i will
Edited by kevin7898 - 5/2/11 at 11:00pm
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post #7 of 9
Is your 570 a DirectCuII version?
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post #8 of 9
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no, its a standard asus one
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post #9 of 9
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Well switching out cards did not work so i took my old gtx 280 and stuck it in the top slot due to the thermal armor on the sabertooth mobo interfering with the card and now iv managed to set my 570 as the default card thanks for the help though
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