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Hello overclockers

I just added another GTX 570 to my rig and in some cases for examle in 3dmark11 or bf:bc2 when there is no fighting I get nearly twice more fps but in many cases for example 3dmark vantage, bf:bc2 in action or some other games i get same or sometimes even lower framerate than with single card.

Is this rly because Q8200@3.3Ghz can't handle more than one GTX570 ?

Do I simply need i7 2600k oc'd to 5Ghz to get these 2 cards running properly on their max potential ?

Thank you for advice in advance
post #2 of 9
i smell a bottleneck



all you need is a 2600k period... pretty sure you won't need a 5ghz clock to run two 570s.

anything >4.0 should suffice
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/4/11 at 4:26pm
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i smell a bottleneck
Yes. A big one.

Also, what res do you play games on?
Edited by DraganUS - 5/4/11 at 4:27pm
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I thought so . Thx for fast reply
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I play games on 1600*1200 .
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I play games on 1600*1200 .
lol... with those two cards, you should definitely invest in at least a 1080p monitor if not higher.

what fps are you getting at that resolution if i may ask? a billion?
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/4/11 at 4:35pm
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Sure, BF:BC2 - AA32X Multisample8X,AF16, All settings High , Vertical sync off - 40-140FPS , when there is lot of shooting and explosions fps drops quite low 40-50 It's for single GTX570, SLI is something like 60-190FPS.

3D mark Vantage - 26500 Single OC'd GTX570 , 20500 SLI GTX570

3D mark 11 - 5800 Single card, 6950 SLI

Prince of persia : the forgotten sands - 70-150FPS but again sometimes it drops even to 35 Single card , unknown - 190FPS SLI

CPU is probably problem even with single oc'd gtx570 or is it normal that fps drops so low in some situations ?
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you're getting major microstuttering... get a higher res monitor, it might help things out, either that or just stick with one card
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/4/11 at 4:50pm
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I will probably buy new mb and cpu.
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