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Is your crysis result also @ 4800-900? and at max in game settings? if so that seems a little too good for one card, I'm also thinking you have your results backwards.
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Everything is in the correct order. That's why I am so bugged out about this.. Only thing that shows positive results is 3dmark11 everything else is ass backwards. I just order a 2500k with a p67 board, I sure hope this helps..
The CPU and motherboard upgrade will certainly help a LOT. I just came from an AMD Quad at 3.7GHz to my i5. My i5 at bone stock walks all over my old AMD quad (my NB was at 2.6GHz).
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Everything is in the correct order. That's why I am so bugged out about this.. Only thing that shows positive results is 3dmark11 everything else is ass backwards. I just order a 2500k with a p67 board, I sure hope this helps..
How are you disabling CFX?
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Either way, you should still be seeing SOME sort of improvement, even with a CPU bottleneck. If anything, you would see say 50-60% usage on both cards (as opposed to closer to 90-99% usage).
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Im fairly positive its the motherboard causing you issues. The x4 lane just cant render as fast as the x16 and is causing you to actually get lower frame rate. Its not all that apparent in lower res gaming, but in triple monitor gaming its actually quite a common issue.

A new motherboard with atleast two x8 PCI-e lanes will fix your issue.
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When in CFX both cards will run at the lower PCIE bandwidth. So both cards are running at 4x. that could possibly be your problem.
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^^^ This does sound correct now. I have eliminated every other possibility. stupid x4 slot. Thanks everyone, gonna get a new chip and board. +reps for all.
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^^^ This does sound correct now. I have eliminated every other possibility. stupid x4 slot. Thanks everyone, gonna get a new chip and board. +reps for all.
Which board did you go for now?
     
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Which board did you go for now?
Well I was gonna get a 2500k and a P67 board, but a member here on OCN was selling a Rampage III for 85$! So I'm gonna buy that tonight. It has 2 pci-e x16 slots, so hopefully this will fix the problem. My chip never goes about 60% usage, so it has to be the mobo.
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Well I was gonna get a 2500k and a P67 board, but a member here on OCN was selling a Rampage III for 85$! So I'm gonna buy that tonight. It has 2 pci-e x16 slots, so hopefully this will fix the problem. My chip never goes about 60% usage, so it has to be the mobo.
Thats cheap! What CPU? The I7 950/960 are going cheap BNIB now, but an I7 970 is really what most want.
     
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