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So I am making a SLI v Non SLI benchmark thread and I have noticed some startling issues with this setup. description is all in the pics.







What gives? I can't be bottlenecking that badly...

This is all on 1280x1024, a common benchmarking resolution.


 
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What is your cpu overclocked to?
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Not OCed at the moment. I made a run all Friday night with various clocks and voltages, couldn't get it stable.
 
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Does sound like a cpu bottle neck, can you run a crysis warhead Becnhmark right now and post a screenshot? By the way what Nvidia drivers are you using?
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What settings for the bench. I am on 270.61. Monitor only goes to 1440*900.
 
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post #6 of 16
run it 1680*1050 very high 8x AA. Try and also post a GPU usage screenie along with it, you could use afterbuner for that.

EDIT: sorry run your max res. 1440*900
Edited by munaim1 - 5/22/11 at 11:59am
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Here ya go.

 
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post #8 of 16
Could you do me a favor and do an exact screenshot with the 266.58 driver. The 266.58 is the most stable drivers around (Check my sig lick for the review on all the drivers released this year).

EDIT: I still think it's a CPU bottleneck. try running at the warhead benchmark at 3.6/3.4ghz. The CPU doesn't have to 100% stable just enough to run a benchmark.
Edited by munaim1 - 5/22/11 at 12:27pm
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post #9 of 16
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I went away, lol. Installing 266.58 now. will try to get a OC. I think 3.8 at 1.57 works, My mobo vdroops 1.57 to 1.45

266.58 could not find compatible hardware? What?!
Edited by snoball - 5/22/11 at 1:34pm
 
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266.58 runs.



 
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