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Like the title says, I just benched 3dMark11, with a healthy OC of 825/1800, using the new drivers, and I got 100% OR BETTER scaling on all four tests. And my overall (GPU) score is almost EXACTLY double in SLI (5435 vs 10868).

Also, I got a VERY healthy perf boost with single card and SLI.

Although on the downside, my max OC is no longer stable ... haven't figure out what my new max OC is yet, but it's def. gone down a bit. It's more than made up for w/the perf boost though

Anyone else seeing similar phenomenon with these new drivers?

Single Card (825/1800):



SLI (825/1800):




Edited by brettjv - 6/4/11 at 11:34am
    
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dam, now we need to see more of this in games
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Nice to be seeing results somewhere! I have did my own tests with the games I am playing right now and saw nothing..

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How about single card brettjv?? is it scaling up to 100% in 3DMark 2011???
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more like 90% scaling but damn good none the less
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Originally Posted by Durdle Class A View Post
dam, now we need to see more of this in games
Amen to that. Probably do some game tests here shortly ... I know offhand that Call of Pripyat bench has always been around 70-82% scaling for me, so that one is first on my list.

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Originally Posted by wumpus View Post
more like 90% scaling but damn good none the less
Is that what you are seeing in your testing, or are you saying I did my math wrong? Because the FPS is at least doubled on every single test, and the GPU score as a whole is exactly doubled. I.E., this is 100% scaling. BTW, I just added the proof to the OP

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How about single card brettjv?? is it scaling up to 100% in 3DMark 2011???
Um ... I'm talking about the SLI scaling, i.e. the perf boost you get when you go from one card to two cards. To have the FPS actually double going from one card to two cards is very, very rare. Usually SLI scaling is about 70-90% at most.
Edited by brettjv - 6/2/11 at 1:49am
    
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Hopefully I can stop using MSI's drivers now, going to test these WHQL ones out.
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I have done perfomance test now and i do ~300pt more :O

I love this SLi (460), stock P63xx and 2500K @ 4.5GHz w SLi 850 = P76xx..1300pt more!
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Oh boy, drivers that pimp NVIDIA in a synthetic benchmark. What's the purpose. I lose all respect for Futuremark if they approve these drivers.
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on 3dmark van my max over clock is no longer stable.
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