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Gonna move the bridge
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Didn't help. Reinstalled windows and that didnt work either
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post #33 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by bshan67 View Post
Didn't help. Reinstalled windows and that didnt work either
Is it a setting
Make sure it's set to x8 x8 in bios!

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2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots (Single@x16 or dual@x8/x8 mode or dual@x16/x1 mode)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (black, max.@x4 mode, compatible with PCIe x 1 and x4 devices)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slot
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I dont see a setting for that. I just see one for the 3rd slot. 3x,4x,auto
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post #35 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by bshan67 View Post
I dont see a setting for that. I just see one for the 3rd slot. 3x,4x,auto
But can you turn the first one down to x8, then the second to x8

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doh, I just looked and can't see anything either


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post #36 of 39
Bshan ... please stop double-posting. If yours was the last post in the thread, use the 'Edit' button to edit your last post instead of making a new one.

Have you checked to see if there's any BIOS update available for the motherboard? If there is, you should probably try it. And you don't need to give me an update of every step of the process or anything

I dunno why we're even talking about PCI-Ex speeds ... for the purpose of the problem at hand, it shouldn't matter which slot you put the 2nd card in. I assume your top card is in the upper-most PCI-Ex slot, and your monitor is plugged into the top card, right? If not ... do so.
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post #37 of 39
Did you try all known configurations of sli bridge such as up down reverse? It may be faulty.
Go to your control panel and open up device manager.
If one of your gpus has a yellow triangle that says unknonw device then right click on it and choose install drivers

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tried everything, still no luck
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In the nvidia control panel it says for optimal 3d performance pug the gtx 480(2) into a high performance slot
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