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Hello

I have installed EVGA's SLI Patch, and I still can't activate SLI in Crysis 2. The second GPU just sits still.

Also, the game starts windowed sometimes, and I can't make it go fullscreen unless I restart the PC.

Thoughts?
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Did you verify SLI was enabled via Nvidia Control Panel?
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Yes I did. Also, SLI works in every other game. Should I try reinstalling Crysis 2?
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Have you downloaded the latest Crysis 2 patch? (It is here:http://games.softpedia.com/dyn-postd...=87051&t=0&i=1) That has:

· Added Contact Shadows
· Added DX11 support for Crysis 2
· Added Realtime Local Reflections
· Added support for Higher Res Textures Package
· Added various new console variables to whitelist
· Fixed bullet penetration, which had been broken by a bug introduced with the DLC 2 patch
· Fixed issue in MP where player stats weren't always saved at the end of a game
· Fixed issue in MP where player stats would sometimes randomly reset
· Fixed issue with MP time played statistic, which would sometimes be too low on leaderboards and in stats
· Fixed issue with JAW rocket not firing through window's containing broken glass
· Fixed rare issue where a user could not access MP with a valid CD key if they had previously used an invalid CD key
· Improved advanced graphics options menu
· Improved anti-cheat measurements: fixed exploit which could prevent vote kicking working against a user
· Improved multi-GPU support
· Improved Tone Mapping
· Re-added possibility to enable r_StereoSupportAMD via config file (unsupported)

If that doesn't work, I suggest updating your Nvidia Drivers.
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Originally Posted by DocRyan View Post
Have you downloaded the latest Crysis 2 patch? (It is here:http://games.softpedia.com/dyn-postd...=87051&t=0&i=1) That has:

· Added Contact Shadows
· Added DX11 support for Crysis 2
· Added Realtime Local Reflections
· Added support for Higher Res Textures Package
· Added various new console variables to whitelist
· Fixed bullet penetration, which had been broken by a bug introduced with the DLC 2 patch
· Fixed issue in MP where player stats weren't always saved at the end of a game
· Fixed issue in MP where player stats would sometimes randomly reset
· Fixed issue with MP time played statistic, which would sometimes be too low on leaderboards and in stats
· Fixed issue with JAW rocket not firing through window's containing broken glass
· Fixed rare issue where a user could not access MP with a valid CD key if they had previously used an invalid CD key
· Improved advanced graphics options menu
· Improved anti-cheat measurements: fixed exploit which could prevent vote kicking working against a user
· Improved multi-GPU support
· Improved Tone Mapping
· Re-added possibility to enable r_StereoSupportAMD via config file (unsupported)

If that doesn't work, I suggest updating your Nvidia Drivers.
The latest patch, DX11 Upgrade and High res textures are all installed
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You might need the evga SLI patch. try here http://www.evga.com/articles/00463/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xFyre View Post
Hello

I have installed EVGA's SLI Patch, and I still can't activate SLI in Crysis 2. The second GPU just sits still.

Also, the game starts windowed sometimes, and I can't make it go fullscreen unless I restart the PC.

Thoughts?
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You might need the evga SLI patch. try here http://www.evga.com/articles/00463/
Already installed

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Originally Posted by Xristo View Post
Ctrl + Enter ?
It reverts back to windowed a couple of seconds later.


Crysis 2 is the only game I'm having this sort of problems with. Should I try reinstalling it?
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yes , probably wont fix anything though . Give a try but u never know .
    
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You might need the evga SLI patch. try here http://www.evga.com/articles/00463/
Wow. Did you read past the first word in the post?



@OP: Does it stay in windowed mode long enough for you to see whether the 2nd gpu kicks in? It should show up in the graph in Afterburner if you have that running at the time.

Until you get the issue solved 'properly', you might try renaming the Crysis2.exe to Crysis.exe, just to see if it makes any difference. Probably won't help the windowed issue, but it might get some SLI love to kick on. Of course, SLI doesn't always work properly in Windowed mode. Usually it does, but not always. So these two issues may go hand-in-hand.
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