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so i turned on the pc with just the 560 Ti and it turns on beautifully in silence.

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Originally Posted by stupidcha;14494267 
with the 8800GTS, thing starts like a lawnmower. is the 8800GTS really worth it for physx?

Depends on the PhysX games you're using and if the 560 Ti can handle the game maxed out even with PhysX. Also consider that PhysX can be affected to the CPU (you can force it in the Nvidia Control Panel but I wouldn't recommend it).
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Depends on the PhysX games you're using and if the 560 Ti can handle the game maxed out even with PhysX. Also consider that PhysX can be affected to the CPU (you can force it in the Nvidia Control Panel but I wouldn't recommend it).
yea. honestly, i don't think i want the 8800GTS in my computer but I want to use it to F@H...

also, i don't play a single game that uses physx...

games i own that use physx tho (i might possibly play them if i get REALLY BORED)

Batman: Arkham Asylum
Mafia II
Mirror's Edge

this list makes me even want to keep the 8800GTS in the rig...
    
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post #13 of 18
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so i turned on the pc with just the 560 Ti and it turns on beautifully in silence.

with the 8800GTS, thing starts like a lawnmower. is the 8800GTS really worth it for physx?
I am not sure which version of 8800GTS yours is (8800GTS 512 has 128 shaders, 8800GTS 640 has 112 shaders while the 320 version has 96 shaders).

Even if yours is the 320MB version, I have no doubt that it will give significant and noticeable benefit to help out your GTX560 Ti when playing a Physx game.
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I am not sure which version of 8800GTS yours is (8800GTS 512 has 128 shaders, 8800GTS 640 has 112 shaders while the 320 version has 96 shaders).

Even if yours is the 320MB version, I have no doubt that it will give significant and noticeable benefit to help out your GTX560 Ti when playing a Physx game.
i have the 8800GTS 512mb (best one)

it's a great card but with it running like a jet turbine....
    
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turn the fan down on MSI Afterburner.
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turn the fan down on MSI Afterburner.
haha... seriously?

the fans automatically turn down once window boots because of afterburner. my issue is the 1 min of booting time with the fans running at 100%.
    
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When a PC is booting up, graphics card driver is only loaded at a later stage of this process. Until then, Windows (and BIOS) is designed to send full juice to all fans (system fans and graphic card fan) as they need higher power to overcome the inertia to spin up. So, it is normal to see 100% fan speed during startup.
And so, I find 'neither card did that when used by itself' in your sytem rather strange.

Anyway, if you are neither connecting a 2nd monitor nor playing a Physx game nor folding, perhaps you just take the card out. Install it back only take a few minutes, when you have an actual use of it.
my former 250GTS did this during startup
my former 460's and current 580's do NOT do this during startup
I have the same problem regarding GPU1/GPU2, its backwards
GTX580 is in slot 1 and GTX580 is in slot 5

fix?
Edited by SirWaWa - 8/7/11 at 8:44am
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post #18 of 18
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well, i know that the 250GTS does indeed raun fan at 100% until the OS boots.

this 8800GTS did not do this earlier when installed alone.
    
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