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Hi,

I want to set a 9800 GTX in SLI mode. But the second 9800 GTX is reconized as a 8800 GT :S. This happend when i installed the drivers... With the Windows 7 driver he reconize both 9800 GTX's.

So what the hell is wrong ?

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Hmm.. Uninstall all drivers and install the "weird" card in and install the latest driver. You may maybe want to reflash the cards bios just in case? It's fairly easy if done right.
   
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Yeah, i never saw a weird problem like this...

I was already thinking about flashing te card to a 9800 GTX, but it is weird... I already tried with reinstalling the drivers... When i uninstalled the drivers, my computer see 2 9800 GTX's. But when i install the nvidia drivers, hell no. 1 9800 GTX and 1 8800 GT. I will install the 275.33 drivers... Perhaps it will work.... I wil try, thanks biggrin.gif !
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD/ATI;14640371 
Yeah, i never saw a weird problem like this...

I was already thinking about flashing te card to a 9800 GTX, but it is weird... I already tried with reinstalling the drivers... When i uninstalled the drivers, my computer see 2 9800 GTX's. But when i install the nvidia drivers, hell no. 1 9800 GTX and 1 8800 GT. I will install the 275.33 drivers... Perhaps it will work.... I wil try, thanks biggrin.gif !

Hmm.. try an old driver. I'm not accustom to the ways of Nvidia drivers (tongue.gif) so just go back a few revisions and see if it works biggrin.gif
   
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Yeah thanks biggrin.gif ! If it work you will get +1 Rep from me !
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Doesn't work.... Windows find the second card... installing the drivers, and then it says: 8800 GT drivers installed....

What the hell :S ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD/ATI;14640587 
Doesn't work.... Windows find the second card... installing the drivers, and then it says: 8800 GT drivers installed....

What the hell :S ?

Are you sure your card is not an 8800GT? In all seriousness.
   
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post #8 of 27
I had the same issue with two 9800GTX's and when I added the third one it acted like a 8800GT. Tri sli was a no go.

I gave up. Busted my face on it for two days. Wanted to stomp my PC into the ground after that.
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post #9 of 27
If you haven't managed to fix this issue, you might be able to flash the second card's bios to a 9800 GTX. That way it might work. If you're interested, I'll tell you what to do smile.gif.
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Looking on google, Flashing the bios to a 9800gtx bios should resolve the issue.

EDIT: Multiple people have also said using 2 SLI connectors fixed the issue. So if you have a tri sli connecter use that or 2 single connectors.
   
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