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Ok chosen I set the stuff to that, i have to go to class, i'll do the rest of the stuff when I get back!
 
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With BF3 i had to use the Nvidia recommended settings as the AFR-1 and AFR-2 gave the game unplayable stuttering...

Ensure everything is default, apart from the following - Max performance mode, Triple Buffering, single monitor performance.

I get WAY smoother performance with the above settings and horrible performance if they're set otherwise?

It might be an SLi bridge thing too? if your gpu's are not mirroring each other in usage and mem usage, try with out the bridge?
Yeah, that's a good point, it might be somthing simple as a faulty SLI bridge?
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I changed the SLI bridge. I've been running kombustor and furmark fine except my second gpu doesn't even get over 50% usage so I don't know if its stable..
 
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From what little research i have done on SLI usage, it seems that most games & maybe benchmark software will not use 100% of the second card, & rather we just get a nice boost 50-70% use?

Depending on the driver & the way the game or sofware utilizes it, & then some for tweaking.

I'm going to research this some more.
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Have you downloaded and updated DierctX ?
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I think the SLI bridge was the problem. I haven't played much since I put the new one on but BC2 didn't crash and I played for 30 minutes or so.
 
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From what little research i have done on SLI usage, it seems that most games & maybe benchmark software will not use 100% of the second card, & rather we just get a nice boost 50-70% use?

Depending on the driver & the way the game or sofware utilizes it, & then some for tweaking.

I'm going to research this some more.
With a test like furmark or kombuster you should see 100% on each, if not then your CPU is holding you back.
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I just set my overclock back and am stress testing now.. and I still do believe it was the sli bridge
 
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Try using older drivers. I have problems with the newest nvidia drivers right now
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