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I'm helping a friend of mine with his new rig. he bought 2 asus ares cards. i was able to get the set up running, but the system only sees the first card. i also have a little orango LED lit right by the power plugs on the 2nd card. i have tried switching the power connectors from the first card and still have the same result. has any one had, or heard of this issue?? do i have a faulty card???
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Have you tried each card on its own in the top most PCI-E slot? if they both work, have you tried a known working card on it's own in the second PCI-E slot? Also, what PSU does your friend have?
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gonna go back over to his house tomorow. he's got the x3 1600w by ultra. i also ran a dedicated 20 amp 220volt service with 10 gauge wire. so power is really not an issue. I hope
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See if you can grab specs of the whole machine, mobo and processor and everything.
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Originally Posted by Asustweaker;15482997 
gonna go back over to his house tomorow. he's got the x3 1600w by ultra. i also ran a dedicated 20 amp 220volt service with 10 gauge wire. so power is really not an issue. I hope

Make sure the second card is not limited by PCIe lanes. It needs at least x4 to work. Check in Device Manager under Displays adapter is the second card listed and any error message or disabled. You also can check using the GUP-Z the bandwidth assigned to it x16, x8, x4 or x1?
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try testing the 2nd pcie slot lane out with the first good card.....maybe the second slot is bad...
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