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I just got my gt 430 as physx / folding and such. My gtx 470 with vf 3000f being 3 slot I had to move the gtx 480 to the 2nd lane where gt 430 sits on the first one.

Problem is I can't see my bios/booting sequence with my monitor hooked up to my gtx 480. If I take the gt 430 from the first lane and I leave the gtx 480 on 2nd lane it seems to work though.
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The bios will display on the first plug of the first graphics adapter. AFAIK there is no way around this, other than to just plug the monitor you want your BIOS on, into the first card. By the sounds of it, I would suggest you buy an x16 extender or something similar, put your 470/480 back in the first slot and put the 430 elsewhere.... or don't have a 430 as PHYSX doesn't really do much, especially with that poor of a card.
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I see, Wish there was a way but I can deal with that. It's not a big deal since I wont be touching it for a while. Running some benchmarks right now. Batman AA raised 10fps in average and 9 in Minimum. I'm happy with that.
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