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Change their slots put 1st one to the second and second to the 1st and check if it works well. Sometimes it can be operation system problem. You must reinstall OS and check again.
    
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Thanks mate, i'll try that biggrin.gif
 
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I can send you video prove with my GTX 460 everything maxed with 75 fps. (depend on the map, but i'm getting around 150 fps while flying and 65-75 while in earth fighting "massive fighting" i mean). Yes it can be done. Don't believe to their words for GTX 580, HD6970. They aren't correct. If you check Terminator Salvation system requirements you'll d*e. He says i7 or equivalent 4GB ram and GTX 280/285 (WOW it's for 500 FPS?) and the game runs on 3600+ dual core and 9500GT w/o any lagg. biggrin.gif

The only reason of your GTX460 with maxed settings is getting such Nice FPS is due to your resolution.

My other system with a GTX460, i7 at 4ghz and 8gig of ram with everything maxed, bogs down to 25ish fps and maxes out at 50 at heavy game play. That is at 1920x1080
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I can send you video prove with my GTX 460 everything maxed with 75 fps. (depend on the map, but i'm getting around 150 fps while flying and 65-75 while in earth fighting "massive fighting" i mean). Yes it can be done. Don't believe to their words for GTX 580, HD6970. They aren't correct. If you check Terminator Salvation system requirements you'll d*e. He says i7 or equivalent 4GB ram and GTX 280/285 (WOW it's for 500 FPS?) and the game runs on 3600+ dual core and 9500GT w/o any lagg. biggrin.gif

10/10 for discrediting people who play at 1080p or higher when you are gaming at 1280x1024.

On topic - Do basic level trouble shooting. You've already tried driver re-installation, so check for OC stability or even dust. I couldn't get a signal out of my second card when the SLI connector was too dusty tongue.gif
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I've tried every kind of test under the sun, all of the parts are stable and absolutely dust free and running at normal temperatures (something i'm very pernickety about). The CPU survived 12 hours of IBT (linpack) at 4.6GHz and the GPU's are at their factory clock of 880/1760/1950 as shown in both MSI afterburner and GPU-Z. RAM is cheap, but is also made by crucial (Rendition) and there's plenty of it in dual channel mode. The only thing that's out of the norm is the blue screen of death that I had yesterday, which said something about some drivers misusing PDE's, whatever the heck that means...
 
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post #26 of 45
Check your vram when playing BF3. I'm on pretty much all medium settings to play at 1900x1200 with a smooth 60 but still max out my vram (~940). Going on ultra made me hard crash non stop in MP.
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The GTS 450's have a combined 2GB of VRAM, and can also use 2800MB of my RAM to supplement it if they run out, but they only use 870MB of VRAM in BF3 anyways, so that's not the problem, but thanks for the reply.
BTW, nothing hardware wise has changed after BF3 was working fine, only the BSOD and the re-install of the 285.62 drivers. I'm going to try a windows restore point now though...
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The GTS 450's have a combined 2GB of VRAM, and can also use 2800MB of my RAM to supplement it if they run out, but they only use 870MB of VRAM in BF3 anyways, so that's not the problem, but thanks for the reply.
BTW, nothing hardware wise has changed after BF3 was working fine, only the BSOD and the re-install of the 285.62 drivers. I'm going to try a windows restore point now though...

I don't know if you have already mentioned this, But did you find out what the BSOD code was?
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With all these SLI complaints, i am honestly glad i went with a single 570 a couple months back, instead of opting for 2x 560 ti's

give me *bro pound* if you have single slot gpu solution, and your bf3 is running smooth & sharp as an ice skating ring.
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give me *bro pound* if you have single slot gpu solution, and your bf3 is running smooth & sharp as an ice skating ring.
Well yeah, at the moment I am running BF3 with just one card... runs fine on ultra/high with no AA or AF.
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But did you find out what the BSOD code was?
Yes, I did. But can I remember it? I think not... Is it possible to re-access the file in the appdata folder after a reboot, and if so, how?
 
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