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Nvidia 560's in SLI, one not working according to Kombuster?

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Hey everyone, just had a quick question, i've read about this in google already but couldn't find any definitive answers. Here's the problem.

I'm running MSI Kombuster with my two 560's in SLI, and it says the first card is working hard as hell, what i set my OC to, but the second card is running REALLY low. Core clock is 50mhz, should be about 965, and shader is 100mhz, should be about 1900mhz. Is this a problem with the card?

I have Physx running through the second card in SLI. But it doesn't seem to do a damn thing because i monitor the card closely when playing, nothing changes, the second card just stays at those low clocks the whole time.
Do I need to change my physx arrangement? I've just been using the nvidia control panel to change the sli modes, is there something i'm missing here?
post #2 of 20
Does the usage go up when you are using Kombuster? It only uses one card for me. What drivers are you using and do you fold? There was a problem with the 275.33 drivers that would lock the clocks when you stopped folding and it would stay super low like that. What happens when you play a game does that push the clocks back up?
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I'm using the latest beta drivers right now, 290. something but i was using the 285 driver as well before and it did this same thing.

The usage stays the exact same on the second card when not playing a game or playing, and when not using Kombuster and while using. It's just always low. Btw, i had to use the splitter cords to hook up the second card to my 650w power supply, the 4 pin ones? Does that make a difference?
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The power connection doesn't matter in your case. Do you have the cards attached with an SLI bridge? Did you even enable SLI?
    
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Do you get usage out of the card and just stays at low clocks and doesn't perform well? Or does it just stick at 0% usage? How many games have you tried it with? Something you know for sure uses sli?
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yessssssss, i am definately using an SLI bridge. But I was reading that SLI just works automatically with programs that support it? Is there some kind of magical SLI button i'm missing??? Nvidia control panel does automatically set my second card to use PhysX.
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Sorry I just saw what you said about usage. But yeah there is a setting in control panel to enable or disable sli.
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I've tried this with Batman: Arkham City, Portal 2 and Skyrim. All of which is the same story.
But yeah, it doesn't seem to be performing the way it should, batman glitches when i move the control stick, low framerate, i can't even use any DX11 features which i should be able to with this new update apparently...running windows 7 64 bit.
Same thing with portal 2, pretty spotty framerates when turning... had to back up some of my graphic settings, like...no Antialiasing, or medium shadows and all that.
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where??
post #10 of 20
It should be in the Nvidia Control panel!

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