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I might actually see if you can get EVGA to RMA the motherboard. If you disable the onboard nic and the cards disappear that's a motherboard problem not a problem with your GPU's..

Well what's funny is that when I mentioned this to EVGA, they told me "Haha, well you shouldn't disable anything." They then said nothing else about it. So idk if they were just trying to avoid that problem or that its a known issue that I magically found and they wish I didn't lol.

Well I did some research on the scores that 3dMark11 is telling me i'm scoring low against, and I believe that most of those have OCed 980x's as well as 470's. So I OCed my 980x and 470s a little bit and my scores improved to the point where i hit over the target score.

Well anyway, I guess it's time for an upgrade anyway as my brother needs an upgrade anyway. So i'll keep the cards and see how they perform in his PC. Meanwhile, I think its 680 time smile.gif

Thanks again for all of the help!
 
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yeah.. i just built a new desk with a triple monitor mount, and apparently I can't get all 3 monitors to work with my SLI'd 470's.. (still looking into the issue so we'll see) but been debating selling mine off and goin for a 680 myself.. they just look so awesome.. biggrin.gif
What'd you get for a final score when oc'd? I can oc my 470's pretty high on air and get great 3dmark scores, but they aren't stable that high in bf3. But for the most part i still maintain 90+fps on high.. thumb.gif
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