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Just installed my 680's in SLI for 2560x1440. Something feels off though. While playing BF3 at the exact same settings as my old 560 ti 2gb SLI setup performance is about the same. And now it feels like I have micro stutter or something. This didn't happen with the 560 SLI setup. This is at HIGH settings too not ultra and no AA just high post AA. Is their something that needs to change in the new drivers control panel? My first impression of these 680's in SLI is well kinda underwhelming....
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Is your monitor 120hz or 60hz?
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Might try reinstalling the drivers? Worse case scenario, might have to do a clean install...
 
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Its 60Hz using DVI. I plan to go display port tomorrow when I will pick up a cable. I am using Vysnc BTW...
post #5 of 18
Have you noticed the same performance in other games? BF3 didn't seem to like the 680's on any review site (had very low "min" fps). It's possible they are optimized yet for BF3.

I would check a couple other games to rule out the cards and drivers first.
post #6 of 18
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Yeah something just doesn't feel right. Game play is not smooth. Its kinda choppy. Their must be a setting in the new drivers that is causing this or something. I used driver sweeper to install the new drivers.
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Mmm same performance.... thats odd. Microstutter is what many SLI/Crossfire setups have but the performance should be significantly better.
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Did you enable SLI in the control panel?

Then did you run a benchmark tool like Heaven 3.0 to make sure SLI is working?

This is my checklist before I start gaming. If it doesn't work in the benchmarks, it's definitely not going to work in game.

Then in BF3, did you disable V-Sync?
Check settings and make sure they're on Custom/Manual and not Auto?

Start from the benchmark, then go into gaming.
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Personally I got amazing results in BF3 with an average of 130FPS
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post #10 of 18
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Hum I'll try that. And yes SlI is enabled in the control panel. I know the drivers are new and the first ones. I really hope that its just a driver issue..
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