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I just snapped up a GTX 295 dual PCB card for a good price. I would like to overclock it but when I run MSI Kombuster only 1 gpu gets used, even in full screen. So I need another program to use if I ever want to find out what this card can do.
post #2 of 7
Have you enabled SLI in the nvidia control panel?
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Yes, SLI is enable and works in games that support SLI.
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Have you tried running kombustor in full screen mode ? or play with its settings a bit. At least in the OCCT gpu test that i use, it needs to be in fullscreen mode for both gpu's to be utilized.
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I figured out how to do it. Its an open gl program so you have to mess with the 3d settings to force it to work.
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Good call on the fullscreen mode. I didnt think about that
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Glad you got it working. Have fun OC'eing smile.gif

mxthunder, yeah it was one of the first things that popped in my mind, since i remembered the bulletin on OCCT that for SLI to work it needs to be fullscreen.
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