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What could you possibly need an improvement for using that setup? biggrin.gif

Micro-stutter? I've run a wide array of Crossfire and SLI configs. What I hope for in driver releases is typically a smoother experience and more effective gpu utilization (nice when the gpu's actually all run at 90% or higher).
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No downclocking issues with my 680 Lightnings at stock running a Heaven loop. Everything seems solid with these so far.
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These drivers with my GTX 480 is locking the GPU usage to 50% in NFS:MW, anyone else having this issue?
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All good with BF3 been using them for a few hours now smile.gif
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Huge bf3 patch released along with the Aftermath DLC. It fixed many issues including my previous 4-way sli problem. Nvidia still needs more work on 4-way GPU utilization.
I agree. It seems that they don't put quite as much effort into it, as there are not that many people who have it. I get errors every so often on 3 way sli
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Thanks for this but christ that is an insanely long procedure.

It doesn't take long, especially when you do it a couple of times.
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Ok - so I tested to see if my GPU was down clocking and I do not have any. For me 310.70 WHQL candidate is working fine. GPU usage was 97% running at 1163 MHz Core consistently and Memory OC maxed the entire time.


Warning: EVGA Precision Log (Click to show)


Also in games like Far Cry 3 310.70 vs 12.11 have the 680 on par with the 7970 GHz at both 1920x1200 and 2560x1800.



Final thoughts - TechSpot
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Right now, with the latest drivers, it seems that Nvidia has a slight edge over AMD, and this was particularly evident when looking at the ultra quality results with 4xMSAA enabled. This is surprising given that Far Cry 3 is part of AMD's Gaming Evolved program and is featured in their latest Never Settle gaming bundle.


Be interesting to see how the other games fair in bencmarks with 310.70. thumb.gif
     
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Ok - so I tested to see if my GPU was down clocking and I do not have any. For me 310.70 WHQL candidate is working fine. GPU usage was 97% running at 1163 MHz Core consistently and Memory OC maxed the entire time. Warning: EVGA Precision Log (Click to show)
Is it me or does your GPU use looks like a majority of the time its about 70% in your Precision X ? And maxes at 97%

But I agree Nvidia did a great job increasing performance and SLI scaling with these drivers. Its us poor souls with 3-way & 4-way SLI that are forgot about frown.gif
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Is it me or does your GPU use looks like a majority of the time its about 70% in your Precision X ? And maxes at 97%
But I agree Nvidia did a great job increasing performance and SLI scaling with these drivers. Its us poor souls with 3-way & 4-way SLI that are forgot about frown.gif

Your right it's average around 70% most of the time playing Crysis 2 with ultra settings. It's @ 1163 MHz Core Clock the entire time max OC and is being met even at 70% GPU usage. I have my Power target set at 115% so it's not maxed @ 130%. Might even drop power target lower as long as I can maintain my 1163 MHz Core clock from Kepler boost.

Sorry to hear about the 3 &4 Way SLI not getting the love in this driver release.
     
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I had to revert back to 310.54 again, just like with the last couple betas. Something about Planetside 2 just doesn't like these new drivers.
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