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Depends a lot on your CPU speed too, I run mine low 24/7 so I score 17150-17700 depending on card clocks. Have a look at the individual scores to compare against different spec systems or against your old score to see whats low now. Check card temps arent hitting 70*C too or the cards will be throttling even if max in ab says 1097 it might not be holding that right through all tests.
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Do a clean install of the last drivers that you were using ...does that fix the issue?
    
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Depends a lot on your CPU speed too, I run mine low 24/7 so I score 17150-17700 depending on card clocks. Have a look at the individual scores to compare against different spec systems or against your old score to see whats low now. Check card temps arent hitting 70*C too or the cards will be throttling even if max in ab says 1097 it might not be holding that right through all tests.

Yes, that's what I was talking about, my overall score was ~14200 and my graphics score was only a mere ~16000 when Its usually around 20000 at stock clocks
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Do a clean install of the last drivers that you were using ...does that fix the issue?

Yes sir, have already tried that to no avail.
 
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I dont think 70c is higher temp for 680 to throttling down , my 680 runs 75c and still have substantial performance but well it each cards run different
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Yes the temps usually stay around 65 or so but I've also heard that its okay if the gpus temp gets up to even like 90 and still will be okay.
 
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Okay I did driver sweep reinstalled latest beta driver, i installed the mobo chipset driver, I ran 3dmark11 and still got low score, EVEN THOUGH my GPU Usage was between 85-95% my core clock was correct at 1085MHz... and the GPU temperature never went hotter than 67c

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5783828

can anyone explain why this score is so low?
 
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Check out this thread ... on it you'll find lots of people who've posted Heaven scores with SLI 670/680 setups (although there's some pretty good OC's on some of 'em so take that into account).

In fact, here's a post of SLI 670's at 1241MHz, that should be pretty close to what you'd expect w/stock 680's.

Try running Heaven w/the official thread settings and see if you're in the ballpark with what others with similar setups get, fps-wise.

I'm wanting to see if this is just a 3dMark problem, or a more widespread issue w/the cards.
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I tried running heaven with my GTX 680 SLI stock clock and here are my results:





here is some ones results from the thread that you posted GTX 680 SLI (a +120MHz overclock):



even though his were overclocked I still feel my score was very low.
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Yeah, that is indeed too low of a score, and the fact that you're getting bad results on multiple benches suggests either an actual hardware or driver problem. Your gpu usage on Heaven should not be fluctuating like that either (nor should it stay around 0 for an extended period like that) ... it should stay pegged at near 99% with only very occasional dips.

Have you checked what your bus inteface is running at in GPU-Z? Make sure to run the render test (click the ? icon) when checking it's value. It kinda seems like maybe your card(s) are running at too low of a bus speed.

Also if you have a different SLI bridge you can try ... do that.
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I tried running heaven with my GTX 680 SLI stock clock and here are my results:





here is some ones results from the thread that you posted GTX 680 SLI (a +120MHz overclock):



even though his were overclocked I still feel my score was very low.

Yea thats a kind of low , i am running heavn with stock 680 sli i got 96fps everything max
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