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post #11 of 15
It's a shame I'm not infront of my sig rig right now. I think the new drivers include a temp throttle setting...I'll look to confirm this.
     
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Originally Posted by IronCactuar View Post

I disabled SLi and tried each card independently from one each other, leaving them in their current slot. Both cards work flawlessly when used by themselves and both slots work fine.

Another thing I noticed is that the frame drops tend to happen when the card reaches about 65c. Allowing the card to cool for a minute restores the frame rate for about a minute, then the fps drops again. Do these cards throttle back when they reach a preset temperature? Or is the temp probably unrelated?

my cards dont reach 100% TDP until they are well overclocked....

set your fan speed manually to 100% and test long enough to see if you get an fps drop.
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post #13 of 15
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I tend to run very aggressive fan curves since I usually overclock everything. My fans are set to hit 85% (max for these cards) at only 45c.

I think I may have diagnosed the source of the problem... I play using a Xbox 360 controller when I game on my TV. I just got another bad fps drop, and picked up my mouse and noticed my fps jumped back up to normal. I disconnected the 360 controller and my frames per second stabilized. So far it has been stable for 10+ minutes (usually the fps drop starts 3-4 min into the games). I checked my drivers for the controller and they are up to date. Seems odd that a completely unrelated driver would cause such a disastrous frame drop tough. Has anyone ever heard of something like this happening?
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post #14 of 15
First I ever heard of it. Good to know though. Driver conflicts are the worst, it always seems so simple in the end.
     
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Yeah, turns out it was just the 360 controller causing all my issues with my SLi setup. I was able to play Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 on max settings with 0 dips for 3+ hours, hurrah!
Now to try and fix the driver conflict X_x. kb/mouse is less than optimal for couch gaming lol.
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