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Hey to all G92 GTS SLi users,

how do you guys get your SLi setup and working right?

I have SLi enabled in the nvidia control panel, and with everything set to nvidia recommended i get about 70 FPS in crysis on medium (medium for easy comparison) @ 1680x1050

But thats with NVIDIA Recommended Single GPU set, if it try any of the other settings for SLi Mode it destroys my framerate...

SLi on is running worse then SLi off at the moment
Win XP pro SP2 + FW174.20

any tips or things to try?
    
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I believe theres a switch on your mobo or in your BIOS you may have not messed with.
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im just trying to figure it out
ppl say 8x and 16x on the second card / sli enabled shows almost no performance loss and there is positive gain from 2 cards

but i just cant working smooth, sht even WoW plays bad with SLi on lmao

EDIT: would having 3 GB of RAM conflict with 1 GB of total VRAM in Win XP 32-bit?
    
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im just trying to figure it out
ppl say 8x and 16x on the second card / sli enabled shows almost no performance loss and there is positive gain from 2 cards

but i just cant working smooth, sht even WoW plays bad with SLi on lmao
Like i said did you flip a switch on your mobo or in the BIOS?
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post #5 of 14
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nope no switches on my mobo that i can see at all, and the only gfx related / bus related options are

Chipset 16x up 16x down / 8x up 8x down (set to 16/16)
and Asus PEG LINK Mode (for overclocking PCI-e link speed)
    
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Originally Posted by xviosx View Post
nope no switches on my mobo that i can see at all, and the only gfx related / bus related options are

Chipset 16x up 16x down / 8x up 8x down (set to 16/16)
and Asus PEG LINK Mode (for overclocking PCI-e link speed)
Looking for instructions on how to set up SLI i actually found instructions on how to set up RAID which i could not find when i was installing RAID for the first time.

http://www.slizone.com/object/slizone_howtobuild_1.html

Step by step.
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post #7 of 14
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would be nice if that were for my mobo specifically, but i already know how to setup an SLi system, i just cant get the NF570 to work so good with 2 8800's

any people with 570 and any sli setup out there? :s

and will 3GB of RAM and 1GB of VRAM intefere on 32 bit XP? u didnt answer that 1 yet lol
    
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theres normaly a bios option that says broardcast sli or somthing like that...
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post #9 of 14
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theres normaly a bios option that says broardcast sli or somthing like that...
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post #10 of 14
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and where do i find that? i just went all through my bios and i cant find anything about the SLi settings

EDIT: brb gona try swapping the EVGA and XFX in the slots and dropping a GB of ram
    
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