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what's the weird cable for?

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@ JBD1986, as I said, that requires a Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) driver. 174.74 BETA (not the WHQL) is the only one able to do that right now, and there is no guarantee Nvidia will produce any more UDA drivers after that. You would be running the risk of being stuck with 174.74, which would mean taking a performance hit if (hopefully, when) improved performance GX2 drivers are released. That's why I'm trying to sell my 8800GTS for a 9600GT. Although it theoretically would still need a UDA driver to run both cards, in reality it shouldn't.

@ go4life, nothing would make me happier, but I'm at work now and will be until 5PM EDT.

@ FZ0, that's the SPDIF cable for the HDMI-out. It's supposed to connect to the SPDIF on the mobo, but I didn't connect it since I don't see any need for the HDMI out ATT. However, I am trying to research how it might connect to my X-Fi Platinum. Not sure it's possible, though.
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ooh sitting at oc.net in work time? not good.. just kidding im doing the same;D
cant wait to see the result congrats with your new card man
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My performance sucks for Single 9800GX2 and Quad SLI.....still trying to establish what is causing it.

My frames are half of what others are getting in Crysis @ 1920x1200 ALL V.HIGH DX10
Mine went back to TigerDirect within a couple of days...

The quad thing is flat out not worked out yet. Period. End of story.

Next gens are out in July...

It's your $1200...
    
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looks awsome!! congrats!
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Mine went back to TigerDirect within a couple of days...

The quad thing is flat out not worked out yet. Period. End of story.

Next gens are out in July...

It's your $1200...
That is true, but if everyone else is getting double the frames i get using the same damn drivers etc it makes no sense.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
That is true, but if everyone else is getting double the frames i get using the same damn drivers etc it makes no sense.
Have you tried using another DVI port on the card? I have heard of this fixing issues for some people on the EVGA forums.
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Is it very loud Dosty?
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LOL! No louder than the 92mm AeroCool on the HR-03+ I had on my GTX!

This is totally irrelevant, but it's HEAVY!

Quote:
Originally Posted by !TopGear! View Post
Have you tried using another DVI port on the card? I have heard of this fixing issues for some people on the EVGA forums.
Incidentally, my lower DVI port is primary.
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post #30 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by FZ0 View Post
what's the weird cable for?

That's a Fiber Wire from Hitman, because even he thinks the card pwns.
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