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There seems to be a rep shortage lately, I've been helping loads of people and got maybe 2 reps
post #22 of 48
Just keep helping people out, it will come sooner or later.
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post #23 of 48
As far as I've seen nobody has been able to fix his problem so let's drop the rep thing. You shouldn't ask for it and if you don't get a rep big deal.
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Can you post a more detailed desc. of your SLI problem?

Do you see a difference when using one card, and when using two? All I understood is that you are getting low FPS, and..that's it. Not too descriptive :/ What is your Vantage and 3Dmark06 score?

Anywho, I have tested nearly every single driver (WHQL and BETA) for the 8800GTX. Once I get home, I'l post which drivers I'm using. I think it's the 169.28's, but I'm not sure. But with the driver that I'm using, I get the most FPS in anything. I'l check on it and post back. Only thing I can recommend is to try the drivers I am using, since I don't really know the problem exactly.
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Originally Posted by Pooping^fish View Post
Vanateg preseat performance runs at 1280x1024..
And do you not rep people?
=(
Don not Beg for REP. If the Thread creator beleives you deserve it then you will get it.
post #26 of 48
3D Mark Vantage wasn't meant to give you smooth FPS... You should try other benchmarks to see how bad it is. Game and see how it is. Crysis benchmarks are good, there are many threads comparing Crysis benchmark results.
    
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post #27 of 48
yeh welcome to the waste of money club ... i spent out for 8800gt sli and i have the same problem, FPS can be worse or equal to running one card ... it really is annoying ...
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That could mean that your GTXes are stuck on 2D clock in DX9, I'm not sure why it's doing that but use RivaTuner or nTune to force it to run at full stock speed and try again?
I cant. RivaTuner nor EVGA Pecision will detect my clocks. They both read 0 and won't change no matter what I do.

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3D Mark Vantage wasn't meant to give you smooth FPS... You should try other benchmarks to see how bad it is. Game and see how it is. Crysis benchmarks are good, there are many threads comparing Crysis benchmark results.
Obviously, but there is SOMETHING wrong with mine. I can't break 10FPS meanwhile people with 2 8800GTs are getting higher scores then my 4k.

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an you post a more detailed desc. of your SLI problem?

Do you see a difference when using one card, and when using two? All I understood is that you are getting low FPS, and..that's it. Not too descriptive :/ What is your Vantage and 3Dmark06 score?

Anywho, I have tested nearly every single driver (WHQL and BETA) for the 8800GTX. Once I get home, I'l post which drivers I'm using. I think it's the 169.28's, but I'm not sure. But with the driver that I'm using, I get the most FPS in anything. I'l check on it and post back. Only thing I can recommend is to try the drivers I am using, since I don't really know the problem exactly.
I posted my scores already of Vantage in previous posts like twice.
I get 4k GPU score and a 11k CPU score. My overall score is like 4.9k. Meanwhile people get around 9k easily. I think it was NCSpec who showed me his Vantage, and with dual 8800GTXs he got 11-12k overall. Im only 4k and I have twice the better CPU then his. It makes no sense. Descriptive enough?

I said already - yes I do see a difference when using 1 card over 2 cards otherwise I wouldn't be asking any questions.

8800GTX #1 GPUZ
8800GTX #2 GPUZ

there are some things missing for some reason on #1 compared to #2. Like 0 mhz clock.
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 6/18/08 at 3:12pm
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post #29 of 48
You didnt do anythign with the BIOS's on these cards did you?

Last time i saw a card reading 0mhz core was a buggered BIOS flash to a 8800GTS.
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post #30 of 48
I had issues when I installed my second 8800 as well, so here's my take.

I believe there is an issue with the latest driver, and rivatuner and/or ati tools.

Try this.

Un-install driver, use driver cleaner, uninstall rivatuner/ati-tools (ati-tools appears to install an amd driver updater? Uninstall that as well, via control panel/add-remove programs.

restart

Did you use driver cleaner pro or driver sweeper? Do it. I ran CCleaner as well for good measure.

Re-install latest drivers

Run another benchmark, and test. I found that at stock clocks I scored 18500+ after I did these steps.

I then installed (cough NTUNE, known now as nvidia system tools http://www.nvidia.com/object/nvidia_...ools_6.02.html, don't bother with system monitor, or system update, cough) and upped my fan speed to 60%.

Good luck, and be patient. Let me know how it goes.
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