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post #1 of 11
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I am getting the artifacts and freeze ups when running SLI and watching a movie. I remember reading about people having problems with this and dont remember if there was a fix or if i have to disable SLI when i go to watch movies from now on. I didnt think i had this problem till it happened today.

2 evga 8800GTs
With bios version forceware: 175.19

Anyone know any threads on this ?
post #2 of 11
It's probably your motherboard. Make sure its BIOS is updated.
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post #3 of 11
Watching a Movie how? a DVD? an AVI?

In Windows Media Player? In VLC? In all players?
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post #4 of 11
i can run movies fine...but out of 100 hours of movies , ill get artifacts and lines and everything through the movie...and the mouse cursour would be funny...reboot fixes it..
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post #5 of 11
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Yeah my mouse cursor got all distorted and i rebooted but then went back to my movie and it did it again.

Movie i downloaded and was avi watching on windows media player.

disabling sli fixed it .
post #6 of 11
hhmm...same problem as me then...your pc doesent freeze...only when you close the movie program>?..then does it freeze?
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post #7 of 11
Try it with VLC for me? If it doesn't do it in VLC it's most likely a problem with one of those amusing codecs WMP uses.

If it does still do it then it's drivers in which case you can try like the last two releases usually and see if that fixes it.
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post #8 of 11
im using VLC ........
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post #9 of 11
Is your motherboard BIOS up-to-date? The 780i had a video corruption issue until last month.
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post #10 of 11
what he said ^^^^ im looking into buying one of these mb's and i came across this problem today on the evga forum. parently the new bios fixes it..

you got a pm
Edited by tat2monsta - 7/7/08 at 12:36pm
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