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First of all, what is your Vantage score with just a single GTX 480?

and secondly, what is the GPU usage like when you have two cards in SLI?

You should score around 32-33K (GPU score) with a GTX 480 SLI in stock settings, therefore your score is quite low. I suspect its the SLI patch giving you problems.
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post #12 of 18
the AMD 1090T bottlenecks vantage quite i bit....

i get about the same scores on stock...

don't worry about it though...

go try some real games and you will find it will be running alot better
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the AMD 1090T bottlenecks vantage quite i bit....

i get about the same scores on stock...

don't worry about it though...

go try some real games and you will find it will be running alot better
Thanks.....That helps calm me down a bit.

Vantage Scores on one of my gtx 480's:

P20,534
CPU - 36,721
GPU - 17,903
 
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That's quite low... I get about 26-27k GPU Score with dual 460s.
Are you overclocked in anyway? What driver/patch version are you running? Your gtx 460's get a better score than my gtx 480 sli.
 
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Are you overclocked in anyway? What driver/patch version are you running? Your gtx 460's get a better score than my gtx 480 sli.
Yeah my CPU was at 4GHz and my 460s run 811MHz(Stock Clocks of the HAWK)
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Your CPU is holding your video cards back in Vantage quite a bit. Are your CPU speeds at stock? You're using PhysX?

I'll tell you, using multiple high end GPUs are very CPU dependent since the CPU needs to now feed data not for one high end card but two of them. GTX 480s are so fast, they will keep asking the CPU for more and more data because they are able to crunch through them very fast (to put that image on your monitor) and your CPU won't be able to keep up. If you want to increase your GPU usage, start increasing your CPU clock speeds.
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Your CPU is holding your video cards back in Vantage quite a bit. Are your CPU speeds at stock? You're using PhysX?

I'll tell you, using multiple high end GPUs are very CPU dependent since the CPU needs to now feed data not for one high end card but two of them. GTX 480s are so fast, they will keep asking the CPU for more and more data because they are able to crunch through them very fast (to put that image on your monitor) and your CPU won't be able to keep up. If you want to increase your GPU usage, start increasing your CPU clock speeds.
This is what I was thinking. Yes, my Cpu is @ stock speeds. I am going to be overclocking it again, so I was thinking that this had something to do with my low scores. The 480's are also at stock speeds. I will overclock my cpu then see how things go I think. Thanks for the help everyone!!
 
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post #18 of 18
you should be able to get like 4.5Ghz with you CPU cooler....

try 4Ghz @ 1.4V ... i ran that all the time

Now i run 4.25Ghz still @ 1.4v

i need a better CPU cooler to go further....
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