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post #21 of 32
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It's every single game and every single program that runs in full screen mode.

Also, I've tried two bridges and as I said, the other thing that changes is when I use the old driver and the hide Nvidia 3D at games start. EVGA has a new bridge coming to me just to be sure.
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sorry if this has been stated already but I didnt see it. Have you tried without the bridge?

I had the same problem. It was a gigabyte flexible bridge problem. The second I used and old asrock non flexible sli bridge it worked.
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I've used two bridges so far, and the ability to activate SLI without a bridge has been removed in one of the newer drivers.
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I would revert to an older drive, use the bridge see if it does the same thing, remove bridge and if it fixes it I would stick with those drivers until you can find another bridge lol
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So I take it these are 465's unlocked to a 470? If so then your cards are probably conflicting with the unlock while SLI is enabled
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post #26 of 32
try an updated chipset driver. seems like you've tried everything else.

my first thought was the cards' bios, but that's obviously not it.

also, make sure that your nvidia CP and Afterburner aren't conflicting with eachother's settings. Have you tried closing any programs like afterburner and running the cards?
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I've looked into this problem and here is a couple of more things to try:

1.Make sure the bridge is firmly seated (like push them all the way. If in doubt, push more ) You can move the bridge around while the computer is on.

2.Clean the gold fingers (SLI connectors with isopropyl alcohol or lint free cloth).

3.Flash them back to the old GTX 465 BIOS for both cards and SLI them. If problem goes away, then you know what was causing the flickering.

4.RMA. One guy had similar problem where both cards worked individually but not when both cards was SLI'd
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post #28 of 32
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OP has been updated since no one has read this page of me saying that I've used different bridges...

And its in EVERY game or program in full screen mode unless I use the really old driver and have 3D enabled and hidden.
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I've looked into this problem and here is a couple of more things to try:

1.Make sure the bridge is firmly seated (like push them all the way. If in doubt, push more ) You can move the bridge around while the computer is on.

2.Clean the gold fingers (SLI connectors with isopropyl alcohol or lint free cloth).

3.Flash them back to the old GTX 465 BIOS for both cards and SLI them. If problem goes away, then you know what was causing the flickering.

4.RMA. One guy had similar problem where both cards worked individually but not when both cards was SLI'd
+1 if the first 3 dont solve the issue than it sounds like rma time. have you ran any stress test programs on each card individually yet?
post #30 of 32
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Okay guys, please read more than just the OP.... read page three with the largest chunk on information from me..... I give up on answering the same question over and over... sorry...
Edited by metroidfreak - 2/21/11 at 6:23pm
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