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ill do that now.
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Did you run it more than once? Could be a fluke. Try averaging out 3 runs each.
might read his post and see that he stated running it more than once
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might read his post and see that he stated running it more than once
Opps, I overlooked that part. But 2 times isn't really enough. 3 may or may not be depending on the consistency of the results.
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okay here is the 3rd test.... gaps wider now....

images attached, samte outcome, 2 cables is lowering my FPS...

im stumped....

any ideas ????? can anyone else benchamrk this , to show im not going stupid...

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Anyone got any ideas ?
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I'm working ATM so won't be able to until 7pm est
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Thanks apreciate it.... this has really got me stumped how 2 cables can produce worse results than 1 cable...
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post #28 of 42
Adding more bridges/connecters will not make ONE BIT of difference.
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Thanks apreciate it.... this has really got me stumped how 2 cables can produce worse results than 1 cable...
The hardware/software is not designed for it.
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post #29 of 42
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okay here is the 3rd test.... gaps wider now....

images attached, samte outcome, 2 cables is lowering my FPS...

im stumped....

any ideas ????? can anyone else benchamrk this , to show im not going stupid...
That now is a significant drop... With every run, are you rebooting and then waiting 1-2 minutes before starting?
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yes, i reboot after each test, wait 5 mins for it to complete loading and settle.... then i start... crazy...
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