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Will the secodary card completely shutdown in 2d mode when just browsing an watchin movies etc?
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No, it idles in the same way the first does with no activity
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As said, no. Idle, no shutting down.
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The only cards that will completely shut down when plugged in are a select few mobile cards. Other than that all cards will idle when not in use.
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At present crossfire will do this, but not SLI.
    
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post
At present crossfire will do this, but not SLI.
Idling and completely shutting down are more or less the same though i guess. Idling is more on edge at all times though i guess.
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Assuming 2 monitors, It will actually idle warmer with sli enabled than if you were to have it disabled in the nvidia control panel. Something about not clocking down the same way.
    
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Originally Posted by rmp459 View Post
Assuming 2 monitors, It will actually idle warmer with sli enabled than if you were to have it disabled in the nvidia control panel. Something about not clocking down the same way.
This is an old problem with had already been addressed during earlier round of drivers.
All of my cards go down to idle clocks and idle temps when the computer is doing nothing.
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