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Evga GTX470 and My Evga GTX8800...Hummm!

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Well, i'm in need of some help or suggestions on this. Last week i installed A 470 and a 8800gtx and everything seamed to be fine both cards showed up in gpu-z and my nvidia control panel. Set the gtx8800 as my physx card and all was good.

Yes, Yes, Yes.... I did. All ati drivers were completly sweept and new nvidia 266.58 drivers install without a hitch.

Here's the problem, This morning i decided to take the cards out a few fans and reroute some cabling. I also took the pc outside and setup my air-compressor and give it it's spring cleaning.

Now, after putting it back together i can't get the evga 8800gtx to show up in gpu-z or nvidia control panel or anything else for that fact.

I have triple checked cards power connections and reseated the card.
What else can i do....any suggestions?? This is my sig rig just no ati.
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Try simply putting the 8800 as your main GPU (remove the 470) and see if it shows up then. In the moving of the cards, cleaning out your machine, etc., it's possible it might have gotten damaged. Speaking of cleaning, my sig rig needs an appointment w/ the compressed air trick, too.
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I'll give that a whirl.
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Found out my problem....The biostar I45 motherboard has two rows of jumpers for setting cross-fire and when i replaced them back to the 1-2 jumper setting it lets the master pci16x lane run its full bandwith and DISABLES the slave pci16x lane.
Ok, so now i'm gonna pull the evga 8800gtx....but what i wanna know is this 470 more than able to run physx on its own?
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post #5 of 7
easily... it can run Batman AA with high physx easily...

i just don't see the point of a physx card when one card if powerful enough can do it fine. Not enough games to support it to be worth it.

They need physx to be standard and run on AMD cards as well.
     
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the 470 alone is enough..thats the jiffy with some boards still having jumper/s to be set in dual gpu mode..
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Originally Posted by kairi_zeroblade View Post
the 470 alone is enough..thats the jiffy with some boards still having jumper/s to be set in dual gpu mode..
off-topic, *** is your system exactly?
     
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