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Crysis 2 - GTX 480 SLI 45 FPS, Is this normal?

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Hey Guys,

Just like the title states. I'm running Crysis 2 on Hardcore on my sig rig and even though I hit 60 fps sometimes, it mostly hovers around 45 fps, and it looks like SLI is not working properly because turning it off I only get a few less fps.

Has anyone else experienced problems like this?
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Do you have the latest Nvidia drivers? If not, that is your problem.
For my rig, in Vsync, I stay at 60fps with an occasional 1fps drop. With Vsync disabled, my average is 98fps.
Edited by dedmonwakin - 3/30/11 at 1:00am
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Turn off SLI, FPS should go up. Maybe they will release a patch for SLI and crossfire in the future but right now Crysis 2 benches all show lesser performance with SLI and crossfire.
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Crysis 2 only uses 1 card for me. Not that it matters it's still runs the game beautifully.
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Do you have the latest Nvidia drivers? If not, that is your problem.
I For my rig, in Vsync, I stay at 60fps with an occasional 1fps drop. With Vsync disabled, my average is 98fps.
Thanks, you know that might be the problem. I had to rollback my drivers cause the newest drivers wouldn't launch the Nvidia control panel.

Hoping that the new drivers will fix SLI issues with Crysis 2 and the garbage performance with Dragon Age II .
post #6 of 8
Had the same problem, disabling sli does help fps slightly, but follow this quick fix to get full use of both your cards in sli:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9740...l-drivers.html

All thanks goes to Defoler of course.
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Thanks, you know that might be the problem. I had to rollback my drivers cause the newest drivers wouldn't launch the Nvidia control panel.

Hoping that the new drivers will fix SLI issues with Crysis 2 and the garbage performance with Dragon Age II .
Yeah, I had to use driver sweeper for the first time for that same reason instead of just using the Nvidia install panel directly before the beta v267.24 driver would successfully work. If that's the one giving you the problem, do a clean sweap and try again, because that's the driver that will enable sli for Crysis 2 (and dragon age II I believe)
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dude.... you should be killing it with your 480... in my sig i get an ave of 40 fps... in my project pc with 3 x 480x i get 90...... but saying that, i do not use all 3 gpus i only use one gpu
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