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Okay so long story short, you guys probably seen a couple of my help threads asking why my SLI setup was performing worse and worse with no explanation

Basically I was having SLi Scaling problems where I would be getting 100 FPS then it drops to 20, mind you with two EVGA GTX 285 FTW Edition

I removed them and switched to a GTX 460 I pulled from my media server... and my FPS is now 70-100....


lol?

I take it that my GTX 285's need to be replaced, but wow.... I didn't realize it was that bad
 
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Sounds like they were dying to me. tongue.gif The 285 is the best single GPU DX10 card out there. So for them to stutter as they did, it's clear they weren't doing too well. redface.gif (The HD 5000 and GTX 400 series and up are classified as DX11 cards.)
     
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Probably dying or some software related problem.
My friend has a 285 as well, and it's on par with a 460.
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Originally Posted by vinton13;12948145 
Probably dying or some software related problem.
My friend has a 285 as well, and it's on par with a 460.

i guess this.. maybe some driver problem? or even maybe mobo, sry cant exactly tell

edit: both same cards with same clock? did they work well for a time at least?
Edited by smex - 3/31/11 at 12:36pm
post #5 of 11
This sounds driver related to me... or some kinda hold up with x8 instead of x16 pci-e
 
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post #6 of 11
8x instead 16x does not cause such things
post #7 of 11
285 in sli should smoke a 460. Sounds like 3 things.
1. A card is faultly
2. SLI is not enabled
3. driver issues.
post #8 of 11
Find the card that's still working and use it for physx!
post #9 of 11
look in the bios for some settings that could affect SLI / VGA options.. you mobo is very strange to me.
post #10 of 11
Bake them on low for 10 minutes.
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