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so, i just slied my system, and i get this horrific spikes, metro 2033 plays worse then when i just had one card, when the games are running, they are great, then i get this horrible game breaking lag spikes, any ideas?
   
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vram issues (not enough)
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what do you mean exactly?
   
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what do you mean exactly?
you could run out of vram within certain sequences in metro 2033
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considering, these games played better with one card, i dont understand your logic
   
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Do you have v sync enable? Also in NVCP make sure to set Power Management Mode to "Prefer Maximum Performance". TJ
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these are fresh installs of metro and bfbc2, and i get these spikes where my GPU usage drops to like 4% each, at random times it seems
   
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post #8 of 13
What he means is you only have 1 gig of vram, now you have twice as much processing power as you doubled your gpus so you probably upped the settings which probably requires more vram. When you run out of vram you start lagging like crazy. If you set it back to the same settings as the non sli card do you still get the lag spikes?
     
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Do you have v sync enable? Also in NVCP make sure to set Power Management Mode to "Prefer Maximum Performance". TJ
where in the nvcp do i find this power management, thanks
   
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