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I have 2 gtx 470s using the crysis sli trick to get both cArds working in this game. I recently switch to the arctic accelero coolers. When I started playing the game again both cards would be at 98% usage and at 60 fps when I'm just standing around.

As soon as I cast a spell or use an ability usage on both cards drop to about 50% and fps drops to about 35 and I get lag!.. It was not doing this before and all my setting seem to be the same.

I have both cards oced a decent amount and my CPU is at 4.2ghz.
Any help would be very appreciated.
Edited by Kyushu - 4/14/11 at 8:48am
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Do you have GPU physx on?
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Yes.
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try with it off
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Ok thanks man. Btw, do u Play ffxiv with your sli? If so can u put your settings up? I like to keep as many things on and high as possible.

Would be helpful to know game setting and nvidia control settings. Do u run it on specific ffxiv game setting or just global settings? Which drivers are best for this game and sli setup?
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