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Old 01-14-2007, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SLi running or not ??

I have 2 7600GT's running together. If in the dislpay properties i click enable for running SLi, pcpitstop says REG FLAG (serious problem) and it tests horribly low compared to similar systems.

However if I un-check that Enable SLi mode and run those tests again, it passes with flying colors, saying i'm almost the fastest out of similar systems?

either way they look good so i cant tell.
but if tests show its better to have them unchecked... then??
i mean they are physically hooked together (SLi)
so maybe it sees it as one card and if i choose enable it looks for something else ?????????

How could this be ?

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Old 01-14-2007, 09:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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beats me, 3dmark it when its checked, and then when its unchecked, that will tell you the truth right there.

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Old 01-14-2007, 11:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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So the mystery is no more. And what seemed logical is proven logical! Feel Free to compare SCORES & offer additional programs for testing ! ! ! !

These Are My Official Scores.

WITH SLi-Enabled:

3DMark '05 -- 10,325
3DMark '06 -- 5,659

WITHOUT SLi-Enabled:

3DMark '05 -- 5,697
3DMark '06 -- 3,251

SuperPi / mod1.5 XS: [1M] @ 35.625 seconds
SuperPi / SSE3: [1M] @ 33 seconds

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Old 01-14-2007, 11:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You almost beat me in 3dmark05/06 but I would own framerate wise in any game. I started to go by game performance rather then synthetic benchmarks. It's like this, lets say you overclock that rig of yours and hit like 12k in 3dmark05 where as I can only hit 10,500k. You beat me by 1.5k in 3dmark05 but I probably almost double your framerates in games. Just play some games and if you can get a pretty decent overclock on your computer then you will see better framerates and loading times.
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Old 01-14-2007, 11:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm a noobie when it comes to tweaking things like timings, cores, and everything else. I'm not trying to void warranties, over do anything (stock cooling, 5 80mm case fans), but I feel I could safely make it a little faster... that is if it would even be worth it.

I've had an older computer for a few years so i've never had a chance to really dive into these kind of things. But my system is killer fast.

I just got CPU-Z................

what to do
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Old 01-14-2007, 11:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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