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Old 08-29-2007, 10:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 8800 GTS 320MB sometimes working at 1/3 of it's speed

I've had this problem for like a month or so and it's really annoying because i have to restart a couple of times or go into bios and reset everything to make it work again. Sometimes those 2 won't help it. I have the latest drivers and stuff and temps are just right.
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Old 08-29-2007, 02:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would make sure your pcie slot is set to 16x instead of 1x in bios and disable vsync. If that doesn't help I'm sure theres more we can do.
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Old 08-30-2007, 05:03 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i'm not actually sure what's making it run slower but there seems that there is no option for running at 1x and also this happens randomly. even without changing any bios settings. so yeah i really need to know why it slows down sometimes.
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Old 08-30-2007, 05:14 AM   #4 (permalink)
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umm contact the make and try and get a new one
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Old 08-30-2007, 06:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800 GTS 320MB sometimes working at 1/3 of it's speed

not really sure if the 8800 gts has problem or not. anyways it will sometimes work at full speed and sometimes half or around 1/3. i use fraps to measure the fps so it can't be wrong.
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Old 08-30-2007, 06:50 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800 GTS 320MB sometimes working at 1/3 of it's speed

Maybe it's overheating? that can sometimes reduce performance.
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Old 08-30-2007, 08:28 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800 GTS 320MB sometimes working at 1/3 of it's speed

nope, it is at around 55C idle 80C on load. but restarting or doing something in bios sometimes make it work and i don't know the exact cause of it so :\ any other cause of this?
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Old 09-01-2007, 10:10 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800 GTS 320MB sometimes working at 1/3 of it's speed

oh yeah and i've just checked the pcie link width and it said 1x. why does that happen? This happens even without changing anything in the bios and sometimes it boots up in full pcie speed and sometimes it boots in 1x. There is no option in my bios that allow you to change the link width of pcie and i do not have any pci 1x card installed on my computer although there is a slot for it.
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HD: Seagate 400GB ST340032AS & Excelstor 80GB (both SATA)
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Old 09-05-2007, 09:08 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800 GTS 320MB sometimes working at 1/3 of it's speed

seems cold boot solves the problem but not quite sure yet. and seems restarting makes it go to 1x or something so i really need to fix it because i always find myself in 1x and having to power off the computer and booting it again.
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HD: Seagate 400GB ST340032AS & Excelstor 80GB (both SATA)
Case: don't know what case it is but it is very crappy
Optical Drive: Lite-on 16X DVD+&- RW DL (died) using a CD-ROM drive until I get a new blu ray burner or whatever i can get


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Old 09-09-2007, 01:16 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Get this program it will help you with settings and it's great program for this card. RivaTuner v2.03. It's a free program I just got it today and it really helped my with my 8800 GTX card.
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