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#31 Lord Sojar

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:38 AM

View Posterror_f0rce, on 15 November 2012 - 04:23 AM, said:

Sorry to bump an old post, but I have a similar setup and can't get SLI to work for me. Using the newer drivers (306.97) I get intense flickering, although I can tell SLI is working (almost 100% FPS increase, but unplayable). If I jump back to old drivers (275.33) the fickering goes away, but FPS is the same as 1 card. I've tried the latest betas, but they crash GW2 completely.

What NVIDIA drivers are people using for their 460 SLI setup?

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Use the new 310.57 BETA drivers.  They fix the flickering (unless one of your GPUs is bad/overheating)  

Also, make sure that you put the mode for SLi on Alternate Frame Render 1.

#32 error_f0rce

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 02:18 AM

View PostLord Sojar, on 15 November 2012 - 06:38 AM, said:

Use the new 310.57 BETA drivers.  They fix the flickering (unless one of your GPUs is bad/overheating)  

Also, make sure that you put the mode for SLi on Alternate Frame Render 1.
Thanks for the quick response! I can't find any 310.57 (only 310.54). Do you know when they were released?

EDIT: When I install the 310.54 and switch to Alternate Frame Render 1, after logon the screen goes black and it locks up. I have to CTRL-ALT-DELETE to kill GW2.

Edited by error_f0rce, 16 November 2012 - 02:37 AM.


#33 Lord Sojar

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 03:08 AM

View Posterror_f0rce, on 16 November 2012 - 02:18 AM, said:

Thanks for the quick response! I can't find any 310.57 (only 310.54). Do you know when they were released?

EDIT: When I install the 310.54 and switch to Alternate Frame Render 1, after logon the screen goes black and it locks up. I have to CTRL-ALT-DELETE to kill GW2.

Did you do a clean installation?   If so, it sounds like you might have a defective GPU.  Try switching the position of your 460s.  Put the bottom card on the top, top on the bottom.  See if that resolves it.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:44 PM

View Posterror_f0rce, on 16 November 2012 - 02:18 AM, said:

I can't find any 310.57 (only 310.54). Do you know when they were released?

Yeah, I think he meant 310.54. That's the most recent beta release on Geforce.com.

#35 Lord Sojar

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 09:50 PM

View Posttypographie, on 16 November 2012 - 08:44 PM, said:

Yeah, I think he meant 310.54. That's the most recent beta release on Geforce.com.

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:39 AM

I did swap the cards and long story short, now they are working. Thanks! Note: I did need to leave the SLI settings on auto to get the boost in performance. Alternate Frame Render 1 seemed to be the same as running on 1 GPU.

Just doubled my framerate in GW2, thanks!!




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