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SLI Disabled?

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by OrbitzXT, Aug 4, 2010.

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    OrbitzXT New Member

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    I had Windows 7 installed and GPU-Z said SLI was enabled for my 2 GTX 285's. Then I had to format and go back to XP for a couple of older games I was playing that Windows 7 wasn't getting along with. nVidia control panel claims SLI is enabled, while GPU-Z is saying it's disabled. The sensors from GPU-Z also seem to say the 2nd card is fairly cool which is also making me think it's disabled.

    Any ideas why this might be happening and how to fix it? I've tried reinstalling the latest drivers but that hasn't helped.
     
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    I ran into the same problem today with a fresh Win XP install running GTX 260’s in SLI.
     
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    OrbitzXT New Member

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    Did you ever happen to find a solution? I play Aion and the huge sieges could benefit from my second card >.<
     
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    Try the older drivers (like the one you got on disk with your cards) - they might work better with XP than the latest drivers.

    Also, run some benchmarks (like 3dMark06) and compare your 3d graphic score..
     
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    XP seems to not play as well with sli for some reason, i get about 20-30fps more in games on win7 and like 5-6k more poins in benches in win7
     

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