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Z68 G3 Problem with PCI slot speed or GPU-Z problem???

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#1
Just added GTX 560 ti 448 to my system and it the PCI speed is slower than what it should be according to GPU-Z.



Is this a problem with all Intel Z68 G3 mother boards or a problem with GPU-Z or just a problem with my MSI Z68 GD65 G3 MB?

If you have a Z68 G3 MB with 2 video cards please check your pci speeds using GPU-Z and report what your speeds are.

I'm hoping this is just a GPU-Z problem.
 
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It's just the energy saving, clocking it down and putting it into PCI-E 1.1, the 470 somehow is still running at full speed so PCI-E 2.0 is active while the idle 560 only has PCI-E 1.1 active. There is a warning in gpuz that in case of SLI render test should be run fullscreen.. assuming you have somekind of sli between two different gen cards.
 

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you have two cards, not in sli in the same system?

could be that gpuz is only rendering on the primary monitor's adapter
 
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try MSI Kombuster it comes with MSI Afterburner if u use that it should use both cards or u can select the card u wanna test.
 
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you have two cards, not in sli in the same system?

could be that gpuz is only rendering on the primary monitor's adapter

If you can teach me how to enable SLI with GTX 560 ti 448 and GTX 470 I would be very pleased. :toast:
 

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What is up with my CUDA and Compute5.0 blocks not being checked off on the GTX 560 ti 448?
 
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What is up with my CUDA and Compute5.0 blocks not being checked off on the GTX 560 ti 448?
have u installed PhysX? if yes, than try reinstall the Driver under Advanced and take "Perform a clean installation" i always do that.
 

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If you can teach me how to enable SLI with GTX 560 ti 448 and GTX 470 I would be very pleased. :toast:
you can't enable SLI on such a configuration.

But I'm still wondering, you have those 2 cards in your system?
 
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you can't enable SLI on such a configuration.

But I'm still wondering, you have those 2 cards in your system?


Worked for me. :nutkick:

I sold the GTX 470.