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Video cards pci-e

I was trying to connect a 2 pci-e videocards (pny 8800 gts and nvidia 7300) with the 7300 in the primary slot so that things run cooler but when i can never get them to both run together, it is one or the other. then when i finally get them both on i get the blue screen of death. i can still boot into safe mode and it will tell me that they are both working (only one is working when it tells me this) am i needing to change something in the bios
(i'm running windows)

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  • s_beukelman7 Apr 05, 2008

    i have a 600W power supply attached, and i did what you said and everything worked great... then after the computer was on about 10 min... the 8800 gts would quit... so i wondered if it was a heat problem or something else... the heat reads out at 175 F when it quits... is this the problem and if so... what do you use to cool a video card? i have one of the case fans pointed in right at the card slots and the other 4 fans pulling air out

  • s_beukelman7 Apr 16, 2008

    thanks that worked great... right after that i started getting a nv4_disp loop error, which apparently is pretty common with older nvidia video cards... anyway this one was a bugger to fix but i found one

    www.synapse.gr/downloads/nv4loopfix.zip

    for anyone who has that problem

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Hi s _beukelman7, one of the most important spec's of running two SLI cards is they must be identical. Your trying to run a 8800 & a 7300. They are both NVIDIA **** they are not the same. They are different & will fail in your system. Pg. 6-2 in your mnual. Either buy another 8800 or another 7300 SLI card.
It is suggested you go to NVIDIA web site & allow NVIDIA to check both your two graphic cards & system for the latest drivers. If NVIDIA finds you need updated chipset drivers please (follow all instructions) or your will find yourself re-installing your OS.
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

The two most important item you need other than checking the above link, is the correct power supply. Your manual suggest a minimal of 500w psu when using a single SLI card. I suggest running a 550w for dual cards.
The second item concerns the SLI cable. It must be clean.

Good luck!
Mike

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