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June 9, 2011 1:29:19 AM

Hello, just got a second, MSI GTX 460 Hawk Talon Attack, card, set up in SLI, everything, looks great, but when I play Games , the picture on the bottom seems, to flicker, I tried, two different games,same result, when I disable, SLI , everything, seems
fine?????

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a c 169 U Graphics card
June 9, 2011 6:15:54 AM

Update your drivers and see if it helps.
Also try enabling V-sync,I had this flickering problems in many games and enabling
V-sync removed it
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June 9, 2011 6:37:58 AM

Drivers are updated, how do I, enable, V- sync??
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a c 169 U Graphics card
June 9, 2011 7:51:40 AM

In the game's graphic option,you should have an option to enable V-sync
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June 9, 2011 6:02:51 PM

V-sync was enabled, an it is getting worse, maybe the Card is bad ??
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a c 272 U Graphics card
June 9, 2011 6:12:28 PM

You could always try changing the SLi rendering mode to see if that helps.
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June 9, 2011 7:12:31 PM

How do I do that???
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a c 272 U Graphics card
June 9, 2011 7:21:29 PM

Nv control panel > Manage 3D settings > SLi rendering mode. There are four settings Nv recommended, single GPU, force alternate 1 and force alternate 2. One of the alternates is SFR (Split Frame Rendering) and the other is AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering).
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June 9, 2011 7:37:54 PM

I tried that, still the same flicker, when I play Fallout New Vegas
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June 9, 2011 7:39:29 PM

I reversed the Sli Bridge, I think I installed it the wrong way
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a c 272 U Graphics card
June 9, 2011 7:45:15 PM

arragon said:
I reversed the Sli Bridge, I think I installed it the wrong way

An SLi bridge does not have a right or wrong way round so if reversing it 'seems' to have cured the problem then the bridge itself is faulty.
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June 9, 2011 8:01:59 PM

I don't have a another Sli bridge, just a Cross Fire bridge for Ati Cards, I don't think ,I use that one , just have to get another Nvidia Sli bridge, Thanks for the help
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June 9, 2011 10:43:51 PM

Does it happen with other games?
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June 10, 2011 7:13:03 PM

Sli bridge is working, Review the information in the right-hand pane. The phrase "SLI enabled" will appear if your SLI bridge is in fact working properly. If your SLI bridge is faulty, SLI will be unable to initialize and there'll be no SLI information within the right-most pane. This is because the secondary video card will not be properly identified by the NVIDIA control panel in the event of an SLI bridge failure

Read more: How to Check if a SLI Bridge is Working | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5907773_check-sli-bridge-workin...
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June 10, 2011 9:10:13 PM

Update, called Msi, they said it is, the Power supply, or the Motherboard PCi Express, slot??, switched the Cards around the both work fine, but the picture on the bottom still flickers, in Sli set up ?? , Power supply looks good it is a Kingwin 1000 Watt Power supply, will try another game, and then , I don't know what else to do??????
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July 8, 2011 3:00:10 AM

Mousemonkey said:
An SLi bridge does not have a right or wrong way round so if reversing it 'seems' to have cured the problem then the bridge itself is faulty.

Thanks, it was the SLI bridge, just got a new one and it works
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July 8, 2011 3:00:48 AM

Best answer selected by arragon.
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