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im a bit of a newb when it comes to folding but aren't 560s limited to sli only so you will need 1 rig per 2 cards?

so 8 cards would need 4 rigs to be running?
When folding you don't put them in SLI. You can run all of them at the same time assuming you have the PCI slots. They fold individually on their own clients and not together towards a common client.

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Beat you guys to it
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post #33 of 63
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im a bit of a newb when it comes to folding but aren't 560s limited to sli only so you will need 1 rig per 2 cards?

so 8 cards would need 4 rigs to be running?
He will be running them separate. The 2 card rule only applies to SLI.
    
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im a bit of a newb when it comes to folding but aren't 560s limited to sli only so you will need 1 rig per 2 cards?

so 8 cards would need 4 rigs to be running?
You dont need to sli for folding. You can run as many gpu's as you can fit.
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im a bit of a newb when it comes to folding but aren't 560s limited to sli only so you will need 1 rig per 2 cards?

so 8 cards would need 4 rigs to be running?
You can run WU's on each GPU. They need not be linked via SLi.

Amiright?

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im a bit of a newb when it comes to folding but aren't 560s limited to sli only so you will need 1 rig per 2 cards?

so 8 cards would need 4 rigs to be running?
No, SLI isn't needed for folding nor is having GPUs slotted in your PCs for display.
Windows can go up to 8 GPUs before having problems IIRC.

Each client will use each GPU on its own.
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No, SLI isn't needed for folding nor is having GPUs slotted in your PCs for display.
Windows can go up to 8 GPUs before having problems IIRC.

Each client will use each GPU on its own.
oOh didn't know that... then that is alot of folding power right thur


like this but with cards, and you don't eat it... comparable amiright?
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The irony when EVGA parts beat them.
^this all day long.

I hope we win by this exact margin just for that reason.
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im a bit of a newb when it comes to folding but aren't 560s limited to sli only so you will need 1 rig per 2 cards?

so 8 cards would need 4 rigs to be running?
Well, I know that other people have answered this, but no one has explained detaily .

SLI & Crossfire use alternate frame rendering to utilize multiple GPUs to single 3D tasks such as games. When you are actually not gaming, your second card is doing close to or just nothing. People have had multiple video cards before either SLI or Crossfire existed. You could have random ATI/AMD/Nvidia of all sorts just piled into a rig, have you enough bandwidth & power your good. Each folding client runs on a GPU * independently.

On a side note: Alternate protein folding ?
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