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Hello fellow OCN members!

I am on a quest to find out if there is such thing as GPU Affinity (similar to CPU Affinity but with multiple GPU's). So does anybody know if such a thing exists or if it can be done?

My main GPU is a GTX 580 and I have an old GeForce 6800 in my sig rig with the 580 to possibly be used for something. It seems putting 3D programs such as World of Warcraft on my 2nd monitor cuts down usage on my 580 and uses a little bit from my 6800 but not a lot.

So with all this said, anybody know a way to force a 3D program to use my 6800 instead of my 580? Thanks!
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Nobody knows if there's a way to set a program to use a specific GPU? frown.gif
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I don't know about a literal GPU affinity, but, some games/software let you decide which display adapter to use.
 
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Bump bump, nobody? There must be a program or something I can do to achieve this!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado;13567012 
I don't know about a literal GPU affinity, but, some games/software let you decide which display adapter to use.

Any idea on how to do this?

Edit: or to force it rather.
Edited by Luminosity47 - 5/19/11 at 4:57pm
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