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I have my gtx460 and my i5 running away, after an absence of folding (blame corsair) and Im starting up again, but i recently aqquired a GeForce 6800 LE, just wanted to add it in

how do?
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I don't think the 6800 has CUDA so you will not be able to use it. I'm probably wrong though
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You need a motherboard with an AGP 8.0 interface, instead of the common PCI-E 2.0 (required for newer graphic cards).

Unless your motherboard has that AGP interface, it would be impossible to use the 6800 LE.
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post #4 of 12
just try it
post #5 of 12
Yes the 6800 LE did not come in PCI-E versions.

And as there is no motherboard I am aware of that has AGP and PCI-E interface I cant advise you sorry!


EDIT:

I must apologise - the PX6800 LE from LEadtek was PCI-E and is a 6800LE so i was wrong, however, i dont think you can use that card for folding!

/EDIT
Edited by Mitche01 - 5/24/11 at 6:49am
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post #6 of 12
It's not able to Fold.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by born2bwild View Post
You need a motherboard with an AGP 8.0 interface, instead of the common PCI-E 2.0 (required for newer graphic cards).

Unless your motherboard has that AGP interface, it would be impossible to use the 6800 LE.
It is PCI-x

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Originally Posted by Mitche01 View Post
Yes the 6800 LE did not come in PCI-E versions.

And as there is no motherboard I am aware of that has AGP and PCI-E interface I cant advise you sorry!
I'ts the PX6800 LE by Winfast.

it cant fold? oh well
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV View Post
It is PCI-x



I'ts the PX6800 LE by Winfast.

it cant fold? oh well
Yes as I edited above - it is a PCI-E card.

PCI-e is the bus your graphics card uses, PCI-X is an extended 64bit PCI bus not the same as a PCI-e bus
http://darkness.codefu.org/wordpress...pci-express-2/
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It seriously might not be worth it the PPD/Watt, if it even works.
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yeah i just wanted to see if i could get something out of it
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