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Hi guys,

I got a very annoying problem with my GTX580. It folds very well but when I quit folding for a while (to game) and when I restart folding@home it doesn't work anymore. I need to reboot the pc every time to get it to work again.

According to afterburner, the GPU is used at 99% but it was odd as the temperature did barely raise. So I left it running anyway but it was hanging. What was weird is that the voltage doesn't go higher either. It stays at idle use ...

Now, this problem is not the end of the world but it is very annoying to have to reboot the machine every time I use the PC for something beside folding.

Please help.

PS: I use the 275.33 drivers

Edit: Ok so I tried to play a game first after a cold boot and then start folding, some problem. Man, this is frustrating
Edited by yannickhk - 6/15/11 at 5:47pm
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Don't stop folding = problem solved.
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Roll back to the earlier drivers.Seems the new ones are having problems.
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Same problem my GTX560 Ti has, it get stuck at 2d clocks if I pause folding.

Install the 266.58 drivers and the problem should go away.

Unfortunately the 266.58 drivers don't recognize my GTX560 Ti card, and all of the newer ones I've tried have the same exact issue with pausing folding.
Edited by Caleal - 6/17/11 at 8:44pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Caleal View Post
Same problem my GTX560 Ti has, it get stuck at 2d clocks if I pause folding.

Install the 266.58 drivers and the problem should go away.

Unfortunately the 266.58 drivers my GTX560 Ti card, and all of the newer ones I've tried have the same exact issue with pausing folding.
You are a genius, +rep

It works flawlessly now
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Quote:
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You are a genius
Possibly, but in this particular instance I was just parroting info that has come up in a number of recent threads.
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Also, in Nvidia control panel, set to performance, not quality.
Edited by Sethy666 - 6/15/11 at 10:55pm
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