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Say I have a rig with a 560Ti and, say, a GTS450. How do I force a game to run on the 450 (while I fold on the 560)?
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Say I have a rig with a 560Ti and, say, a GTS450. How do I force a game to run on the 450 (while I fold on the 560)?
Plug the monitors into the 450.
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Plug the monitor into the card you want to game and set the FAH GPU Tracker v2 to fold on the gtx 560.
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Say I have a 23" monitor for gaming and a 17" for stats monitoring. Could I plug the 17" into the 560Ti and the 23" into the 450 and have it game only on the primary monitor? If so, that'd be nice because I don't want to dummy plug the 560 so I can fold on it

In terms of folding when I don't game I'll be folding on both cards and monitoring them using HFM... when I wanna game I'll shut down the 450's client...

Could I have it like this:
560Ti: DVI -> VGA adapter -> VGA cable -> 17" monitor
450: DVI -> DVI to HDMI cable -> 23" monitor (no DVI connection)

And later if I have two 21.5"'s and one 17":
560Ti: DVI -> VGA adapter -> VGA cable -> 17" monitor
450: DVI1 -> DVI Cable -> 21.5" Monitor
DVI2 -> DVI Cable -> 21.5" Monitor
Edited by csm725 - 7/25/11 at 7:43am
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Say I have a 23" monitor for gaming and a 17" for stats monitoring. Could I plug the 17" into the 560Ti and the 23" into the 450 and have it game only on the primary monitor? If so, that'd be nice because I don't want to dummy plug the 560 so I can fold on it
Yeah you should be able to do that. but you could just plug both screens into the 450 and still game on only one of them. it just depends on what monitor you set as the default in windows.
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Well, the thing is, in order to be able to fold on the 560Ti I have to either dummy-plug it or plug a monitor in to it; I think I'll just plug the secondary monitor into it.
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