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can I fold a 5970 & 9800 gtx

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more of just a hardware question but asking for folding ... so I'm posting here...

I'm running a 5970 ... can I add my old 9800gtx

if so ... do I just plug it into the slot and fire it up? or will there be conflicts with my ATI drivers and MSI afterburner

what lift in wu/points would i see?

Question 2 - Physix

I've read that you can use a 9800gtx for physix --- if I set it up as such... can I fold it too? or does that affect the physix setup
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There are difficulties getting AMD and nVidia Folding together if v7 is being used... you'd have to use v6 for the nVidia, and even then there's a lot of tweaking to do to try and get it Folding.
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There are difficulties getting AMD and nVidia Folding together if v7 is being used... you'd have to use v6 for the nVidia, and even then there's a lot of tweaking to do to try and get it Folding.
Thanks ... I'll grab another case and rebuild my 680i rig than ... q6600 2x 9800 gtx
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Sounds good, should be better from PPD and hassle point of view.

I had a 560Ti and a 6970 in the same board at once, the 560Ti was the main while the Radeon was the 2nd, I had some issues getting the drivers installed and both the cards recognized and folding. Switching cards around and installing drivers several times. What I didn't managed to solve was that I couldn't get adjustable voltage on the 6970 through Afterburner although the 560Ti worked fine in that regard. The PPD on the Nvidia was what I expected and maybe a tad lower on the 6970 as opposed what I've seen it do on it's own.
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