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Finally time for a client overhaul. GTX 460 + 9800GT + i5-2500k clients?

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Hey guys, with the new addition of a MSI GTX 460 Hawk Talon attack, It's time to really figure out what clients I -should- be using.
Currently, the GTX 460 is setup as the display adapter.
I use [and love] HFM.

1) Sticking to the standard smp client for i5-2500k? I don't run Big Adv and I haven't had any issues.
2) What do I run for the GTX 460? (Fermi)
3) What do I run for the 9800GT (Non Fermi)
I only see screenshots of the other clients, and do not know what I should be using.

Thanks guys. thumb.gif hoping for close to 35k ppd!
    
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For the CPU even if you don't want to/can't run bigadv I would still recommend a VM as it alone brings a sizable gain with it, this is the one I use and like, just be sure when following those instructions that you change your amount of cores from 8 to 4 in the web setup stage. For the 460 you will want the latest systray client with the advmethods tag. install the systray client as normal then when it comes up right click the folding icon in the systray, select configure, on the first tab fill in your information of course, then go to advanced and at the bottom in the "additional client parameters" field you want to type in "-advmethods" without the quotations marks. These advmethods WUs are hotter and more prone to reveal an unstable OC than the standard WUs but they use much less CPU time so they will allow your CPU PPD to not be affected by the 460. The 9800gt can't run the advmethods WUs so I would just let it run on the normal units and then watch the CPU usage its process take up in task manager and then if it's more than about 5% it will be hurting your CPU PPD to the point that you might want to consider either finding another rig to fold that card in or decreasing your CPU to SMP3 to allow the 9800 to fold without butting heads with the CPU folding.
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Thank you
How would I go about setting up two gpu clients?
Currently with the link provided, the GTX 460 is now folding.
    
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use fah tracker v2..
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Yep either fahtracker to set up the multiple clients for you, or by following this guide to do it manually. I'm afraid I wouldn't be able to help with either too much though as I actually haven't setup multiple GPU clients in one machine yet. If you do go the Fahtracker route just make sure that you don't let it install anything folding for your CPU because you want the VM guide I posted for that.
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