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Right now I only seem to be able to get my EVGA GTX 770 SC to be either all in or idling. Is it possible, through the use of the F@H client, HFM, or some other software tool to still have it running in the background when I'm playing games, but only using 25-50% of load so I can game and fold at the same time?
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Unfortunately no. The GPU and OS manufacturers assume that a GPU will only be doing one strenuous task at a time, so they've never created any sort of GPU task scheduling like you see with CPUs. There also isn't any way to restrict the number of shaders a GPU task uses.

The best FAH was ever able to do within those restrictions was a duty cycle option, but they scrapped that a while ago. Not only did it not solve people's complaints (when the duty cycle was high, you still got that clash of high-priority tasks), but it was possibly harmful to the cards since chips break faster if they undergo frequent large temperature swings.
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Ah, good to know. Thought it wasn't possible but I thought I'd ask. Thanks for the reply!
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