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I've done countless reinstalls of the GPU2 client and still I'm getting a core error (I think it was). This is gonna hit my production hard. I did update the drivers unless the B5 likes only a certain driver, then I'll roll back.

BTW, CS: S 121AVG @ 1600x1200... glorious pixels!

EDIT: I'm @ work and won't be home till about 6PM MST.
    
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I saw about 50% of my WUs error out on a HD 2600....
Apparently you get credit for work done though and IMHO, it seems to be that Stanford is either testing troublesome WUs on the GPU or the GPU program itself.
    
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This is the error I get

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[02:39:55] CoreStatus = FFFFFFFF (-1)
[02:39:55] Client-core communications error: ERROR 0xffffffff
So I found why it's doing it... But the workaround isn't helping

http://fahwiki.net/index.php/CoreStatus_codes
Edited by legoman786 - 6/3/08 at 8:25pm
    
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I run in on a Sapphire HD 3870 with no major problems or errors. I'm very pleased with the GPU2 client. Sorry you are having problems. Are you using any third party software or overclocking?

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GPU2 was working wonderfully with my 3850 (which is on it's way to IN), but when I popped in my 3870 that's when this problem occurred.

I think I was using Cat 8.3s with my 3850, I felt I needed to update the drivers when I threw in my 3870, so I'm running Cat 8.5s.
    
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I'm running 8.5 with GPU2, so that's not the direct problem.
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For a while there, v8.5 Cat drivers didn't work on Windows XP wtih the GPU2 client. Vista did work with v8.5. Not sure if they rev'd the beta client with the update to fix this yet. If not, XP users will have to roll back to v8.4 drivers until the client is updated.

More info: ATI Catalyst Driver 8.5 [XP not compatible with Beta5]
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Oh wow >_>

Thanks very much man!
    
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For a while there, v8.5 Cat drivers didn't work on Windows XP wtih the GPU2 client. Vista did work with v8.5. Not sure if they rev'd the beta client with the update to fix this yet. If not, XP users will have to roll back to v8.4 drivers until the client is updated.
Right, if you're still on XP, then you can't use 8.5 until the next beta. I had to back my wife's computer up to 8.4 for that reason. But normally, 8.5 and GPU2 should run together fine.

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