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I have it running on one of my systems already..... Fast!


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We're happy to roll out the beta nVidia client, it's a nice beta, and so here we go...

First and before you do anything else, LOOK OVER THE FAQ. Lots of important things in there that you'll need to know if you do anything beyond run the installer and run it.

Drivers
You MUST use the 174.55 version of the drivers for now. You do not need the other files, just the drivers.

Known bugs:
It's a beta, and yes we meant that, not like Google but like software engineers - expect glitches and updates. The main thing is that the viewer will not work, as we're in the middle of changing how the live coordinates get to the viewer. Other then that, visit our nVidia beta Forum to see what's happening.

Download:
6.12 beta 6
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I wish I had a newer Nvidia card... Oh well.

Nice post.
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Drivers
You MUST use the 174.55 version of the drivers for now. You do not need the other files, just the drivers.
You can use 177.35 as are a lot of us on this forum. I saw a 2400 PPD jump from 177.26 to .35 as did most people.
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You can use 177.35 as are a lot of us on this forum. I saw a 2400 PPD jump from 177.26 to .35 as did most people.
True if your using the 64bit XP.
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You can use 177.35 as are a lot of us on this forum. I saw a 2400 PPD jump from 177.26 to .35 as did most people.
Where can I get my grubby paws on this version driver? I've looked under beta's on the Nvidia site but can't seem to find it anywhere. Latest I can find is 175.16
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Where can I get my grubby paws on this version driver? I've looked under beta's on the Nvidia site but can't seem to find it anywhere. Latest I can find is 175.16
They are GT200 drivers.

http://www.overclock.net/software-ne...7-35-whql.html

You need the .inf file to make it work with older cards.
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So can this work with a 7600GT?

Really can't be stuffed to spend $200 then $450+ when the GTX280's come

edit: Damnit need a G80 core or higher....

Anyone wanna give me a 8800GT?
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So can this work with a 7600GT?

Really can't be stuffed to spend $200 then $450+ when the GTX280's come
it works with your currenct card mate
ive been folding on my 9600gso fine (with modded 177 drivers)
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So can this work with a 7600GT?

Really can't be stuffed to spend $200 then $450+ when the GTX280's come

edit: Damnit need a G80 core or higher....

Anyone wanna give me a 8800GT?

Basic Requirements:
http://folding.stanford.edu/English/FAQ-NVIDIA
    
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Tried the modded 177.35 drivers for XP 32bit and they kept locking up the PC after an hour or less so I rolled back to the released 175.16 and while I don't get the PPD increase I saw briefly in 177.35 it's stable for me.

Great stuff but all the WU's are only 98 points but I guess cranking through 10 of them in a 8-12 hour period adds up
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