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I saw that nvida cards are good for folding now so I'm taking the plunge. I'm in the process of installing the client but I had a quick question. In the faq it says that only one card can fold at a time. My question is is there a work around to use both my cards? I remember reading people doing a work around to get four cores working before smp came out. Is there something similar I can do for my cards?
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post #2 of 9
People have tried running multiple clients using different machine IDs but it's not working currently.

An NVIDIA dev said that multi-GPU support was coming 'soon, maybe sooner than you think' on the official forums so hold on a little longer and no workaround will be needed.
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Just got it running and man that looks sweet. My q6600 is being used at 25% and jumps all the way 50%.... I'm going to try and run another client for my cpu and see what happens.

edit: I guess you can't run another client just for your cpu...oh well. Does linux have gpu support for the 8800's as well?
Edited by Heavy Light 117 - 6/18/08 at 1:08pm
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Since I can't get both cars running i'm going to pull my second card and add it to my sisters pc. She won't even know its there
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HA! That's the ticket! Be sure to fold for 37726!

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Welcome to the world of Folding
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Welcome to the fold!
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Welcome to the fold
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