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I have two cards... Right now SLI is disabled and does not seem to need reboots to enable/disable anymore

Do I just open up a new install of F@H GPU2 client or what do I do to get the second card folding?
    
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You might need to designate a monitor for that 2nd card, to have it "active" without SLi being enabled...not really sure though.

i use 2x X1950pro's in one of my rigs.. they used to fold [not in crossfire] and hooking up a monitor to the 2nd GPU, enabled it in XP and allowed me to install the F@H client. With out the monitor hooked up to the 2nd card, crossfire had to be enabled for the cpu to recognize it.

not really sure if that will do it for you.. just my , hope it helps.
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Well as it stands Im on Vista 64, and without SLI enabled, most of my programs don't see the 2nd GPU - only GPUz sees my second GTX
    
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sounds like you will need another monitor to activate the 2nd gpu then.
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Yeah, I think that's what I read as well.. you'll need another display of any sort that will activate it.
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I could pick up an HDMI Cord and put the adapter into the second slot.... and have my monitor look like two different monitors on two inputs and just hotswitch between the two

Would this work? It does show as two different monitors like this
    
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I could pick up an HDMI Cord and put the adapter into the second slot.... and have my monitor look like two different monitors on two inputs and just hotswitch between the two

Would this work? It does show as two different monitors like this
yup, that's what i did.
post #8 of 11
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Shweeeet now I need my parents to buy me a new HDMI cord for stealing mine.... because they were like "zomg my kid has a HDMI cord and its $100 at the store, lets take his!"
    
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Shweeeet now I need my parents to buy me a new HDMI cord for stealing mine.... because they were like "zomg my kid has a HDMI cord and its $100 at the store, lets take his!"
Well that's pretty weak...

These are the two sites I use for cables:
http://www.monoprice.com/home/index.asp
http://www.mycablemart.com/
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post #10 of 11
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buy.com I just got a 6 foot cable for ~$5 shipped

will test multi GPU folding when i get the new cable

ps: I used their CC this time....bastards.
    
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