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post #1 of 15
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With the rig I have in my sig(though still waiting for that second 8800 GTS to come from being back-order), which client would I have the most benefit in using?

And, does folding take SLI on, as well, in the GPU client?

Everything is at stock for the moment.
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Use SMP for that quad.

At the moment, folding does NOT use SLI. They did mention they were working on it though.

EDIT: Nevermind, use the GPU2 client.

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GPU2 in my rig, puts out about 5k PPD, and SMP puts out about 1.3-1.6k PPD.

GPU2 clients always will put out more per day. EDIT: unless your graphics card is not very good lol
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post #4 of 15
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Fast response, thank you kindly!

(Or could I just do both when the computer is doing strictly nothing? Or even run a GPU client on each of the GPUs?)

P.S: One last question, when you have multiple machines folding, can you just stack the stats under one name? And if so, how?
    
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post #5 of 15
Stupid me. Use the GPU2 client. It'll put out 5k+ ppd easy.

If you want to take the time, doing GPU2 and SMP would be best.

Running a GPU client on each GPU is rather tricky to do, and I have no personal experience with it. You could try www.foldingforum.com if you were really adamant about it.

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post #6 of 15
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Alright, and I've edited my post again for another quick question but you beat me to it, posting this incase you missed it.

Thanks a lot, +repped both of you.

EDIT: Would I have to uninstall my current drivers to install the cuda ones? Or, is it an add-on? Or do latest versions of NVIDIA drivers already include them?

EDIT2: Nvm, just read the FAQs, Vista x64 not supported by the client?
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pouleterie View Post
P.S: One last question, when you have multiple machines folding, can you just stack the stats under one name? And if so, how?
easy,
when you fill in the information the first time you boot up the client, fill out your username and team # and POOF

how do you think people like buick, gooda, and gibson all have so many freakin points lol..
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post #8 of 15
The latest drivers should support folding.

To "stack" points, just put the same name when you configure the client for the first time.

And AWESOME! I was mentioned along with the likes of Buick and Gibson!

I'm running Vista x64 on my main rig and it supports GPU2, VMWare (LinuxSMP), and WinSMP, so you should be good with any client you choose.

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post #9 of 15
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Alright! So I really must downgrade my drivers to the one they suggest, I suppose?
    
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post #10 of 15
Try folding with what you have right now. It "should" work. If not, then try downgrading.

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