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Ok, lets just say you had a computer with a Q6600, and 2 9800GX2's in Quad-SLI.

Could you run 6 instances of folding on it?

1 on 2 cores of the quad.
1 on the other 2 cores.
2 on GPU 1.
2 on GPU 2.
post #2 of 13
sure
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Nope
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Lol, that's crazy. Imagine the PPD you would get with just 1 RIG.

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Nope
Aww, you ruined it.
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Lol, that's crazy. Imagine the PPD you would get with just 1 RIG.

EDIT:

Aww, you ruined it.
Sorry but its the truth

You could do 1 SMP and 2 GPU2

~12,000PPD for one rig
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I have seen people running at least 2 SMP on quads before, 1 for each 2 cores. That's not possible?
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I have seen people running at least 2 SMP on quads before, 1 for each 2 cores. That's not possible?
Oh it is but not recommended when running the GPU2 client as it uses the CPU as well. You'll yield better results running only one instance of the SMP client
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So why cant you run 2 of the GPU clients on the 9800GX2? Since it has 2 GPU's on it, you should be able to right?

If you had tri-SLI, could you run 3 clients?
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Heres the rundown on multi GPU cards on the F@H website
http://folding.stanford.edu/English/FAQ-NVIDIA#ntoc16
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What about multi-gpu support?

No, not yet. We hope to have multi-gpu support in the future, for both multiple cards, and for cards with multiple GPUs. If your system as multiple GPU cards, the client will run on Device 0 by default.
Well, according to the site, it doesn't even support multi-GPU's...
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