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supposedly... depends on your setup really though

the thing with the tray client is people like to open the viewer and doing that your PPD (for me) went from 4800 to a nice 2000.

You be the judge but I prefer not to have the graphical viewer. it doesnt really server a purpose when I have FAHmonitor
Wow, that much? So how hard is it to set up the console? I tried FAHmon earlier this year but had no luck with it.
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Well I guess if you keep it closed all the time it doesn't really matter.
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Wow, that much? So how hard is it to set up the console? I tried FAHmon earlier this year but had no luck with it.
That's only if you open the viewer and keep it opened, points hit that is.
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so its not that the console gives you more ppd, its just that you don't have the chance of taking a hit. i have the systray and i just don't look at the graphical viewer. you can't look at the display by double clicking, you have to actually select display. so don't display it then there is no ppd hit. that and i rather have it in the corner than it as a taskbar application.
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so its not that the console gives you more ppd, its just that you don't have the chance of taking a hit. i have the systray and i just don't look at the graphical viewer. you can't look at the display by double clicking, you have to actually select display. so don't display it then there is no ppd hit. that and i rather have it in the corner than it as a taskbar application.
Not sure about that, even if you leave the viewer closed the console version is supposed to be better for points.
By how much, IDK never tried the console version.
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Wow, that much? So how hard is it to set up the console? I tried FAHmon earlier this year but had no luck with it.
it sets up the same way, even has a system tray icon... the only real difference should be core engine and lack of graphical viewer client.

The console client also has the *potential* to be more invasive regarding performance. However that setting is defaulted to off I believe.

Not sure about all of that but that was the main thing I noticed was the ability to have the GPU client with higher priority and the multi core affinity actually sticks for the whole unit
    
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From the Team Thread.

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So I went with the tray client. Installed it, set it up, ran it from the start menu.

Clicked on "view" for the heck of it, watched it for a few mins and was happy. Went to close the window, whole system froze,lol. After two restarts I finally have it running in the tray. I dare not open the 'view' thing again, it's working. I'll let it run for now,lol.

Now I'm scared to open up my cpu client for fear it will piss off the GPU2


FreeRoller: I might try the console this weekend, since I have some freetime I hope,lol.
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i use the set affinity and priority to make sure that gpu2 kicks cpu client's little arse.

yea, don't "view" it.
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i use the set affinity and priority to make sure that gpu2 kicks cpu client's little arse.

yea, don't "view" it.
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