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Nvidia sent me this and about halfway down the page there is a snippet talking about "bada boom" and how it uses CUDA to run F@H as opposed to windows doing it normally. It has to be better because CUDA is designed for multi-threading and multi-core, which is why I am putting my system together abour Nvidia products... but I wonder if stanford has anything to say about how to get this new bada boom thing to work?
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Hmm, very interesting.
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Hmm, very interesting.
I was under the impression the GPU2 client was using it.
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I was under the impression the GPU2 client was using it.
I had never heard of Bada Boom before. If they are using it, this is the first I have heard about it.
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would this mean you can fold with sli?
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BADABOOM.

Neat marketing.
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Now with CUDA, you can go beyond gaming to unlock the power of hundreds of cores in your GPU to accelerate video transcoding with badaboom™ and run applications like Folding@home.
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post #8 of 13
badaboom is just a video format converter which uses CUDA instead of the CPU. It has nothing to do with folding.
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post #9 of 13
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Thanks error for clarifying that for me! Do you know if F@H will ever use CUDA (assuming that it does not currently)?
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i think it does, as the gpu2 client needs the cudart.dll
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