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Hey guys, I won the XFX freebie, so I will be getting a 9500 GT soon. I want to put the card in my sig rig along side my 8800 for folding/physx use. Is it possible to have the 9500 GT in the same system as my GTS and only have the GPU2 client running on the 9500 GT? I don't want to run the SMP client or the GPU2 client on my GTS, only the 9500 GT.

Thank you.
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From what I have read, mixing GPUs will hurt PPD. Now I am not sure if that is if they are both folding, or if just having different cards lowers PPD. But I would just try it with each card and then both to see if there is any effect.

Grats on winning too.
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From what I have read, mixing GPUs will hurt PPD. Now I am not sure if that is if they are both folding, or if just having different cards lowers PPD. But I would just try it with each card and then both to see if there is any effect.

Grats on winning too.
Thanks.

Yea, I only want the 9500 GT to be folding.
post #4 of 15
yea, gir. it is possible to just fold with your 9500GT. thats not hard at all. if you need help hit me up how much PPD you'll be able to get out of that card.. that i'm not too sure.
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Why don't you want to fold on your 8800GTS? It would probably get like 4x the PPD of the 9500GT. Regardless, it isn't a problem to just fold on the 9500GT only, just add the -gpu1 flag in the Additional Client Parameters field on the Advanced tab in the configuration wizard.
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gir used to fold but stopped. i'm glad to see him back though.

the capacitor issues with the cards was what stopped him. any little bit helps so welcome back gir.
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gir used to fold but stopped. i'm glad to see him back though.

the capacitor issues with the cards was what stopped him. any little bit helps so welcome back gir.
Thanks!

And yea, the capacitor issue is what turned me off. When my GTS is at stock it doesn't do it, but you know me... I have to have everything at the highest overclock possible. . The capacitor squealing about drove me nuts. And folding with a 9500 GT is better than not folding at all I figure.
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folding with a 9500 GT is better than not folding at all I figure.
You got it....
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that sir, is very correct!
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post #10 of 15
I would suggest putting it on ebay and picking up a 9600GSO, if your looking for just folding.

Mixing cards will hurt the points. I believe that is caused by different shader clocks.
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