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So, what drivers work for you guys? I only ask because I figure some drivers might let you OC higher and thus help the GPU2 folding. I'm using an evga 8800GTS and the 180.48 drivers.

What do you guys use?
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I'm using the 180.48's on my sig rig

repo, I've heard the 180.60's significantly lower the CPU usage in XP,
do the 180.48's do that as well?
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180.48's work well for me and my G92 GTS's.
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Regardless of drivers for F@H right now, the Nvidia client is broken, along with all Nvidia cards, PPU's dropped to nothing due to the new WU
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check out the thread I just made...I was able to set up multi gpu clients on my xp and I have no CPU usage with them...its cool man you should use the 180.60 beta drivers!

Not sure what that guy is talking about...nothing is broke..I got over 6000ppd yesterday on one 9800gtx I think everything is fine...some people are mad about the new WUs but they are just larger then normal. some people are not having much problems with them.
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Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
I'm using the 180.48's on my sig rig

repo, I've heard the 180.60's significantly lower the CPU usage in XP,
do the 180.48's do that as well?
Smoke: I have no clue how the 180.48's effect CPU usage. This is my first stab at GPU folding. I was previously running some 9(6?).xx drivers on my 7600GT because they clocked like crazy. I got this GTS and just downloaded whatever Nvidia had new on it's site so I could go ahead and get the card in,lol.

Thus why I'm asking, since I just quickly got drivers I thought I would ask to see if there were better options.

Edit: Geez you guys are fast
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Regardless of drivers for F@H right now, the Nvidia client is broken, along with all Nvidia cards, PPU's dropped to nothing due to the new WU
broken?

I've only heard of WU's that are getting lower PPD and may take longer to complete.

even at that, EVERYONE is getting the same WU's so it shouldn't really affect anyone too much.
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broken?

I've only heard of WU's that are getting lower PPD and may take longer to complete.

even at that, EVERYONE is getting the same WU's so it shouldn't really affect anyone too much.
Well, thats what i meant, cause of the new WU taking to so long, didnt mean literally it was broken
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Well, thats what i meant, cause of the new WU taking to so long, didnt mean literally it was broken
Who are you telling! I've been freezing on these last few WU's, thus why Im looking at swapping drivers tomorrow and OC'ing this card up a bit to see if I can offset that some.

DD: Looking at your thread now.
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post #10 of 28
repo, if the 180.48's are still using 100% of one core on XP for one instance of GPU2, try using the 180.60's

There was a thread on how they lowered the CPU usage closer to how it is in vista (~5-15% of one core)

EDIT:
found it
ignore my first post in it
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...0-drivers.html
Edited by smoke12291 - 12/17/08 at 9:35pm
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