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Oh schnoes. I have no experience with 5 series folding...

Does he need to have a 4000 series driver installed for the 4830 and a 5000 series driver for the 5850? Can Windows tell them apart well enough to allow him to separate one per card and do it correctly? I know W7 allows multiple display adapter drivers...
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post #132 of 427
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Oh schnoes. I have no experience with 5 series folding...

Does he need to have a 4000 series driver installed for the 4830 and a 5000 series driver for the 5850? Can Windows tell them apart well enough to allow him to separate one per card and do it correctly? I know W7 allows multiple display adapter drivers...
Yeah, I've got no experience mixing 4 and 5 series GPUs either, and I can't think of anyone off the top of my head who does...
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Ah... I thought I only needed to put that flag for the 5xxx series cards. Well after putting the flag in for the 4830 it allows me to configure it but when it tried to work it says "folding@home has run into a serious error running the core and will shutdown. I already assigned them different numbers phenom = 1; 5850 = 2; 4830 = 3.

Now what?
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It does sound like a driver error. Are you using the newest ones? If so, use the ones before that.
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I might in the slightly distant future... but until then...

thx, maybe start a new topic to see if anyone has had any success or has the equipment to help experiment?
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post #136 of 427
I'm using 10.3. Was too lazy to install 10.4
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i am having major issues. can't get the extend display to work porperly. When i click on the second monitor (dummy plug) i lose my icons and desktop. please help as i want to be ready for the Chimp
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Get rid of the dummy plug, and use the -forcegpu nvidia_g80 flag instead.
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post #139 of 427
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Get rid of the dummy plug, and use the -forcegpu nvidia_g80 flag instead.
how do i do this? please oh please help me.
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I'm a little confused as to what you mean by this.

You have both displays showing up when you go to "Screen Resolution" right?

You should just make sure the correct display is set to be the main display, then select "Extend desktop"

EDIT: Zodac... you are faster than... something fast!

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