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Originally Posted by killerhz View Post
how do i do this? please oh please help me.
No guide available, but check the SMP section here. it shows how to add a flag to the SMP client, so just use the same method on the GPU client.

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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
EDIT: Zodac... you are faster than... something fast!
Awesome Editor speed.

EDIT: Actually killerhz, if you go to Configure> Advanced on the GPU client, enter -forcegpu nvidia_g80 in the "Additional Parameters" section.
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post #142 of 427
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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
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!

yes i have 2 displays show up but i try to extend and my main desktop goes away and no icons.
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I believe it's setting the other display as the main monitor then... Which GPU is in the primary slot? The one with the dummy, or the one that's hooked to the monitor?
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post #144 of 427
i apologize in advance for not preparing in advanced but here are my settings and still can't get the second GPU to fold. I took out the dummy plug and put in the correct flag but nothing. what am i doing wrong?
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Aren't you folding on your i7 too? If so, one of your GPUs is folding as Machine ID 1; change that to 3.
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post #146 of 427
I have a 4850X2.
Now on this card I have the option to keep crossfire on or off.
What I want to do is fold on gpu1 while game on gpu0. Only way I was able to do this was enabling crossfire and adding -forcegpu ati_r700 on the shortcuts.
This does let me fold on gpu1 and idle at gpu0(not really idle, it still uses about 15%) but since crossfire is enabled, the games will try to occupy both gpus.

Some things to note: When I game with crossfire off, the game only uses gpu0. My monitor is plugged into the first dvi slot(gpu0 I think?).

Would it be a good idea to plug in to the last two dvi ports(gpu1?) and disable crossfire. Then run F@H normally(or with flags) and run a game. Would the game then use gpu1 by default?

So any ideas on what I should do?
Edited by lurkingdevil - 5/5/10 at 4:04pm
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post #147 of 427
well, i started folding but i am having a problem running my second card (gtx260 sli)
i went through all the steps for setting it up-all seem fine.
i started the first card, all is working-i am new to folding so i think all is fine, when i show the display it shows it running with the name and team.
when i try to start the second card i get a message-
" at present your GPU is not supported or you need a current driver.
you may wish to consider running our standard client..."

i know i have the newer drivers for my cards, if not the newest.
so what did i do wrong?

my bad, i didnt go set up the second "dummy" monitor.
all seems to be running fine now

thanks


-dimwit-

how do i know if this card is folding good?
what should i be looking at to compair?
Edited by dimwit13 - 5/6/10 at 7:51am
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How much PPD do you get for each GPU?
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post #149 of 427
OR DL this file and use it instead

http://rapidshare.com/files/38425667..._Win7_ONLY.rar

made my LilChris and I had no problems (it is way less complicated than the guide)
    
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Hey Mr(s). Zodac.

You put FIles, so I edited it to say Files.

Silly Editor, capitalization is for noobs!
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