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BIONC home page down for anyone else?
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Quote:
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BIONC home page down for anyone else?
Yes. It is for me
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Ok glad to know it's just not me, will setup BIONC another night then.
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Yep; down here too.
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One thing that some people might overlook (I know I did), is when setting up projects to use the GPU, make sure to set it to use the GPU on the project's website configuration (and uncheck use CPU if you want to run another project on the CPU (or just don't want it to use the CPU)). Also, in BOINC's preferences you might want to check "Use GPU which computer is in use". It took me a while to figure out why the GPU projects weren't running, and that was why.
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One thing that some people might overlook (I know I did), is when setting up projects to use the GPU, make sure to set it to use the GPU on the project's website configuration (and uncheck use CPU if you want to run another project on the CPU (or just don't want it to use the CPU)). Also, in BOINC's preferences you might want to check "Use GPU which computer is in use". It took me a while to figure out why the GPU projects weren't running, and that was why.
The Projects use the GPUs by default (as long as the drivers are up to date). So as long as the GPU is recognised (you will see a note in "Messages"), it'll be used.

And I was running 3 projects all on the CPU when I was setting them up; worked nicely for me.
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Looking on where to join team Overclock.net

Also, how do I know this is using my GPU and not my CPU?
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It will use CPU and GPU (if supported) by default. If you want it to use one or the other, click the project icon at the bottom of the BOINC Manager and click "My Preferences".

A web page will open. You should see "[Project Name] Preferences". Click that, and you'll be able to turn off CPU or GPU.
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Thanks Z, have it setup so it only uses GPU now...I have yet to see a "Join this team" button tho...maybe it just doesn't like Chrome, will try out IE
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Which project(s) are you trying to join?
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