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Any way to make both gpus work in SLI?

post #1 of 10
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Hi,
I just finally finished setting up my CPU and 1 of my GTX 460 for folding. I could not get my second card to work at all with and without SLI. I just couldnt figured out why it keeps saying core is not running now. Any help is apreciated.
Thx
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post #2 of 10
Where was this error message, and it was saying, "the core is not running now"?
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Is in the F@h viewer.
Name: Core is not
Team name: running now
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post #4 of 10
Do not use the viewer to check the status of your clients.
Install HFM (guide) and check it that way, cause the viewer usually has wrong info after 1 client and lowers your PPD by a great amount.

Did you add the -gpu 0 & -gpu 1 flags to your shortcuts?
How to add flags
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post #5 of 10
What Chris said.

At any rate, the viewer normally won't work for any GPU other than the primary one, regardless of how many GPUs you're Folding on.
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I added the -local -gpu 0 -forcegpu nvidia_fermi to the target. Afterburner shows that GPU2 usage is 0. Ill install HFM and see what happens.
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post #7 of 10
Yeah, GPU usage can lie at times too; just check the logs for the 2nd GPU client. If that shows that the card is working, that's all the proof you'll need.
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Desert Rat View Post
I added the -local -gpu 0 -forcegpu nvidia_fermi to the target. Afterburner shows that GPU2 usage is 0. Ill install HFM and see what happens.
Thx
Give GPU-Z a try, I always feel it has more info and rather accurate compared to MSI AB.
After you get HFM installed it will show your PPD so we know it is working properly.
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post #9 of 10
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I just want to say thanks to everyone that help me. In special at jetpuck73 for pointing me in the right direction. That Jedi95 tracker rocks. Now I have GTX 460 x 2, 8800GT and a q6600 folding. The 460's are running at 38-39c and q6600 at 55c-58c on water. The 8800GT(my physx) is @ 85c, lol.
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