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post #11 of 25
Nope no trouble, just need to run GPU2 if you have a Fermi card folding.
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post #12 of 25
If you don't have a dummy plug, what you can do is just plug a monitor in to start the client and then plug it back in to your other 470 or wherever it was previously plugged in. Works like a charm for my 2 9800GTs
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So I tried adding the g80 flag and no luck I downloaded GPU-Z and it recognized the card fine although I'm not sure if there is more to it than that. I also installed Kombustor but haven't run it yet. Is there a way to select which GPU it will test? I noticed it made 2 desktop icons so I'm not sure if it makes 1 for each GPU, in which case there isn't one for the 9800.

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If you don't have a dummy plug, what you can do is just plug a monitor in to start the client and then plug it back in to your other 470 or wherever it was previously plugged in. Works like a charm for my 2 9800GTs
I'll have to give this a try when I get home. I have a 2nd monitor so I'll just plug that into it.
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Oh! Oh! Oh! Have you tried setting the -gpu flags? It's a bit of trial and error, but you need to do it for multi-GPU systems.

Try -gpu 0, -gpu 1, and so on when you start the client the 9800 GT is used. You can use Afterburner to check the GPU usage, but you probably knew that already.
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Oh! Oh! Oh! Have you tried setting the -gpu flags? It's a bit of trial and error, but you need to do it for multi-GPU systems.

Try -gpu 0, -gpu 1, and so on when you start the client the 9800 GT is used. You can use Afterburner to check the GPU usage, but you probably knew that already.
Yup, I did try that and no luck. Good news is it's working now I'm not even really sure how I fixed it. I installed the GPU3 client, which is what it's folding on right now, and added the -GPU 2 -local -forcegpu nvidia_g80. Picked up a 6601 and it has been going fine since. I'm going to leave it for a few days and if it doesn't fail any WU's, it'll be time to OC it
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post #16 of 25
Oh yeah... -local helps too.

Folding can be addicting. But if you're going to choose something to be addicted to, folding is not exactly a bad choice.
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Folding can be addicting. But if you're going to choose something to be addicted to, folding is not exactly a bad choice.
Can't argue with that

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Ugh, so I thought I was good to go after it finished 3 WU's, but then it stopped. I can't remember exactly what it said but I ended up switching back to the GPU2 client. Ended up having the same problem as before so I rolled back to 260.99 drivers. That didn't help so I tried the new GPU3 but that didn't work either. Went back to GPU2 and it finished a WU fine. Now it just failed 5 in a row. The core status is 7A (122) again. I'm not 100% sure but I think all the WU's that have failed are 10xxx or 11xxx. I know one of the successful WU's was a 6601. Could it be a problem with these WU's? It's almost the exact same problem as my GT 240, I just never bothered with it. That may have also just failed the 1xxxx WU's, I'll have to check the logs.
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post #19 of 25
Try downclocking and see if it lasts longer, it might just be the card.
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post #20 of 25
I don't understand why people go through the hassle of folding on these clients with all these flags and what not when you can just use f@htracker and be done with it.
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