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VM killing my GPU3 PPD?

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I fold bigadv on my X6 through VMware and I fold with my GTX 460 in Windows 7, but just recently (yesterday) a problem has arose when folding with both of them at the same time. When the virtual machine is running my GPU usage spikes constantly between 45%-99%, but the second I close the virtual machine my GPU usage goes to a constant 99%. This happens regardless of what overclock I'm running (anywhere between stock and 930mhz), and the strange thing is it just started happening yesterday.

Does anyone have any idea how I can run both my VM and my GPU at the same time without the VM killing my GTX 460's PPD?

Here's a SS of my GPU usage in afterburner. You can see that the usage jumps to 99% as soon as I close the VM.

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It hasn't been 24 hours!
Reported.







J/K or am I?
So have you tried different drivers, cause I never had problems with VM eating up my GPU like that.
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It hasn't been 24 hours!
Reported.


J/K or am I?
Just for that I'm taking your aquamark gold cup too


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So have you tried different drivers, cause I never had problems with VM eating up my GPU like that.
I was running my VM just fine for the past few weeks, then all of a sudden this started happening a day or so ago. Since it started I've tried a whole slew of drivers, but it didn't make a difference. I also tried uninstalling and reinstalling the client.
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