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Hey all, got an odd issue going on with the GPU3 client, and was wondering if maybe somebody knew of a way to fix it.
Basically the machine I have has 3x GTS 450's in it, and they are all folding. But when they should be under 100% load, they are only going up to about 60% or so. I've adjusted teh setting in nvidia control panel, messed with setting the affinity in windows, and even tried running them 1 at a time. Even with just one running, it only uses ~60%.
Anybody know what's causing this?
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post #2 of 14
Console GPU3, by the way.
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post #3 of 14
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Small update:
I just removed all the nvidia drivers, cleaned using driver sweeper, and reinstalled drivers again. Still the same problem. No matter what I do, the 3 GPU's will only use about 60%.

Nobody has any ideas?
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Are you running the SMP client as well?
    
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post #5 of 14
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Nope. Just the 3 GPU clients right now.
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post #6 of 14
Also, I logmein'd to the computer, and the usage jumped up to 98-99% usage.

Aero is enabled.
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post #7 of 14
zodac doing work?

... and is stumped?



Have you tried messing with EVGA Precision or MSI Afterburner? Sometimes just changing clock speeds slightly can effect usage. Maybe if you use a slight over(under)clock, you can reach 99% load again.
 
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post #8 of 14
This is more of a hardware issue; I'm useless when it comes to them.

Clients are working fine, nothing wrong with the GPUs, clocks aren't dropping to 2D levels, Aero is enabled.
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post #9 of 14
What is going on here... Zodac impostor?

Lets start from a list of what you need to do.

1)Make sure that all are infact running, by cheching hfm.net
2)Make sure you enable Aero. To do that, rightclick on desktop, press personalize, and chose the Windows 7 theme.
3)If this does not work, then I do not know what the issue is.
post #10 of 14
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Aero is enabled. The clients are indeed running, as you can see from the link in my sig.
PPD is at about 5-6k, when really they should be pulling about 8k-10k. I've adjusted clock settings on all cards, that didn't fix it. I even tried to replicate the usage jumping up when Zodac got into the system, and I can't get that to happen at all anymore.
Reinstalled all drivers, and ran a driver sweeper, reinstalled the clients again late lastnight, and still, the 3 GPU's will only run at 60% usage.
Odd thing is, I setup another 450 in my main rig lastnight, worked first time with no issues at all. With reinstalling the 3 trouble GPU's in the same fashion, problem still exists.
Anyone else have some ideas?
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