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My 460 is folding GPU3. What I want to know is, is it possible that my PhysX card (GTS 250) can fold at the same time using the GPU2 client? Is this possible or can't it be done?
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Yes, you can do it.
 
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post #3 of 12
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Yes, you can do it.
Sweet! Can I simply download a GPU2 client, install and BAM! fold? Or is there a certain way about doing it?
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post #4 of 12
Download the GPU2 client (direct download)

And make sure to add these flags so it only folds on the GTS 250.
-gpu 1 -forcegpu nvidia_g80
How to add flags
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post #5 of 12
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Download the GPU2 client (direct download)

And make sure to add these flags so it only folds on the GTS 250.
-gpu 1 -forcegpu nvidia_g80
How to add flags
I went to install and it said it couldnt install because a new version is already installed. :\\
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post #6 of 12
My fault, linked the wrong one.
Download

That is the console client, you can use TrayIt to hide it.
If you want the systray you need to reinstall the client when you finish your current work unit.
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
My fault, linked the wrong one.
Download

That is the console client, you can use TrayIt to hide it.
If you want the systray you need to reinstall the client when you finish your current work unit.
I was hoping on using systray for both but since its finally working for GPU3, i'll stick with console for GPU2.

I'll give this a try and let you know how it goes. I'll still have to enter the -gpu 1 and -forcegpu nvidia_g80 flags correct?

EDIT:
Is nvidia_g80 correct? I thought a 250 was the G92 architecture? I dont want to enter all the flags until im 100% certain.
Edited by XanderDylan - 3/21/11 at 5:14pm
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post #8 of 12
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I ran GPU-Z and it stated my 250 is of the G92 architecture so should i enter
-forcegpu nvidia_g92 instead?
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post #9 of 12
The g80 flag is for all non Fermi cards to force it to think it has a monitor connected.

If you want to use the systray go ahead and finish your current work unit then install GPU2.
After that install GPU3 in another folder so it doesn't get replaced.

The 460 will need the -gpu 0 flag.
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post #10 of 12
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The g80 flag is for all non Fermi cards to force it to think it has a monitor connected.

If you want to use the systray go ahead and finish your current work unit then install GPU2.
After that install GPU3 in another folder so it doesn't get replaced.

The 460 will need the -gpu 0 flag.
Okay so i'll stick with the g80 flag. Thanks!

I'll leave the GTS 250 with the console client for now its okay. Lets see if this works...

EDIT: -gpu 1 flag for 250 right?
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