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i used to reduce the folding gpu usage a bit when i was using the pc but for a time now the option in the gpu client doesnt change a thing, the gpu always folds @ 100%.
i tried different drivers back to the 190's and always the same. also tried some clean installs of different clients (also beta) but nothing helped.

has anyone a idea why this is happening?
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post #2 of 17
Its supposed to 100%. Why are you trying to reduce it?
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Originally Posted by Captain_cannonfodder View Post
Its supposed to 100%. Why are you trying to reduce it?
Have you ever tried to use a computer thats folding and running Aero on an older card? It's like driving an 86 Honda thats not firing on a cylinder. Being able to throttle the GPU client back would rock.
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post #4 of 17
I used to fold on a 4670 back in the day.
post #5 of 17
No way not to Fold 100% on GPUs, IIRC.
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post #6 of 17
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i always reduced the gpu use in the past with the exact same setup so dont say there is no way to reduce gpu usage... but wow if not even zodac knows that this works...
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post #7 of 17
Are you talking about Client v7 or the old GPU2/3 client?
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post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by zodac View Post
Are you talking about Client v7 or the old GPU2/3 client?
You can reduce the usage in v6 not v7.
It has been requested as a feature for v7 but I do not remember if it was turned down or was in progress.
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post #9 of 17
Exactly, but the only way to lower the usage of the GPU was by reducing the CPU usage, and I always felt that was more of a bug than a feature...
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post #10 of 17
Found it, ticket for v7 here.

So its going to get added eventually but its not a big priority for now so if you are using v7 you have to play with the environment variables or switch back to v6 and just use the systray slider to reduce usage.
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