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Use -smp x, where x is one core less than your max.
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Do I need to use -smp 2 with gtx580s? the guide only referred to ATI cards, so...
No!
Only 1 core/thread is needed for 3 Nvidia GPUs for higher end CPUs.
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No!
Only 1 core/thread is needed for 3 Nvidia GPUs for higher end CPUs.
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Use -smp x, where x is one core less than your max.


I though if you where folding on 2 gpus, then with an x4, you do -smp 2 to fold on 2 cores and let the other two do the gpus. So from your statements, I either do 3 (4 cores -1 =3), of 1 (for up to 3 nvidias).

I'm on a 965, not x6. Trying to get the x6 doing bigadv by itself. Sorry about the confusion.
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Really?

Use -smp 5
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I though if you where folding on 2 gpus, then with an x4, you do -smp 2 to fold on 2 cores and let the other two do the gpus. So from your statements, I either do 3 (4 cores -1 =3), of 1 (for up to 3 nvidias).
You have a 6 core processor, so 6 - 1 = 5

use -smp 5
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I though if you where folding on 2 gpus, then with an x4, you do -smp 2 to fold on 2 cores and let the other two do the gpus. So from your statements, I either do 3 (4 cores -1 =3), of 1 (for up to 3 nvidias).

I'm on a 965, not x6. Trying to get the x6 doing bigadv by itself. Sorry about the confusion.
You have to state things like that...
When people ask questions we look at the sig rig (why its there) for a answer to the question.


Use -smp 3 then.
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I'm on an x4, not x6. Sorry for the confusion. Just having -smp folds on all 4, and doesn't change the 580 ppd.

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I did originally say x4
    
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Well you might get better results with -smp 3 on your CPU PPD's is why its said.
Since right now 2 GPUs are fighting for CPU cycles which is being used 100%.

It may not increase your PPD, it varies a lot but what we have seen is try to leave 1 core/thread for mutliple Fermis.

Leave it the way you have it now with 4, then tomorrow switch and compare...best way to find out to be honest.
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Well, it's interesting you say that since my 580s both when up about 1.5k ppd when the cpu started. I doubt I would gain that much by changing -smp.

Alright, thanks.
    
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