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So i finally figured out how to maximize my CPU for folding. It is putting out some great numbers. About 1.4k points per cycle.

But my gpu seems to be stuck on a repeat. not sure the issue. but every single update from my gpu is 988. over and over and over. Im not sure whats wrong with my setup.

It has been a single GTX 285. I just added my second one an hour ago, and going to see if there is any difference. but wondering if there is something else thats the issue instead. Any ideas?
Edited by Jason4i7 - 4/18/11 at 9:21pm
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1) Are you using Client v7 (just wondering)?

2) If you've done 10 WUs on your i7, and you're Folding 24/7, you can start doing -bigadv WUs. Each will take 2-3 days, but you'll get a lot more points when it drops.

3) That means your GPU is completing 2 494pt WUs every 3 hours. They're the only GPU WUs I've been getting too, so nothing wrong.
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1) Are you using Client v7 (just wondering)?

2) If you've done 10 WUs on your i7, and you're Folding 24/7, you can start doing -bigadv WUs. Each will take 2-3 days, but you'll get a lot more points when it drops.

3) That means your GPU is completing 2 494pt WUs every 3 hours. They're the only GPU WUs I've been getting too, so nothing wrong.
1. No, I think a version 6.xx.

2. Interesting, but Im not sure im going to stay folding 24/7. but, ill keep it in the back of my mind for if I do.

3. well thats good to know. i was afraid I set something up wrong. will having two cards make a difference in the speed of completing the work, or is there a process to setting it up so both cards are working?
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Your not alone on the 494's.... All I ever get...
 
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Your not alone on the 494's.... All I ever get...

Same here, it's been almost two weeks, maybe 3, of just 494.
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Same here, it's been almost two weeks, maybe 3, of just 494.
Maybe due to everyone skipping it, as it gives the lowest PPD... Stanford wanted to get some done...
 
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Ok, so i have tried and tried to get both of my cards to fold. While only one gpu client is running, its running on the second gpu. I cant get them both to run. Any ideas.

Im on client V6 GPU2 Version 6.23 because thats what the guide follows. It doesnt have any info on the newest client and how to run dual cards. Im sure it close to the same, but im just not aware of what im doing wrong. Any advise?

Also, is a dummy plug required for the GTX 285?
post #8 of 26
Did you make sure to add the clients correctly?

GPU1: -gpu 0
GPU2: -gpu 1 -forcegpu nvidia_g80

If so, check the "Quick Chimp Challenge" link in my sig; it links the GPU FAH Tracker, which makes multi GPU setups much easier.
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Did you make sure to add the clients correctly?

GPU1: -gpu 0
GPU2: -gpu 1 -forcegpu nvidia_g80

If so, check the "Quick Chimp Challenge" link in my sig; it links the GPU FAH Tracker, which makes multi GPU setups much easier.
to the first few, yes, yes yes.

Then I went to your chimp challenge, and did that. The tracker is 100 times easier. All i had to do yes click on the options i needed.
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