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This might be old news to all of you - if so just ignore this thread!

I've been trying for a while to get my Radeon 6850 and my 8800GT to work together, but I've had no luck. I tried the guide I found on here, and searched around elsewhere. After a few weeks, I pretty much gave up. Then today, just for the hell of it, I decided to swap the cards around so that the 8800GT was in the first slot. Without really thinking, I booted up still connected to the internet, and Windows 7 immediately installed drivers for the cards. At first I thought I was in for all sorts of trouble, but, happily for me, the two cards are now working fine together. If I had known it was that easy, I would have just done this to start with.

Pretty stoked I got it working in time for the Chimp Challenge.
    
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Yea its been possible for as long as I can remember, but glad you got it going.

Was this on v6 or v7?
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What sort of problems where you having because I tried to do that with my 8800GT for folding but I would get unstable machine on one card or the other.
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I'm using the v7 client for my 6850, but it didn't seem to like my 8800, so that one is using the v6 client. Is that good, bad or neutral?

I'm just glad I finally got Windows to admit that the 8800 exists. According to HFM I should be getting around 4500 PPD. Does that seem right?
    
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No different but you could have got them both on v7 with the use of the new flags in v1.24
Doesn't matter really just leave it that way and save yourself the headache.

Yup sounds about right for PPD.
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hah its your mobo, i had the pro version, had to sell it cause the same problem, you can thank asus for that. they got a thread about this on their support forum.
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hah its your mobo, i had the pro version, had to sell it cause the same problem, you can thank asus for that. they got a thread about this on their support forum.
Let me guess, that mobo flips the GPUs around in F@H?
Since I know that happens to a few boards for some odd reason...
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