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Thread: No dummy plug needed
07-18-10, 08:13 PM #1
No dummy plug needed
Just wanted to give a heads up to anyone who was looking into folding on multiple GPUs on the same computer. You don't need a dummy plug, at least I didn't using Windows 7. I did hook up a second monitor to each video card when I started the clients. Unplugged the monitor. Every client starts with no problem. Even switches to SLI and back for gaming. I don't know if this has been posted yet.
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07-19-10, 07:02 PM #2
v258.xx drivers seem to resolve the dummy plug issue for all OSes, as reported on the folding forum by Leonardo.
07-21-10, 09:28 AM #3
That's good to know... I just updated some drivers last weekend and I just stuck with my dummy plugs, etc. Will have to try without them.