Sunday, August 30, 2009

Look out! QCKRNU now has a GPU folding!

QCKRNU is looking to push into Aussie Rules Footy's Top 10 and beyond with the addition of a folding capable GPU to his computer!

QCKRNU has had his new XFX 9800 GX2 NVIDIA graphics card for a while now, though it hasn't been able to be installed in his computer. The problem was his old power supply just wouldn't have been up to the task of delivering the necessary wattage his new GPU needed. Recently though, he got himself a new 1kw power supply, and today, installed the graphics card.

I went through the installation process with him, following the official GPU guide for Windows, and since he's using Windows 7, we just installed as per Vista instructions. Although the 9800 GX2 is a dual-GPU card, he's only got the one monitor for now, and therefore cannot fold on both GPUs. There is a possibility a dummy DVI plug or something might be able to let the 2nd GPU fold, but either way, you need to have the desktop extended for the


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