Boinc with a GPU doesn't seem to see it?

Ascholten
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I just added a GTX570 to my computer and while BOINC comes up and sees it, I can't get einstein to throw any projects at it?

I set my settings to use the thing but so far no go on it? Am I missing something here?

FWIW the card is being a major pain in my backside getting to work with my optoma projector too so maybe it's an install issue?

Thank you
Aaron

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Richard Haselgrove
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Boinc with a GPU doesn't seem to see it?

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I set my settings to use the thing but so far no go on it? Am I missing something here?


Only the number of tasks shown as 'To send' on the server staus page: i.e. zero at the time of writing.

For CUDA (GPU crunching), you need to be looking at ABP2 or BRP3. ABP2 is essentially finished - you might get the occasional resend, but nothing more. BRP3 is slowly gearing up for a full-scale run, but is still just in testing for the moment - again, no tasks generally available.

Oh, and on your Einstein@Home preferences page, you need to select:

Use NVIDIA GPU 'yes'
Arecibo Binary Pulsar Search (STSP) 'yes'
Binary Radio Pulsar Search 'yes'

(or just '(all applications)')

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ahh yes I did forget my

ahh yes I did forget my nvidia setting on the prefs page. Lets hope it works here. Ill have a look over at boinc and see if there are any projects that are hard hitting on vid cards so I can try it out although Id rather use it here.

Thanks for the info.

Aaroj

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Try


Try SETI@home
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/

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RE: ahh yes I did forget my

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ahh yes I did forget my nvidia setting on the prefs page. Lets hope it works here. Ill have a look over at boinc and see if there are any projects that are hard hitting on vid cards so I can try it out although Id rather use it here.

Thanks for the info.

Aaroj

Prime Grid http://www.primegrid.com/ can also use your Nvidia card for crunching until Einstein comes up to speed. There are several others too, Dnetc http://www.dnetc.net/ and Collatz http://boinc.thesonntags.com/collatz/ All of the ones listed, including Seti, can use any kind of gpu. There are projects that require a special kind of card, such as Milky Way that requires a card with double precision or Eisntein that requires an Nvidia gpu.

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Thank you for the info

Thank you for the info everyone. I did find some of the other sites and got them to start feeding me data. Wow does this thing crunch fast, I cant wait for einstein to come online to see what I can do here with GPU stuff.

Aaron

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RE: Thank you for the info

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Thank you for the info everyone. I did find some of the other sites and got them to start feeding me data. Wow does this thing crunch fast, I cant wait for einstein to come online to see what I can do here with GPU stuff.

Aaron

Yes a gpu can crunch MUCH faster than a cpu can, IF the data is set up to run within its parameters.

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