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Message 859494 - Posted: 30 Jan 2009, 0:14:19 UTC

Why Can't We Have Graphics With SETI@home Enhanced 6.08 (CUDA)
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Message 859500 - Posted: 30 Jan 2009, 0:32:03 UTC

Because Its Hard To Display Graphics Using Your Graphics Card When It Is Busy Processing Data.
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Message 859606 - Posted: 30 Jan 2009, 5:09:51 UTC - in response to Message 859500.

Makes Sense Thank You.
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Message 859768 - Posted: 30 Jan 2009, 15:51:41 UTC

Ok. But i can run CUDA and Cpu and watch the cpu graphics while a CUDA is running.
Isnt that the same?

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Message 859984 - Posted: 31 Jan 2009, 2:58:25 UTC - in response to Message 859768.
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No, its not the same thing. The CPU app has a graphics application available, the GPU app does not. There is one in the works, but there is a technical problem of making the GPU both process data and display graphics on the very workunit it is working on.
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