[gmx-users] GPU job often tailed

Szilárd Páll pall.szilard at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 15:25:06 CET 2014

Do you have a factory-overclocked model? Even if you don't if you
happen to run Windows or if you are experienced with custom BIOS-es,
you could try lowering the GPU clock frequency a bit and see if the
error still occurs.

You may also want to increase the GPU fan speed, the default fan
profile on GTX cards is (overly?) optimized for low noise and the card
has to hit 80+ C for the fan to reach 60-65% speed and it never goes
above unless you manually set it to 85% (which bizarrely enough is the



On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 3:08 PM, Albert <mailmd2011 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using GTX690.
> OK, I will do some test.
> thank you for helpful advices.
> Albert
> On 02/12/2014 01:54 PM, Szilárd Páll wrote:
>> Your mail reads like an FYI, what is the question?
>> In case if you were wondering what causes this, it could be simply a
>> soft error, but it's hard to tell. What GPU are you running on? If
>> it's in your own workstation, you could consider running a longer
>> stress-test on it using e.g. CUDA memtest.
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