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Discussion in 'Folding@Home' started by W2hCYK, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Well, I just set F@H up on my Geforce 9300. Only about 600-800PPD, but anything is better than nothing, and is about 5x what a single core client will do. I'll get some exact PPD numbers later. Really want to get a new GPU, the 9300 sucks :(
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    Look around for a good deal on a 9600GSO... they're fairly cheap. However pay close attention to the specs because there are 3 versions...

    48 shaders, 128 bit
    96 shaders, 128 bit
    96 shaders, 192 bit

    I have the 96 shader 192 bit version. It pulls in about 4000PPD on average. You gotta watch which version you're getting cause obviously 48 shaders sucks, and the 96 shader 128 bit card is weaker because the memory bus (obviously) and it has 4 less ROPs than the 192 bit version...

    I just checked newegg... they have 2 9600GSOs and they're both the crap version.

    Here's one of the good ones on ebay:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/eVGA-GeForce-96...ards?hash=item53dcee31f8&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
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  3. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    How much of a difference is there between the card you listed and one of the 128 bit 96 SP cards? Also, what exactly are ROPs?

    I'm currently getting about 570 PPD with the 9300 on a 472pt WU, so a new card is definitely indicated
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    I don't know exactly, all I know is it's worse. ROP stands for render output processor, here's a wikipedia article:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Render_Output_unit

    Basically the more the better (just like shader units) and the 128-bit version has 4 less. The 128-bit version has 8 and the 192-bit version has 12.
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    Had to part out my main so that I could sell it off, which isn't too bad because I'm losing 2 9800GTXs. I'll be putting something i7-ey back here soon, as soon as I can get my hands on some parts that is.
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    Ion check out my FS Thread in my sig, maybe you will be interested in one of the GPUs :D
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    Thanks man, glad to see you back up and kicking. I'll fix up the current status thread.
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Don't forget I'm selling two of the good ones: http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=103708
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    Added my home machine (Win 7 X64 SMP) specs at right. Crunching a a1 core now. Mebey it will warm up the room a bit.


    I believe there will be snow.....
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    Going to need help in the next few months.. I need 2 high producing cards for my growing farm. I'm on permanent disability, and I choose either food or computer parts. Last few months I've been going computer. I'm starving now, I need to eat again. But I still need 2 more cards, so if anyone in the next few months has a 9800gtx of any kind, I have paypal, have bought stuff from Buck in us, no problem. I had to buy myself a birthday present, so I won't have money until next month..... next month end I can come up with upto 100us, would love a 260 used, but whatever... Edit: my av will be down now too, I need to use my only computer for things in the day, it will fold at night!
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    I lol hard when I see my $175 4870 1GB getting 200 iter/sec. Tempted to put up a WTT for a 260 c216.
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    If I remember right, theonedub is willing to sell a 9800GTX+ for cheap cheap cheap for folding...
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    If you're seeing iter/sec, you're using the viewer which greatly slows Folding down. It also tends to make the ATI client unstable. Use something like FAHmon to keep tabs on your Folding process. :)
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2009
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    that is true and he is selling it for a damn good price :toast:
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    I need a cheap 9800gtx for pure folding baaaad!
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    He mentions that he doesn't ship the GPUs or the router (hardware) to Canada.
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    is a GTX+ not what you want? if it will work PM theonedub if you haven't already

    never would hurt to ask. If you need a middle man we could also work something out
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  19. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    I PM'd Theonedub to see if we could work something out. Johnspack needs to get that card (9800GTX+)folding.
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    You guys rang? Yeah the GTX+ is for cheap (to which Mike047 should also be thanked) and its true I do not want to ship to Canada.. Its just sitting here catching dust though...

    Let me see if I have a box I can put it in, anyone care to find out how much it will cost to get it to Johnspack? Im going to check USPS, but if someone wants to save me the hassle, I appreciate it :)
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    What I thought was FAHMon crashing me, was actually the GPU client itself. Anyone else have a random computer lockup when using the GPU client every now and then?
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    I used to ALLLLLLLLLL the time. Even at stock settings. I fixed the issue by reseating my video card and clearing my CMOS.
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    that is something i have NEVER had out of the ~2years i have been folding :D. for me F@H has been solid and when i had a problem it was because of me being a dumb ass
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    Hey johnspack, if you can't get a 9800GTX, I may be able to hook you up with a 9600 GSO in the short term.
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    How much do you think a PCI 9500GT would net me?
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