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

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    I can't really help you there, I had a devil of a time even getting one ATi card set up :ohwell:
     
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    Still appreciate it bro, no worries.
     
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    Over 8k points today with some downtime on both rigs. Looks like the 5770 is helping a lot. Should be in the top 100 in no time :toast:
     
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    Awesome!!!! :toast: :toast: :rockout:
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    The morning update places me four spots away from pie. I used to be about 10-14 spots away. I'll be happy adding another card, I still have or slot available :D
     
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    I think a GT240 would do you well ;)
    4-5k PPD, ~70w, an small/quiet

    Although another 9800GX2 would be awesome ;)
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    How much are GX2's as far as PPD? I can just buy my buddy a decent card for cheap. And get my GX2 back?

    Or i can trade my 8800's for the GX2? What do you think about that?
     
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    Deffo trade the 8800s for the GX2!!!!!
    The 8800s are probably 8k together, the GX2 is a single card (D'oh) and does 10-12k. And then you'd have more room for cards! :D
     
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    GOOD NEWS!

    Keeping one 8800 and the GX2 :rockout:
     
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    :toast::toast::toast::toast::toast:

    Awesome!!!!!

    How are you doing this?

    And can we have pics of both of your crunching/folding rigs?
     
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    Sure when I get the new setup going I will. I can fold with one 8800 and one gx2 right? In the same rig?
     
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    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    Yes, as long as you have enough PCI-E connectors for power, it is possible.
     
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    I'm running a PCP&C 860 Turbo cool. got more than enough :D The 8800 is a six pin, which In total have four, and the gx2 is another six and a 8 which it has two eights. So I'll be good. Setting up the client should be the same as now just adding another gpu thingy right?

    How do I go about setting up the client on the GX2, would just one client use both cores correctly or do I have to disable SLi or what?
     
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    Sweet Chicken Pattry!

    I think you have to disable SLi, and run a program for each card(I could be wrong tho)


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    I'm ALMOST in the top 100(took forever it seems lol) 105th place. With just really crunching on a 9800GTX stock, and the cheapest non l3 cache AMD quad core stock speeds(while also folding BONIC 100%).

    Not bad looking today Average 3,924 points
     
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    Thanks bro, I'll look into it, I hope to have it set up today. I'll keep you guys posted.
     
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    Buck's Folding Essentials/Tutorials

    You're probably looking for this...
    HOW TO: Set up two nvidia clients

    You must use two different Machine ID #s, i.e 2 & 3 and two different switches, -gpu 0 & -gpu 1 for the first and second card when you set up the two clients. Be sure to use the console clients. You probably will need a dummy vga dongle on the second card.

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    I've got my GTX 460 running.

    [​IMG]

    GTX 460 Testing
    Stock (as reported by EVGA Precision)
    Core: 675 MHz
    Shader: 1350 MHz
    Memory: 1800 MHz
    Fan Speed (Auto): 43%
    GPU Temp: 62C
    GPU3 Core 15
    TPF: 00:01:01
    PPD: 8654

    When this WU completes I'll see if I can't get a better PPD.
     
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    Very nice Msgclb. I have 2 GTX470's running myself (will post screenies later).

    @CP-no need to disable SLI on that GX2 as long as you put a dummy plug on the 2nd GPU and have 2 different machine ID's (just like someone else said).
     
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    What if the rig has the desktop extended, that's how I'm running the 8800's? It's windows XP
     
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    To clarify msgclb's post about the PPD with the GTX460 (768MB IIRC), does anyone know what PPD the GTX285 gets with GPU3?
     
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    62 C @ 43 % fan speed is nice. Can you hear it at all? I'm sure that that GPU is good for >800 MHz core / 1600 MHz shader and if it scales well this could bring home more then 10.000 PPD. Can't wait till I get mine. I'm done with -bigadv - just lost one, and not due to UNSTABLE MACHINE.:mad: GPU folding FTW ;)
     
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    Here's my first attempt at OC'ing my GTX 460. This GTX460 is the 768MB version. I can't hear the fan but my hearing has been degrade by 20 years of working around jet engines. Also my AC is having a hard time with the 95F (feels like 105F) outside temps.

    I didn't have a clue what OC setting to use so started with close to the EVGA GTX 460 SC. It wasn't until I started the GPU3 client that I realized I didn't change the memory clock.

    [​IMG]

    More GTX 460 Testing
    OC Settings (as reported by EVGA Precision)
    Core: 761 MHz
    Shader: 1522 MHz
    Memory: 1800 MHz
    Fan Speed (Auto): 40%
    GPU Temp: 64C
    GPU3 Core 15
    TPF: 00:00:55
    PPD: 9598

    After some Google searches I believe that a >800 core clock and a +10,000 PPD will be possible.
     
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    Looking good, looks like those 460's pack some serious punch!
     
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    OMG, that card will o/c like nobody's business.:rockout: Should at least be good for 850/1800+/1800. Crank up that fan and let us know what is stable with GPU-3. Wow, sorta reminds me of the O/C's you could pull on the 8800GS/9600GSO's. Can you measure wattage?

    :toast:
     
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    I need a 3rd card, I have some stuff to trade. I will post it when I get a chance to see what all I have.
     
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    I have a 9800GX2 if you're interested;)
     

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