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

  1. p_o_s_pc

    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    is the GTS450 one of the cards that has software voltage control and can get ~1ghz?
    i know the 5770 on the red side is like that so if the gts450 also is then it will be nice.
    there is a 80% chance that my next GPU will be nvidia. I may not like much of what they have out but i hate AMD drivers/UI.
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    Dedicated folder/cruncher up and running! :rockout:

    Stock clocks on the Cyclone 460's 11-12Kppd each reported by fahmon. Temps are 50C load and quiet as a mouse. Just need to break out the kill-a-watt for thebluebumblebee now

    [​IMG]
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  3. (FIH) The Don

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    yeah that sucks, i could unlink them on the 260 i had, but now....meh

    erhm i think there is, by volt mod you mean in afterburner?

    its and asus, and on the package it says something about raising volts and so on, so i think it can :)

    the 450 alone can do up to 9000ppd on air from what ive heard, so thats on beefy little card :toast:
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    My GTX 465 crapped out again last night spewing out another 5 errors and taking the required 24 hours hiatus. I just hope this card isn't in the process of turning itself into a paper weight.:eek:

    I checked for a newer driver and the only one available is the 260 beta. I've installed it and restarted the client.

    One thing I've noticed is that both times this card crapped out it was after 10 successful WUs. Maybe it can't count past 10!:laugh::eek:
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    you should give it alittle voltage then and see what you can get it up to.

    as for 9k ppd that is about 2x what i get with the 8800gts :)
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  6. (FIH) The Don

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    hmm will report if my 465 takes a dump ;)


    yeah well, what i have to do is this

    take out the 470, make the 465 run as primary while i test overclocking, then put the 470 back in, and then fire up fah,

    well then it isnt too shabby after all lol
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    FIH, are you going to try to unlock the shaders on that 465?
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    not sure yet, might just keep it as it is for the moment
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Looks really nice! :)

    What CPU does it have? And is the CPU for WCG?
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    OK, so these are the power readings for:

    i7 @3.8GHz(1.2v) WCG Crunching + 2x GTX 460s @stock idle:
    [​IMG]
    i7 @3.8GHz(1.2v) WCG Crunching + 2x GTX 460s @stock folding
    [​IMG]
    So that's ~115W to fold on 2x stock speed MSI GTX 460 Cyclone 768MB

    Will find out later what difference an overclock makes to those figures. Anyone got some OC settings I can try out on these 460's?

    EDIT: @ion, yup they're paired with CP's i7 for WCG. This is dedicated rig so the 4.5-5K WCG PPD and 23-25K PPD F@H will be my everyday lowest output barring any problems.
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  11. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    That's awesome ;) :)

    Loving that power usage, my i7 860 @ 3,8ghz, a GTX260 & a 9600GT all folding uses a tad over 400w (XFX 650w XXX)

    Although, Fermi folding seem to eat up a decent big of CPU power :(
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    thanks for the power numbers. makes me feel that my PSU should take a gts450 or gtx460 and a 8800gts without a problem :)
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    You have a SS 620w, right? If so, you should be fine, I have a SS 650w, and it will run my i7 @ 3,8ghz, a GTX260, a GTS250, and a 9600GT. It's pretty loud w/ everything @ load, and it's slightly over 500w AC, but OK IMO :toast:
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    Just an update, overclocked the 460's to 800/1600/1800 with stock fan and voltage and it's now reporting 395W for combined 26K PPD production.

    So a 10.4% overclock on both 460's consumes just under 4% more power from the wall plug and gives about 2K more PPD.

    [​IMG]

    Thought I'd add.. the temps have really not varied much.. 2-3C at most
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    :toast: :rockout: :respect:
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    OK guys I'm putting my 3 i7 920's offline to change the water tubes on one and figure out what the deal is with the other 2 being unstable @ 3.8Ghz:wtf::confused:
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    :(

    How long do you think they'll be offline for? And are the 2 just recently unstable?
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    V Tune let allowed me to unlink the gpu and shader clocks.. Got it from Palit ? a bit hazy on that one lol..
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    it is a Seasonic M12II bronze 620w
    i am sure it can put out it's full power and maybe even alittle more like most other seasonic PSU's do.
    I just hope i don't have to upgrade my PSU for awhile :laugh:
    did you use it on a GTX4xx or a GTS4xx series card?
    IIRC the new GPU's aren't built to allow it.
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    I'm sure you'll have no issue, I'm sure that 3 GPUs and my i7 uses more than a GTX460 & an 8800GTS & an i7, and our PSUs are similar. And my setup was only drawing 430w DC (assuming 82% efficiency)
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    IIRC your PSU is based on nearly the same internals (the older reversion of mine) so with that in mind i should be able to pull 650w out of mine(not much over the rated 620w)
    but your right about 3gpus and a i7 pulling more power then 2 gpus and a i7
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    Yeah, mine's basically a slightly-upgraded PC P&C Silencer 650w. I can't imagine that you'd have issues. Hell, I'd run GTX 460 SLI & my OCed i7 on my XFX 650w :)
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    you gotta love seasonic built PSU's :laugh: i would like to get one of the X series 80+ Gold would be nice.
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    Yeah....that would be nice :p

    But for the price, I think I'll stay with a less-efficient one :laugh:
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    I'd imagine those 620W if they have a nice single rail would be more than enough. Seems peak power and actualy power use are very different things.

    And so this is what a good day will look like for me:
    [​IMG]
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