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

  1. Josh154

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    Well guys, im getting ready to tear the rig apart right now :( Won't see any points from me for probably a good 2 weeks or 3 weeks but after that time period i should hopefully be in the top 10 getting pie every night! Bigadv should get 30k plus the two 8800gts's should be a good 10-12k. I think 40k should be some pie for me :D

    Im gonna go hit the slopes tonight and do some boardin then our local lan place has a all night for $15 bucks so i got some friends to hit it up with me. Gonna go ahead and do that then ship out bones his mobo and cpu. I'll be leaving here in about 2 hours. If anyone wants some good ram corsair xms2 4 gb 2x2 kit for $60 shipped let me know and i'll get it out tomorrow :)

    Buck_ don't forget to mention that im coming up with something as well! It isn't any hexa core like im thinking you two are coming up with though!
     
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    :laugh:I could build 2 -bigadv rigs for the price of a hex core rig. I go on the cheap with 1156/Open Box mobo's/Air Cooling. Got to make the $$$ count.
     
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    Ahh true, im thinking thats what im gonna have to do here too. Really debating though as 1366 chips seem to be less than 1156 :mad: Then a x58 would be like 50 more than a p55 and probably another 20 into ram. Is 1366 worth 70 bucks? I think yes but idk man!
     
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    Go the 1156 route cheaper for dual channel ram Plus the 1156 chips seem to run cooler and OC just as high as the 1366 chips. The 1156 route will cost you less.
    IMOP
     
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    Yep i decided to go 1156 route. Now i just need to sell some ram and ill buy a i7 chip. I'm getting about $100-$150 in newegg gift cards and cash.
     
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    I'm retiring an old reliable machine and will soon have a new rig #4.;)
    [​IMG]
     
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    Haha nice. Im thinking about selling rig number two as the laptop just died today and im gonna need funds for the i7 machine.
     
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    Woot! Guys im at galaxy lan here in sioux falls. It was $15 bucks for a all nighter and im playing on a evga p55 sli core i7 860 and a gtx 470. This thing is muchhh nicer than my q6600 was! I shipped out that q6600 tonight, just need to sell the ram now.

    Im getting a $50 dollar newegg gift card from my aunt for xmas, i know i'll be getting $50-100 cash from my sister and i don't know about anyone else. If i get anything else it's more than welcomed! Im gonna wait till after christmas till i purchase anything though. I'd like to wait and see if theirs any christmas deals, or people selling old stuff.

    I need to be patient and see if i can get the funds for a 1366. If i can't oh well a 860 would still be sick! :rockout: You guy's have fun ima be gamin a whole nother 9 hours!
     
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    Have fun. All night long gaming sessions are awesome. used to do it with CS way back.

    My GPU just started working on 6806 project, instead of 6800, and my PPD has dropped from about 16k to 12.5k. Is that usual?
    Also, around the same time, I started crunching on my CPU. Could that be causing the drop in PPD?
     
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    Hmm im not forsure. How is this deal guys? Im getting ready to place a order on it. I decided im going 1156. I got a $50 egg giftcard coming that i will put towards the mobo.
     
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    I can vouch for the ripjaws. been using them for over an year now, although the cas7 version. getting them to work at their advertised speed and timings can be quite difficult though. Mine only work at 7-7-7-24 @ 1333mhz or 9-9-9-24@1600 mhz even though they should run at 7-7-7-24@1600mhz.
     
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    Hmm those probably wouldn't be a bad deal then. I think i may just go ahead and wait till i order a cpu. Im most likely gonna sell my laptop, the thing just started BSOD'ing on me and i have had this happen to me so many times now. I could part the rig out and i could get some cash from there. Depending on what i can part the rig laptop for i may just go 1366 so i could eventually go hexa if needed.
     
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    Bought a set of those yesterday:rockout:. A year ago I was paying $100 for 4gb DDR3 1600. Glad ram is coming down.
     
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    Btw, you could just but another 300W PSU for cheap and use it as an addition to your current PSU. You'd just need to short the 24-pin motherboard connector.
     
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    i could :p

    but thats just too messy

    besides, im going with another cruncher/folder around new year, so ill use this current for the other rig

    will only be handling the i7 with a 450 or something
     
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    Or you can double the RAM for $40 more;)

    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 ...

    This was a must for the i7 8XXX series back in the VM days folding -bigadv. Thankfully they've switched to the Windows based we now enjoy!
     
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    Well last night i was all gung ho on a 1156 system, but now i figured out my craptop died and i could get at least $40 out of the 120gb ide hdd in it. And well i could probably get a decent amount out of it by either parting it out or trouble shooting the problem, fixing it and selling the damn thing. I think it may be a ram issue to be honest.

    I already know im getting a $50 newegg gift card for xmas so i could wait and put that towards ram as if i go 1366 i'll probably just find a used x58 board and chip for like $325 which seem's to be pretty easy as they sell cheaper together for some reason.
     
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    Does anybody know what kind of PPD you get with a AMD hex SMP? Also how much of a drop will GPU folding have on SMP?
     
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    GPU2 or GPU3?
     
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    GPU3 with either 1 or 2 fermi
     
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    Ask [FIH] The Don or MStenholm as I can't remember correctly who has that hex rig folding -bigadv.

    Never had any AMD experience but here are 2 of my i7's folding -bigadv along with 2 GTX460's folding GPU3 WU's:

    i7 920 @ 3.8Ghz with 2 Gigabyte GTX460 768MB

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    i7 950 @ 3.8Ghz with 2 Sparkle GTX460 1GB

    [​IMG]
     
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    MStenholm has a i7 hex, but i'm thinking of 1055T ir 1090T AMD hex ;)
     
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    AMD SMP folding:

    From the folding@home forum -

    Re: Dedicated FAH system?

    Postby Qinsp ยป Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:51 pm
    Right now, I have both a AMD 1090T 6 core clocked at 3.6mhz and this 2x4 core Xeon 2.4ghz running 6701's each.

    TPF for X6 = 11:27. HFM says 6430 PPD
    TPF for the Xeon = 6:10. HFM says 16310 PPD
     
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    Guess it's not that bad for the AMD X6.
     
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    bogmali, is their a reason you only fold smp on your i7's? I thought the big thing about i7's were there ability to do -bigadv.
     

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