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

  1. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    I'm gonna talk to the writer of FAHtracker to see if he can make us a custom initialized value version so we don't get confused about the configuration of who to fold for. We had the whole "what is the user name" last time, and ChimpPowerUp or ChimPowerUP, and people got confused... I'll see if he responds...
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  2. TeXBill

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    Dont have any numbers for the 560's but I know for sure the 570's will do about 16 to 17K PPD without breaking a sweat.
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    Ahh cool, so the 570 will put out about 480 numbers on less heat? I've recently read of a lot of 570's dying because they have 4 power phases instead of 6 like the gtx 580. I've seen people report that have there cards on full water, and there still frying them. I even seen someone test this with all settings at stock except a minor voltage bump and it fried it.

    Im curious to see what these 560's put out for PPD and wait and see any OC results. I like waiting and seeing what happens with new hardware like these 570's and the new SB stuff. The PPD is nice but if it's not reliable then it's not for us folders ;)
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    I have 2 570's folding now with NP. Just keep the volts down and they should be ok. I have mine OC as far as they will go on stock volts, they have been folding for about 2 weeks now and the temps are in the mid 50's C. Haven't had any problems yet.
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    I just got this message from newegg about my new MB.

    Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. Newegg has recently become aware of a design issue that is affecting recent models of Intel Sandy Bridge platform motherboards. We are working with Intel to identify the exact nature of this problem.

    As always, Newegg remains 100% committed to our customers' total satisfaction. In keeping with our commitment to our customers, we are extending the return period for your motherboard by 90 days or until replacements become available from the manufacturer, whichever is greater. Intel expects to have a new revision of the P67 & H67 chipsets out around April, at which point first-run motherboards with this issue will need to be physically replaced in affected systems.

    From a technical standpoint, the design issue can be bypassed fairly simply by not using the Serial ATA (SATA) ports that are affected. Your motherboard’s manual should identify your SATA ports by number, and at a minimum you should see ports 0-5 (6 ports in total) listed. Ports 0 and 1 are Sata Rev. III (6Gbps), and do not appear to be affected by this problem. Ports 2-5 are SATA Rev. II (3Gbps) and should not be used. For a thorough explanation of this hardware work-around, please refer to our video on YouTube:
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    If you choose to use the hardware work-around option, there is no need to contact us at this time. We have your information on record and will email you as soon as the replacements become available. If you would like to discuss this with our tech community or read up on the latest updates, please visit our EggXpert forum:
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    If none of the above options are suitable to your needs and you wish to return the board at this time for a full refund, please email us at intelsandybridge@newegg.com and include your sales order number so we can help you out with your return.

    If you have any concerns, please contact Newegg Customer Service for further information and assistance.

    Thank you for your support!

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  6. BUCK NASTY

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

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    You can start -bigadv before the contest, but to intentionally "time or pause" work unit dumping is against the rules. There was a bit of turmoil last year and I don't want to go into details.....
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    I got my motherboard from Amazon. Lets see when they contact.

    @Buck: Any hints about the F@H contest you were talking about?
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    Ahh yeah that seem's like the best thing to do. Since when did you get some 570's? :wtf:

    Ahh okay, there wont be any pausing going on but let's say i started the bigadv a day or 2 before would that be against the rules?
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    Still got that bad taste in my mouth Buck:shadedshu
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    If the CC happens March/April I would probably build a new temp rig to run just for the challenge. I'll keep my eyes open for updates.

    I hope the race is closer than it was last time.
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    On the plus side, HWC is folding for NCIX in this chip challenge.;)
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    whats the highest producing, cheapish, single slot card?

    can i run 7 cards in 1 machine?
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    It better not be in March. I'm going home (India) for the last 3 weeks of March, so if my PC shuts down or something, there's nothing I can do.
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    Im going to guess the new single slot 450s are where you want to look. Since they still have a 6pin and do not draw all the power from the PCIe slots it should be safe to run all 7 without burning up the board.

    I don't remember for sure, but last year it was early summer, maybe? Bad time to fold. Sure some people are under water (esp for CPUs), but lots of people still run air on their GPUs.
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    Chimp Challenge happens in May every year;)
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    You never do anything the easy way, do you?:laugh: Galaxy has both GTS450 and GTX460 single slot cards. Whether you can get them to Fold together is a different matter.

    Official 2010 Chimp Challenge Thread
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    running all cards in my SR2 rig....

    i have a 46 right now but its single slot.

    i was thinking about using the 460 and 5x 8800gt's or i guess you said gts450s are single slot as well?

    i'll try to run megarig in chip challenge but i need to get cards lined up soon. dont want to spend alot of money though.
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    The single slot 450s are about $20 more exp than the dual slots. Here is one for example: SPARKLE SXS4501024D5SNS GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1G...

    Ah, same time every year. May will be too hot for me to run a second computer, but I should still be participating with what I have (and maybe with a couple slight upgrades).
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    i think im going to be looking in the used department....
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    Then I doubt if you'll find single slot ones. Texbill has been having good luck with the Gigabyte GTS450's and from what I'm reading about their use of NEC "Proadlizer" capacitors, they may be the ones to go with. New 768MB GTX460's are going for $120 after rebate, and we still have some time before Chimp to see what happens to prices. This Intel stumble may drive prices down as those who prepared for the sales of SB need to move inventory. 768MB GTX460's are still the best bang for the buck for Folding.
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    Hmmm....

    Was wanting to stay under $350 total for 3 to 5 cards

    Or I guess I could sell my 460 and get 7 cards...
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    Get some GT430's.
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    would 7 430s outfold 4 460s?

    would 7 430s outfold 7 8800gt's? 9600gt's?
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    The answer is no to both:(

    Your best option is 4 460's

    The availability of SS 8800GT's nowadays is kinda low:ohwell:

    SS GTS450's is another option but a little pricey ATM:ohwell:
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    Looks like GT430's are about equal to the 8800GT's in PPD. Electrical usage is another story.

    7 430s = 7x5,200 = 36,400 PPD
    4 460s = 4 x 11,000 = 44,000 PPD

    so, NOPE
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