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

  1. [Ion]

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    I must say--two GTX470s put out a lot of heat. The two 460s do too, but considerably less. Still more than enough to heat up my ~120 sq ft dorm room :p
    Really even the new Pentium Dual Cores feel wicked fast. For basically everything, my i7 is overkill. At this point a $75 CPU is more than enough, and a good SSD makes the biggest difference. I love the one in my laptop--night and day vs the 5400RPM disk in my i7.
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    I thought that this might be informative.I'm actually stunned by the PPD difference between my GTX 460's(@780 MHz) and my GTX 560 Ti's(@900MHz). The 560's are running at max PPD while the 460's have slowed down by almost 24%. There are 2 other factors that I'm too lazy to test.:p 1)The 460's are on XP and the 560's are on Win7. 2)The 460's are on an old A8N-Deluxe with an Athlon 64 3200+, the 560's are on a P7P55D-E PRO with an i5-650. I also know that one of the 460's is running core_15 v 2.25 while the 560's and the other 460 are running v 2.22. So, is it the old A8N or do all those extra specs on the 560 make that much of a difference?
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    That's way off. On the 5757pt WUs, I'd get ~16.2k PPD with my GTX460s (@848MHz). Something like 15.3k (IIRC) @ 750. I can't imagine that it's the old AMD A64--maybe it is XP though :ohwell:
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    Biggest ppd impact: core 2.25. That thing alone shaved 3500 ppd on a single gtx 460. Revert to 2.22 ASAP.
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    Why is Stanford pushing out a new core that cuts performance so drastically? How is that possibly good for them?

    I'd imagine that the clocks do have an impact--with the additional 3.5k PPD, he'd be at ~14.5k, which is low but not terribly so.
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    Better kepler support
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    Fair enough. So can the GTX680 then do more than a somewhat miserable 18k PPD?
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    As you can see, i didn't said support. I said better support. SUPPOSEDLY, they do fare a little better. Nevertheless, it was such a pain finding what was stealing my ppd!
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    Grrrr. Just checked and both 460's are on 2.25. The process to revert to 2.22 is no fun and there's no guarantee it won't download 2.25 again.
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    As long as you don't re-install your client (delete the core), you should be fine. I did the revert only once.
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    It must be because i said i only did it once that my 4 gpu3 clients switched to 2.25 during the night...

    Of course i did not had a 2.22 copy on hand...
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    Update with 2.22 for all:
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    That is much better! I'm glad you got that sorted out! :toast:

    Those GTX560s are really doing an amazing job! ~same PPD as a GTX470, but with (presumably) far less heat :)
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    Buck, you should really come back to -bigadv : i was having heat issues, and while testing, i picked five 8102 in a row! That's 7 including the last two wus my sr-2 returned!
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    Already have one rig back on -bigadv, but got an 8101. Waiting for the other to finish up tonight with WCG and then both are back on F@H.:rockout:

    Remember, if your not running 2.25, you will not recieve the -beta unit. I'm gonna run a GTX460 for a week to see if I can pick up one or two. Currently getting 11,880 PPD with 2.25.

    Bruce: are those 560's the 448 core model?

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    Have you guys seen these new GPU Beta clients with Quick Return Bonuses? Apparently a 580 can do over 250kPPD on them (P8057), WU are in short supply though.
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    I don't believe that's true. I'm almost sure of it. 2.25 is only required for Kepler based cards. "I got one! It appears to run fine on v2.22 FAHCore_15. I'm getting 95,500 PPD on a GTX 460!"-P5-133XL
    Nope, just GF114 560 Ti's
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    Must have been info I saw back when it was a closed beta. They were using the Kepler version of Fahtracker v2 that carried the -beta flag.
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    That's absolutely incredible. Once these go live, that would absolutely be enough for me to bring both GTX460s back to FAH :toast:
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    Getting back into the swing of F@H with 3 dumps today for a total of 1.032 Million points. Still no P8102's in sight(Feanor hoarded them all:laugh:). After the WCG Challenge is over, Norton will bring the Opty-6176 over for a visit. Keep on folding boy's. :rockout:

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    Sweet!

    I'm negotiating with KieX to buy a pair of HD7770s, in which case I'll probably bring some GPUs back to FAH :toast:
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    I should have a GTX460 1gb next week folding for you guys, I know it isn't much but i will also throw in a 8800GTS G80 till it dies completely.(its been unstable)
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    Hey, a GTX460 can still get 16k PPD on the good WUs and at least 11k even on the worst ones :)
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    Dropped one today for 250k. And you know what? I got another one. That's 8 in a row...:pimp:
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