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I had my 7950 @1200 core for a few days non stop then it driver crashed so im stock. this is like an extreme torture test so im being careful with clocks now.
Yeah i'm pondering the idea of writing an OpenCL benchmark, in the same spirit as Prime95 for CPU's, in order to stability test GPU's. Not sure if it'll be feasible, but atleast it should be a good alternative to visually scanning for artifacts in games as a stability test.
 
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that would be good, but wouldn't it only test the core? so youd have to find a way on testing the mem.

but id happily download such a test and use it for torture as it uses 99% 24/7 where as games and other stress tests usually dip and that!

oh for us brits and alike TPU CC finishes at 7pm for us?
 
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It was nice helping you guys out a for a little while :)

I may see you agin in the future - good Luck :toast:
 
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Thanks for the help. I was referring to not being able to OC when I am NOT folding though. Folded for about 24 hours on the card, which it crashed, and now the card can't OC as high. Just seeing if was somehow related to folding. It's a pretty new card. Thanks.
 
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that happens to me sometimes when I bench hard, had my 7950 benching 1220/1770 and when I tried clocks like that after it crashed it would literally tell me to eff off.

and I was told best way to deal with it, driver sweep and fresh install of drivers and oc software!

worked everytime for me... till it crashed again lol
 
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Thanks. I'll see what happens. Currently added my FX-4100 into the fold :)laugh:) so that should be another bump.

Anyone know what kind of numbers an A6-3400m would fold under Linux? I currently have it not running and folding on the two GPUs instead for ~4K in Windows, but I didn't know if it would be better to just fold on the CPU under Ubuntu.

My Windows partition is shot so changing wouldn't matter much to me. :cool:
 
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that would be good, but wouldn't it only test the core? so youd have to find a way on testing the mem.
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but id happily download such a test and use it for torture as it uses 99% 24/7 where as games and other stress tests usually dip and that!

oh for us brits and alike TPU CC finishes at 7pm for us?
That 7 pm Tuesday? ?. It's like a ruddy sauna in ere.
 
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LOL I got a gtx 480 right next to my right ear fan at 100% folding 24-7.:eek:
 

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25 hours or so to go AFAIK

keep em' folding Team!!! :rockout:
 
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Giving it all I got!! :rockout:
 

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Same here, havent played any serious games for about 5 days now O.O

FOLD(FLAME) ON!
Understand, Saturday was my birthday and I skipped putting in my new H2O goodies and playing games for the cause!!
 
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im modding a few things and been waiting patiently...

im getting a few beers in to celebrate TPU Chimp Challenge plus it gives me an excuse to drink lol
 

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Something happened to my 9800GTX+/8800GT system--but it's been fixed now and they're back up and folding again :toast:
 
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Something happened to my 9800GTX+/8800GT system--but it's been fixed now and they're back up and folding again :toast:
You haveing a nice sunny day there too:), I've got my head out the sauna window and gdamn I came home to a heat crash :(
 
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I tripped the circuit yesterday with all the folding :) Still insignificant next to the rest of you, but my power bill will disagree! haha Sadly a lot of the WUs won't be finished in time.
 

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Just under 4 hours to go!
I thought the close was 9PM Pacific time? :confused:

*Disclaimer- I'm probably wrong.... I'm absolutely awful at figuring out time zones ::eek:

**EDIT- My bad I thought the CC ended at the end of the F@H day... which is 9PM Pacific AFAIK**
 
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Start time for the challenge is Saturday, April 13th at 12pm, Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7).
The finish for the challenge is Tuesday, April 23rd at 12pm, Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7).


I thought the close was 9PM Pacific time? :confused:

*Disclaimer- I'm probably wrong.... I'm absolutely awful at figuring out time zones ::eek:

**EDIT- My bad I thought the CC ended at the end of the F@H day... which is 9PM Pacific AFAIK**
I have problems with time too. 12 PM is noon. You've got yourself double crossed up.
 
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when do they finish for you guys?! ive got to calculate it from then..... and I just got beer!!!
 
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Well, I got a workunit with an ETA of 2 days (and a 55 day final deadline! :eek:) last night,
so that's it for me in this year's challenge.

I wasn't getting the SMP bonus until halfway through this time, at least I'll have it next year.