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I noticed that these Galaxy GTS 250's have one DVI and one HDMI. Did you have to do anything special to get the second card to fold?
The HDMI is a handy feature for me. I'm running Vista on the HTPC and I used to have to swap a DVI from my main rig to the HTPC 2nd GPU card to enable it. Now I leave the HDMI plugged into the 2nd GPU and it's always enabled:)



 

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What's that heatsink you have on the CPU buck?
 

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What is the stock clocks on those cards??
 

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738/1836/1100 stock clocks
Will the cards complain with that much extra on the shaders??

I have not oc'ed any of mine yet, as I don't know how much they will take and not error out.
 

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Really? Nice my 9800GTX vanillas are Oc'd higher than the GTS250s.
The stock coolers are kinda weak on these things, hence the clip-on fan in the pic.

Will the cards complain with that much extra on the shaders??

I have not oc'ed any of mine yet, as I don't know how much they will take and not error out.
Your running stock clocks on all your cards?:eek:
 

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The stock coolers are kinda weak on these things, hence the clip-on fan in the pic.


Your running stock clocks on all your cards?:eek:
YEP
9-260s and 2-250s and 2-9600gso. I have just started the FAH/GPU thing. I can set them up and run but don't have any idea how much/how to overclock them:eek:
 
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Mike, you can should be able to get between Buck's scores and mine (in my system spec menu) without much issue on your GTS 250s. The only reason I've been able to run mine that high with stock coolers is I have my rigs in my basement which is about 65 F.
 

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Mike, you can should be able to get between Buck's scores and mine (in my system spec menu) without much issue on your GTS 250s. The only reason I've been able to run mine that high with stock coolers is I have my rigs in my basement which is about 65 F.
That's about 5%, could that be used as a general guide for the 260s also??
 

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YEP
9-260s and 2-250s and 2-9600gso. I have just started the FAH/GPU thing. I can set them up and run but don't have any idea how much/how to overclock them:eek:
Oh, we are gonna have to hook you up. Give me the conditions your cards fold in. Avg room temp, open cases or closed, and any assistance from portable fans? Also supply 65nm or 55nm on the 260's.

I run all fans @ 100% and overclock to the bleeding edge of crashing. I'm sure we can find you a nice comfy Overclock.

9600GSO's overclock like mad. Stock shaders 1350 and overclocked to 1760....
 
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Oh, we are gonna have to hook you up. Give me the conditions you cards fold in. Avg room temp, open cases or closed, and any assistance from portable fans? Also supply 65nm or 55nm on the 260's.

I run all fans @ 100% and overclock to the bleeding edge of crashing. I'm sure we can find you a nice comfy Overclock.
I'll get all the info together and get with you tomorrow...I am old and need to sleep:eek:

I get up early though:D 2-3am:laugh:
 
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With my cards being Vanilla, they are stock 675 core so they end up having around a 12-15% OC. Mine are bleeding edge of crashing, and then backed off a notch or two. Basically all I did is looked around at what people were posting they'd gotten theirs too and then I shot for the stars.
 

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I'll get all the info together and get with you tomorrow...I am old and need to sleep:eek:

I get up early though:D 2-3am:laugh:
With overclocks, I estimate you should have 86,300 avg PPD. I look forward to talking tomorrow.
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With my cards being Vanilla, they are stock 675 core so they end up having around a 12-15% OC. Mine are bleeding edge of crashing, and then backed off a notch or two. Basically all I did is looked around at what people were posting they'd gotten theirs too and then I shot for the stars.
For folding on the 8xxx and 9xxx cards, core and shaders are most important. The GTX2xx cards require an additional memory O/C to get them into their sweet spot.
 
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With overclocks, I estimate you should have 86,300 avg PPD. I look forward to talking tomorrow.
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For folding on the 8xxx and 9xxx cards, core and shaders are most important. The GTX2xx cards require an additional memory O/C to get them into their sweet spot.

Good to know, as I've yet to OC my GTX 260. :eek:
 
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Hey Buck, I'm folding with my GTX 260 at stock except for shaders at 1450. What are the best settings for it?
 

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For folding on the 8xxx and 9xxx cards, core and shaders are most important. The GTX2xx cards require an additional memory O/C to get them into their sweet spot.
:eek: That's why my 2 GTS250's throw an "UNSTABLE_MACHINE" when I OC them:banghead: cause I only play with the core and shaders. Will have to experiment in a minute;)
 

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:eek: That's why my 2 GTS250's throw an "UNSTABLE_MACHINE" when I OC them:banghead: cause I only play with the core and shaders. Will have to experiment in a minute;)
GTS250 are still 9xxx architecture, so mem o/c will not help. Remember the order of importance for all cards when folding: shaders, then core, then memory(GTX2xx only).
 

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The minute that I do an OC, GPU-0 will spit an UNSTABLE_MACHINE error but GPU-1 is fine:confused:
 

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