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I'm back in the game! How does a 4850 compare to my old 9600 GT in terms of folding power?
And is folding on a 4650 worth it? (I'll be getting one quite soon).
 
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I don't see much point in spending on safe shipping($60) and then the repair bill for a card that will just die again. I'm seriously considering sli gtx260s, as they tend to have a lower failure rate. Found out I can get a gtx260 sp216 for $196can brand new, dam nice price! Still would like to try a gtx285 out, have to figure this expensive junk out.....
Hopefully this isn't one of those US vs. Canada type of answers.

Why pay for "safe" shipping? UPS covers all shipments for $100 here, so if they'd lose it, you'd at least have some cash for the next card.:D
 
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I'm back in the game! How does a 4850 compare to my old 9600 GT in terms of folding power?
And is folding on a 4650 worth it? (I'll be getting one quite soon).
its worser in folding. sorry, i also owned both, and the 9600gt kicked the 4850 butt, folding wise ;-)
 
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its worser in folding. sorry, i also owned both, and the 9600gt kicked the 4850 butt, folding wise ;-)
Lamecakes... They really need to optimize the client for ATI, the 4850 should be ahead of the GT by miles! :shadedshu

Would there be any point in running a decent nVidia card in a PCI-E x1 slot? Thats the only other free slot my motherboard has. :\
 
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Lamecakes... They really need to optimize the client for ATI, the 4850 should be ahead of the GT by miles! :shadedshu
until they do that the 7000 series is surely on the market;)
a 4850 wont crack the 4000ppd on 353Wu´s, whereas an ordinary 8800gt does up to 6000 and eventually more... sucks balls, that you have to go Nvidia to fold
 
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Oh well, I guess its time for an upgrade anyway! How many PPD can I expect from a GTX 260 216? I'm getting about 2200 PPD with a 511 point WU on my 4850 clocked at 720/1100.
 

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Oh well, I guess its time for an upgrade anyway! How many PPD can I expect from a GTX 260 216? I'm getting about 2200 PPD with a 511 point WU on my 4850 clocked at 720/1100.
Somewhere between 7500 and 9000 (depending on overclock and WU being folded)
 
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Somewhere between 7500 and 9000 (depending on overclock and WU being folded)
I am so getting one. Is L2 cache very important to F@H? I have the option of getting a Q8400 or an E8400, they're the same price, but the Q has less L2 cache (but more cores, so it could run more clients). I'm very tempted to get the Q8400 over the E8400.
 
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I am giving the 9600gso I won to my uncle (since I personally don't have any hardware capable of running it). He said he would give running F@H a shot, so I should be getting ~2000-2500PPD (it's not a 24/7 rig).
 
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Short answer is no. I know performance is not hurt down to 4x.
 
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I don't go down without a fight, I will have a gtx260 or better within a month. I will restart folding again. Stay tuned!
 
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Short answer is no. I know performance is not hurt down to 4x.
Ok, scratch that plan. Until I get a GTX 260 I might just stick the 9600 GT back in this computer for better folding...
 
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Oh well, I guess its time for an upgrade anyway! How many PPD can I expect from a GTX 260 216? I'm getting about 2200 PPD with a 511 point WU on my 4850 clocked at 720/1100.
Get the Giga SOC. I get between 7800 and 9500 (calculated) depending of WU, extra OC and use of GPU for other things (video streaming).
 
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Get the Giga SOC. I get between 7800 and 9500 (calculated) depending of WU, extra OC and use of GPU for other things (video streaming).
Out of my price range; I've found two options (Inno3D or Gainward) for AU$209, which is probably the cheapest I'll find them new. I could put a WTB up in the FS/FT section, once I get the money for upgrades.

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I've put the 9600 GT back in this machine, PPD increase is ridiculous; I'm able to use both cores of my CPU for folding (ATI GPU2 used a whole core :shadedshu ), and the 9600 GT is getting about 3000-4000 PPD! Shaders clocked at 1920 MHz, RAM at 1090. All seems stable.
 
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Well, my crappy PNY XLR8 9800 GT 1GB (55nm) that I bought at Bestbuy about a year ago might be dying, tested it yesterday with OCCT GPU and after about a minute it starts artifacting. Lowered the clocks down to 625/1575 (1.05v) and it seems to work fine. What a dumb card.

My used BFG 9800 GT 65nm that I got a few weeks ago still kicks ass, runs 650/1650 easily at 1.05v.
 

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Is there any way you can RMA the PNY? The PNY 9600GSOs I had had 3 year warranties.
 
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Is there any way you can RMA the PNY? The PNY 9600GSOs I had had 3 year warranties.
Nah, there is so much wrong with the card that I wouldn't be able to RMA it.
1. Original packaging is long gone
2. The extremely thin warranty sticker that they placed on a bunch of SMD components got really hot and decided to crack when I touched it one day
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4. BIOS modded many times, doubt I still have the original.

Oh well, some day when I get enough $$$ I might get a GT200 or a Fermi or something. The card isn't too much of a loss, as I bought another 9800 GT from TPU a few weeks ago, but if this card dies I will miss my 10K PPD with all 4 cards running.

The card was on sale for like $129 a year ago at Bestbuy, and it happened to be the last one, with a giant hole in the front of the box. Yay, bad luck.
 
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Ok i dont know if my folding going alright but here we go.



Right now it seems to only be using 1 GTX 260 yet ny 260's are in sli.

The other wierd part is the PPD isnt it supposed to be like 5,000 + or something for GTX 260's or something.

Help me out. I want to put all my rig into this.

q9550 at 4.0ghz 24/7
and 2 GTX 260's in sli
 
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Ok i dont know if my folding going alright but here we go.

http://img.techpowerup.org/091224/Capture012286.jpg

Right now it seems to only be using 1 GTX 260 yet ny 260's are in sli.

The other wierd part is the PPD isnt it supposed to be like 5,000 + or something for GTX 260's or something.

Help me out. I want to put all my rig into this.

q9550 at 4.0ghz 24/7
and 2 GTX 260's in sli
It looks like you're not using the console client. Uninstall the system tray client, then follow these instructions. How to set up single-GPU NVIDIA/ATI GPU2 Client

After you get a single client working, go to folding@home tech assistance thread in this forum and we'll help you get both clients working.
 
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It looks like you're not using the console client. Uninstall the system tray client, then follow these instructions. How to set up single-GPU NVIDIA/ATI GPU2 Client

After you get a single client working, go to folding@home tech assistance thread in this forum and we'll help you get both clients working.
I got the client working but its working on my old GTX 260 192 core, and its generating 8,470pp daily because im ganna leave like that. But how do i get another client to work on the first GTX 260 which is a 216core BFG that ill run at 600 core and 1350 shaders stable 24/7.

I might set up some CPU clients but i need to read into that.
 
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Storage (2) WD VelociRaptor 300GB SATA-300; WD 320GB SATA-300; WD 200GB UATA + WD 160GB UATA
Display(s) Samsung Syncmaster T240 24" (16:10)
Case Cooler Master Stacker 830
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro PCI-E x1
Power Supply Kingwin Mach1 1200W modular
Software Windows XP Home SP3; Vista Ultimate x64 SP2
Benchmark Scores 3m06: 20270 here: http://hwbot.org/user.do?userId=12313
I'm back up, for the moment.

I'm impressed, TPU! team has come a long way since I was last submitting WU. Last I remember, the team standing was in the low 100s.

Anyhow, if I can afford it within the next month or so, I might pick up some used crossfire 775 mobos to put some of these spare components to work - I've got way too much hardware just collecting dust:

Pentium4HT 520
Celeron D 336
C2Q Q6600
(2) X1950 PRO
(2) HD3870
(2) HD4870
 

BUCK NASTY

F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust
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System Name Main Rig
Processor AMD FX-4130 @ 4.8Ghz
Motherboard ASUS M5A99X Evo
Cooling Coolermaster Hyper 212+
Memory 8GB GSkill DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) ASUS GTX 970 Strix @ 1503Mhz Core
Storage Corsair Force 90gb SSD/ WD Caviar Blue 750gb
Display(s) ASUS 24" IPS
Case Coolermaster Centurion 590
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Antec TP750 80+
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64
I got the client working but its working on my old GTX 260 192 core, and its generating 8,470pp daily because im ganna leave like that. But how do i get another client to work on the first GTX 260 which is a 216core BFG that ill run at 600 core and 1350 shaders stable 24/7.

I might set up some CPU clients but i need to read into that.
Ah, my old friend Chosen. Welcome to the fold. I have my Q9550 producing 5500ppd on a single VM and my GTX260's pumping 8472ppd each (182.50 drivers). With your hardware optimized, you could be producing 22K+ ppd. Wanna give it a try?
 

p_o_s_pc

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System Name el'lappy|Cruncher | Cruncher 2
Processor intel C2D T6400 | i7 3770k @4.2ghz | AII X2 220 @3.4ghz
Motherboard some Acer | Asus P8Z77-V Pro |Gigabyter GA-M61p-S3
Cooling dual 80mm cooling fan | WC'ing ) |cheapo
Memory 2x2gb ddr3 | 2x2gb Ripjaws 1600 |4x512mb D9s
Video Card(s) onboard | 60 1GB(hd7770 ) |8800GTS
Storage Momuntus xt 320gb |Kingston Hyper X 120gb SATA III|500gb WD
Display(s) 17in | 42" 1080P HD 3D TV
Case lappy case | CM HAF XB |none yet
Audio Device(s) onboard | onboard | onboard
Power Supply Dell brick w/ acer end end | Antec EW 650w |Antec SP 350w(upg.soon)
Software Windows 7 Ult. 64bit---->------->
bad news and good news
I am short 1 8800GT
good news i just ordered a CORSAIR 400w PSU to replace the one in one of the crunchers i had to "borrow" the PSU from so when i get that i will be full force again :rockout: