• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

TPU's F@H Team

Feänor

New Member
Joined
Oct 4, 2005
Messages
512 (0.11/day)
Likes
238
If you're into power consumption,then the gt 430 is for you. Around 55-60w of power to do a little more than a gts 250 with 2000 shaders (5000 vs 6500 ppd at 783/2000 and 785/1570 respectively) is quite an achievement.

Search well around you, i've got my zotac gt 430 for 50$ shipped...
 

[Ion]

WCG Team Assistant
Joined
Sep 15, 2009
Messages
13,391 (4.39/day)
Likes
14,252
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
System Name Niedersachsen / Ribe / Minsk
Processor i3 3240 / i7-3520M / 4x Opteron 6376 @ 2.86GHz
Motherboard BIOSTAR H61M / HP Q77 / Supermicro H8QG7
Cooling Stock / Stock / 4x 1U G34
Memory 1x8GB / 2x4GB / 4x4GB
Video Card(s) GTX260 / Intel HD 4000 / nVidia GT310
Storage 80GB Intel SSD / 256GB Intel SSD / 2x 60GB SSD (RAID1)
Display(s) Dell 3007 + HP 2245w / 12.1" 1366x768 / None
Case Antec NSK3480 / HP / Supermicro 1U
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Enermax 500W / HP 130W / Supermicro Gold 1400W
Keyboard IBM Model M
Software Windows 7 (Niedersachsen/Ribe) / Linux Mint 17.2 (Minsk)
F@H hardware alert:
We recently talked about the GT430 as a value F@H card and I objected to the $80 price tag. Well... Newegg.com has the GIGABYTE GV-N430OC-1GL GeForce GT 430 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Video Card for $75, free shipping and a $15 rebate bringing the price to $60. That's more like it. From one of the reviewers at Newegg:
Wow....that's simply remarkable!!!! :toast:

Folding king for PPD/$?
If someone :D could grab a GTS 450 @ $100 or that 430 as a replacement for a GTS 250 which would be the best option? Im liking the LOW power usage, but the difference in price makes me stay with the GTS.
How many slots do you have?

I'd get a pair of GT430s if you have 2 slots, but if you only have 1, go for a GTS450 :)
 
Joined
Jul 2, 2008
Messages
6,383 (1.83/day)
Likes
8,480
Location
Hillsboro, OR
System Name Main/DC
Processor i7-3770K/i7-2600K
Motherboard MSI Z77A-GD55/GA-P67A-UD4-B3
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14CS/H80
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) LP /4GB Kingston DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) Asus GTX 660 Ti/MSI HD7770
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB/120GB Samsung 830 & Seagate 2TB(died)
Display(s) Asus 24' LED/Samsung SyncMaster B1940
Case P100/Antec P280 It's huge!
Audio Device(s) on board
Power Supply SeaSonic SS-660XP2/Seasonic SS-760XP2
Software Win 7 Home Premiun 64 Bit
GT430 for HTPC, GTS450 otherwise?
 

BUCK NASTY

F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust
Staff member
Joined
Aug 8, 2007
Messages
4,973 (1.30/day)
Likes
4,639
Location
Port St Lucie, FL. U.S.A.
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
Remember that the 912/925 work units are a GPU-3 Beta work unit and may be phased out at any time for the 611's or something worse. I am planning my farm for the tougher work so obsolescence arrives farther down the line.
 
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
Not been on this side of town in a few days. Just noticed this.. am I seeing this right? 7202 and 1298 WU for GPU3?



EDIT: Just noticed the 7202 WU's load my 460's about 15C higher than normal
 
Last edited:
Joined
Jan 2, 2010
Messages
164 (0.06/day)
Likes
27
System Name Defiant
Processor AMD Phenom 2 X6 1090T OC at 3.9GHZ
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H
Cooling Corsair H50
Memory 8GB DDR3 Corsair PC3-12800C9 1600MHz
Video Card(s) 2 X ATI Saphhire 5770 1GB (Xfire)
Storage Hitachi 1TB SATA X 3 + Hitatchi 320 GB SATA
Display(s) 2 X Dell 2310 1 X Dell 2309 Eyefinity
Case CoolMaster Dominator Lite II
Power Supply XFX Pro 850W PSU
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
Would a PPD of a GT430 be bottle necked by an AMD 6000+?

I can hopefully get a 24/7 rig going sometime, and looking for a couple of GPUs to fold on, though I may upgrade the processor to a Phenom2 X2 or X4.
 
Last edited:
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
Would a PPD of a GT430 be bottle necked by and AMD 6000+?

I can hopefully get a 24/7 rig going sometime, and looking for a couple of GPUs to fold on, though I may upgrade the processor to a Phenom2 X2 or X4.
That should still be fine. It may have a relatively higher CPU use, but it shouldn't affect PPD.
 
Joined
Jan 2, 2010
Messages
164 (0.06/day)
Likes
27
System Name Defiant
Processor AMD Phenom 2 X6 1090T OC at 3.9GHZ
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H
Cooling Corsair H50
Memory 8GB DDR3 Corsair PC3-12800C9 1600MHz
Video Card(s) 2 X ATI Saphhire 5770 1GB (Xfire)
Storage Hitachi 1TB SATA X 3 + Hitatchi 320 GB SATA
Display(s) 2 X Dell 2310 1 X Dell 2309 Eyefinity
Case CoolMaster Dominator Lite II
Power Supply XFX Pro 850W PSU
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
Sounds good, how much power does a 430 use?
 
Joined
Jul 2, 2008
Messages
6,383 (1.83/day)
Likes
8,480
Location
Hillsboro, OR
System Name Main/DC
Processor i7-3770K/i7-2600K
Motherboard MSI Z77A-GD55/GA-P67A-UD4-B3
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14CS/H80
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) LP /4GB Kingston DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) Asus GTX 660 Ti/MSI HD7770
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB/120GB Samsung 830 & Seagate 2TB(died)
Display(s) Asus 24' LED/Samsung SyncMaster B1940
Case P100/Antec P280 It's huge!
Audio Device(s) on board
Power Supply SeaSonic SS-660XP2/Seasonic SS-760XP2
Software Win 7 Home Premiun 64 Bit
Not been on this side of town in a few days. Just noticed this.. am I seeing this right? 7202 and 1298 WU for GPU3?

EDIT: Just noticed the 7202 WU's load my 460's about 15C higher than normal
Yes, you are seeing right. How's the load on the CPU? Everyone take a look at this link. You might want to turn -advmethods off for the lower end cards, which I would take to be the GTS450 and below. Maybe the GF100 cards will shine with these. http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=16668&p=165634&hilit=p6800#p165634

Would a PPD of a GT430 be bottle necked by and AMD 6000+?
Wouldn't think so. Buck runs 4 GTX460's on a Phenom 9850.

An OC'c GT430 takes less than 60 watts under load.
 

BUCK NASTY

F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust
Staff member
Joined
Aug 8, 2007
Messages
4,973 (1.30/day)
Likes
4,639
Location
Port St Lucie, FL. U.S.A.
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

theonedub

habe fidem
Joined
Apr 30, 2009
Messages
7,911 (2.48/day)
Likes
5,126
Location
Northern CA, USA
System Name Erakith || Asus UX305FA
Processor i7 3770k @ 4.2ghz 1.068v || Intel Core M 5Y10 @ 800mhz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH || ASUS OE
Cooling EK Supremacy, D5 w/ EK Top, 2X EK-CoolStream XTX 360 & Photon 270 Res || !PASSIVE!
Memory 16GB Samsung 'Wonder' RAM || 8GB LPDDR3 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA 780Ti Classified HydroCopper || Intel HD Graphics 5300
Storage 256gb Corsair Performance Pro, 2TB Caviar Green, 2TB Samsung F4 || Toshiba 256GB SSD
Display(s) DELL Ultrasharp U2715H 27" || 13.3" 1080P IPS
Case CaseLabs Merlin SM8 || Aluminum Unibody
Power Supply NZXT Hale-90-1000-M
Mouse Logitech M705 Marathon
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB w/ Cherry MX Silent
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 || WIndows 10 Home x64
Benchmark Scores WCG & F@H Only
Yes, you are seeing right. How's the load on the CPU? Everyone take a look at this link. You might want to turn -advmethods off for the lower end cards, which I would take to be the GTS450 and below. Maybe the GF100 cards will shine with these. http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=16668&p=165634&hilit=p6800#p165634



Wouldn't think so. Buck runs 4 GTX460's on a Phenom 9850.

An OC'c GT430 takes less than 60 watts under load.
I just got a 7202WU. Looks like it uses less CPU then the other WUs, although they run HOT. I turned my fan to 100% to get temps at 80-81, 82% keeps it at 89-90C and its cold in this room :eek:

 
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
How's the load on the CPU?
On the 480/i7 it shows almost no use except maybe a few 10% spikes. On the 2x460/i7 it shows about 10% constant CPU use with less spikes. It actually seems like it uses a lot lower CPU use than the 9XX and 6XX WU's. That sould be good for my WCG production :D

Will monitor my WCG ppd a few days to see how much these new GPU3 WU's really use the CPU time.
 

Chicken Patty

WCG Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Nov 27, 2007
Messages
28,599 (7.71/day)
Likes
12,629
Location
Miami, Florida
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 1700
Motherboard ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VI HERO (WI-FI AC)
Cooling EK Water blocks P280 Water Cooling Kit
Memory G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 3600MHz
Video Card(s) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD (OS)// OCZ Vertex 4 128GB // WD Black 2TB
Display(s) Samsung 40" LED 4K TV
Case Corsair Obsidian 900D
Audio Device(s) Onboard Sound
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2 120-G2
Software Windows 10 64 Bit Home Edition
Benchmark Scores Real man crunch for TPU! :)
Guys,

GT 240 is online. Little is better than nothing. :rockout:
 
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
Guys,

GT 240 is online. Little is better than nothing. :rockout:
My old one could do 3-4K and was limited by Palit's hardlimit on OC . Get a good OC and it should do really nicely :toast:
 

[Ion]

WCG Team Assistant
Joined
Sep 15, 2009
Messages
13,391 (4.39/day)
Likes
14,252
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
System Name Niedersachsen / Ribe / Minsk
Processor i3 3240 / i7-3520M / 4x Opteron 6376 @ 2.86GHz
Motherboard BIOSTAR H61M / HP Q77 / Supermicro H8QG7
Cooling Stock / Stock / 4x 1U G34
Memory 1x8GB / 2x4GB / 4x4GB
Video Card(s) GTX260 / Intel HD 4000 / nVidia GT310
Storage 80GB Intel SSD / 256GB Intel SSD / 2x 60GB SSD (RAID1)
Display(s) Dell 3007 + HP 2245w / 12.1" 1366x768 / None
Case Antec NSK3480 / HP / Supermicro 1U
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Enermax 500W / HP 130W / Supermicro Gold 1400W
Keyboard IBM Model M
Software Windows 7 (Niedersachsen/Ribe) / Linux Mint 17.2 (Minsk)

Chicken Patty

WCG Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Nov 27, 2007
Messages
28,599 (7.71/day)
Likes
12,629
Location
Miami, Florida
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 1700
Motherboard ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VI HERO (WI-FI AC)
Cooling EK Water blocks P280 Water Cooling Kit
Memory G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 3600MHz
Video Card(s) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Storage Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD (OS)// OCZ Vertex 4 128GB // WD Black 2TB
Display(s) Samsung 40" LED 4K TV
Case Corsair Obsidian 900D
Audio Device(s) Onboard Sound
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G2 120-G2
Software Windows 10 64 Bit Home Edition
Benchmark Scores Real man crunch for TPU! :)

Feänor

New Member
Joined
Oct 4, 2005
Messages
512 (0.11/day)
Likes
238
Got new kind of gpu3 wu. The 1298 ones. My gtx 460 ppd dropped from 15000 to 9100 and the gt 430 7000 to 3500. 40% and 50% drop:eek:, with a 4-5% less cpu usage:rockout:. I hope they get to retain a bit of the huge beta ppd when they'll stabilize the client...:pimp:
 
Last edited by a moderator:

BUCK NASTY

F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust
Staff member
Joined
Aug 8, 2007
Messages
4,973 (1.30/day)
Likes
4,639
Location
Port St Lucie, FL. U.S.A.
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
Got new kind of gpu3 wu. The 1298 ones. My gtx 460 ppd dropped from 15000 to 9100 and the gt 430 7000 to 3500. 40% and 50% drop:eek:, with a 4-5% less cpu usage:rockout:. I hope they get to retain a bit of the huge beta ppd when they'll stabilize the client...:pimp:
You should be able to remove the -advmethods flag and possible avoid these work units.
 

popswala

New Member
Joined
May 29, 2009
Messages
2,257 (0.71/day)
Likes
934
Location
Conway, AR
System Name Deep Space // Black Mystery
Processor AMD Phen II X4 945 oc'd 3.4GHz // I7 870 oc'd 4.0GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 AM3+ // MSI P55-GD80
Cooling Corsair H50 w/ x2 gelid wing blue 120mm // Tt Frio OCK
Memory G. Skill Snipers DDR3 1600 2x4GB // G.Skill Tridents DDR3 2000 2x2GB
Video Card(s) eVGA GTX 275 // eVGA GTX 460 SC 768mb oc'd (830/1620/2000
Storage Seagate 1TBx2 7200.12 /1.5TB/500GB/750GB // Mushkin Collistro 60GB
Display(s) LG 23" 2353v-pf 1920x1080p // None
Case Tt Chazer MK-1 // NZXT Phantom black modded
Audio Device(s) Logitech G51 5.1 // None
Power Supply Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 850w // Corsair HX1000W
Software Win 7 Ult X64 // Win 7 Ult X64
Benchmark Scores Crunching & Folding 24/7 Help Save Lives!!!
"uuuuuuuuug" darn it. I'm supposed to be getting my new gpu tomorrow but just realized its a holiday so no mail. Gotta wait another day. I have very little patience. I've been trying to keep busy to help the day go by faster lol.
 
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
These new 7202 WU's really heat up graphics cards. Sorry but going to take my 480 off folding until I can get the aftermarket cooler on payday. Fan is at 100% in a nicely cooled FT02 in cold room but still hitting 95C. 24/7 is asking too much of it atm.

With the new cooler I may even get to OC though :D The two 460's are staying on 72C each is not as bad.


EDIT: Maybe not.. if these are just -advmethods WU's only then I'll just remove the flag instead.
 
Last edited:

theonedub

habe fidem
Joined
Apr 30, 2009
Messages
7,911 (2.48/day)
Likes
5,126
Location
Northern CA, USA
System Name Erakith || Asus UX305FA
Processor i7 3770k @ 4.2ghz 1.068v || Intel Core M 5Y10 @ 800mhz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH || ASUS OE
Cooling EK Supremacy, D5 w/ EK Top, 2X EK-CoolStream XTX 360 & Photon 270 Res || !PASSIVE!
Memory 16GB Samsung 'Wonder' RAM || 8GB LPDDR3 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA 780Ti Classified HydroCopper || Intel HD Graphics 5300
Storage 256gb Corsair Performance Pro, 2TB Caviar Green, 2TB Samsung F4 || Toshiba 256GB SSD
Display(s) DELL Ultrasharp U2715H 27" || 13.3" 1080P IPS
Case CaseLabs Merlin SM8 || Aluminum Unibody
Power Supply NZXT Hale-90-1000-M
Mouse Logitech M705 Marathon
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB w/ Cherry MX Silent
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 || WIndows 10 Home x64
Benchmark Scores WCG & F@H Only
When I was running the GPU3 client without advmethods set all I got were 611WUs, which also ran hot. So if you get rid of the flag you may get reamed with 611s while saying goodbye to 912s, 925s, and these new 1k and 7k projects too. The 611s do run a little cooler than these new bigboys, but only by 5-8C from what I see.
 
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
When I was running the GPU3 client without advmethods set all I got were 611WUs, which also ran hot. So if you get rid of the flag you may get reamed with 611s while saying goodbye to 912s, 925s, and these new 1k and 7k projects too. The 611s do run a little cooler than these new bigboys, but only by 5-8C from what I see.
611's are fine, 480 seems to do 14K on whatever WU it does. And 5-8C drop is good, I can keep it on 24/7 like that. The big boys will need to wait for the big cooler.
 

theonedub

habe fidem
Joined
Apr 30, 2009
Messages
7,911 (2.48/day)
Likes
5,126
Location
Northern CA, USA
System Name Erakith || Asus UX305FA
Processor i7 3770k @ 4.2ghz 1.068v || Intel Core M 5Y10 @ 800mhz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH || ASUS OE
Cooling EK Supremacy, D5 w/ EK Top, 2X EK-CoolStream XTX 360 & Photon 270 Res || !PASSIVE!
Memory 16GB Samsung 'Wonder' RAM || 8GB LPDDR3 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA 780Ti Classified HydroCopper || Intel HD Graphics 5300
Storage 256gb Corsair Performance Pro, 2TB Caviar Green, 2TB Samsung F4 || Toshiba 256GB SSD
Display(s) DELL Ultrasharp U2715H 27" || 13.3" 1080P IPS
Case CaseLabs Merlin SM8 || Aluminum Unibody
Power Supply NZXT Hale-90-1000-M
Mouse Logitech M705 Marathon
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB w/ Cherry MX Silent
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 || WIndows 10 Home x64
Benchmark Scores WCG & F@H Only
I'm with you, the 470 and 480 seem to run the same PPD across all projects- which is great :cool: The only thing that seems to vary is temps.

I wanted to pick up a nice triple slot cooler but my case is too small :( Post up pics of your card with your new cooler if you get a chance though please :)
 
Joined
Dec 18, 2009
Messages
2,406 (0.81/day)
Likes
2,460
Location
London, UK
System Name Slick
Processor Intel i5 2467M
Motherboard Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook
Memory 8GB Corsair Value
Storage Crucial M4 7mm 256GB
Display(s) 13"
Software Windows 8 Pro x64
Won't have the new cooler till end of month. But yeah will post pics. Will be interesting mix having black, silver, green and blue all in one case
 
Joined
Sep 5, 2009
Messages
1,498 (0.49/day)
Likes
1,322
Location
Bismarck, ND
System Name Fuzzy Bunny
Processor Intel i7 3770K
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4
Cooling Arctic Freezer 7 Pro Rev 2
Memory 16GB Mushkin 2133
Video Card(s) NVIDIA GTX 980 Ti-Kraken G10
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB
Display(s) ASUS 24"
Case Antec 300
Audio Device(s) Stock
Power Supply CoolerMaster Gold 1000 Watt
Software Windows 7 64
Is there any bonus for the new wu's. I've been folding two since 3:30pm cst and I still have an ETA of 8 hours.