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I'm gonna switch over to it after projects done. I got a lil tinkering to do with my oc since its not showing info right. Its showing core clock 405 when its oc'ed to 860. It was higher yesterday.
 
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I would back off on the OC and see if that changes. I think that fermi cards will throttle back if you have the OC set to high. Not sure on that maybe somebody on here that knows more can tell me if I'm right or not...

Also you can't have tracker running and a different folding@home client @ the same time. You have to either use the tracker V2 program or the folding@home client not both.
 

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From Guru3D:

Anything higher would either create instability after a while or again that NV SAFE sentinel kicking in and downclocking the card to 400 MHz. NVIDIA's SAFE sentinel is activated in case of a thermal issue, hardware stability issue (GPU issue is detected and recovered) or if the GPU load is not too high and it is safe to downclock (power saving)
 

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Alright. I'm now using tracker. In evga precision and msi ab, it still shows gpu1 core clock at 405. I reset to default 763.

I guess I could open her up and check thermal. I normally do and redo everything. Was just to anxious to start using it.
 
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I wonder if you Can turn the power saver off?
 

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I wana guess since my clock is showing 405. That's prob why my ppd is just a lil over 5k.
 
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Yes my guess also, that's Why I asked You to try turning it back some and see if that usage goes up
 

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usage does show 99%. tracker is showing progress. but ppd is low and core & shader clock show half of set default speeds.
 
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pretty sure you're running unstable 3d clocks so it's knocking you down to 2d clocks
 

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Don't mind the big flucs on usage. thats from opening and using fox.

 

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Dont use Precision and Afterburner, thats two programs meant for the same purpose. The NV sentinel will not disable until you reboot (at least in my exp), so reboot, leave everything closed but the F@H app and Afterburner and see if the clocks are right. If they are watch and see if they downclock while folding.
 

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I'll try that. brb
 

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Had that same problem last night with my EVGA GTX460, drop down to stock clocks and see if you get the PPD it's suppose to get.
 

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Finally showing stock. waiting for everything to load to see if ppd went up.

Thats kinda lame that I can't change clocks on fly. Have to restart and wait for load. arrrg
 
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Just wondering about some PPD scores. I started folding again yesterday on my new 9600GT:

353wu = 3,696 PPD
494wu = 2,974 PPD
587wu = 3,559 PPD

That's taken from logs over the past 24hours.

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Also, what exactly is SMP? Been awhile since i folded :)
 
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Just wondering about some PPD scores. I started folding again yesterday on my new 9600GT:

353wu = 3,696 PPD
494wu = 2,974 PPD
587wu = 3,559 PPD

That's taken from logs over the past 24hours.

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Also, what exactly is SMP? Been awhile since i folded :)
That's a good bit nicer than my 9600GT did ;)

If you want to give SMP a shot, there's a guide I wrote in the Folding section here :)
 
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If you didn't see it, Buck has an interesting thread started for those of us who are concerned about power consumption. Power Consumption thread I don't want to step on any toes, but I did a little number crunching on the first card that was posted, the EVGA GTX460/768. The OC applied results in a 26% increase in PPD, but a 43% increase in power. Still, 110 watts for almost 16K is impressive.
Buck, the only potential problem that I could see with your testing method is if you use different PSU's with different efficiency. Also, what is the PSU's ratings?
 
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If you didn't see it, Buck has an interesting thread started for those of us who are concerned about power consumption. Power Consumption thread I don't want to step on any toes, but I did a little number crunching on the first card that was posted, the EVGA GTX460/768. The OC applied results in a 26% increase in PPD, but a 43% increase in power. Still, 110 watts for almost 16K is impressive.
Buck, the only potential problem that I could see with your testing method is if you use different PSU's with different efficiency. Also, what is the PSU's ratings?
I'm also curious about one thing, did you increase the voltage to get 900 core? I have that same card and can't get over 840 with stock voltage. It would be interesting to see what difference increasing the voltage makes.

At any rate, I ordered a kill-a-watt meter and will be doing some comparisons myself. I'll let you know the results.
 
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I'm also curious about one thing, did you increase the voltage to get 900 core? I have that same card and can't get over 840 with stock voltage. It would be interesting to see what difference increasing the voltage makes.

At any rate, I ordered a kill-a-watt meter and will be doing some comparisons myself. I'll let you know the results.
Yes he did. He wrote that he used 1.05 V up from 1.00 V.

16000 PPD for 110 W is good but 66000 PPD for 280 W is better. You can't beat -bigadv on a hex. I'm on my way home now so expect some better numbers from me soon.
 
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Has anyone that is doing -bigadv caught one of the newer WU's (P6900)? It's new, runs cooler, and very generous on points:D

See discussion about it HERE

Was lucky to catch one:

 
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Storage Samsung 840 SSD, WD 1 TB Black
Display(s) ASUS VG248
Case Corsair mATX cube. (Alas they don't make it anymore)
Power Supply SilverStone SST-ST45SF-G 450 Watt
Mouse Logitech
Keyboard Logitech
Software Windows 10 64 ibit
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System Name The work PC / Folder 1 & 2 (+3 on/off)
Processor W3670 4.00 GHz/ W3670 3.8 / 4790K 4.4/ i7 920
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5/UD7/Maximum Hero/ UD5
Cooling Custom WC/Noctua NH-D14/Noctua NH-D15/D14
Memory 6 GB A-Data/6 GB Mushkin /8 GB Corsair Vengance/ Mus
Video Card(s) 1070 X MSI/ 970 ASUS / 2x970 MSI/970 MSI
Storage 480 GB SSD / 480 GB SSD /480 GB SSD, all EVO 840
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP
Case Corsair 800D / Fractel R4 /none
Power Supply Enermax 87+ 600 W/ 500 W / AX 860/700 W Enermax
Software WIN7 64 bit
Benchmark Scores Cherry pie at one point ;)
No, got a 2684. Hmm maybe I have more luck on my other rig.

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Nope same thing there.
 
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