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I'm putting together a folding rig by the end of this week. I'll be using 2 x 470s on it, but have an extra PSI-E slot I'm not using. If you'd like, I could use your 8800.
Drop me a pm with your address
 
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thats the spirit right there ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 

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The 2 cards that were donated to me will have new homes soon, Hat and Xbonez I will get them in the mail next week. Merry Christmas:toast:

And because its Christmas I will pick up the shipping cost.

I still have a CoolerMaster 600w sli ready psu if anyone is in need.
 
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The 2 cards that were donated to me will have new homes soon, Hat and Xbonez I will get them in the mail next week. Merry Christmas:toast:
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Guys,

My GPU clients arent receiving work units and have trouble sending them. Especially the GPU3 client, i have to close the client and restart it everytime to send a finished unit and get a new work unit. Logs say status 501. Anyone facing this situation or is it only me??
 

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not until this evening around 6pm EST. Haven't folded since.
 
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Thanks bog! AMAZING DEAL! Just got $20 bucks off selling some runescape gold lmao! In 3 day's will be seeing what i get for xmas. Hopefully i'll have enough to buy that combo. If someone would buy my laptop i could get folding for TPU much quicker! If a folder buy's it here ill do it for $80 shipped.

Oh and you can just call me josh :D
 

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Finally, folding successfully on two 470s at 700Mhz clock/1700Mhz memory each:



 

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Nice man! Now it's time for us to watch your 24hr average go up and mine drop to 0!
 
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Haha....I got it covered. Third one should've here next week
 

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Haha....I got it covered. Third one should've here next week
another 470?

WOOOT! Just sold the lappy guys! Got about $100 in paypal right now and have at least another $100 coming during christmas :D
 

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Good stuff man.

Yeah, traded my 480 for a 470 so another 470 should be here soon. The two asus 470s go in my folding rig, the EVGA one goes in my gaming rig.

Also, got a 8800 coming next week
 

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Nice man! Throw the 8800 along with the one 470 in the gaming rig and fold on all 4 cards and when u need to game run the 8800 as a phsyx card!
 

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Hmm...I could do that but I think the 470 would handle physics better than the 8800. I'll look into it though.

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So, I almost have all the parts for my dedicated folding/crunching rig together. However, there are a few small things I'm missing. Maybe someone could help me out:
2 x 120mm fans (both should be identical so I can out them in push/pull around the radiator of my Eco Coolit for the Q6600
 
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Hmm...I could do that but I think the 470 would handle physics better than the 8800. I'll look into it though.

PS:
So, I almost have all the parts for my dedicated folding/crunching rig together. However, there are a few small things I'm missing. Maybe someone could help me out:
2 x 120mm fans (both should be identical so I can out them in push/pull around the radiator of my Eco Coolit for the Q6600
I use a Geforce 210 for physx in one machine, and it gets the job done just fine, an 8800 is more than enough.
 

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But won't the 470 handle physics better on its own? Or would having a dedicated 880 for physics help out the 470?
 
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But won't the 470 handle physics better on its own? Or would having a dedicated 880 for physics help out the 470?
You can have a 470 run a game and have physx turned on, and do just fine, as long as your not running a 30 inch monitor. If your talking about having a dedicated physx card, anything will do.
 

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I have a 28" monitor @ 1920x1200.

But my question is, from a physx performance point of view, would a dedicated 8800 do better than a 470 handling both graphics and physics?