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In BIOS, you can set it so your PC turns on when power is returned. If you put the folding client on start up, you're all set.

Fans and grills delivered.
Problem is, the school requires you to authenticate to the internet when you get on your computer. I have to be at the PC to actually access the web, so a no go.
 

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Just found this quote from a user of my motherboard:



My ambient is about 75ish, and my NB idles at around 30-34. So, doesn't seem like mine's running any hotter than it should.

I'll get a fan for the VRMs anyways.
Shouldn't be a issue at all then :) I wish UPS would hurry it up and delivery my power supply. Unfortunately UPS usually doesn't deliver to my house around 5 p.m. CST :mad:
 

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Problem is, the school requires you to authenticate to the internet when you get on your computer. I have to be at the PC to actually access the web, so a no go.
Gotcha. Coming to think of it, even my school does.

I'm so tempted to get this:
Enzotech EVX58 ClassifiedMos Waterblock

Not too expensive either, except that I'll have to redo the loop all over again.
 

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That's just a VRM block?
 

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Yeah...full chipset blocks cost upward of 100.
 

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Yeah...full chipset blocks cost upward of 100.
Yeah i was just looking at frozencpu for blocks. Looks like there around 130 for your board. Honestly just put a fan on your vrm sink and i bet they will be fine. I have a small 40mm fan on my north bridge which is connected to my vrm sink and they are nothing like your heat sinks and my board is fine at 4.0ghz and im sure i could get 4.2 with my new psu now.

Im pretty sure my psu is what was giving me problems also. I had both of my cards stable at 1944 shader. I would run furmark with my CPU at idle and they would do fine. Usually i start my cards up before my smp client, and yesterday i started my cpu client, then like a hour later i started gpu 1 and gpu 2. All of a suddeon gpu2 started failing all kinds of units like it wasn't getting enough power.

Ill see what happens with my new PSU :D
 

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I was just chatting with a guy on [H] who has the same board. Says at 4.0-4.2 Ghz his VRMs would be touching 80 degrees. I don't mind adding the waterblock. Its just the hassle of draining the loop etc., but not a very expensive task. But i'll definitely try with the fan first.
 

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I was just chatting with a guy on [H] who has the same board. Says at 4.0-4.2 Ghz his VRMs would be touching 80 degrees. I don't mind adding the waterblock. Its just the hassle of draining the loop etc., but not a very expensive task. But i'll definitely try with the fan first.
Hmm. Im not forsure on what my VRM temps are but the HSF is barely even warm now with the fan on my north bridge.
 

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Some more research revealed that 65-70 deg is the highest the VRMs should run at load. Now, I only need to figure out how the hell do I monitor my VRM temp.
 

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Some more research revealed that 65-70 deg is the highest the VRMs should run at load. Now, I only need to figure out how the hell do I monitor my VRM temp.
I have no clue, but i should be checking mine too :eek:
 

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!@#!$!@$@!! :mad::mad::mad::mad: I officially hate UPS! They are such a fricking joke i knew i should have paid $10 bucks more and gone with USPS. So we have a little snow on the ground from YESTERDAY and UPS delivered to my house. It hasn't snowed since then and now all of a sudden i get this bull crap again that i got when i was trying to get my RAM. I will never ship anything out UPS at all anymore. If there drivers are too pussy to drive today and they can drive yesterday during the storm then thats a frickin joke. USPS has already delivered just fine i don't get what there deal is.

Schedule Delivery Updated To:
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United States 01/06/2011 6:51 P.M. Order Processed: Ready for UPS
 

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Please keep the discussion in this thread about folding. There are a few members here who have turned this thread into their personal chit-chat thread and this will stop now.

Thanks for your cooperation. :toast:
 

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Please keep the discussion in this thread about folding. There are a few members here who have turned this thread into their personal chit-chat thread and this will stop now.

Thanks for your cooperation. :toast:
That's why i have created the tpu folding lounge but it seem's as if no one uses it and whenever i edit a post nobody notice's it as a new post and if i post a new post then im getting told to use the edit button by mod's. Also there are many others in this thread that don't use it specifically for folding. And everything in here that has been talked about recently is for folding uses. My PSU from UPS is for my folding rig as my rig with my current PSU can't handle it and is giving me issues with folding. Xbonez's is trying to get his board stable for a 24/7 clock for -bigadv units.

There has been 1 time that it has been offtopic and that was when we talked about gaming and thats when i created the folding lounge thread. Still whenever somebody wishes to bring up topics that are related to folding but not directly to this thread, they still post here. So why not get on them also instead of these "few members" which is most likely xbonez, me and meow who really doesn't post much in this thread.
 

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That's why i have created the tpu folding lounge but it seem's as if no one uses it and whenever i edit a post nobody notice's it as a new post and if i post a new post then im getting told to use the edit button by mod's. Also there are many others in this thread that don't use it specifically for folding. And everything in here that has been talked about recently is for folding uses. My PSU from UPS is for my folding rig as my rig with my current PSU can't handle it and is giving me issues with folding. Xbonez's is trying to get his board stable for a 24/7 clock for -bigadv units.

There has been 1 time that it has been offtopic and that was when we talked about gaming and thats when i created the folding lounge thread. Still whenever somebody wishes to bring up topics that are related to folding but not directly to this thread, they still post here. So why not get on them also instead of these "few members" which is most likely xbonez, me and meow who really doesn't post much in this thread.
Example:
myself said:
For OC'ing/cooling a particular rig, go to the appropriate section "Overclocking & Cooling". Sure it somewhat has to do with folding, but all computers have a purpose whether it's folding or not. This is why TPU has particular forums for particular topics.

Since you want general chit-chat, go to www.generalnonsense.net Plenty of members there now to talk about anything and everything. This isn't up for discussion unless you want to PM me (my PM box is always open ;)) and not further derail this thread.

Thanks. :)
 
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Example:



Since you want general chit-chat, go to www.generalnonsense.net Plenty of members there now to talk about anything and everything. This isn't up for discussion unless you want to PM me (my PM box is always open ;)) and not further derail this thread.

Thanks. :)
Nah it's cool im out. Later bro's! ;)
 

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Holy Freakin cow! I just noticed that I had a 912 pt WU running on the GTS450. Has anyone had any lately? I hope this is a trend.....

 

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Look like its on your 460 :p

Just checked mine and its nothing but 1280s and 1348s :(
 

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Look like its on your 460 :p

Just checked mine and its nothing but 1280s and 1348s :(
It's actually on the GTS450. My slots change with every restart of win 7:wtf:
 
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I keep getting 6806, 1347 point WU, it dropped my GTX 460 to 3.6 k PPD, and my 430 to 1.7 PPD, They need to allow people to change their WU's.
You probably have -advmethods on. Turn it off and you will get more 1348 Pointers.
 

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With everything at stock (stock volts entered manually in BIOS), I've left my i7 to fold SMP until I get back from work. If its still chugging away, that means its working perfectly at stock conditions.

Once I know that, I might sell the CPU/mobo combo + my 470 and go for a 2600K/mobo combo.

Opinions?

Can anyone confirm a 1156 mounting bracket works for 1155 too?
 

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1155 and 1156 are identical when it comes to heatsinks.

It's actually on the GTS450. My slots change with every restart of win 7:wtf:
Oops :eek:
 
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Edit: 875K @ 4.1GHZ 2-GTX460 mild OC so far, fresh from an RMA from Evga
 

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