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Anyone know what PPD the new Sandy Bridge chips get? I mean the 2600k if anyone has one.
My watercooled 2600k at 4.8Ghz gives me about 29k PPD and a TPF of 35:30 with a 2684WU. Thats about 7k or more than a 920 D0 at 4.0Ghz.
 
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Forgive me if my ppd goes up and down. I need my main computer for work and gaming. I'm currently putting together 2 dedicated folding boxes, it will take a month or 2 to finish. I'm hoping for 3 gtx260s and a 9800gtx to start. My landlord is cheap, and has no idea! Let's see how long I get away with it.....
Edit: also 2 gtx285s...
 
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My Zotac 460-768mb has some issues with the stickers.
 

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Good lord, that sb... I might as well throw out my gtx cards and start all over, dam...!
 

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Forgive me if my ppd goes up and down. I need my main computer for work and gaming. I'm currently putting together 2 dedicated folding boxes, it will take a month or 2 to finish. I'm hoping for 3 gtx260s and a 9800gtx to start. My landlord is cheap, and has no idea! Let's see how long I get away with it.....
Edit: also 2 gtx285s...
Hey bro, we appreciate any efforts man! Keep up the great work!
 

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My Zotac 460-768mb has some issues with the stickers.
What happened? I have 2 of those on one of my i7 rigs and you're making me want to check them just to be sure:wtf:
 
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After doing it for at least a year or so now, I can confirm, it is a bad idea to fold 2 cards with a sli bridge on them. Arrg. Oh well. Lost 2 wu's so far playing today..... A main gaming rig is not a good folding rig.
Edit: looks like slipatch also is not a good thing to be running on a folding rig. My clocks started dropping when I fold, I need to force 3d mode jeez. I'm going to go to a real sli mobo for my main rig, this is bs.
I hope I get a full folding run tonight....
 
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woot! Dropped my first (of many) bigadv. Lets see if I can hit 100k today.
 
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woot! Dropped my first bigadv. Lets see if I can hit 100k today.
Congrats Bonez! You should break 100k easily ;)

Sorry i haven't kept you all updated. My backup rig died, pretty sure it's a mobo issue so that means im only stuck with my main rig :( I need a computer for all my schooling stuff and what not so i haven't been able to fold on this rig.

I've got a plan though. Instead of upgrading gpu's and all that in this rig, i'll just build some dedicated folding rigs with some old gpu for now. A 1156 i7 rig can be found pretty cheap so i think i will run that route and they can take about 3 gpu's per board as well.

Don't worry though, I'll be back with a more consistent amount of PPD after i get a folding rig setup.
 

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At the expense of stating the obvious, you can run distributed computing projects (such as FAH or WCG) and work at the same time. I do, and it goes fine ;)
 
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At the expense of stating the obvious, you can run distributed computing projects (such as FAH or WCG) and work at the same time. I do, and it goes fine ;)
I could fold smp on like 6 threads, is there a way to do that?
 

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Yes. I think you say -smp 6. I'm not entirely sure though.
 

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Yes. I think you say -smp 6. I'm not entirely sure though.
Okay how about a way for 4 threads, and then 2 real cores? Or does it go 3 cores and 3 threads?

I like to game every now and then :p
 

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Why not just fold smp on all threads, and pause whenever you need to game. Apart from gaming, everything else works perfectly on my system (flash, 1080p youtube, blu-ray movies etc.).
 

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Why not just fold smp on all threads, and pause whenever you need to game. Apart from gaming, everything else works perfectly on my system (flash, 1080p youtube, blu-ray movies etc.).
Well this week i don't really have much going on at all. I can't do school for about a week or so so i've been gaming a lot lately.

Anyways, here's my current config in FAH gpu tracker. Everything look good?
 

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Oh hey another quick question. So my bottom gpu idles and loads like 10C hotter than my top card does at the same fan speed and that caused it to fail work units at higher clocks. I took the GPU out and dissassembled it to put new TIM on and clean it up. I forgot that there is these little thermal pads :eek: Do i need to wait and put the card back together till i can get new thermal pads or can i use my mx-2 that i would use on my gpu? Or can i just reuse the old ones?

The cooler is pretty bad, but the tim look's the worst of all. Im gonna clean it all up :D


 
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Hey guys, what's safe for nb volts on a p45 mobo? I just realized my nb was low, cranked it up to 1.20v, and now am getting much better oc in sli.
 
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Oh hey another quick question. So my bottom gpu idles and loads like 10C hotter than my top card does at the same fan speed and that caused it to fail work units at higher clocks. I took the GPU out and dissassembled it to put new TIM on and clean it up. I forgot that there is these little thermal pads :eek: Do i need to wait and put the card back together till i can get new thermal pads or can i use my mx-2 that i would use on my gpu? Or can i just reuse the old ones?

The cooler is pretty bad, but the tim look's the worst of all. Im gonna clean it all up :D
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You don't "have to use" thermal pads their just far safer, as the majority of thermal paste is conductive and makes it very easy to short out parts.
 

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You don't "have to use" thermal pads their just far safer, as the majority of thermal paste is conductive and makes it very easy to short out parts.
So should i leave these pads on and reapply the cooler, or should i take the pads off and use thermal paste?
 
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So should i leave these pads on and reapply the cooler, or should i take the pads off and use thermal paste?
Well that's up to you, if you use paste I recommend using a non conductive ceramic paste, but I would not reuse those pads.
 

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I would take an Xacto knife or any razor and cut off the squished part of those thermal pads (with them still on the sink). You can easily see where the memory is going to be by the depressions. The gap between the sink and the memory might be too wide for paste to fill without going everywhere.

New pads would be great, but you probably have to order them online. Plus the only parts that look awful dont even tough the mem and will be gone after you cut.

Definitely clean that thing out though, its nasty :D
 
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Would 1.30v be safe for my nb? I want to crank these things up!
Edit: and yes, I'd like evals from anyone I've bought from in the past!
 
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