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LOL Bruce, I thought you just never edited your specs. Hope everything works out with the 2600K(still a great processor today) and look forward to you ramping up production for the CC!

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I actually only added them recently. I felt that people would not take my advice seriously with system specs like that!:laugh: My son has an i5-650 based system and my girls use a PII 805 system, so I'm not totally out of date.
Good job! I'd like to announce that I got my old PC (#2 in my sig) working again, so I will be back folding full time with my 2 x 460 setup real soon. I know I'm just a small time player these days, but hey, it all helps! Also, I will fire the PC in my sig for folding come Chimp time. One i7 930 -bigadv plus my 2 460's should help with the Chimp Challenge. Damn thing pushes me into poverty when overclocked :shadedshu, but once a year I can deal with. :rockout:
Things have changed. Your 930 will no longer do -bigadv. You need 16 threads for -bigadv. Electrically wise, best to idle the CPU's as Stanford has greatly reduced the PPD for SMP to 1/4 to 1/3 of what it used to be. The good news is that GPU's are getting more. GTX 460's used to be ~10-11K PPD and now they get 16-20K PPD.
 
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Things have changed. Your 930 will no longer do -bigadv. You need 16 threads for -bigadv. Electrically wise, best to idle the CPU's as Stanford has greatly reduced the PPD for SMP to 1/4 to 1/3 of what it used to be. The good news is that GPU's are getting more. GTX 460's used to be ~10-11K PPD and now they get 16-20K PPD.
Thanks for the advice. Shows how out of touch I've become. :eek:
 

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Nice work Gentlemen!

Looks like were on HWC's radar again. What are you guy's doing for the next 10 yrs?:laugh:



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I just got a bunch of the new P7661 with FahCore 17. While these are QRB WU's, their PPD are very low. I'm getting (according to the client) 19.4-19.8K with my 560 Ti's when I used to getting upwards of 27K, and the lowest WU's recently at 22K. Hope they bump the multiplier. Tempted to turn -beta off.

Edit: HUGE CPU usage. 25% for each Ti on an i5-650!

Edit #2: Above system is almost unusable while Folding. Not going to make my son happy. And, using the system at all pushes the PPD down a lot.
 
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I just got a bunch of the new P7661 with FahCore 17. While these are QRB WU's, their PPD are very low. I'm getting (according to the client) 19.4-19.8K with my 560 Ti's when I used to getting upwards of 27K, and the lowest WU's recently at 22K. Hope they bump the multiplier. Tempted to turn -beta off.

Edit: HUGE CPU usage. 25% for each Ti on an i5-650!

Edit #2: Above system is almost unusable while Folding. Not going to make my son happy. And, using the system at all pushes the PPD down a lot.
This morning i noticed both my GTX460 and GTX560Ti were error'ing with these new wu's. I'm getting "Bad WU" in the client log. I just shut down the rig and will work on it tonight. Maybe my O/C is unstable with the new wu's?
 
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My GTX550TI is down from ~15k PPD to ~12.3k, but at least it's fully stable. Maybe I'll try to OC it a tad more...
 
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I have one of those 7661 WUs. PPD is down, but I'm not noticing any stability issues. Temps and fan speeds are normal. I'm running a GTX 460 768 at an 838 clock.
 
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Update: I've been able to determine that the problems that I'm having are with that system. My other system show very low CPU utilization, and it's a Athlon 64 single core A8N-SLI-deluxe with PCI-e version 1.x. grrrr:confused::mad:
 
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Welcome back Oily_17!!!!!!

 

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Indeed--it's good to have you back! :toast:
 

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Congratulations to El Captain for pushing his way into the top-100 in the world! :toast:

 
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Congratulations to El Captain for pushing his way into the top-100 in the world! :toast:

http://img.techpowerup.org/130313/top100.png
+1:toast:
FYI: ...I ran across a deal on CL (again:p) of a guy selling his problem child for cheap. 2600k, GA-P67A-UD4-B3, 8GB, 120GB SSD, H80, Antec 300, TPQ-1000 PSU, and (you knew this was coming, didn't you:rolleyes:) 2 Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti's! The system would only boot cycle, so the motherboard is off to RMA....
Update: It looks like the problem with the system was a mangled USB port on the case! When I got the motherboard back from RMA, it worked fine until I installed it in the case and it started boot-cycling again. (I felt the blood drain from my face) Noticed the USB port, disconnected the USB connector from the motherboard, and the system boots fine.
SSD nice. Anyone know of a user guide or "best Practices" for SSD's? Things like: Turn off Win7's default scheduled defrag.
 

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+1 for SSD Tweaker(free version of course). Has been keeping my Corsair Force3 happy for over 1.5 years now.:rockout:

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Update: It looks like the problem with the system was a mangled USB port on the case! When I got the motherboard back from RMA, it worked fine until I installed it in the case and it started boot-cycling again. (I felt the blood drain from my face) Noticed the USB port, disconnected the USB connector from the motherboard, and the system boots fine.
SSD nice. Anyone know of a user guide or "best Practices" for SSD's? Things like: Turn off Win7's default scheduled defrag.
That was a fast RMA process Bruce.

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+1 for SSD Tweaker(free version of course). Has been keeping my Corsair Force3 happy for over 1.5 years now.:rockout:

That was a fast RMA process Bruce.

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Gigabyte FTW
 
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Disaster averted

I am not a happy camper. Last night I finished cooking some spaghetti, turned off my stove and BANG, all the power went out in my apartment. Blew the main breaker down by the meter in the basement. Of course the door was locked. Did not get power back on 'til this afternoon. Luckily nothing was damaged and no big loss except for a 7662 WU, some folding time, and one boring day with nothing to do but read a book. Cheap a** landlord knew my stove was flaky for the last 6 months. (BTW: my stove was born in 1964.)
 

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I am not a happy camper. Last night I finished cooking some spaghetti, turned off my stove and BANG, all the power went out in my apartment. Blew the main breaker down by the meter in the basement. Of course the door was locked. Did not get power back on 'til this afternoon. Luckily nothing was damaged and no big loss except for a 7662 WU, some folding time, and one boring day with nothing to do but read a book. Cheap a** landlord knew my stove was flaky for the last 6 months. (BTW: my stove was born in 1964.)
Landlord needs to be flogged. Glad you finally got power back. I was without power last summer and it was the longest 7 hrs of my life.:confused:
 
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So, after posting my GTX 470 in the "WTB broken VGA cards" thread, I decided to test it today as I had considered it "dead" a few months ago because it was giving a Code 43 in both slots on my now dead ASUS P5W DH Deluxe. Lo and behold, it works perfectly in my ECS nForce4-A939, and is folding away at soon to be 700MHz again. I feel like a retard for not testing in other systems because I missed out on a few months of F@H work on my flagship NVIDIA card. :banghead:
 

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So, after posting my GTX 470 in the "WTB broken VGA cards" thread, I decided to test it today as I had considered it "dead" a few months ago because it was giving a Code 43 in both slots on my now dead ASUS P5W DH Deluxe. Lo and behold, it works perfectly in my ECS nForce4-A939, and is folding away at soon to be 700MHz again. I feel like a retard for not testing in other systems because I missed out on a few months of F@H work on my flagship NVIDIA card. :banghead:
Hey, at least you have it going again now :toast:

Do you have any suggestion for how a GTX470 can be kept cool while folding? I'd like to put my GTX470s back on FAH, but there is no way (that I can tell) to keep the temps in check.
 

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Hey, at least you have it going again now :toast:

Do you have any suggestion for how a GTX470 can be kept cool while folding? I'd like to put my GTX470s back on FAH, but there is no way (that I can tell) to keep the temps in check.
This will fix your 470's......


:laugh::roll:
 
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Hey, at least you have it going again now :toast:

Do you have any suggestion for how a GTX470 can be kept cool while folding? I'd like to put my GTX470s back on FAH, but there is no way (that I can tell) to keep the temps in check.
I bought a Gelid Icy Vision (don't know which version) from popswala last year before he vanished from the forums. Keeps my GTX 470 running at a cool 62c at 725/1725 @ 1.012v while folding an 8070 WU.
 

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I bought a Gelid Icy Vision (don't know which version) from popswala last year before he vanished from the forums. Keeps my GTX 470 running at a cool 62c at 725/1725 @ 1.012v while folding an 8070 WU.
Anyone heard from Popswala at all? Last login was Dec 6th, 2012.
 

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OK folks I should have all of my parts in for folding rig #1 in a few days and should have it up and running by the end of the month:

First a question- It's a socket 1366 system and I have a Xeon hex core (2.4-2.6Ghz) or an i7-920 Quad (stock clocks) that I can use. Which one do you recommend? I'm leaning towards the 920 and using the Xeon for crunching atm.

The balance of the rig:
- HAF 932
- AX1200 psu
- EVGA X58 SLI3 mobo
- 3x2GB DDR3 1600
- 2x GTX 580's
- Phantex Tower cooler w/2 fans (forgot model?)
- 7,200 RPM WD HDD

Comments? Anything I should do differently?

Thanks in advance for any feedback :toast:
 

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That's a hell of a PSU you have--what's the reason behind that? :eek:

I'd suggest using the Xeon hex--FAH PPD is heavily bonus-based, and the extra two cores will get the WUs done faster and pull more points on each one :)

Looks like I'm going to have a new threat on my radar :eek: