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What sort of chiller do you have @debs3759 ?? I've always wished to try one but I've never clicked the button to buy one... I suppose it does get rid of the need to have a rad and fans but it's then just the compressor in the chiller that makes the noise.. I'm not sure I'd like one to run all the time mainly down to the power it'll require but depending on the size of the unit it might not be too bad I guess??
I have this one. Bought for a fraction of the new price :)

It uses 375W while cooling, and keeps components much cooler than a rad
 
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Damn. I did a clean install of Windows 10, and now f@h can't download the cores. I can download them in my browser though, so what is the path I need to save, for example, core 22 v 22-0.0.13/Core_22.fah ? Pain in the butt, as nobody in the f@h forums seems to have a clue, and I never had the problem before.
 
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Damn. I did a clean install of Windows 10, and now f@h can't download the cores. I can download them in my browser though, so what is the path I need to save, for example, core 22 v 22-0.0.13/Core_22.fah ? Pain in the butt, as nobody in the f@h forums seems to have a clue, and I never had the problem before.
I would make a clean install but you could try to delete whatever is here and then create a new folder (22-0.0.16) for the last core. Brugere = Users
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Turns out the core file on the server got messed up, so may not get fixed until Monday. Seems like I was the first of several to report it on the official forums. Guess a full backup is in order once I get it downloaded :)

Woohoo! Just seen that the core finally successfully downloaded about 45 minutes ago. I noticed it after I went to the kitchen, and noticed the sitting room is again warmer than the rest of the house
:)
 
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Turns out the core file on the server got messed up, so may not get fixed until Monday. Seems like I was the first of several to report it on the official forums. Guess a full backup is in order once I get it downloaded :)

Woohoo! Just seen that the core finally successfully downloaded about 45 minutes ago. I noticed it after I went to the kitchen, and noticed the sitting room is again warmer than the rest of the house
:)
happens to me every time i change a card
 

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I'm curious to find other peoples findings and if they have had similar results...

I have had to move GPUs around at home a bit now for the folding and so on but I was curious does anyone else here fold with a RX 480 at all?? Started a test off this morning, said 9 hours to do it and thought right, we'll lets stop that from doing another as it'll be shut down time at that point...

When I got back from work expecting it to be completed, it was saying it had another 22 hours or something daft to do even thought it was about 65% of the work unit through..... Needless to say, I was disappointed and just stopped it from working. I did try and set it in the AMD drivers menu to compute but I think that made it even worse, so I just set it back to Graphics and just quit the application.
What I did notice is that the GPU usage was spikes and spiking constantly it wasn't at 100% as a constant... I've grabbed a screen grab just for reference and to see what people might sugguest...
FAH Fail....  RX480 Sad times 4.png


Any suggestions anyone?? Kinda hoped I'd be able to run the odd few of these cards but if they aren't worth running, I can leave to do the WCG GPU tasks instead.....
 
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Sadly tried both... Wasn't sure if this was as good as it got for the RX 480 or if something funky was happening.... Might give it a bit of a try next sunny day we have..... :rolleyes: Thanks guys :)
did you do a ddu? then try a fresh folding install
 
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I'm curious to find other peoples findings and if they have had similar results...

I have had to move GPUs around at home a bit now for the folding and so on but I was curious does anyone else here fold with a RX 480 at all?? Started a test off this morning, said 9 hours to do it and thought right, we'll lets stop that from doing another as it'll be shut down time at that point...

When I got back from work expecting it to be completed, it was saying it had another 22 hours or something daft to do even thought it was about 65% of the work unit through..... Needless to say, I was disappointed and just stopped it from working. I did try and set it in the AMD drivers menu to compute but I think that made it even worse, so I just set it back to Graphics and just quit the application.
What I did notice is that the GPU usage was spikes and spiking constantly it wasn't at 100% as a constant... I've grabbed a screen grab just for reference and to see what people might sugguest...
View attachment 218478

Any suggestions anyone?? Kinda hoped I'd be able to run the odd few of these cards but if they aren't worth running, I can leave to do the WCG GPU tasks instead.....

I don't know how to fix it, but do know that you should be getting better numbers than that. My RX 470 generates ~350-400K/d @ TPF ~6m. I'd def be running a couple more if I could get them for any kind of decent money.

EDIT: I got curious and snooped eBay. Apparently, there's a non-zero chance I could resell the 470 in question for THREE TIMES its twenty-freaking-eighteen purchase price. Bananas. :wtf:
 
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did you do a ddu? then try a fresh folding install
I didn't do a DDU in between but I did reinstall folding at home...
I don't know how to fix it, but do know that you should be getting better numbers than that. My RX 470 generates ~350-400K/d @ TPF ~6m. I'd def be running a couple more if I could get them for any kind of decent money.

EDIT: I got curious and snooped eBay. Apparently, there's a non-zero chance I could resell the 470 in question for THREE TIMES its twenty-freaking-eighteen purchase price. Bananas. :wtf:
I think it took nearly 24 hours to complete one work unit, made about 150k points I think?? I'm not so impressed... The GTX 1070 I have that I used to run was about 700k to 800k a day, that was a little better as it wasn't using too much power in comparison.. That said whenever I saw the 480 running, I think it said something like 120w? I'm not sure...

It was like it just wasn't using the GPU core all the time, the power percentage and power reading from MSI Afterburner was up and down like a whores drawers rather than a straight, near constant value like I get with the Nvidia cards I have here... Bit confused... Might try the DDU to completely get rid of everything and see if that helps it, but if not I'll just leave it alone and let it do the GPU tasks that come along for WCG, I'll leave the folding I think to my 1080 TI's and 30 series cards :)
 
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I didn't do a DDU in between but I did reinstall folding at home...

I think it took nearly 24 hours to complete one work unit, made about 150k points I think?? I'm not so impressed... The GTX 1070 I have that I used to run was about 700k to 800k a day, that was a little better as it wasn't using too much power in comparison.. That said whenever I saw the 480 running, I think it said something like 120w? I'm not sure...

It was like it just wasn't using the GPU core all the time, the power percentage and power reading from MSI Afterburner was up and down like a whores drawers rather than a straight, near constant value like I get with the Nvidia cards I have here... Bit confused... Might try the DDU to completely get rid of everything and see if that helps it, but if not I'll just leave it alone and let it do the GPU tasks that come along for WCG, I'll leave the folding I think to my 1080 TI's and 30 series cards :)
k that odd. is that in your pc spec or different build.
 

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I didn't do a DDU in between but I did reinstall folding at home...

I think it took nearly 24 hours to complete one work unit, made about 150k points I think?? I'm not so impressed... The GTX 1070 I have that I used to run was about 700k to 800k a day, that was a little better as it wasn't using too much power in comparison.. That said whenever I saw the 480 running, I think it said something like 120w? I'm not sure...

It was like it just wasn't using the GPU core all the time, the power percentage and power reading from MSI Afterburner was up and down like a whores drawers rather than a straight, near constant value like I get with the Nvidia cards I have here... Bit confused... Might try the DDU to completely get rid of everything and see if that helps it, but if not I'll just leave it alone and let it do the GPU tasks that come along for WCG, I'll leave the folding I think to my 1080 TI's and 30 series cards :)

My power usage also bounces a bit, between about 54 and 82W. I pulled it out of my cruncher now (felt like playing games on it instead), so don't know what driver version it was on. Maybe try an older set?
 
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One odd WU and the combined brain trust is working. Use that GPU for OPNG and use a 1080 Ti for folding. Yesterday I got 15 OPNG on a 2070. The wingman had a 620K and had work for the next 7 hours. Something similar could happen to other weak GPUs and with excellent efficiency, well compared to what such a weak GPU could get folding, if it could fold that is.
 
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Specs not that far off it to be honest...

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But it definitely isn't as smooth as I'd have hoped it to be but it's not the end of the world either :) At least its helping towards my WCG score :D
I also tested a RX580 for folding and wasn't very impressed by it's performance.
 
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Sadly tried both... Wasn't sure if this was as good as it got for the RX 480 or if something funky was happening.... Might give it a bit of a try next sunny day we have..... :rolleyes: Thanks guys :)
You're not in the same UK as me if you expect much more sun this year!
 
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so i ran folding on 460,550,560,580.
on wu
it really comes down to what type your doing.
some do very wel and other wu type dont.
 
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I should have a 1080 Ti folding again this weekend, hopefully alongside am ES Coffee Lake i7 (6C12T, but slower than the i7 8700). Hope to keep the 6700K online as well (for crunching, not folding), depending how much my electric costs increase with the gas shortage causing a huge increase in prices.

Had sold one of the 1080 Ti in hope of upgrading my motherboard and CPU, but was told it kept crashing, so had to sell the card I was folding on to pat for the return. Card arrived back here today, so will test over the weekend. May have to reduce power, as recommended by a few of you, if it really does crash at stock speeds. Either way, look forward to contributing again
 

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I also tested a RX580 for folding and wasn't very impressed by it's performance.
They are an older card, but they do fine for the WCG GPU tasks so I'll put the remaining 4 480s I have in crunchers and leave them be, they'll do just fine :)
You're not in the same UK as me if you expect much more sun this year!
I should have a 1080 Ti folding again this weekend, hopefully alongside am ES Coffee Lake i7 (6C12T, but slower than the i7 8700). Hope to keep the 6700K online as well (for crunching, not folding), depending how much my electric costs increase with the gas shortage causing a huge increase in prices.

Had sold one of the 1080 Ti in hope of upgrading my motherboard and CPU, but was told it kept crashing, so had to sell the card I was folding on to pat for the return. Card arrived back here today, so will test over the weekend. May have to reduce power, as recommended by a few of you, if it really does crash at stock speeds. Either way, look forward to contributing again
The UK never has enough sun really for solar but I can't complain, I think over the course a year, the 4Kw array I have gives me about 4000 units of electric or more over the course of the year which I am impressed with and happy with since it's helping paying for the WCG and FAH :D Oh and Rosetta :D

But still, keep your GPUs regardless, never sell them!! :) The 1080TI's I think are still a very highly rated card, wouldn't use them for folding if I didn't think they where worth it... About a 2m PPD a day I think from one card.
I hope the buyer from the card hasn't messed about with it and has done something.... The reason I never sell hardware... Someone buying the hardware and messing it up because they thought they knew what they where doing.... Yeah, never take the chance.... Far to unhappy to allow hardware abuse...
 
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The reason I never sell hardware... Someone buying the hardware and messing it up because they thought they knew what they where doing.... Yeah, never take the chance.... Far to unhappy to allow hardware abuse...
I managed to bend a few pins on the socket of a TUF Z370 board. Will know tomorrow whether I straightened them enough - hopefully there won't be a puff of smoke when I power it up :) Will test with a GT 720 just in case it's FUBAR, not risking the 1080 Ti :)

Also bidding on a Maximus X Hero, I like the ROG boards. Hope to get it cheap. Missed a new one for £80 when I bought the TUF. Still need new RAM to run two systems, that won't happen for another couple of weeks.
 

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With bent pins, its a case of work or don't work. No smoke needed lol :) Well not unless something else is going bad at the same time, but I can't see that... Had a few boards I picked up real cheap and I got them straightened, working board :) Lovely jubbley!! :D

Like the ROG boards also, my collection of the Crosshair Hero ones I'm happy with :) I also have most of the Rampage ones I think as well for the Intel side of things.... RAM seems to be pretty cheap but do yourself a favour and try and grab 32GB kits over 16GB if you have the cores.. Crunching is surprising when you have a few cores how much you can use....
 
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Didn't get round to testing the Z370 board yet - I'll probably leave that until I have the new RAM, hopefully this month. Got the 1080 Ti folding again tonight though. It's showing low spikes in MSI Afterburner, but seems stable enough to still get over 2.5M ppd for a 18019. Will see if I can get many opng units for wcg as well, but I think I missed the spate of them that were around.
 
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