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Thats what I was thinking, or put it in the other cruncher and sell that cpu, Also need a new SSD.
 

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Thats what I was thinking, or put it in the other cruncher and sell that cpu, Also need a new SSD.
A 1045T should get you $100 any day of the week :)
 
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I dont think I would need to reinstall O/S, if I was just doing a swap.
 

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I dont think I would need to reinstall O/S, if I was just doing a swap.
You should be able to get it done with just a BIOS reset....
 
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Selling the 1100T would pay for most, if not all, of the cost of an 8350 if that helps ;)
This is the exact upgrade I just did. I expected more performance than I got (judging solely on 7-zip performance, which should have been excellent). The 1100T (and PII X6s in general) are still rather good processors. I managed 4GHz-4.2GHz fairly easily on my X6 (with decent voltage) and a (measly) 4.6GHz-4.8GHz on the FX with a bit of voltage (and somewhat high temps). Despite a ~14% clock speed increase on the FX, single-threaded performance actually went down (in 7-zip multi-threaded benchmark, per thread performance). It made up for this with 33% more threads, of course, but still. Actual single-threaded performance is up, thanks to the clock speed (see Anandtech bench link below)

..and yes, the OS would boot just fine between processors.

Anandtech Bench Comparison
 
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Yours:
A10-5800K = 3.8GHz/4.2GHz Turbo = 2377 PPD on Win7

Mine:
A10-7850K = 3.7GHz/4.0GHz Turbo = 2363 PPD Ubuntu

Are you using the APU for video as well? Maybe if I swap out a card for the graphics it might free up more for BOINC. I think the hard drive might be dying as well (I hear lots of clicks when I move the mouse to check on it), so I'm wondering if that's affecting performance, too. The system also seems very sluggish when I try to bring up the graphics to check on it.
My 5800k also never leaves 3.8ghz. It actually runs 3.6-3.8ghz. Some weird quirk in the bios. Cadaveca mentioned in his review of my motherboard and they still haven't fixed it. I do use the apu as both cpu and gpu. The ssd is fine in there because it is pretty much new. Mine is not sluggish.

Yours obviously has something very wrong by ppd and sluggishness. I used to think mine should at leach match my old phenom 965 but, I have now accepted it wont. I don't know what to do for performance for mine.
 
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This is the exact upgrade I just did. I expected more performance than I got (judging solely on 7-zip performance, which should have been excellent). The 1100T (and PII X6s in general) are still rather good processors. I managed 4GHz-4.2GHz fairly easily on my X6 (with decent voltage) and a (measly) 4.6GHz-4.8GHz on the FX with a bit of voltage (and somewhat high temps). Despite a ~14% clock speed increase on the FX, single-threaded performance actually went down (in 7-zip multi-threaded benchmark, per thread performance). It made up for this with 33% more threads, of course, but still. Actual single-threaded performance is up, thanks to the clock speed (see Anandtech bench link below) ..and yes, the OS would boot just fine between processors. Anandtech Bench Comparison
Thanks for the info:toast:
 
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Thanks for the info:toast:
If you can keep it cool (sig says Corsair water? Should work), the FX would be an upgrade. I'd say if you can get a good price for the FX, it'd probably be a good way to go. All up to preference though.

(Oh, and I suppose my overclock isn't as bad as I thought. People with my board, my proc and water are actually seeing less speed on more volts with no word on temps. Considering I'm hovering around the 50c mark under load, I may have more room.)
 
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You may want to consider @TRWOV 's experiences with his amd rigs too.

@manofthem, I got my 3930 just now. Unless I have extra complicatations I should have everything switched out tomorrow and what not. How far along are you?
 
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I have an old H50 that I would upgrade also.
 
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thats next on my pc list, to build an AMD box :) either A10 or FX, depends on my money situation in the coming months
 
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With 4 kids, 3 still at home its AMD for the cost all the way.:roll:
 

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@manofthem, I got my 3930 just now. Unless I have extra complicatations I should have everything switched out tomorrow and what not. How far along are you?

I posted these a bit ago in the PC ATM thread. Just finished my rig late last night, everything back together and running pretty well. Also got the i3 moved into the old Haf but no pics of that yet.



 
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I wonder if I can Crunch on my LG-G2
 
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Maybe if I overclocked it and threw in a dedicated GPU...
 
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Maybe if I overclocked it and threw in a dedicated GPU...
Do you really think a dedicated gpu would help? An overclock certainly would help.
 

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@james888 how's that rig maintenance going? Looking forward to seeing some pics thrown up when you finish :)
 
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@james888 how's that rig maintenance going? Looking forward to seeing some pics thrown up when you finish :)
Two down and the x79 to go. I have 6 cores from 2 cpu's crunching again. Ended up having some friends come to town surprising me, but taking me from my work. I have many pictures taken, and will post when finished.

X79 6 core running. I desire to overclock it first before it crunches. Test for stability and what not. Previous owner had it at 4.7ghz at lower volts for this kind of chip so... Excited.
 
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Do you really think a dedicated gpu would help? An overclock certainly would help.
Just a guess really. Honestly I have no clue, but I'd be willing to try. Should at least help a little due to the fact that the GPU shares system ram, so a dedicated card should free that up.

I upgraded this rig to Ubuntu 13.10, and it seems like there is a small amount of graphics corruption: the cursor is squished with a floating box below it.
 

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Location
USA
System Name My Fortress/Trish (WCG)/Julia (WCG)/Ella (WCG)/Junior(WCG)/Cruncher 1 & 2/Kreij (WCG)
Processor Ryzen 1700X/i7-970/2600K/i7-980X/3930k/Opteron 6168x4/Ryzen 1600X/FX-8350
Motherboard X370 Taichi/ ASUS R3E/Asus P8P67 Pro/P9X79 Pro/EVGA X58 SLI 3/SuperMicro 4P
Cooling NH-D14/Phanteks/NH-U14S/H70/DeepCool/CM 212+ (x4)/NH-U14S/CM212
Memory 16GB GSkill TridentZ-3200 (1700X), 16GB GSkill FlareX-2400 (1600X),... various...., 4P- 16x1GB
Video Card(s) RX 580/HD 4670/HD 7770/HD 7770/HD 7770/onboard/HD 7770/onboard
Storage WD 500GB SSD/Seagate 2TB SSHD, everything else is Western Digital (mostly)
Display(s) Dell U2414H & 2409W / Dell 2208WFP (shared)
Case Silverstone FT01B/Source 530/Corsair 230T/Define XL R2/Silverstone FT05/Define R4/custom
Audio Device(s) on board (All)
Power Supply Corsair HX850/TX650/CS650M/X Gold 750/EVGA P2 850/X Gold 1050/HX650
Mouse Logitech G300s
Keyboard Thermaltake Challenger Prime (Great for $30!!!)
Software Win 7 Home 64 (Win 10 Pro 64)/Win Pro 64 or Ubuntu 12.04 LTS/14.04 LTS/17.04
Benchmark Scores Why sit on the Bench when you can get in the game and Crunch!!!
My turn next for a build since I just finished up the two I was working on :)

This is a rebuild of my folding rig so I can dedicate the 2nd FX-8350 to full time crunching

Specs (some new/used and some parts from my other rigs):
GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD4
i3-2100
2x4GB DDR1600
HD 7970 LCS
Swiftech H220
SeaSonic M12II 750
CM HAF 932 case (my old one- it's a bit beat up but still great for a water cooling setup)

Just need to get a decent HDD for it ;)