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That's actually the way it's set now, with a 2 minute idle.
 

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Thanks for your condolences. He was a good guy, and about the same age as me. Not something you want to see happen to a nice guy with a wife and three kids, much less anybody else.

I am thinking about sticking with this, although not in the same capacity. I'm curious what this is going to do to my electric bill :cry:

Last night after I got my main rig going, I added in my home server (945T CPU only) and my kids' rig (3750K with GTX280 CPU + GPU - probably needs tweaking as it's not usable when running like my main rig). I also have a P4 3.4GHz CPU and mobo, but I don't have a decent card to use on it. If anyone has an ATI GPU that will run on a 450W PSU that they are not able to use, I would be willing to pay shipping to me and back to you if you would let me borrow it for the challenge.
It shouldn't be too bad, really. GPU crunching isn't very hard on the GPUs (based on temperatures at least), although running 3 WUs/card might change that a bit. Do you have a Kill-a-watt?

That's great that you have the other system going! :toast:

I unfortunately don't have any ATI cards--I'm in fact in the market for one. Sorry :ohwell:
 

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No kill-a-watt, but the system should be pushing my AX1200 pretty good by now.

As for the ATI GPU, the offer is open to anyone who wants to help and can't at this time. Everyone around here knows me pretty well, and my heatware reputation proceeds me in case anyone has any doubts.

EDIT: It looks like I can support up to a 7750 (maybe - have to see about ram), a 6770 or lower or a 5770 or lower. At Staples my only choices were a 450W antec or a 500W Antec for twice as much $$. :(
 
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No kill-a-watt, but the system should be pushing my AX1200 pretty good by now.

As for the ATI GPU, the offer is open to anyone who wants to help and can't at this time. Everyone around here knows me pretty well, and my heatware reputation proceeds me in case anyone has any doubts.

EDIT: It looks like I can support up to a 7750 (maybe - have to see about ram), a 6770 or lower or a 5770 or lower. At Staples my only choices were a 450W antec or a 500W Antec for twice as much $$. :(
A 450w Antec should be good for at least a HD7850. I have a 650w Antec running two GTX470s. I ran a pair of 8800GSs and an OCed quad on a Corsair 450w.

I'd imagine that power usage shouldn't be terrible. KieX's SR-2 setup with 3 HD7770s is ~250w load--maybe your setup is 500w?
 

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No kill-a-watt, but the system should be pushing my AX1200 pretty good by now.

As for the ATI GPU, the offer is open to anyone who wants to help and can't at this time. Everyone around here knows me pretty well, and my heatware reputation proceeds me in case anyone has any doubts.

EDIT: It looks like I can support up to a 7750 (maybe - have to see about ram), a 6770 or lower or a 5770 or lower. At Staples my only choices were a 450W antec or a 500W Antec for twice as much $$. :(
I can also vouch for T. Very stand up guy.


7750's and 7770's do great with the gpu unit's also. I think Kiex is running 3 or 4 per card on his rig.
 
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i doubt it. My nv cards (admittedly running only one wu each) are much slower than that. Like 3 minutes/wu on the gtx470s, 6 minutes/wu on the gtx460s.
If your gtx470 does one wu in 3 minuets is it normal for my gtx580 to do one wu in 2:30~3 minuets?
EDIT: gpu load stops afer about ~1:33 minuets but keeps counting to the above time, maybe the cpu finishes working on the wu?

The NVidia cards really drag the system down while crunching on gpu wu's so if you are going to use the system you should consider suspending the gpu while it's in use (time based or % usage based).... most Radeon cards run fine with very little lag while crunching.
That lag annoys me sometimes as it seems that its prioritizing the wu's over the system even tho the maximum gpu utilization I've seen is 93%, is there a workaround for this without having to turn it off??
 
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If your gtx470 does one wu in 3 minuets is it normal for my gtx580 to do one wu in 2:30~3 minuets?
EDIT: gpu load stops afer about ~1:33 minuets but keeps counting to the above time, maybe the cpu finishes working on the wu?

That lag annoys me sometimes as it seems that its prioritizing the wu's over the system even tho the maximum gpu utilization I've seen is 93%, is there a workaround for this without having to turn it off??
Sadly, I dont think there is yet. A limiter to 90% or something would be nice - or just a lag reducer.
 
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Wow. That's amazing. I'm wishing that I hadn't sold the HD5770 I had :ohwell:

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I doubt it. My nV cards (admittedly running only one WU each) are much slower than that. Like 3 minutes/WU on the GTX470s, 6 minutes/WU on the GTX460s.
My HD 6670 does 1 WU per 3-6 minutes (both the median and the mode values are about 4) so that is pretty slow then (considering that the 460/470 is like 30-60% more powerful AFAIK)

Oh wow really? That sux then. I don't know what to do with this GTS 450 now.
It should still do it in 4mins or less so if it gives no errors on the WUs you could be giving it a go. Or fold with it, the roles are reversed with F@H and I remember my HD 4850 doing pretty fast work with that too (they are about equally powerful, with the GTS450 having a slight advantage when folding). Albeit F@H does not let you know when returned WUs are invalid (AFAIK) so if it is truly artifacting that may be an issue (it may be a waste, all that folding).

Hell use it anyway it's still a crap load of wu's per day. LOL
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You can still crunch on it. It's still far better than a CPU, even if it's sluggish by GPU standards :ohwell:
Agreed, and you can monitor the validity of it's work anyway with WCG.

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The NVidia cards really drag the system down while crunching on gpu wu's so if you are going to use the system you should consider suspending the gpu while it's in use (time based or % usage based).... most Radeon cards run fine with very little lag while crunching.
The lag that there is with my HD 6670 can be annoying at times though, but I guess that its more powerfull brethren don't lag as much.

It shouldn't be too bad, really. GPU crunching isn't very hard on the GPUs (based on temperatures at least), although running 3 WUs/card might change that a bit. Do you have a Kill-a-watt?

That's great that you have the other system going! :toast:

I unfortunately don't have any ATI cards--I'm in fact in the market for one. Sorry :ohwell:
If you don't want to spend that much and it will not be crunching in your main rig, an HD 6670 is no bad choice. A step higher (6750) costs about 30 dollars more here and I do not think that that's worth it (unless you can get a used one cheaply).

If your gtx470 does one wu in 3 minuets is it normal for my gtx580 to do one wu in 2:30~3 minuets?
EDIT: gpu load stops afer about ~1:33 minuets but keeps counting to the above time, maybe the cpu finishes working on the wu?

That lag annoys me sometimes as it seems that its prioritizing the wu's over the system even tho the maximum gpu utilization I've seen is 93%, is there a workaround for this without having to turn it off??
Mine is also at about 94% with 1 GPU WU a time. So I am curious about that too. :)
 
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Cooling CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Extreme / Stock cooler... H50 leaked!..
Memory G.Skill DDR4 2800 16GB 4x4GB / G.Skill DDR3 1600 8gb 2x4GB
Video Card(s) PNY Quadro K2000 / MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4Gb
Storage Samsung 850 PRO 256GB SSD /Intel 240gb, corsair 120gb SSD, 3x 1 tb s storage
Display(s) 2x Acer G276HL 27" 1080p / 3x Acer 22" Nvidia surround
Case Phanteks “Enthoo Pro series”/ Cooler Master Storm Scout
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Power Supply Corsair CXM CX600M / Corsair 600w
Mouse Razer DeathAdder Chroma / Razer DeathAdder
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I got all my GPU's setup for HCC! :toast:
 

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Norton

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Motherboard X370 Taichi/ ASUS R3E/Asus P8P67 Pro/P9X79 Pro/EVGA X58 SLI 3/SuperMicro 4P
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Benchmark Scores Why sit on the Bench when you can get in the game and Crunch!!!
I got everything running and reporting :toast:

8 rigs, 92 cores/98 threads, and 2 gpu's :)
 

dude12564

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I got everything running and reporting :toast:

8 rigs, 92 cores/98 threads, and 2 gpu's :)
I'm sure we'll probably beat 9 million today with all of this work done - maybe even 10!

Lots of stones I see on FreeDC right now too!
 
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As a compensation for the fact that I will crunch even less this weekend than during most weekends, I will crunch as many ATI_HCC WUs as possible until Saturday morning. We will be able to get a 10m WCG score before the end of the week, but I expect a dip to 8m-ish in the weekend (we will probably crunch through all of this week's GPU WUs, and the researchers probably will also have a day or two off so those who will crunch on sat/sun will likely only get regular WUs).
 

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Updates are up!

TPU is leading with 7,835,993 points, followed by:
Ukraine with 1,592,285 points
and Team China with: 1,399,210 points.


Well done Team!!! :rockout::rockout::rockout::toast::toast::respect::respect: