I know this is an old dead thread, but I came across this:
And thought I'd share for any who hadn't heard.
I've made it up to 81st for the FAT only folding core 15's in win7 with GTX460's and the 352.86 driver. I tried last night to fold on linux (Ubuntu 14.04.2) but was only getting 3300 ppd in the v7 client? And one of my monitors was just showing a black screen. (that was with the nvidia_current driver) So I switched back to windows. Every little bit counts right?
Will this guide work for older NV cards? I have two GTX 460's currently folding on Win7 at 50k ppd. Will I see an increase if I switch to Ubuntu? I already have GRUB and dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 and WIn7 on this machine, so it wouldn't be hard to switch over.
-Will switching to Ubuntu increase my ppd on two GTX460's?
-Do I need to upgrade to the newest version of ubuntu? (is it better to upgrade the current version, or do a fresh install of the new version?)
Is linux faster for GPU now like it used to be for smp? I have ubuntu 10.10 on this machine, I could switch over pretty easily if it is worth the ppd.My passkey was still in the console clients from a couple years ago, so I'm getting bonus points, 46k ppd right now. I got a new fan for my other 460 and am going to run it deadhead with remote access as soon as I get motivated to clean the heatsink, change the fans, and put new tim on it.edit: Also, after being inactive for...
Does running one instance of the 7.4.4 client yield more ppd than the older consoles? Is it worth it to fold on my x4 970? I remember back in the day thinking that the cpu wouldn't make as many points as it would detract from the gpu's ppds by running at the same time. Thanksedit/addition: Does anybody have an old 5870 they want to sell me to crossfire with my MSI 5870 Lightning? Do these old ATI cards still get crappy ppd? Is it even worth it to fold on them? I'm going...
Hey, after a couple years, I'm back. I have dropped a couple hundred spots on the team since I last submitted a wu, so I decided to change that for a little while.
I downloaded the new client, and it was saying I was getting 700 ppd on my two 460's? So I reopened my old gpu consoles and langouste and it downloaded the new core and new projects. Is this still an acceptable way to fold? My HFM is showing 34k ppd (check it, I fixed the link in my sig). Just making sure I can...
I'm looking for a good used MSI 5870 Lightning for cheap. I have one that is still a strong card, but am going to need to upgrade soon. Seeing as I don't want to spend a ton of money on the latest cards, I'm looking for a mate to the one I have to run crossfire.