Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE
Well from what I have heard the Bandwidth needed for folding is very small. The only time it really gets in contact with the OS is to make saving checkpoints.
The bandwidth is not very important, yes.
But it needs a "minimum" and over that there is no more increase to expect.
data is flowing all the time, not only on checkpoints.
For a 8800GT you will at least need PCI-Ex 2x, because 1x has a big impact...