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I hope everyone here knows that graphic cards work in X1/X2/X4/X8 and X16 slots. So even if you have a spare GT240, an 8600GT or even a lowly 9400, put that damn little card to work in a slower slot! Don't be whining about cutting your slots open( or just use some risers!), this is war!

Sunday im picking up an AM2 board and x2 cpu from a mate, and couple it with 2x 8600GT and a 8400GS. Might not be the best PPD, but hey, it works! And it's not too inefficient ( i won't be running any old p4's/celeron's this time, waste of electricity and my power bill doesn't like it )
original thread found here:
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...1-folding.html



Edited by dasparx - 5/4/11 at 3:53pm
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Just got a pair of 8600 GTs also. Now I'm just waiting on my GX2 and Asus WS Supercomputer to get here.
    
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Quote:
Don't be whining about cutting your slots open( or just use some risers!), this is war!


Shame I have no more space, have like 4 GPUs just sitting bored.
Was hoping someone would have shipped me a mobo/cpu for a donation prize but nothing came through. >.<
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post #4 of 14
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Just got a pair of 8600 GTs also. Now I'm just waiting on my GX2 and Asus WS Supercomputer to get here.
Nice man, that'll be a nice extra!
what CPU will you be pairing it with?

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Shame I have no more space, have like 4 GPUs just sitting bored.
Was hoping someone would have shipped me a mobo/cpu for a donation prize but nothing came through. >.<
Hmm, if you lived closer by i'd send you an complete 939 set sans cooler, reason why i dont have it running yet hehe...
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I have an 8600gt I experimented with setting up for this, but it was running about 1600ppd, while my SMP was dropping about 2kppd when runiing it...so net loss...how can I prevent this?
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Nice man, that'll be a nice extra!
what CPU will you be pairing it with?
Unfortunately, I ran out of money and will have to use my i3 550 out of my itx rig. It's been stable at 4.5 for ~4 months now, so I'm not too worried.
    
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Shame I have no more space, have like 4 GPUs just sitting bored.
Was hoping someone would have shipped me a mobo/cpu for a donation prize but nothing came through. >.<


You can always send one of your gpu's to me.
Edited by Captain1337 - 5/4/11 at 3:59pm
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Shame I have no more space, have like 4 GPUs just sitting bored.
Was hoping someone would have shipped me a mobo/cpu for a donation prize but nothing came through. >.<
I do have a p55 ftw board here, but I guess its a bit too much to give away

Got 1 card not working, but that one is dead.. 4 empty gpu slots, what a waste
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Extra $50? Grab a gt 430 and fold!
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You can always send one of your gpu's to me.
Who are you?
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