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I am folding again :D

post #1 of 8
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That's right, I haven't been around for a while but I just changed my crappy folding graphic cards to a GTX580, which will be my first step to a new build

Man how refreshing to be back in the nvidia camp. I am going to miss my 5850s though, they were really good cards but bad folders (they were the main reason for me to stop folding, way too slow)

PPD here I come
Edited by yannickhk - 6/4/11 at 8:28am
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post #2 of 8
I know how you feel, the 5850's were great cards. I was sorry to see them go. Got rid of mine for a 470.
Good luck with the folding

(900th post lol)
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19500PPD with the GTX580 overclocked

I'd need 10 5850s to do that lol
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have you OCed it yet?
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Awesome!

My sig rig is probably..leaving me When ever I get a new system, I'll probably fold 24/7 since it's moving into my own room
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Not with the new F@H client... AMD cards get much better PPD, think someone mentioned 5k+ for the 5850?
 
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Welcome back and enjoy the goodtimes
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Not with the new F@H client... AMD cards get much better PPD, think someone mentioned 5k+ for the 5850?
Really i didn't know that. I stopped folding in november last year and haven't checked the new numbers for ATI since then.

And yes, i overclocked it. I had it at 900/2200/1.100V stable but the card was getting hot (~65C) while folding (it's really hot in China right now) so I cranked it down a bit 870/2100/1.075 and messed around with the fan speed. It stays at 60C now

OT: Dirt3 at max settings looks AMAZING I had it at max settings with the 5850s too but some options weren't available with them. Don't know why
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