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So this is the current rig ATM. I've started folding on it as a way of stress testing and to my surprise I get 9k PPD on my 5850!!! On my other rig (E7500 4gb DDR2 RAM) I only got around 7k. Whats wrong with my main comp?

Edit:On both comps my 5850 was clocked at 910core and 1200 VRAM.
Edited by nbmjhk6 - 8/12/11 at 12:13am
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post #2 of 12
Wait your getting more points now than you used to? And you are wondering what is wrong? Sounds like you may have had a cpu bottleneck in you previous rig and that is why you are getting more points now.
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How can the cpu bottleneck the 5850, the cpu is not rendering any frames?

were you folding on the cpu in the E7500 rig ? and not in the new one as that would cause the ppd to drop.
    
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My bad never folded before so unsure what way it works.
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How can the cpu bottleneck the 5850, the cpu is not rendering any frames?

were you folding on the cpu in the E7500 rig ? and not in the new one as that would cause the ppd to drop.
No on my E7500 I never folded with the cpu only the gpu.

Now with this I'm folding on both the cpu and gpu and still getting like 2k more points on my gpu.
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maybe your gpu works better with this chipset and pci lane...
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maybe your gpu works better with this chipset and pci lane...
It's weird the PCI-E lanes are both 2.0 and x16.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
It's weird the PCI-E lanes are both 2.0 and x16.
Folding on Ati cards uses an entire core of the cpu. With a more powerful cpu ppd should increase due to more efficiency on the cpu end. Even though you are folding on the cpu at the same time it is likely still more powerful then your previous cpu.
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Folding on Ati cards uses an entire core of the cpu. With a more powerful cpu ppd should increase due to more efficiency on the cpu end. Even though you are folding on the cpu at the same time it is likely still more powerful then your previous cpu.
Well A Phenom II is about the same core for core performance as my Core 2 Duo.

This processor is using up 25% of the total CPU where as folding on my Core 2 Duo used up 50%.

I don't think that's the problem truthfully.

I think it might be my motherboard. It takes like 30 seconds to get out of POST and it has graphical artifacts in game which isn't my gpu as it's fine over on the current sig rig.
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are u sure the compared wus are the same project? because some do run very fast i can nearly hit 20kppd with my 560ti alone but ussualy its around 13-14k ppd all depends on the wu
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