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Is it worth it to fold on an AMD GPU?

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Just like the title says, is it really worth it to fold on AMD GPUs? From what I've read, they aren't. But I think I need a second opinion.
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If you want to fold and you only have an AMD GPU go ahead, but you will probably get better results out of a decent quad core or Nvidia card.
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Originally Posted by axipher View Post

If you want to fold and you only have an AMD GPU go ahead, but you will probably get better results out of a decent quad core or Nvidia card.

I'll be getting a PhysX card for my rig, looking at some GTX 460s, when I get it, i'll fold on that. I just think that folding on my HD 5970 is pretty much useless because it's eating up too many CPU cycles to see a benefit.
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