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Just decided to share my choice to fold for 6 days out of the week! I have 3 rigs (although one is a laptop) and i want to break the top 500 someday! currently getting a combined ~70-80k PPD

Here they are:

1) first one here is my newest build: BOREAS. It has a 2500k folding along with 2x 570's

Can anyone tell me why the one work order for the GPU is getting substantially less PPD than the other?

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2) Next is my original build. This is just folding on a 2500k. The two 6950's just aren't putting up numbers that are better than my one 2500k. So i'm just letting that shine for a bit. fairly nice WU's recently. thumb.gif

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3) the last thing folding for me is my Asus G74SX. It is an i7-2630QM. Glad to have this guy folding for me! nice little addition! is it possible to fold on the mobile GPU? comes with a 560m 2GB

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Thanks for looking!
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The lower point issue might be a bandwidth issue of the motherboard. Any idea if they are rated at the same speeds? Although that seems like an extreme point difference so i imagine that there is something else going on. What client are you running

As for the mobile GPU question yes you can. Just like you would with a desktop. Heat may be an issue and the warranty/longevity of the laptop may be an issue. With the lack of airflow things may burn out faster then they would in a desktop.

Might want to check out the v2 gpu client/v7 client to see if you can get better numbers on the 6950s
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Awesome! Now you get my vote for MoTM!
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The lower point issue might be a bandwidth issue of the motherboard. Any idea if they are rated at the same speeds? Although that seems like an extreme point difference so i imagine that there is something else going on. What client are you running
As for the mobile GPU question yes you can. Just like you would with a desktop. Heat may be an issue and the warranty/longevity of the laptop may be an issue. With the lack of airflow things may burn out faster then they would in a desktop.
Might want to check out the v2 gpu client/v7 client to see if you can get better numbers on the 6950s

Thanks for the input. Yes my other 570 was getting 20k PPD just a day ago. ever since it got thrown a different WU (outside of the 80** series), And yes the slots are rated the same. x16 for both and running GPU 3 through the GPU tracker V2

The laptop can withstand the temps! haha the cooler in that thing is a freaking beast. gotta try this out now! can i set that up through GPU tracker as well?

and yes I'd love to try the v7 client for my 6950's but im worried about a drop in PPD on my 2500k by alot
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Awesome! Now you get my vote for MoTM!

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Thanks for the input. Yes my other 570 was getting 20k PPD just a day ago. ever since it got thrown a different WU (outside of the 80** series), And yes the slots are rated the same. x16 for both and running GPU 3 through the GPU tracker V2
The laptop can withstand the temps! haha the cooler in that thing is a freaking beast. gotta try this out now! can i set that up through GPU tracker as well?
and yes I'd love to try the v7 client for my 6950's but im worried about a drop in PPD on my 2500k by alot

The new 80xx WUs get fabulous points, so that may be the only difference.
However, you can verify that you have -advmethods checked for both.
MB bandwidth has very little folding effect based on slot according to what I have read here.

Oh, I don't see the clocks for both boards. I have occasionally had my 560Ti drop to half clock speed when I pushed the limit on it's OC.
Double check that one has not down clocked.
Edited by bwhiten - 3/2/12 at 2:26pm
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The new 80xx WUs get fabulous points, so that may be the only difference.
However, you can verify that you have -advmethods checked for both.
MB bandwidth has very little folding effect based on slot according to what I have read here.
Oh, I don't see the clocks for both boards. I have occasionally had my 560Ti drop to half clock speed when I pushed the limit on it's OC.
Double check that one has not down clocked.

I just did a fast restart of my computer and clocks are at stock. Back up to 20K PPD on the 8033 WU's. LOVE THESE THINGS!!!
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Sounds like the one had definitely down-clocked then.
The 80xx WUs will also stress your cards more for the extra PPD, but the trade off is worth it.
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Sounds like the one had definitely down-clocked then.
The 80xx WUs will also stress your cards more for the extra PPD, but the trade off is worth it.

yea temps are still great though. average temp for both cards is 35C. gonna fool around with the clocks a little bit. i'd like to hit 100k ppd with the 3 setups i have. that would include running the 6950's and also the 560m

think its possible? Im at 80k ppd now
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No idea. I've always heard the AMD GPUs suck at folding and will hurt the TPF of any CPU they are tied to.
I don't think you are doing this already, but running the 2500Ks in a VM of Linux will apparently give you more PPD than from straight Win.
Hopefully someone else will chime in that has more experience implementing this.
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