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get a similiar set up and make sure your getting 20k or more with it and then you'll be golden i assume biggrin.gif
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Folding the 6950 is entirely possible, they would net you about 8k PPD each (in v7 with _16 WU) on stock, HOWEVER they will eat one core each of your CPU, leaving you with only 2 to fold on. I'd guess that would leave the CPU at maybe 6-8k PPD at most.

And yes, setting up the CPU to fold in Linux-VM is a very good idea, this is what I'd use (and is using): http://www.linuxforge.net/docs/crunching/fah-vmware.php
juano has a nice post on setting it up: http://www.overclock.net/t/1210550/new-to-folding#post_16379879

The 560m has 192 CUDA cores (determine Nvidia folding speed, and clock) which is equivalent to a GTS450/GTX550Ti but it has a bit lower clock speed. If you get it going, 7-9k PPD is reasonable numbers depending of WU and whether or not you can OC it, it will probably be kinda hot though.
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what is the average PPD you see on that 2500k? Looks good from the screen shot but what are the ranges that you see? I get from 11-26k on mine but just wanted to compare
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what is the average PPD you see on that 2500k? Looks good from the screen shot but what are the ranges that you see? I get from 11-26k on mine but just wanted to compare

stock clocks i get 20k ppd. it doesn't change at all hahaha. gonna OC it and try the Linux solution haha
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Folding the 6950 is entirely possible, they would net you about 8k PPD each (in v7 with _16 WU) on stock, HOWEVER they will eat one core each of your CPU, leaving you with only 2 to fold on. I'd guess that would leave the CPU at maybe 6-8k PPD at most.
And yes, setting up the CPU to fold in Linux-VM is a very good idea, this is what I'd use (and is using): http://www.linuxforge.net/docs/crunching/fah-vmware.php
juano has a nice post on setting it up: http://www.overclock.net/t/1210550/new-to-folding#post_16379879
The 560m has 192 CUDA cores (determine Nvidia folding speed, and clock) which is equivalent to a GTS450/GTX550Ti but it has a bit lower clock speed. If you get it going, 7-9k PPD is reasonable numbers depending of WU and whether or not you can OC it, it will probably be kinda hot though.

definitely trying this!! thanks!
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stock clocks i get 20k ppd. it doesn't change at all hahaha. gonna OC it and try the Linux solution haha

Not surprising depending on how much you use it. This is my main computer and I am on it for a good portion of the day. I would recommend overclocking the 2500k as they are really easy. As long as you have an aftermarket cooler pushing it to 4.3 or so should be no problem
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definitely trying this!! thanks!

Yep that post should be exactly what you want for setting up a 400 or 500 series Nvidia GPU and a 2500k. Only thing of note to consider is that there are now some new WUs in advanced methods that are using up more CPU than we'd like (3-4% compared to the 0-1% of the 762X or 803X) and don't even get very good GPU usage either, so if you notice that are getting a lot of 761X (7612 and 7613 is what I saw) units then you might want to consider removing the advmethods tag because the normal public release is mostly 803X WUs now anyway. I would try it with advmethods first though and change if necessary.
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Yep that post should be exactly what you want for setting up a 400 or 500 series Nvidia GPU and a 2500k. Only thing of note to consider is that there are now some new WUs in advanced methods that are using up more CPU than we'd like (3-4% compared to the 0-1% of the 762X or 803X) and don't even get very good GPU usage either, so if you notice that are getting a lot of 761X (7612 and 7613 is what I saw) units then you might want to consider removing the advmethods tag because the normal public release is mostly 803X WUs now anyway. I would try it with advmethods first though and change if necessary.

These current 8033 on the non adv are the best PPD that I have seen for the last 6 or so months since I started folding. I would give the advmethods a try with one WU but you are probably going to find that the non advmethods is going to bring in about 20-30% more points
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I've been getting the 803Xs on advmethods too still, up until two days ago I was getting about 75% 803X and 25% 762X both of which are fine by me. Only reason I switched is because the new 761X WUs in advmethods are crap (high CPU usage and low GPU usage kookoo.gif) so if you get more than one or two of them then yes do remove the advmethods tag.
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keeps getting interesting. my 20k PPD 80** WU's are with the adv methods on haha I can only imagine
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