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Hey everyone,

I'd like to return to Folding@Home, bought an EVGA GTX680 and have a Gigabyte GTX680 on the way tomorrow, I heard Folding@Home performs really bad on these until we get a new client, is it worth Folding on them or should I wait for new update?

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You're gonna want to wait for the new client. But we welcome you with open arms for your 2600k.

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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post

You're gonna want to wait for the new client. But we welcome you with open arms for your 2600k.

Thank you!

I do plan on Folding on the CPU as well. biggrin.gif

PS: Replied about "KaKa": I'm replacing that with a very nice F-18 poster soon! biggrin.gif
    
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I hates you for having two 680s. Basically it looks impossible to fold on them for the time being. However after a new client is released then it will be awesome. As was said fold on the 2600k for now and hope for a new GPU client in the coming weeks
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To save me the effort of typing 3 words or so into Google, is there an ETA on a compatible client?
    
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Soon.*

*Based somewhere between real time and valve time. I'd guess somewhere between 2 and 4 weeks.
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PG might decide to throw something together to allow 680s to Fold, but they'll likely not be optimised. We're probably looking at a month or two before an optimised core is released.

 

Or I might be overly pessimistic. Or optimistic. Can't say. :P

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PG might decide to throw something together to allow 680s to Fold, but they'll likely not be optimised. We're probably looking at a month or two before an optimised core is released.

Or I might be overly pessimistic. Or optimistic. Can't say. tongue.gif

Shame, I guess no Folding for me until it's out.
    
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I'd be happy with it working for now. Optimization is less important to me at the moment.
    
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You say that now, but if you could Fold on it and it was worse than half the performance of a 580, you'd still be pretty annoyed. :P

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