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Hi all I'm having issues with any of the drivers I try for folding on my fermi.

They either do not fold, fold sometimes or I have to lower the clocks below stock speed to get them stable. And a few I can OC the card but still get very low PPD.

 

Wahat is the best driver for the 400 series cards in terms of stability and PPD, anyone know?

     
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For nothing but folding and on a 400 series card I would go with the 266.58, they have like 6 months of being used by every single Nvidia folder without complaint because Nvidia broke all the ones after them for 6 months. Newer than that, the 290.53 betas have worked without issue for me on 3 machines for about 2 months.
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Well not 100'% folding I do browse the web a bit but otherwise pretty much 100%. Either have better performance over one  another or is it all subjective?

 

     
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I haven't seen performance differences in any drivers for as long as I can remember, it's more of a "do these drivers break folding or not". The 266.58 have had the most people using them for the longest (100% of Nvidia folders for about 6 months), so they should be the most battle-tested.
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^ Knows what he's talking about.

Used nothing but 258.96, 266.58 and 266.66 (stupid 560Ti) for a long time.
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post #6 of 6
When it comes to drivers it is more about stability than anything else. You are only going to see a slight change in PPD if any going from one driver to another.
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