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Currently my PPD seems extremely low for the time I run F@H each day and the system I have, granted I have an AMD/ATI build but I was expecting better results. I don't currently have the money to upgrade to Intel/NVIDIA for a folding system, or to buy a water cooling setup so I'm hoping someone can help me out with setting up an OC that will allow stability, maintaining reasonable temps, and increase my PPD.

Currently I set my apartment temperature to approx. 71 degrees F, and my CPU while folding hits a max of around 42 degrees C at stock settings, while 1 GPU hits about 62 degrees C and the other 69 degrees C (this is because one is on top of the other due to space on the motherboard.

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Anyways, any help is appreciated while I save for a new build.
    
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a little more info is needed to help. what type of components are we talking about (assuming the one in your sig), the current OCs on them, and the voltages. Also let us know your PPD are for each part.
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a little more info is needed to help. what type of components are we talking about (assuming the one in your sig), the current OCs on them, and the voltages. Also let us know your PPD are for each part.

I'm currently using both GPUs and CPU to fold, using only 4 threads on the CPU so that the folding on the GPUs is more efficient. I have no OC going; everything is set to stock.

Here is my User Summary

Can give more info once I'm home from work.
    
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From 6th through 9th you've only submitted WUs from your cards. The latest updates shows different WUs though, is everything loaded 100%? Look in Task Manager for FahCorea3/4, should use ~67%. GPU-Z will tell you if your cards are working, and how much.
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From 6th through 9th you've only submitted WUs from your cards. The latest updates shows different WUs though, is everything loaded 100%? Look in Task Manager for FahCorea3/4, should use ~67%. GPU-Z will tell you if your cards are working, and how much.

Yeah my smp was stuck on an unknown, had to remove it and readd it to get it working again.
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a little more info is needed to help. what type of components are we talking about (assuming the one in your sig), the current OCs on them, and the voltages. Also let us know your PPD are for each part.

The VID on my cpu seems to be alternating between 1.475 and 1.35V, while my GPUs are at.... no idea. AMD overdrive is basically saying that they aren't there...

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Edit: Although GPU-z says the VDDC is 12.13 for one and 12.19 for the other. The readings are as of right now with only programs open.
Edited by Crunkles - 5/10/12 at 5:25pm
    
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yeah that does look quite low. when i was folding on my single 6870 that was putting out about 6800 - 7000 ppd it self, plus another 6000 - 8000 ppd from the 5 threads on my FX-6100. thats why i sold my 6870 and got a GTX 570 (now 2), they are pushing out between 20k and 24k ppd each.
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yeah that does look quite low. when i was folding on my single 6870 that was putting out about 6800 - 7000 ppd it self, plus another 6000 - 8000 ppd from the 5 threads on my FX-6100. thats why i sold my 6870 and got a GTX 570 (now 2), they are pushing out between 20k and 24k ppd each.

Once I get the rep, I wanna sell these and get 2 580s.
    
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im waiting on rep to sell some stuff too haha. it will come in time.
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