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At work I happen to have a Dell R610 server with 2x 5660s under my desk for testing. Currently I have a new "test" VM that is folding for me.

Win 2k8r2
16 cores
4GB ram
FAH 7.3.6 client
only flag set is to pre-download at 95%

It has been happily folding along at about 40-45K PPD. This afternoon, I check on it and it is working an 0xa3 WU from 6099 and sitting at 35k PPD. My logs show all previous units to be a4 type.


Why did it change and is it a good change? Why did my PPD go down on this project?

Is there anything I can do to make this box grind a little harder for me? After all I'm not paying the power bill. smile.gif

Thanks,
post #2 of 3
It's just a different core; the core would change as required for different WUs, ppd would vary as well across different projects and cores.

I'm not sure if that rig can complete bigadv units in time but those will get you better ppd, I'm sure someone would be in here shortly with more on that.
 
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The reason for the PPD going down is because it's a different work unit. Different units yield more points.

As for A3, from my understanding that means it's for an older core. The A4 units get a 10% points bonus over the A3 if I'm correct. As for more points, try OCing your system moar, if even possible in your case. thumb.gif

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