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DizZz I see you mentioned something about the Cuda toolkit. Do I need that to mine with a 780? Or will it help. Running the miner now. A little low getting 1590. With 1110 core and +250 on the memory.

If you have the miner running, you do not need to install the cuda toolkit - the necessary components come bundled with the display driver. What is your gpu usage at when the miner is running?
Usage is pinned at 99%

I was getting a little better number earlier, left the house and the pc went to sleep. Didn't think it would while this was active. So I restarted the miner and numbers dropped a tad. I have bumped the memory up to +400. Do you restart the miner when you adjust clocks?

EDIT** Its up to around 1650 now so I guess the memory jump helped.
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Usage is pinned at 99%

I was getting a little better number earlier, left the house and the pc went to sleep. Didn't think it would while this was active. So I restarted the miner and numbers dropped a tad. I have bumped the memory up to +400. Do you restart the miner when you adjust clocks?

EDIT** Its up to around 1650 now so I guess the memory jump helped.

I usually restart the miner whenever I adjust clocks although I do not think it is necessary. Make sure your Power Limit % is maxed so your card does not throttle. And lastly, let the miner run for up to an hour to stabilize before trying to tweak it further as it can adjust within that time.
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24hrs to this thread and already 23 pages! Howcome I wasn't invited tongue.gif

Btw, I don't see how AMD gpus are better at PTS mining than Nvidia. Do you know a link that has some AMD gpu's PTS data?
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Usage is pinned at 99%

I was getting a little better number earlier, left the house and the pc went to sleep. Didn't think it would while this was active. So I restarted the miner and numbers dropped a tad. I have bumped the memory up to +400. Do you restart the miner when you adjust clocks?

EDIT** Its up to around 1650 now so I guess the memory jump helped.

I usually restart the miner whenever I adjust clocks although I do not think it is necessary. Make sure your Power Limit % is maxed so your card does not throttle. And lastly, let the miner run for up to an hour to stabilize before trying to tweak it further as it can adjust within that time.
Ok thanks yeah I do notice that it fluctuates quite a bit. Down to about 1630. I don't think the power limit is a problem as I have a modded bios and am only hitting 44% power limit. But I guess I will max it anyways.
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24hrs to this thread and already 23 pages! Howcome I wasn't invited tongue.gif

Btw, I don't see how AMD gpus are better at PTS mining than Nvidia. Do you know a link that has some AMD gpu's PTS data?

I know I never expected this thread to be so popular...over 4k views in under 24 hours!

Here is some AMD GPU PTS data:

7950 - 950 CPM
R9 280X - 1100 CPM
R9 290 - 1400 CPM
R9 290X - 1600 CPM
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So....why does the miner contain a win32 threat?
 
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Miner is running but ypool site from my phone shows no miners connected. Weird it was showing them on their site when I looked from my PC.
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I know I never expected this thread to be so popular...over 4k views in under 24 hours!

Here is some AMD GPU PTS data:

7950 - 950 CPM
R9 280X - 1100 CPM
R9 290 - 1400 CPM
R9 290X - 1600 CPM

Exactly, those are the same stats that I researched, so they surely aren't better than Nvidia at PTS. Comparing high tier to tier, the 780 ti takes the crown this month, until the 790 and black are released next month.
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So....why does the miner contain a win32 threat?

Some anti-virus programs tag it as suspicious because the developer put in a tool that doesn't allow the .exe to be analyzed (he didn't want people stealing his code) but therefore some antivirus programs block it. I can assure you it is safe though - I have used it on 4 computers and many others have downloaded it and used it as well and have not found any problems.
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Exactly, those are the same stats that I researched, so they surely aren't better than Nvidia at PTS. Comparing high tier to tier, the 780 ti takes the crown this month, until the 790 and black are released next month.

Correct. NVIDIA cards are better for PTS and AMD cards are better for scrypt currencies.
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Some anti-virus programs tag it as suspicious because the developer put in a tool that doesn't allow the .exe to be analyzed (he didn't want people stealing his code) but therefore some antivirus programs block it. I can assure you it is safe though - I have used it on 4 computers and many others have downloaded it and used it as well and have not found any problems.
Correct. NVIDIA cards are better for PTS and AMD cards are better for scrypt currencies.

Scrypt and Sha, so when're your 780's coming? Lets see those babies roll!
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