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Hi it has been around 3years since the last time i folded just wondering what is the best client for my current gpu
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Hi it has been around 3years since the last time i folded just wondering what is the best client for my current gpu

A lot has changed since then smile.gif

http://folding.stanford.edu/

Download the latest client and all you need to do after that is put in your identity and the team number: 37726.

I would also recommend getting yourself a passkey:

http://fah-web.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/getpasskey.py

You can add it to your configuration (you will get bonus points doing so).

Hope this helps. Of course I am no expert in this, so maybe someone else will recommend you something better. thumb.gif
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You needed a passkey 3 years ago to get the QRB. If I remember right crispy was also in the TC.

Mega you should your TC team name to your profile.

That GTX 970 could be in the vacant GPU-L category for Explosm. wink.gif

@JayKthnx I found one of your old folders.
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You needed a passkey 3 years ago to get the QRB. If I remember right crispy was also in the TC.

Mega you should your TC team name to your profile.

That GTX 970 could be in the vacant GPU-L category for Explosm. wink.gif

@JayKthnx I found one of your old folders.

If i can get my hands on a second 970 i will most definitely join back into TC
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The GTX 980 is the top card in that category right now.. Any points posted is better than nothing. Explosm was a @BWG team and @lanofsong could add you.

We need more folders in the TC. wink.gif
    
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i could go for TC but iwill be turning it off for around 2-4hrs a day depending on how late i get back from work. also for 9xx series whats best to oc for max ppd also a method to make sure it is 100% stable?
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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post

i could go for TC but iwill be turning it off for around 2-4hrs a day depending on how late i get back from work. also for 9xx series whats best to oc for max ppd also a method to make sure it is 100% stable?


As Hertz said, it is better to put up points than none thumb.gif
The GTX980 is the top dog in the GPU-L category at the moment. I am using a MSI GTX980 4G Gaming which clocks into the 1500+ on Air very easily but you results may vary rolleyes.gif. You could also use your 970 just to get started.
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What is the best way to test if an overclock is stable? dont want to start messing around with my clocks too much atm because of the long wu times
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What is the best way to test if an overclock is stable? dont want to start messing around with my clocks too much atm because of the long wu times


Slow method - add a few Mhz a day until you start seeing a frame error here and there in the FaH log, then back off the core speed a little - may take a long time to get your stable folding speed.



Fast method - add 50 to 100Mhz a day until your see frame errors, lost work units, black screens - etc redface.gif Then back off the core speed until stable.


Your 970 Should run in the high 1400 to low 1500Mhz range, if you are lucky, a little higher.
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awesome thanks ive had it at 1400mhz all night so far so good
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