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Well its not a matter of Windows not loading...its the fact that I tweaked my RAM just a wee bit too much and corrupted something. This same exact thing happened last time I tried to recreate my suicide run found in my sig, lol. So anymore, just to be on the safe side, I'll be just reformatting after I do major tweaks in BIOS. I'm hoping I can find a happy and stable 24/7 overclock on this stupid thing, and be done with it (yeah....that'll happen....with me).

However THIS TIME....I'll be using Acronis True Image Home to make a backup image onto some DVD's. That way all I'll have to reinstall is games. But I'm not doing that until AFTER my overclock is settled. I don't want to waste DVD's...they're expensive to me and I only have enough to Image my machine and Froggy's (which is waiting on her fresh legit install until she gets RAM).
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Well its not a matter of Windows not loading...its the fact that I tweaked my RAM just a wee bit too much and corrupted something. This same exact thing happened last time I tried to recreate my suicide run found in my sig, lol. So anymore, just to be on the safe side, I'll be just reformatting after I do major tweaks in BIOS. I'm hoping I can find a happy and stable 24/7 overclock on this stupid thing, and be done with it (yeah....that'll happen....with me).

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gotcha, yeah I've done that a time or a dozen

I'm pretty happy with my OC now. I have the HT at 378 and RAM at DDR504. It seems to chugging along better now that I removed the top of the CPU. BTW I went from being ranked in the 900's to the 600's in F@H. That GPU folding is insane!
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I want to give it a try, but I don't want to have to shut F@H down any time I want to game. Can I leave it going all the time like you can CPU folding, and it still only uses idle priority...which means I could still game with it on and nothing be affected?
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I hardly ever game anymore so it's a lot easier for me. I normally turn off the CPU folding as well if I game.

I'd like to be able to build a second rig with 2-3 8800GT's just for folding if that possible.
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I hardly ever game anymore so it's a lot easier for me. I normally turn off the CPU folding as well if I game.

I'd like to be able to build a second rig with 2-3 8800GT's just for folding if that possible.
for now it can only use one GPU per computer

I went from rank ~750 to about rank ~650 since the GPU client came out for NVidia.

So I have a doctor's appointment today, I had to come in to work with my mom since I'm seeing a doctor just across the street. I had to wake up at 5:15 and we left at 5:45!!! CRAZY! I did get breakfast here though

So she went to a meeting and left me to her computer in her office. The hospital buys every doctor at least on of these, and then they have some SUN Microsystems linux systems that they use for simulations or something fancy like that. I went to run and typed DXDIAG (directX diagnostic). turns out she has a Q6600 and 2GB of ram with a nice lil' old HD2400 ...

ALL AT STOCK

(They're also throwing out a pair of SUN microsystems CRT monitors that weigh like 40 pounds each, I want to take them home )
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for now it can only use one GPU per computer

I went from rank ~750 to about rank ~650 since the GPU client came out for NVidia.

So I have a doctor's appointment today, I had to come in to work with my mom since I'm seeing a doctor just across the street. I had to wake up at 5:15 and we left at 5:45!!! CRAZY! I did get breakfast here though

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ALL AT STOCK

(They're also throwing out a pair of SUN microsystems CRT monitors that weigh like 40 pounds each, I want to take them home )
I'll love it when they I can run multiple GPU's

Overclock their PC's! lol
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its got some strict thing and I don't think I can even download anything without getting caught.

My mom has to leave the computer on at night though, so I'm wondering if at night they run some large-scale simulations like folding using all the computers.
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See I'm just worried that if I try to start running the GPU client, I won't be able to game anymore while its running . I HATE shutting down my folding clients for anything. I prefer to just leave them running when my rig is on.

Nate...do you happen to know if the GPU client hurts framerates if its running?
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I game while its running, I can't really notice it (although for some reason at high AA GRID sort of speeds up and slows down at times, possibly caused by F@H GPU)

I think its worth making a desktop shortcut, and just closing it for games and opening it afterwards. Try leaving it running during games for a day, and see if your gameplay gets laggier.
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oh yeah, If I'm running F@H on my 8800GT. I can barely watch a movie let alone game. I may buy some cheap 939 parts and use it for F@H only.
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