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post #21 of 27
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The HD3870 should have a dedicated chip for reproducing DVDs, so you'll be fine.
Sweet!! As soon as I get Vista up and running (should arrive in two weeks from M$) I'll get that folding client u and running as well. I guess all I have to do is read up on folding and find a team
    
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Sweet!! As soon as I get Vista up and running (should arrive in two weeks from M$) I'll get that folding client u and running as well. I guess all I have to do is read up on folding and find a team
Also, if you right click on the tray client, you can select 'pause'. This will pause the folding. Also, it is prioritized very low so when you start a game or such it should automatically stop.
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post #23 of 27
whats the main thing to consider when buying a card that will be used for folding: clock speed, memory speed, or both?

sorry for the OT
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whats the main thing to consider when buying a card that will be used for folding: clock speed, memory speed, or both?

sorry for the OT
well, it will probably be clock speeds and stream processors. The 3870 is probably the best card for that. The 2600 is also a great card for the money.
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post #25 of 27
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I just got 2k point for a single wu.
mwahahaha
I think my gpu will do > 5 k. I just need to run it for a couple days to see what it churns out.
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nice. My gpu only puts out about 1700ppd because I set the priority lower so my cpu can keep folding fast.
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Finally I have a really good reason to get a new video card. Now to come up with the cash for a 3870X2.......
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