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stop being selfish, the more ppd the better for the whole F @ H project
now it isnt like 'look at me i haz 99999 ppd woth my 10x quadcore' anymore.
It may be frustrating for some guys, yes. but, the whole project benefits from this
If its all about the cause then do the obvious.
Fold anonymous.
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post #12 of 33
I cant see the logic in this..everyone needs a processor.

Not everyone needs insane graphics cards.

This flies in the face of keeping folding "beneficial" to everyone, now instead of buying a $200 quad, people will have to buy $300+ graphics cards just to keep up.

I have seen more than a few people get frustrated with folding because they arent achieving the points they had expected, or are falling behind.

With the price of procs coming down, it is leveling the playing field to the point of the casual folder being able to produce some impressive PPD
    
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post #13 of 33
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I have 2x 9600GSO, and i havent found out how to run 2 instances yet.
well, actually if i run 2 instances i cant see if theyre utilizing both gpu's..
With the ATI GPU you had to create two folders and set each up like "GPU1" and "GPU2" with the client in each one. Then start each one.
Make sure you set the machine ID to different numbers!

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Originally Posted by blupupher View Post
This is good. For those with quads, set 2 cores for SMP, then get 2 GPU's and fold with those (but I guess you would need a SLI board for that?)
What are the cheapest cards that can do this?
I think the 8800 series, apparently the 8600 can't use the driver version needed.
Edited by The Duke - 6/17/08 at 7:58am
    
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Ahh, so an 8800GS would work? I wonder how much faster an 8800/9800GTS would be over the GS? I know an X2 would probably cream it.
Edited by blupupher - 6/17/08 at 8:33am
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damn...
Edited by cognoscenti - 6/18/08 at 3:50am
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Ahh, so an 8800GS would work? I wonder how much faster an 8800/9800GTS would be over the GS? I know an X2 would probably cream it.
Basic Requirements:


http://folding.stanford.edu/English/FAQ-NVIDIA
    
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post #17 of 33
windows folding is

The Nvidia figures are pretty nuts though.
post #18 of 33
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windows folding is

The Nvidia figures are pretty nuts though.
Sure are!!!
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post #19 of 33
Wheres that chart gone with all the different cards on it?

I might get a 280GTX tomorrow and a few other cards.
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What chart?
    
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