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I have recently started folding on my gpu and according to FahMon my PPD was around 6400.

However last night i left it folding overnight and now i have just checked FahMon and it is now saying that my PPD is 2935. I haven't changed any settings on my graphics card (after a failed attempt at overclocking resulting in BSOD's) so i don't know why the PPD is now lower.

As i said i am new to this so i could just be asking a stupid question but please help guys,

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did you leave fahmon up all night? apparently fahmon takes up quite a bit of resources
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nope i only turn it on to check it now down to 2325
    
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Could it be that you got a work unit that would lower your ppd?
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Can a WU do that? as i said i am new to this so i know very little

    
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i have had dif units give dif ppd but never that bad, i think my highest was about 6k and lowest was 4.2k ish.

your psu up to the job on a 24/7 basis?
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well just by looking at your ss, if you are only getting 479 for that WU, then your average will drop. you can't really control which WUs you get though. some are worth more, some are worth less.

i don't know why there would be that big of a shift though.
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i have had dif units give dif ppd but never that bad, i think my highest was about 6k and lowest was 4.2k ish.

your psu up to the job on a 24/7 basis?
Yes my PSU is working perfectly fine

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well just by looking at your ss, if you are only getting 479 for that WU, then your average will drop. you can't really control which WUs you get though. some are worth more, some are worth less.

i don't know why there would be that big of a shift though.
It has always said credit: 479

Now it has climbed to 3208 PPD
    
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I get 4570 ppd on a GTS(G80)with the same WUs, he has a GTX...He should be getting more then I am...

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have you got any power saving features on in vista?
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