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It didn't jump out and punch me in the nose, so I figured we needed a thread on the folding value of the available GPUs (G80 series now included). So, let's hear on a dollar / PPD ratio, how our GPUs are stacking up.

So folks, I ask you... what kind of results are you getting? If you notice major dropoffs due to SMP + GPU folding be sure to mention that you're running a CPU client also.



Edited by RonindeBeatrice - 7/8/08 at 12:47pm
    
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8800 GS on its own is rocking 4700 PPD overclocked to 700/900.. haven't tried SMP with it since its running in a slower dual core machine
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Well I paid $180 for my 8800 GT and it gets me 4.5k PPD stock. I can milk 5.4k out of it if I OC it. But considering there's a $70 8800GT on newegg after MIR, that is a hella steal.
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TY. When more numbers pop up I'll throw together a spreadsheet.
    
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best bang for the buck is 4850 crossfire, single card I would say the gtx 260 for $259 after MIR (msi brand)
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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
best bang for the buck is 4850 crossfire, single card I would say the gtx 260 for $259 after MIR (msi brand)
Numbers mang! I need numbers!
    
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I have been getting about 3.5k ppd with a low oc i am now runing a higher oc so i will update tommorow evening what the ppd is at max

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..This is folding performance, not FPS, please note
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Quote:
Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
best bang for the buck is 4850 crossfire, single card I would say the gtx 260 for $259 after MIR (msi brand)
We are talking PPD (folding)... The HD48x0 series are currently not getting good PPD while folding (new/better driver/client core needs to be developed for them).

I can only squeeze out 1,550ppd of my HD4850... But I am a n00b at this stuff.

from my reading the 8800s are going to have this price per ppd nailed down... When you consider how cheap they are getting and their super driver/client core they are getting great ppd... and now dropped below the $100 mark... So 4500ppd/100dollars = 45ppd per dollar (and that is if you pay $100 for it)...

Side note:
That makes the HD4850 7.5ppd per dollar...
Edited by 2Late4Me - 7/8/08 at 6:24am
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my 9800GX2s (when i run four clients) get about 10k ppd
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