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Can someone please post a how to guide on folding with your GPU?

I know I'm going to catch some heat about searching the forums... well I did search, and there is a long list of posts on different topics. I know this thread exists somewhere since the discovery of it a few weeks ago.

To anyone who know's how to do this, can you please post a How to guide for this?

Also, I think the "Everything You Need to Know about Folding" guide needs to be updated with this information.

I think there should also be a sticky on How to Maximize Efficiency while Folding. I would ideally like to fold using my GPU and CPU. I am so intimidated by the fact that I have to install Linux in order to do "SMP." I just don't want to have to multi-boot for this, I was hoping for an easier alternative to fold faster.

I have been touched by the many people who post about how folding actually has a more personal meaning for them. I as well have had family members who have died because of diseases and cancers that can be helped by folding.

Thanks,
PeaceMaker
Edited by PeaceMaker - 7/10/08 at 7:30am
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http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ndows-box.html

use that guide to max out 2 cpu cores, on the other 2 run gpu2 and smp and thats about the max you will get from that setup.
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Originally Posted by marsey99 View Post
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ndows-box.html

use that guide to max out 2 cpu cores, on the other 2 run gpu2 and smp and thats about the max you will get from that setup.
Thanks. Do I have a good folding setup? Just curious...
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yes that is a stout folding machine

you can use the gpu to fold with, and one instance of the winsmp with affinity changer on that quad

To reiterate your post....we also need stickies on how to fold on linux with the GPU client

and to stickey the gpu folding discussion and gpu benchmarks posts
    
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yes that is a stout folding machine

you can use the gpu to fold with, and one instance of the winsmp with affinity changer on that quad

To reiterate your post....we also need stickies on how to fold on linux with the GPU client

and to stickey the gpu folding discussion and gpu benchmarks posts
Thanks. My 8800GTX is a G80, not G92. How does the G80 rank?
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hellifIknow...I just started gpu folding a few days ago.

I cant get mine straightened out!
    
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the g80 should get about 5k ppd

2 cpu cores running that vmware should get you about 2k ppd

smp on the 2 cores with gpu2 should get you about 1.5k ppd.

for 1 machine its good going on 3ghz imo.

deskjockey is right, we need a couple of stickies to try and help people to get the most out of their system.

this will tell you what others are getting from their gpu tho
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...2-benches.html


edit

is this the guide your on about?

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ah-6-12-a.html
Edited by marsey99 - 7/10/08 at 9:44am
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is this the guide your on about?

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ah-6-12-a.html
huh?
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i agree put that in the how to area. its hard to track down.
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made this suggestion yesterday

http://www.overclock.net/suggestions...-stickied.html
    
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