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Alright basically I have seen a lot of question about GPU folding that needs Answering.

Below is a list of questions that I have seen come up a lot or general information to help.

Please post any question I should add, or if you see a question you can answer or improve upon post it!

~~Q&A~~

Q. What's the difference between the GPU Tray client and the GPU Console client?"
A. The Tray client is usually easier to get set up, but it will not preform as well as the Console client. (need more info or links)

Q. F@H ATI GPU Client (XP,2003,Vista):

A. Here

Q. F@H Nvidia GPU Client XP,2003,Vista):
A. Tray Client, Console Client(XP,2003), Console Client (Vista)

Q. Can you fold with both 4870X2/4850X2 Cores?:

A. Only in Windows XP or Windows 7

Q. Can you fold with both 9800GX2 Cores?:
A. Yes, but you have to go into the Nvidia control panel and disable SLI first

Q. How to fold with both GPU's:

A. Here(Nvidia), (Need how to for 4870X2/4850X2)

Q. How to improve your ATI folding:
A. ??????????? (need info)

Q. How to improve your Nvidia folding:

A. ??????????? (need info)


~~ATI Average PPD~~
(@ stock speeds)
4870X2 -
4850X2 -
4870 -
4850 - 1,800-2,500
4830 -
4670 -
4650 -
4550 -
3870x2 -
3870 -
3850 -


Commands to improve your ATI folding: -forcegpu ati_r700(i dont know if this works still)
Edited by xlastshotx - 12/20/08 at 2:46pm
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post #2 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by xlastshotx View Post
How to improve your ATI folding:

Commands to improve your ATI folding: -forcegpu ati_r700?
That just a switch to add?
    
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post #3 of 17
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That just a switch to add?
Yeah, I read about it improveing the PPD's on a folding forum but I am not really sure if it actually does anything.. Hence the question mark. (edited first post)
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ill run my rig tonight and see if i see any increase... mums been complaining about the electric bill though, even though i know it wasnt me that made it go up 100... im getting blamed for it
    
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Last time is used to fold with my 4850 i got 4400PPD 800core
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Last time is used to fold with my 4850 i got 4400PPD 800core
man I need to figure out how to get my 4870x2 optimized, I am only getting 2,000 out of it .

Are you sure you were getting that much out of only one 4850?
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hmm, looks like im not folding tonight, error starting the core and im to tired to fix it. Well theres something to do tomorrow

EDIT: i only get about 2k on my 4850...
    
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post #8 of 17
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Yeah that seems about rite.

I think I know what is wrong with my 4870X2, the clocks are still in 2d mode... anyone know how to force them or get them to go to 3d mode???
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i get about 3200 PPd out of one core of my 4870X2.

Use rivatuner to get it out of 2d clocks. and this is at 790 and 990 clocks.
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with the Version 1.22 (thank again markt) I am hitting 3.3kppd on my 4870 that's at 825-900
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