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You are new to folding and we welcome you. Questions about performance must include what WU or work unit your gpu is working. Some will work at 99% and some use a variable gpu usage technique. Your abbreviations are throwing me, but if you post what WU's you are working we will make progress, and you want to know what exactly?
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Project 5745 (R3, C15, G1089)

I want to know why one card is going at this rate..
Attachment 149285
and the other card shows this
Attachment 149286


I would have thought both to be the same? Also why second one says Core is not running now?

Maybe its just I'm new and clueless lol.. gotta try and read up I suppose.

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post #93 of 427
Running the viewer eats up all the gpu time on the card you have your display connected to. Close the viewer and you will get the same performance on both cards.
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I was typing while you were posting zoddy, you say both shortcuts, not just the one missing the monitor, hmmm.
Yeah, the -forcegpu ati_r700 flag is needed for the 5 series cards to fold.

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Project 5745 (R3, C15, G1089)

I want to know why one card is going at this rate..

and the other card shows this

I would have thought both to be the same? Also why second one says Core is not running now?

Maybe its just I'm new and clueless lol.. gotta try and read up I suppose.
Ok, first of all, close thoes viewers. Why Stanford still have them, I don't know. They're such a headache.

Second, get HFM or Fahmon (HFM if you plan to fold on your CPU as well), and set that up. It will give you a PPD reading for each client. Base your performance off of that.

If the two clients are very different, let us know.
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Woot! Got my 2 gpu's folding whilst I wait for a new pump for my CPU loop

Now they aren't kicking the kind of PPD everyone else mentions here - I do NOT need to OC these for gaming so what should I do? Like is there a folders guide/faq as to what steps to take, how to stress test etc like there are for the cpu's? and should this question be its own thread?
    
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post #96 of 427
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Instability usually shows up pretty easily with F@H. You'll get an "unstable machine" error if they're not stable clocks. The only thing you need to OC for folding is the shader clock. A higher clock helps PPD substantially, as well.
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Instability usually shows up pretty easily with F@H. You'll get an "unstable machine" error if they're not stable clocks. The only thing you need to OC for folding is the shader clock. A higher clock helps PPD substantially, as well.
Now atm I am using EVGA Precision to set my fan speeds and such. I am assuming any overclock I set using precision will stick as well then even if precision isn't running?

And any good, simple, FREE way of testing the stability on the Shader clocks when OC'n them then?
    
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post #98 of 427
Yep: folding.

But seriously, no matter how stable a stress testing program (ATITool, Furmark) says your OC is, it still might not be folding stable.
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post #99 of 427
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Yup, just try giving F@H a run and if it fails, reduce the shader a strap. Continue this process until it stops failing!

I only used EVGA Precision back when I had my 9800GTX and I didn't have it for long. I don't recall if I closed it or not. I think I may have left it open. I left my fan on auto because my room was pretty cool.
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Cool thanks! Time to play around with Shader Clocks!
    
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