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I believe i have been using the -adv since i started i dont believe the ppd will be that low. i just need to make sure my client isnt going to sleep. does anyone know what causes that? I mouse over the tray icon and it says "sleeping". it is weird. I will investigate more when I get home.
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Using the -advmethods flag might not be a good idea as I've got two GTS 450 cards that are now running 7622 WUs that have an ETA of over 16 hours and a PPD of 6811.
I don't know how a GTX 560 Ti will handle these WUs.
I've had problems with my i7-970 as it has crashed a couple of times. Each time I've dropped the BLCK down a couple of notches.
I've lost track of what speed this processor is running but I believe it is still above 4GHz.
I've come to the belief that the speed of the memory really makes a big difference on the big WUs.
Several years ago when I had some extra cash I bought a set of Corsair DOMINATOR GT, 6GB (3x2GB), 2000MHz memory.
I installed this memory into this rig and although I haven't been able to increase the speed of the CPU I have been able to use a higher ratio for the memory.
Even with all the restarts I've had my 6903 TPF is 47 min 59 sec.
I feel your pain as your Texas heat must be pushing north. biggrin.gif
I can't afford to run my computers and the A/C at the same time so if this is the start of summer I'm in trouble. tongue.gif

Tell me about it. I am living in the north east and this heat is killing me. Especially with the new advmethods GPU work units that just got turned public both of the GPUs are now running 10c hotter then before and you can definately tell in my room. I think I am going to have to run one of my computers in the basement if I do not want a sauna to develop in my bedroom. Last summer the temps were in the high 90s with one computer at idle. I have doubled the monitors and am now folding so I imagine that could push to over 110 if I am not careful.

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I believe i have been using the -adv since i started i dont believe the ppd will be that low. i just need to make sure my client isnt going to sleep. does anyone know what causes that? I mouse over the tray icon and it says "sleeping". it is weird. I will investigate more when I get home.

Might want o consider switching to the command line client. Seems lots of people recently have been having problems with the GUI clients. The command line might be a little harder to set up but the no frills option is definitely the way to go for performance and stability.

BTW my name is also aaron smile.gif
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Tell me about it. I am living in the north east and this heat is killing me. Especially with the new advmethods GPU work units that just got turned public both of the GPUs are now running 10c hotter then before and you can definately tell in my room. I think I am going to have to run one of my computers in the basement if I do not want a sauna to develop in my bedroom. Last summer the temps were in the high 90s with one computer at idle. I have doubled the monitors and am now folding so I imagine that could push to over 110 if I am not careful.
Might want o consider switching to the command line client. Seems lots of people recently have been having problems with the GUI clients. The command line might be a little harder to set up but the no frills option is definitely the way to go for performance and stability.
BTW my name is also aaron smile.gif

excellent!! and yeah i setup the smp command line client. im not scared of the command prompt commands haha, i just got the gui cause its the first one i clicked.
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Hopefully we will see that bigadv drop from msgclb soon. Anyone heard from fatal he seems to have dropped off but with this heat not all together supprising. Slipped down a few notches but I am dropping a measly 20k in a couple of hours. Hate these giant WUs that are PPD killers. I was averaging 18-20k before getting this one that has taken a day and a half.

Kicked my oc up by .5 to 4.75 and am thinking about investing in watercooling but not sure if it is worth it yet.
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Hopefully we will see that bigadv drop from msgclb soon.

Sirens just went off here proclaiming that I have reached 1 million points. thumb.gif I got carried away with myself as that was only a test for the next tornado. rolleyes.gif

A few hours ago I did upload a 265k WU that with crystalhand's 20k should move us up a spot or two. smile.gif
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After my last 6903 upload I went in pursuit of a better OC for this i7-970.
For now I settled for 170x24 or 4080 MHz and DDR3 1700 MHz.

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I'm currently testing this out running an A3 on my new OS a Ubuntu based Mint v12.

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Subject change:

I'm going to have a refund from my IRS and State incomes taxes and I would like to buy a 2600K based system.
At this point I'd be limited to a cheaper motherboard.
I was thinking of one of these two:

ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3

ASRock Fatal1ty P67 Performance

Any comments?
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I read in numerous forums/threads that Nehalem chips overclock best with an odd-numbered multiplier. There was actually one thread that head some technical justification for this, but I don't remember what it was. You might want to give that a shot if you have the patience. I've been using either 23x or 25x on my 970 at all times, so I can't really say whether it's true in my case.
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Regarding the motherboards, I'm not sure. But it does seem like most, if not all Fatal1ty-branded products are gimmicky. That being said, the Fatal1ty board is cheaper than the Extreme4, so I dunno...
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Not sure I would cheap out on the board too much as that could limit the overclocking potential. Considering the pricetag of the 2600k you might want to make sure you can push it to its full potential. While I dont know anything about those boards...after looking at them they both seem ok. No major complaints that would affect a dedicated folding system. And they are about the price I paid for my mobo whistle.gif (poor college student)
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I'm pretty sure I'll go with this board:

ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3

It has been a week since I sent in my taxes and haven't heard a peep from them. tongue.gif

I was able to get my i7-970 up to 4100 Mhz but the core temp was hitting 62C.

A degree or two of that is probably the 80F that my apartment has gotten the last few days.
Today my apartment temp has reached 80F again so for now I'm running SMP only @ 3.9GHz with core temp reaching 59C.

So what max core temp for the i7-970 would you be comfortable with?

I'm running a Linux app called psensor that shows my core temps.
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