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I want my rig to do more for folding But what else can I do? My oc 1090T at 4.0 is only ranging from 7-10000 PPD depending on what project im on Still very new to folding@home thanks
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Strip out Windows to bare bones. Like you would do with HWbot. I remember someone mentioning he got like +1K from doing this.
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Originally Posted by ussoldier_1984 View Post
I want my rig to do more for folding But what else can I do? My oc 1090T at 4.0 is only ranging from 7-10000 PPD depending on what project im on Still very new to folding@home thanks

Multiple options:
1. Buy some gpu's (I'd recommend gtx 470, 465, 460, 450 or any of the 2xx series).
2. Sell your 1090 setup and get an i7 setup.
3. Try the bigadv option with your 1090.

Other than that, you're pretty much stuck where you're at.
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Multiple options:
1. Buy some gpu's (I'd recommend gtx 470, 465, 460, 450 or any of the 2xx series).
2. Sell your 1090 setup and get an i7 setup.
3. Try the bigadv option with your 1090.

Other than that, you're pretty much stuck where you're at.
What is bigadv? I thought I read somewhere its not used anymore. although I do have the worst memory possible haha
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What is bigadv? I thought I read somewhere its not used anymore. although I do have the worst memory possible haha
Bigadv give you massive amounts of points but need high end processors. They are recommended for the higher i7's.

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-bigadv:
Used on the Linux SMP client (or a Linux VMware in Windows) to request large WUs, which give much higher points.
Requires a CPU with 8cores/threads; an i7.
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So basicly I need to scrap current system and build a Intel Nvidia rig lol
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No. I've heard of people running -bigadv on their 1090T's.
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So basicly I need to scrap current system and build a Intel Nvidia rig lol

Nope. Follow this guide if you're interested:

http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...igadv-amd.html
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No. I've heard of people running -bigadv on their 1090T's.
It requires running the client in Linux, and faking the client into thinking there are more threads/cores...a neat trick, but requires either a Linux VM or install, and some typing at the CLI.
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