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I am back to folding, and in a big way for at least the time being. It will be very hard for me to fold in the summer when it is so hot, but for now, I could use a little heater in my room.

I'm folding on my msi gtx 580 that I got yesterday and i'll pretty much be folding whenever i'm not gaming. Also, I hope to upgrade to a sandy bridge 2600k in a couple weeks so that I can start pumping out some real numbers. My current cpu isn't that good at folding really, only putting out 5k-6k ppd. Where as my gtx 580 can put out 16,000+ if I ran it all day.

EDIT: Also, I can't give this program enough props, I think that everyone should use it, it makes folding incredibly easy. I think it should become a sticky or something if it already hasn't.
Edited by Behemoth777 - 12/23/10 at 10:17am
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Welcome back!!

16k? Pfft OC that thing and get some numbers like 18-20k.
You should get the 1mil badge within 2 months folding on that 580, a little faster if you decide to put that CPU on F@H as well.
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Welcome back!!

16k? Pfft OC that thing and get some numbers like 18-20k.
You should get the 1mil badge within 2 months folding on that 580, a little faster if you decide to put that CPU on F@H as well.
Oh, they are both running right now, using FAH GPU Tracker V2.

And dang, 18k?? lol I already have this thing oc'd to 850mhz.

EDIT: Oops, I screwed up. lol I forgot to save the settings on afterburner so it is running at stock clocks right now. I guess I could get 18k pretty easily if I oc'd.
Edited by Behemoth777 - 12/23/10 at 10:32am
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A 580? Nice upgrade.
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A 580? Nice upgrade.
Oh yeah.

The last nvidia card I had was a 9800gtx+, and that's also the last time I folded too. I didn't fold much on my 4770 and 6870 after it, so the 580's ppd is like
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We better see you with a millionaire badge soon!
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You are thinking on a 2600k, what about a bulldozer 16cores of power? bigadv on those should be sweet.
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I've been recommending GPU Tracker for awhile now, very helpful for people who don't want to do everything manually.

We have our own thread here made by the author of the app.
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...racker-v2.html

Anyways, welcome back! I wish I had a 580 to fold on.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [CyGnus] View Post
You are thinking on a 2600k, what about a bulldozer 16cores of power? bigadv on those should be sweet.
Can't wait for those. They'll really boost performance at a good price. I hope they make $300 the maximum price for their best. That would be awesome.

Edit - this will give AMD a good advantage over Intel. Intel's releasing their 16 cores in the summer of 2011 codenamed Ivy Bridge. I have to see the battle between Ivy Bridge and Bulldozer.
Edited by Little Overclocker/Gamer - 12/24/10 at 11:15am
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Boo.. I saw the title and was hoping you were TaiDinh coming back from the dead. Just kidding. I just started folding again myself about a month ago and the folding gods have already rewarded me with a random prize from the December Foldathon. Yay!
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