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How can i run Folding@Home on my XFX Radeon 6870? It says that my GPU is not compatible, so i done the -forcegpu ati_r700 which made it load fine then it instantley closes down :S :S
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That's because HD6k is not an R700 core.
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ATI cards don't fold really well because F@H doesn't really support them (pretty stupid really since Folding has been around for a while now iirc). You should run BOINC instead.
Edited by Razi3l - 1/4/11 at 2:23am
    
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ATI cards don't fold really well because F@H doesn't really support them (pretty stupid really since Folding has been around for a while now iirc). You should run BIONIC instead.
Hmm okay lol, But still, it would fold faster than my CPU right? and what's BIONIC?
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Hmm okay lol, But still, it would fold faster than my CPU right? and what's BIONIC?

You'd be better off setting up a Linux VMWare and getting Bigadv's with that X6. You'll net like 25,000 PPD just from your CPU doing them.
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Like they said, Stanford really hasn't optimised much for F@H, so ATI cards are at a disadvantage here.

Also, it's BOINC, not BIONIC.

ATI cards excel at BOINC.
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