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CPU usage only was at like 3-5% when the GPU clients were running, but I would have thought I would get more PPD out of the 2600k at these speeds... Could it be the work unit that is leaving me sub 40k ?

    
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Looks pretty good to me, those 460s seem to be pulling pretty good PPD. Also that sandybridge PPD looks pretty sweet, especially with two fermis folding alongside.
    
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Do kinda have a capacitor whine or something coming from somewhere lol Gonna see if I can isolate it.
Edited by rmp459 - 1/20/11 at 4:14pm
    
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Wait until your 2600K fetches a P6900. Those bigadv work units can really kick up the PPD. GTX 460's usually has very stable PPD compared to the GTS 450 and OCN is lucky to have you onboard

I've had coil whine coming from my old GTX 465 while folding. It's a pain to listen to, but I spent most of my time on the computer wearing headphones anyhow.
    
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post #5 of 11
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Wait until your 2600K fetches a P6900. Those bigadv work units can really kick up the PPD. GTX 460's usually has very stable PPD compared to the GTS 450 and OCN is lucky to have you onboard

I've had coil whine coming from my old GTX 465 while folding. It's a pain to listen to, but I spent most of my time on the computer wearing headphones anyhow.
Thanks. I can't quite tell if its a GPU or my PSU... too many fans going and they're too close to each other... when one of the GPUs idles the whine pretty much goes away... gonna put my rig on a watt meter and see how hard this PSU is working... feels cool to the touch though I dont hear the fan like normal so my guess is not too hard.
    
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Could it be the work unit that is leaving me sub 40k ?
that, and the fact that you have 2 GPU3 clients running

P6900 should give the most PPD so wait til you get one of those and you'll probably be at 40k+
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Im really happy that you posted this. I just ordered a 2600k to run with my 2 GTX 460. This gives me a realistic idea of what to expect. Congrats and thx for the post.
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Im really happy that you posted this. I just ordered a 2600k to run with my 2 GTX 460. This gives me a realistic idea of what to expect. Congrats and thx for the post.
those are some crazy 460 clocks you have lol You test that on OCCT by any chance?
    
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Capacitor whine is probably from your 460's. I get it as well whenever I fold.

Nice system btw, very jealous of your output!
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those are some crazy 460 clocks you have lol You test that on OCCT by any chance?
I never used that software before. I use Furmark for testing, not the best but if I can fold @ 950 core is stable for sure. I can game at 975 no problems. The VID in one of my cards is .937v and the other is .960v. That helps a bit.
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