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I'm trying hard to understand:


My 2600k gets 30k PPD on a bigadv
My GTX 580 gets 20k PPD

The GTX 580 takes around 1 Hour 40 minutes to complete a 1348 Point WU
The 2600k takes around 2 and a half days to complete just under 9k points.

In 11 and a half hours, the GTX 580 will complete the same amount of points as the 2600k. That's 5 times quicker.

My question is, why doesn't the 580 have a higher PPD?

I probably have this very confused.
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because the credit doesn't account for bonus points, which is where most of the points come from when doing bigadv

it'll be like 9k credit, then another 50k+ in bonus points once you finish, depending on how fast you finish

so considering you're at 30k ppd x 2.5 days, that's a total of 75k points, 75k - credit of 9k = your bonus points
Edited by koven - 1/20/11 at 4:28pm
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^

Was explained perfectly.
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Yeah thanks

I downloaded HFM and ticked the option calculate bonus PPD and it's like 75k PPD
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