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So i am pretty bummed cuase i have had my last two Bigadv fail with less then 10% to go.

I know my machine isnt 100% stable, but it has been 100% for normal use. Never once had it crash on me on anything except stress testing.
I think i know why my first bigadv tanked but my second one was "Client-core communications error: ERROR 0xc0000005" from googling i see this
"It can also be caused by faulty memory or a bad memory controller, so you should consider both possibilities."

Thought on what i should do?
What is going through my head right now is to drop to about 3.8 to get that 100% stability.
My other thought was to crank up the voltage, but according to that it was my memory not my chip.
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If you are crashing during stress testing then you are not ready for bigadv.
Tweak your overclock and make sure you are 100% folding stable on regular SMP units for a week.

Then consider bigadv, maybe after running a big stress test with as much memory as possible for 24 hours at least.
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post #3 of 12
Try raising the v on QPI a little also raise your memory timings or speed a little. The error you got is usually memory errors but can also be the cpu. As long as your temps are ok it does not hurt to raise your voltage.
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Walking out the door now, I will keep you guys posted after the tweaks trying to get this darn machine 100%
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Re setup my OC shooting for 3.8 ghz and ran linx over night no errors.

How much does ram speed effect PPD?
i have really fast ram(2000) but haven't worked on getting my machine to boot with it anywhere close, currently 1440.
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Ram speed doesn't affect folding that much.
    
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Originally Posted by SS_Patrick View Post
Ram speed doesn't affect folding that much.
I did read through this article http://www.anandtech.com/show/2792

Wont worry about it then. i don't really have a grasp on getting my memory multiplier above 8 for some reason.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SS_Patrick View Post
Ram speed doesn't affect folding that much.
On bigadv its makes a decent difference.
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On bigadv its makes a decent difference.
I believe you but......

or numbers in PPD
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I am the proof.
Luckily this guy decided to post some numbers, didn't have to search for anything - http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ck-bigadv.html

It varies on CPU, work unit, memory, etc...
But when doing bigadv it makes a difference, but on SMP its not worth the hassle to go all out.
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