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Yes this would be the absolute best way to do it, however it takes a lot more time and I wouldn't have got any folding done in the mean time. Gromacs is supposed to be pretty consistent across each % of a work unit, however I'm not sure if every P6901 WU should take the same amount of time. Certainly P6901 and P2684 are vastly different and that's why I only compared the same WU on each sweep.
I might do 3 test runs, one with baseline, 1 with higher memory and 1 with tighter timings and see the difference all on the same WU from start to finish.
I dont know how soon i can do it though. plus it will be about 3 days a pop so 9 days total.
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I'm confused by your results. You got a 20 minute TPF with some changes to memory settings?

4.27GHz - 32x133 1066-7-7-7-21 1.375VCore, 1.64VDram, 1.35VQPI - 20.40 mins/frame

Wouldn't this be the ideal scenario to run if it beats everything else by a huge margin?
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I'm confused by your results. You got a 20 minute TPF with some changes to memory settings?

4.27GHz - 32x133 1066-7-7-7-21 1.375VCore, 1.64VDram, 1.35VQPI - 20.40 mins/frame

Wouldn't this be the ideal scenario to run if it beats everything else by a huge margin?
Yup that's what I've been running since, except with the 1.45VQPI which should be faster. All the time frames in the bottom half are for the longer P2684 WU's
     
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Yup that's what I've been running since, except with the 1.45VQPI which should be faster. All the time frames in the bottom half are for the longer P2684 WU's
and you still getting 20 TPF on every WU?
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Yeah about ~20.5 tpf on 6901 WUs and ~30-31 on P2684 WU's

Of course this increases when I'm doing some work.
     
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So I'm going to update with some new data

I took out 12gb of my slow ram so I was left with 6gb rated at 1600 CL7, so I have some new data with faster memory

Before my fastest run on a P6901 was
4.27GHz - 32x133 1066-7-7-7-21 1.375VCore, 1.64VDram, 1.35VQPI - 20.40 mins/frame

Now I've done

4.44GHz - 32x139 1660-7-7-7-21 1.45Vcore, 1.64VDram, 1.45VQPI - 19.0 mins/frame
4.58GHz - 33x139 1660-7-7-7-21 1.5Vcore, 1.64VDram, 1.45VQPI - 18.5 mins/frame

So it seems like I was definitely memory limited before, congrats Grandpa_01 for being correct!

So for others if you want to fold on x58 at speeds past 4.3GHz, make sure your ram is faster than 1600 CL 9
Edited by stren - 5/2/11 at 7:06pm
     
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