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Old May 12th, 2010, 06:09 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I'm actually using a factory overclocked version of the 8800 GTS-512.
Those puppies were built for clocking - mine is an OC2 variant from BFG.

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Nvidia cards seem to do better at folding because of CUDA.
I think the latest ATI client uses DirectCompute but that little 8800 was a cracking video transcoder using CUDA routines in MediaCoder.

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I might fire up an SMP client as well. I have a Q6600 overclocked @ 3.4Ghz.
It's a blast-from-the-past.... CLI config etc but a cinch to install thanks to the clear guide available on the F@H site. Be aware though that it uses "big" WUs as the default and mine is currently churning through 500k steps!
1h20m in and it's at 14% completion.....
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