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Old February 10, 2009, 06:23 AM
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My System Specs


Originally Posted by Alwaysrun View Post
ATI Radeon 4870X2 2GB ~ 3800
ATI Radeon 4870 512MB ~ 3800
ATI Radeon 4850 512MB ~ 3200
ATI Radeon 3870X2 ~ 2000
ATI Radeon 3870 ~ 2000
ATI Radeon 3850 ~ 2000
ATI Radeon 3650 ~ 750
ATI Radeon 2600 ~ 700
ATI Radeon 2400 ~ 240

I folded with a single 4850 for 3 months and these numbers seem pretty average but they can fluctuate +/- 20% depending on project.
I noticed that ATI cards use more CPU but you can multitask better in windows while your card is folding as there is far less 2D slowdown than Nvidia cards.
Overclocking with ATI cards has a very minimal gain in ppd. Shaders are locked so you have to overclock the core to see gains in the shaders, also the shader technology is different and isn't fully utilized by the current clients(or maybe it's the video drivers *shrug)

Thanks Alwaysrun!
And Thanks for the Links there as well!!
I gotta get my GPU back to folding but I ran into a few issues with failed WU's.
I dunno if it was drivers or what, but I haven't folded with my 2600 in a while now.

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