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Old April 21, 2009, 08:29 PM
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Default Want to save Electricity while Folding with your Videocard??? Follow these Steps!

Alright first things first this only applies for those of you that fold with your GPU only:


1. Underclock your cpu for example if you have a E8400 running @ 3.0ghz use software such as Asus Six Engine to underclock your cpu to 1.3-1.5ghz. I recommend this approach rather than doing a bios because this way if your ever in need of more power if your watching a movie bam a click of button you got yur power back. This will not slow down your ppd.... the new wu's take very little cpu power.

However the more tasks your running you will see a hit so underclock it with the mind set of how many tasks your doing. I leave my cpu at 1.5ghz almost 24/7 and the most i have ever gotten hit was around 200 ppd when i had many tasks running.



2. Underclock your Videocards CORE and MEMORY, You can underclock your Core and Memory this will keep the card running a bit cooler and these two do not reflect your ppd.

3. Only overclock your Shaders on your Videocard as this is the only thing that will effect your ppd. You can overclock your shaders using Rivatuner or Evga Precision Tuner.


Follow these simple steps and save your money. Which then gives you more incentive to fold more!

Cheers and thankyou for folding!
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