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Old September 13, 2007, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by pscout View Post
Even if the gpu could fold, your rig would probably produce more running smp and would consume less power and produce less heat doing it. Also, gpu folding does interfere with any serious video usage.
And it runs crazy hot!!!!!!

I ran it for a while, but I found that it pretty well ran the vid card 100% full load 24/7 and still ate up some cpu cycles at the same time.

The SMP beta otoh I find runs probably around a 80% load (based on temperature difference between orthos and SMP beta) so it's not stressing the components quite as much, although I suspect it's putting the memory through just as much work as it does the CPU.
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