Getting back into Folding

Discussion in 'Folding@Home - Join Team Guru3D !' started by Brasky, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. Brasky

    Brasky Ancient Guru

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    Well, I've taken a break from folding but am looking to get back into it. What's the current best ppd/ per watt card out there? I've seen the 970 seems to get a lot of reviews. Thanks for any info that you guys have. Also if there are any cards that are about to be released (next 6 months) that would potentially be more efficient please let me know as well. Thanks!
     
  2. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    The 970 is king right now if you're looking for price/performance/watt. Obviously, 980, 980Ti and TitanX are faster but also priced higher. For Folding, you're better off with a 970. Mine has been running 200-300K PPD clocked at 1452.
     
  3. sverek

    sverek Ancient Guru

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    970 is beast. Did some great folding with it. Unfortunately F@H won't detect my card anymore... (gonna resintall windows as last desperate attempt)
     
  4. Brasky

    Brasky Ancient Guru

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    gotcha, that's what I was looking for is a solid budget performer. thanks.

    Picked up 2 evga 970 ftw's, I don't think I'll have the cpu fold so the heat shouldn't be bad.
     
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    iancook221188 Ancient Guru

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    good to see ya back Brasky, 970 good choice
     
  6. Brasky

    Brasky Ancient Guru

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    Thanks, happy to start getting back into it.:)
     
  7. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    if I had the funds available for a second 970, I wouldn't be folding on my CPU either.
     
  8. Babel-17

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    forums.guru3d.com/forumdisplay.php?f=35

    Was FAH spitting out that error message? Either way, downloading that GPUs list might do the trick for you.

    Edit: Woops, I didn't check the other thread first. I now see you've already seen it. No joy, I take it?
     
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