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Old Aug 26, 2020, 07:53 PM   #69
Crawdaddy79
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That sucks man... I've lost hardware to folding in the past. A power supply and a CPU (but the CPU was my fault for trying to increase PPD ). Many say that folding just exposes existing issues, but I don't necessarily agree.

It's pure bliss being able to fold and not worry about crashes. I genuinely thought the occasional crash was just the nature of [email protected], and that everybody encountered them. Mine just were more frequent.

No - FlyorDie pegged it.

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Something must be wrong with your GPU. My V64 runs that unit just fine.
Anyway, if you have the case space for it, the Nitro+ is the quietest card I've had for as long as I can remember. It pulls about 180W (GPU) and gets 1.5M PPD with non 13421 WUs (gets about 600k PPD with the 13421's, @ 70W). Temp stays at 75C and fan RPM never breaks 3 digits. When it's idling, the fans don't even spin.

I think getting bigger than reference, specialized cooled GPUs is going to be my MO from here on out.
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