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Message 52596 - Posted: 21 Jan 2012, 19:41:11 UTC

I just added a 560ti to 1 of the computers + was wondering about the best driver for it.It currently has the 285.66 driver.Thanks,Kurt

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Message 52603 - Posted: 22 Jan 2012, 14:59:06 UTC
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It is better to run that card on any other Project. MW is an "ATI" prefered Project. I looked @ your Answer in another thread here, with 17mins of completion per WU. My old 3850 AGP! (power of ~ a 8800GT) only needs 7 minutes. I have a 560TI too (run it with my standart BOINC proofed old 260.xx driver), and its better on any other projects like Einstein, seti, GPUGrid (>100k RAC but not opimal used, cos its a CC 2.1 Card) when you like science. The same problem with GPUGrid, never use a ATI card there, unless it is a absolut top card, but then i would use it better on MW for >300k RAC ^^ To use a 560TI with 180W powerusage for only ~12k RAC here is not that good ;) Then i would buy a cheap 5850 as second card or something for much lesser powerconsumation but much more RAC (i think 100k? i read somewhere).
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Message 52668 - Posted: 27 Jan 2012, 0:39:51 UTC - in response to Message 52603.
Last modified: 27 Jan 2012, 0:47:02 UTC

There is something odd going on with our 560Ti. As I wrote on the other thread, mine takes about 5 to 6 minutes to finish a wu.

I took a screenshot:


P.S I am using the latest beta drivers 290.53.

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Message 52671 - Posted: 27 Jan 2012, 2:58:35 UTC - in response to Message 52668.

560ti also with 5-6 minute completion times. I'm using 266.77 drivers.


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