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Alessio Susi
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Message 69348 - Posted: 16 Dec 2019, 15:58:13 UTC

Is a Radeon R9 280X useful for MilkyWay@Home? I know they have great FP64 performance and it could be useful for this project.
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Message 69349 - Posted: 16 Dec 2019, 18:22:58 UTC

I believe they are great producers for this project. They just use a lot of power compared to later generations.
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Message 69351 - Posted: 17 Dec 2019, 3:32:05 UTC

Yep, great MW cruncher. Run 3 tasks per 280X.
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Message 69399 - Posted: 23 Dec 2019, 23:07:37 UTC - in response to Message 69348.  

R9 280X is a rebadged HD7970. One should provide about 600k RAC, not bad at all.
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Message 69417 - Posted: 31 Dec 2019, 9:53:36 UTC

From years for MW It's the best bang-for-buck..

3x7970 costs less then a half of a Radeon VII and give the same credits (about 1400-1500k)..

the downside is 3x power consumption (3/350W x gpu), a bigger psu needed and 3x heat to cool.. and with fans spinning always near to 100% they need to be clean and replace when needed (but it's a problem of all gpus)
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