Anyone folding on a AMD Fusion Llano APU's GPU?

amdgamer

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Out of curiosity, has anyone tried folding yet on the Llano APU's GPU portion of the silicon? I am curious how much it would produce and how stable it would be to continuously fold GPU3 ATI units on it. I am getting ready to start a small business and am considering going with an AMD A8-3850 which has a quad core PII based processor at 2.9ghz along with the equivalent of an ATI 6550 GPU for a web server to run the website. Since the GPU will be worthless for this type of duty, I suppose I could just let it fold while the CPU portion takes care of the web server duties. I figure that I don't need much since I don't expect high traffic so this appears to be a very easy and compact way to get a web server started.
 

Untitledone

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It might be a few thousand points per day, but I dont know anyone who has folded on one. Its really more like an Athlon II with double the L2 cache (4MB Llano vs 2MB Athlon II).
 

Zero82z

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Considering even high-end ATI GPUs only get about 8000PPD at best, it's highly unlikely that folding on an APU will be worth it if it's even possible.
 

jebo_4jc

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If you ever have to actually use the box, you run the risk of a sluggish UI.

I probably wouldn't suggest folding on a web server, as much as I wish I could do it.

If you really want to fold on it, stick a different GPU in there, perhaps.
 

amdgamer

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If you ever have to actually use the box, you run the risk of a sluggish UI.

I probably wouldn't suggest folding on a web server, as much as I wish I could do it.

If you really want to fold on it, stick a different GPU in there, perhaps.

This is basically what I was fearing might happen. I wouldn't be running any discrete GPU as i'm going to try to keep the build as simple as possible.
 

Untitledone

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You can always give it a try. If it does not work out then you can say you gave it your best go!
 
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