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Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:08:24 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: new dev box wishes (was: Contest)

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 03:04:50PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 12:43:28PM +0200, magnum wrote:
> > I'm sceptic to overclocking in general and for development in particular. I can only see significant downsides.
> 
> OK, although card vendor's overclocking is a bit different, and it feels
> weird to pay for a Titan at stock clocks since it gives performance that
> is barely better than the much cheaper GTX 780's (except at
> double precision floating-point).  Anyway, I've counted your vote for
> stock clocks.

Besides, with all recent cards having boost speeds, the point in sticking
with stock clocks is moot.  e.g. we're "lucky" to have the original 7970
in bull, but modern 7970's all have boost, so clock rates vary.

Alexander

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