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March 01, 2011, 04:18:34 PM
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I have quad core, 4 GB RAM with Sapphire HD6870 1GB for mining. & 2 hard disks. one is 500GB & other is 80GB.
Usually i use win 7 for everyday life & mostly i will be installing & uninstalling any new softwares i see. & its always crowded with softwares.

Only 3 days ago i got HD6870 & before i had 9400GT.
i am getting 210Mhash/s at 900 clk (default) & 230Mhash/s at 999 clk OC.
If i go over 1010+ system crashes & at 1005 i got white pixels..
Having ati catalyst 11.2 & also SDK 2.3.

Today suddenly i wondered since win 7 using more graphics ....for visual appeal, what if i try in xp, will i get more hash/s.
So, i uninstalled all the nvida drivers & installed 11.2 & SDK 2.3 of xp.

When i ran the same poclbm in win xp, it makes background things slow.
when mining, everything takes time to open....system becomes slow.

Some one used/using xp getting better than win 7 or same or less.
Please any advices welcome.

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March 01, 2011, 04:23:23 PM
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Instead of going down to XP, you could try turning off Aero.

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March 01, 2011, 04:30:15 PM
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XP wasn't really done with gpu computing in mind. You could try setting -f 120 in the miner to improve responsiveness, but it's better to just use windows 7 or linux.
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all i know is that aero doesn't affect performance on my 6870

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March 01, 2011, 05:03:07 PM
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I think everyone misunderstanding what i say.

With aero effects turned on & many softwares running in background, mining doesn't affect other programs in WINDOWS 7
The problem is only on xp. I think xp don't have aero effect.

what niooron said maybe correct, xp may not have designed with gpu computing

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