Actually I just changed the memory settings last week to 4-4-4-12-2T (according to manufacturer's spec), while before it was at 5-5-5-15-2T (auto in BIOS). There has been no change in PPD.
Try setting it to 1T.
That's interesting because because before I had some DDR2-667 memory rated at 5-3-3-15. It made it up to about DDR2-800. So I did the +1 bit and set it to 6-4-4-18 and it made it up to DDR2-900 and then it quit. So it does make a difference.
....I'll experiment with that this weekend, still a bit worried about temps while still being quiet enough (although you said in the other thread the CPU temp doesn't really increase from an increased FSB).
My other 4000+ is up to 2.9 GHz. It's still not much warmer, if at all, using a hand test. I love the Biostar 7050-M2, even the NB never gets warm.
...I think I can only get a real FAH increase by upping the FSB (and therefor the GPU clock speed, which seems to be most important). In this case, about 7.5% but it's better then nothing.
I took significant hits when I slowed memory down and increased FSB, it drove me crazy. Is that right? Why increase GPU speed?
...Maybe you getting such good results with a 4000+ (even topping mine heheh) is for a big part because of using Ubuntu instead of Windows? (I will not switch though...)
Oh absolutely, as my Windows PC at 2.9GHz is no faster, perhaps even slower, than my Ubuntu pc. This also drives me crazy.
Slightly OT: because of another windows update this week, my PC rebooted, and FAH lost valuable hours of folding (password). Is there any way to "hold" the windows updates from installing and rebooting the PC until I say it can do so?
There's an option to turn off auto updates. I never auto update. I want to see what it's going to install, and I want to reboot only when I want, not if and when it feels like it. So my pc's, even the Ubuntu, notify me of updates, and I install updates perhaps twice a month. In the case of my C2D pc I even have to stop overclocking to install updates correctly. Several Vista programs do not run correctly, including MS Update while OC'd, but Prime 95 shows no errors so I attribute the problem to poor MS code, as usual.