GeForce GTX 970
FOLDING@HOME PPD PERFORMANCE

GPU FOLDING OVERVIEW

Folding@Home PPD for the GeForce GTX 970 represents the averages of folding work unit samples collected from a wide variety of users different computer hardware configurations.

Average values are used to best represent folding PPD performance of a GeForce GTX 970 across different F@H projects and user variables such as power settings, overclocks, operating system and specific work units which can yield wildly different highs and lows for PPD scores on the same GPU platform.

GPU PPD AVERAGE: ALL OS

306,314

Average of 500 most recent PPD samples

Data Samples: ALL OS

47,306

All Time

Stats as of Wednesday, 28 September 2022 00:08:00

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DATA SAMPLES INFO
Filter applied, PPD samples all time
RECENT AVERAGE FOLDING PERFORMANCE
Based on the 500 most recent, available PPD samples by filter
WORK UNIT PPD RECORDS
All Time
OS FILTER SAMPLES PPD
WU Per 24hrs
Time Per WU
Points Per WU
BEST PPD
WORST PPD
All OS AVG 47306 306,314 1.47 16 hrs 22 mins 208,917 8,238,337 22,638
Linux 3296 606,911 4.21 6 hrs 42 mins 144,303 1,008,692 162,560
Windows 43864 306,314 1.47 16 hrs 22 mins 208,917 8,238,337 22,638

12 WEEK AVG PPD CHANGE VS. WORK UNITS AVAILABLE - GeForce GTX 970

GPU PPD average changes week to week for a number of reasons such as credit for type of projects/causes available, varience in work unit difficulty, OS/GPU drivers, folding cores, GPU models, clocks, power targets etc.

The chart below serves as a way to see historical week to week performance change as PPD for a GPU is never a constant, as the work units processed are always changing.


12 WEEK RESEARCH CAUSE ALLOCATION - GeForce GTX 970

Average PPD is impacted by the types of research work units being done. The following shows the work unit allocation of causes being worked on in the past 12 weeks for the GeForce GTX 970.

GeForce GTX 970 kWh POWER CONSUMPTION & COST

Power consumption information for the GeForce GTX 970 is based on an average wattage taken from vendor information for the lowest and highest power draws for the GPU under folding@home compute loads.

Wattage information is only for the GPU and does not include the host computers power usage.

GPU Power Draw
Watts - TDP
Daily Power Usage
kWh
Points per
kWh
Daily Cost at $0.10
per kWh
Power Cost
per 1m Points
145 W 3.48 kWh 88,021 $0.35 $1.136

GeForce GTX 970 COMPUTE VS kWH USAGE DAY, MONTH, WEEK & YEAR

Folding@Home compute projections for the GeForce GTX 970 can be used to help inform long term point goals and related costs based on 24/7 usage.

Duration Nick Name
Points
Average
Work Units
Average
Power Usage
kWh
Power Cost
at $0.10 per kWh
Day PPD 306,314 1.47 3.48 kWh $0.35
Week PPW 2,144,198 10.26 24.36 kWh $2.44
Month PPM 9,317,050 44.60 105.85 kWh $10.59
Year PPY 111,804,610 535.16 1270.20 kWh $127.02

5 BEST PPD RESEARCH PROJECTS - GeForce GTX 970

The following data is the average PPD values for GeForce GTX 970 project work units based on multiple samples collected via the use of our Folding@Home dark mode web client.

PPD
Rank
Project
ID
Cause
Research
PPD
Average
Points WU
Average
WUs Day
Average
WU Time
Average
1 17257 covid-19 751,696 258,268 2.91 8 hrs 15 mins
2 17258 covid-19 748,972 257,977 2.90 8 hrs 16 mins
3 17401 covid-19 737,463 125,133 5.89 4 hrs 4 mins
4 17402 covid-19 727,389 121,979 5.96 4 hrs 1 mins
5 18022 cancer 712,460 233,915 3.05 8 hrs 53 mins

5 LOWEST PPD RESEARCH PROJECTS - GeForce GTX 970

The following data is the average PPD values for GeForce GTX 970 project work units based on multiple samples collected via the use of our Folding@Home dark mode web client.

PPD
Rank
Project
ID
Cause
Research
PPD
Average
Points WU
Average
WUs Day
Average
WU Time
Average
1 18500 parkinsons 93,406 149,750 0.62 38 hrs 29 mins
2 18501 parkinsons 111,400 160,146 0.70 35 hrs 30 mins
3 19306 unspecified 116,383 42,519 2.74 9 hrs 46 mins
4 18450 influenza 149,724 195,996 0.76 31 hrs 25 mins
5 17604 cancer 173,115 109,619 1.58 15 hrs 12 mins