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    Thread: HashCat GPU
Post: RE: HashCat GPU

My eyes hurt.... oh wait, they are bleeding
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 5 10,341 10-03-2015, 02:33 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

I've just got the MSI GTX 970 4GD5 OC. It is amazing! Excellent hashing speeds and stays cool during high load. Haven't seen it overcome the 46C degrees. The fact that is also power efficient makes i...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 10-02-2015, 08:45 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

By the way is the PCI express bus speed relevant to the performance of the card? More specifically if i install this card in a PCIe x4 will it be slower than a PCe x16?
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-23-2015, 05:22 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Great! Thank you all for your enlightening and precise answers. I am currently between a used design reference HD 7970 and a new MSI GTX 970 4GD5 OC. Since this is kind of an investment that one may n...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-20-2015, 07:35 AM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Well actually i have provided you a link for this card because in my country is even cheaper than the OEM ones :). I have found it in an online shop for about 370$.
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-19-2015, 07:04 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Great. Thanks for your answer and the guidance you are providing. Regarding the GTX 970 what is your opinion about the following card? http://www.amazon.com/Palit-Nvidia-GeForce-Graphics-Express/...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-19-2015, 10:54 AM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

One more question is it better to get 2x 7950 or 1x 7970 ? Thank you!
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-18-2015, 10:27 PM
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Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

rico Wrote: (09-18-2015, 06:33 PM) -- Depending on how much heat is being generated, you may have to override the GPU's fan control to run faster. Search the forums. -- Well i guess the answer was w...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-18-2015, 06:48 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Yes i've read that already. Apart from that, are there any special characteristics which are related to the GPU utilization during the password cracking activities and it's auto tuning?
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-18-2015, 06:15 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Thank you for posting this link. Indeed it is very useful and has answered a lot of my questions! Although i would like a more extensive analysis about why the reference cards are better in the gpu pa...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-18-2015, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: RE: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Well by "affordable" i mean something between the range of $200 - $400. At this point i am considering 2x hd 7990 or 2 x hd 7950 and the newer 290x but i would like to know which configuration is bett...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-18-2015, 06:11 AM
    Thread: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???
Post: Best Affordable GPU for oclhashcat Q4'15 ???

Hello. I would like to ask you which is the best affordable GPU for using it with the oclhashcat. Also what is the difference between buying an OEM card (MSI R9 290x) and a retail one (Club 3D R9 2...
Captain_Harlock Old oclHashcat Support 20 39,184 09-17-2015, 07:17 PM