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8 watercooled 6990s
6990s for folding, LOL. But IDK, maybe you meant to say GTX 590.
    
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8x6990s would probably get beaten by a geforce 210. i would fold on it for the lols
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post #23 of 33
My ultimate folding "setup" would be my rig that could actually get a reasonable PPD.


... Wait, are we not allowed to change the way computing works when we're imagining our dream setup?


In that case, I guess it'd be an i5/7 2-5/6-00k with watercooled 590's. Not that that'd be nice for my power bill.


Why is it that the folding client for AMD is so poor? I though the 6-series AMD GPUs were supposed to have some improvements for GPGPU?
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What ever Deeebs has at his job.
That way it doesn't cost me anything...
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*see Deeeebs*

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What ever Deeebs has at his job.
That way it doesn't cost me anything...
at least I spelt his name right
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at least I spelt his name right
I brok th ky that has that lttr.
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post #27 of 33
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That is my dream setup. They would be kept in a room all to throughselvles w/ an air condition to keep things at a chilly 40F.
That's too cold, and you risk having issues as a result.

You want to run your hardware with nice 64-80F air.

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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
GPU folding is not worth it now with the 2600K. You could make, if you're in the US, two folding rigs based on it inc. high-end coolers for less than $1200 and get 90-100K PPD. To get the same with GPU folding you'd need to spend more than 3x the amount and have MUCH higher power consumption. Bigadv FTW!
This. 2600k, reasonable board (for the OC), a little RAM with decent timings and a cheap but stable PSU (300W) is the best way to fold right now. The GPUs don't make sense as they cost too much to buy and run (and they throw out a lot of annoying noise & heat, even if you don't have to worry about paying the power bills!).
post #28 of 33
Ultimate? I would nothing less than a Matrioshka Brain, I win.


Matrioshka Brain is a computer that is a sphere that surrounds a star. Nearly 100% of the star's power is used by the sphere. It is almost the same as a Dyson sphere.
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What about Data from Star Trek? He seems smart/powerful enough...
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post #30 of 33
Mine would be a P8P67 WS (which gets here today), 4 GTX 460 2WINs, and a 2600k. 8 GF104s crunching away in one rig would be insane.
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