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post #1 of 17
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I understand there is a challenge going on?

How do I participate?

Should I do big adv?

I will be folding with 2600k, and 2x GTX 470s via F@HTracker.

I also need a passkey

Thanks OCN! <3
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I never folded but, How can you fold on your current rig if you use it for gaming?
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I never folded but, How can you fold on your current rig if you use it for gaming?
well you can fold say 12 hours then game for a couple, then fold again, AMIRITE?
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well you can fold say 12 hours then game for a couple, then fold again, AMIRITE?
Makes since Wish you luck
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post #5 of 17
If you're planning to game on your rig, don't do bigadv. You need all the resources you can get for bigadv and you have to fold 24/7 so you can meet deadlines.

Check out Folding Essentials Thread for more info on getting yourself set up. If you're planning to run 24/7 during the Chimp Challenge, you can easily get like 40k from your rig, but watch the temps, it'll get pretty hot!
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thanks epona.
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If you're planning to game on your rig, don't do bigadv. You need all the resources you can get for bigadv and you have to fold 24/7 so you can meet deadlines.
everything stated is dead on but this. With a 2600k @ 5ghz you can do a lot of gaming and still finish before the deadline. However his is at 4ghz but you can still game.

Before you start folding I would overclock a little more or you won't see that 40k ppd
    
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everything stated is dead on but this. With a 2600k @ 5ghz you can do a lot of gaming and still finish before the deadline. However his is at 4ghz but you can still game.

Before you start folding I would overclock a little more or you won't see that 40k ppd
Sorry, I read the post where he was talking about only folding for 12 hours (despite the title saying 24/7) and under those circumstances there's no way to finish bigadv WUs on time.
    
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post #9 of 17
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Sorry, I read the post where he was talking about only folding for 12 hours (despite the title saying 24/7) and under those circumstances there's no way to finish bigadv WUs on time.
Yup.. I now see that post. Gotta admit that 24/7 != 12 hours
    
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hehe, I just can't OC more at the moment with a stock cooler lol
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