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Why do people make folding only computers? I know what folding is, but why spend money on a computer just for folding? Not judging, just wondering....
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Why do people make folding only computers? I know what folding is, but why spend money on a computer just for folding? Not judging, just wondering....
I was actually thinking about doing it once I get a job and a laptop. If you're all for the cause of folding, it would be a great contribution! You would also be getting a ton of points for yourself, The Chimp Challenge, and OCN. But it's really about finding a cure. Points are still fun though!
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I was under the impression that gpu folding wasn't worth in on dedicated f@h rigs?
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I was under the impression that gpu folding wasn't worth in on dedicated f@h rigs?
That's what I'm going for actually. I was just gonna build a simple 2-4GB of RAM system with a cheap Athlon II X4 CPU. Nothing too fancy but give the build anywhere from 2-4GPU's.
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I see, What kind of ppd will an oc'ed 1090 get?
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I see, What kind of ppd will an oc'ed 1090 get?
Without bonus, I think anywhere from 7-12k? I'm not certain because I don't SMP fold but when I did i was using 4 cores of my 1055t and it was around 4k.
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post #18 of 25
Surely it would do more that 12k right?
I think you need to do Bigadv units to get max ppd.
(My chip gets around 25-30k ppd with bigadv units. no overclock btw)
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I second the TA890FXE if you can get over the spacing.
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