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And that leads me to ask until the end of the year I won't be paying utilities so whats that best budget machine I can throw together to get some PPD, looking to set up a machine and throw it in the closet and let it do work. I have a few spare PC's laying around if there is a GPU option that I could just put one or two (if they are not x16) in and let them run.
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Well it looks like version 6 doesn't like the proxy at work so it won't connect so I am stuck with a machine running hard and no way to check its status (short of opening the viewer). But I have the sig rig running on all 4 cores at home and will be entering a screen shot for the drawing and hoping we can overtake EVGA ...
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And that leads me to ask until the end of the year I won't be paying utilities so whats that best budget machine I can throw together to get some PPD, looking to set up a machine and throw it in the closet and let it do work. I have a few spare PC's laying around if there is a GPU option that I could just put one or two (if they are not x16) in and let them run.
what is the budget? In budget order you're best off with a GT 240, then a GTS 450, then pretty much multiple GTS 450s is the way forward. Above $400 or so (depending on parts you have already) going -bigadv with a basic i2600k rig would be the best thing to do.
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Apparently there is no cheap way to fold, I didn't really want to use better equipment in a rig that sits in my closet than one on my desktop. I have learned that i don't really game, which is why I built this PC and because I already have so much money in parts I wanted to put it to some kind of use.

And to answer your question (if it was a question) what i have sitting around is a 939 rig minus the processor and a couple single core turions minus ram which I could use for GPU work.

EDIT: the more I think about it I just need a way to write this stuff off as research on my taxes so I wouldn't feel bad about spending the money.
Edited by PLeXuS4200 - 5/4/11 at 12:19pm
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