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post #11 of 37
I am saving up some money to build a dedicated folding rig. After asking a few questions here, I have in my mind

i7-2600K (I may wait till buldozer comes out and see if it is any better)
a good overclocking mobo
watercool or silver arrow (already have silver arrow)
a cheap IDE hard drive (why do we need 1 TB of hard drive and a fast one??)
a cheap GPU
a decent 400w PSU
decent 4GB RAM
linux (will fedora work? or do I have to get one of those retail distro such as Ubuntu)
will build myself a custom case (wood and acrylic ) with capability to expand
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post #12 of 37
Linux and a well OC'ed 2600K will net the best bigadv PPD, minus of course the mighty SR2 & Xeons combo, or Deeebs mighty spaceship rig

It is possible to fold without a HDD, I remember seeing a tutorial somewhere
post #13 of 37
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Pfft, my 2500k does 42k ppd with ease, 2600k should net you 50k+
Not everyone is going linux, not everyone is going to get a golden chip. Should and could are two different things.
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Yeah but I also want a "ok" rig, I will probably play some games @720p incase my sig rig goes down. And I was thinking that the 2600K will be OC'ed to 4.6 to 4.8 to keep it on the safe side? i3 2100? i5 2500K?
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post #15 of 37
I got specs for a folding rig for you, it is the best and it's pretty cheap also. For this rig you will need a few sheets of paper and a straight edge ruler. And then fold away to your minds content!
post #16 of 37
2GB RAM. Only 300W PSU (bronze or silver preferred when running 24/7).
Looks fine otherwise.
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post #17 of 37
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Can I have 2100/2500K/2600K and 460/6850/6870 and only run the CPU client?
(sorry I'm a noob at this)
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post #18 of 37
Might want to wait for BD.Imagine 6 cores folding and 2 for say SLi GTS 450's?
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post #19 of 37
You want 4GB of decent specced RAM for efficient bigadv folding
post #20 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maelthras View Post
I got specs for a folding rig for you, it is the best and it's pretty cheap also. For this rig you will need a few sheets of paper and a straight edge ruler. And then fold away to your minds content!
If you're going this route, at least put in the effort to list some specs. Glossy or matte paper?


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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
Can I have 2100/2500K/2600K and 460/6850/6870 and only run the CPU client?
(sorry I'm a noob at this)
That will work, each cpu, gpu can run it's own client. You can fold on just the cpu or just the gpu.
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