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Anyone who thinks that a few years of folding is going to find the cure for cancer needs a reality check, but the truth is we've made leaps and bounds for helping find stuff i believe, especially (i think i read this somewhere) Parkinson's and Huntingtons?
Yes, Parkinsons for sure. My grandma has it and I remember hearing how folding directly was responsible for extreme slowing of the effects of the disease. I believe the story was realated to Michael J. Fox's case.
 
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Meh, tried it for a month. My 480 gets loud. REALLY loud.
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The CPU would probably be quieter, and still get a decent amount.
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post #24 of 33
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The CPU would probably be quieter, and still get a decent amount.
How would you feel if I mined Bitcoins instead of folding?
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Doesn't mining create the same heat / noise as folding?

How would that help you?
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Doesn't mining create the same heat / noise as folding?

How would that help you?
zodac hates mining.
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post #27 of 33
Oh. I see.

post #28 of 33
Do I?
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post #29 of 33
Hahahahaa. Very nice. You should fold on that Sandy Bridge and mine on the GPU if you're going to mine at all. I seem to remember a chart showing how ineffective processors are at mining now.
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post #30 of 33
It seems that people who have a gripe against folding are the ones that dont do it. You know what, I leave my PC on all the time so I feel this is a way of justifying all that wasted electric. Its not about E-peen or whatever, its about helping science. But the community here is the reason why I fold. The team here help each other out, be it with words of advice or actually sending parts to other members. No other site have I been on does this.

I dont care who you are, dont come here and start calling folding a benchmark tool.
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