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post #11 of 17
+1 on the 2600k and some cheap hd/gpu/mb. I do suggest getting some ddr-2133 ram, they do shave some time off the TPF.
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Hmm good point. Guess my mobo does support it. Am I going to notice any increase with 8GB RAM or can I cheap out and go with 4?
Edited by InfernoReaper - 6/15/11 at 1:04pm
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post #13 of 17
I'm not 100% sure it does, however I can tell you that the TPF on 4gb 2133 ram is lower than when I had 8gb of 1600 ram. I don't think it uses 4gbs of ram anyways.
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post #14 of 17
I'd do 8, but that's me... most will say 4 is enough...but get the fast stuff
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Oh hell, I'm already spending $800 on a machine I won't even touch. Might as well splurge right?
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post #16 of 17
You could forget about a HD and just go for a USB stick 8/16GB. If you use a folding image, you might reach the max TPF. Check this link

Saves some power and noise. The image is just around 100MB I thought.
post #17 of 17
4GB is enough for that machine since you probably wont be running 12-core WUs on a 2600K which is the only thing that needs > 4GB of RAM (My native linux server was using 4.6GBs of RAM running the 12-core WU (P6903(using the -bigbeta flag)))

P.S. don't use Native Linux if you plan on GPU folding on that computer because its hard as god to setup, but better if it will only be CPU folding
Edited by OCTDBADBRO - 6/15/11 at 10:17pm
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