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I have 2 that I hardly use.
One has an intel dual core @ 2.8, Mobile HD Radeon 4670, and 6gb RAM.
The other is really old and has nothing.

So would it be beneficial or just not even worth it? They would be dedicated 24/7.
post #2 of 15
For the first one, certainly not on the GPU, but you could get 1k or so out of the CPU. If that's worth it to you, go ahead. smile.gif

The second... no.
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Is 1k much? I mean I'm not using it for anything else.
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Well, your 470 would get ~12k, and your i5 would get like 10k, if both were running 24/7.

Should be enough for a comparison.
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I see. Thanks for the help.
post #6 of 15
Personally I wouldn't do it. I would imagine that any laptop would get very hot running at 100% 24/7. But if you don't care about them go ahead. I just don't see the point in pushing hardware that isn't really meant to run like that.
    
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I bought a ps3 specifically for folding no games nothing runs non stop so I don't see why not
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Yea I don't think I am yet.
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Sounds like a massive power draw and heat producing monster. For 1K PDD I dunno about that. If you don't pay for electricity and have somewhere to isolate them then sure. Otherwise I don't think it'd be worth it.
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post #10 of 15
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Well I'm in a dorm so I'm not paying electricity.
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