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Poll Results: Is it crazy to spend money on new hardware just to better your F@H figures?

 
  • 19% (16)
    Yes - Why spend money on hardware that you dont really need
  • 61% (51)
    No - Its for a good cause
  • 19% (16)
    Indifferent -Might not need the hardware, but its use will increase in the future (futureproofing)
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post #21 of 39
It's no different to donating money to charity for medical research. So no it's not crazy. The only difference is that it's not deductible for your taxes and that if it's your main rig it also gives you other benefits such as gaming or whatever else you do with your rig.
     
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post #22 of 39
All of us here have a bit of craziness in us.
Good luck and have fun!
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post #23 of 39
I refuse to use my hardware for folding anymore, as I lost interest in it. However, I spend my money on hardware that I use for benching only. It sits unused for days/weeks/months until i decide to bench it.

I enjoy it and that is why i continue to do it.
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post #24 of 39
my rig is 24/7 folding box and I saved a month for it so i don't think your crazy, unless I'm just insane but w.e..
    
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post #25 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by $ilent View Post
I quite enjoy folding, and the team competition.
That's pretty much all you had to say right there. You're not crazy to spend money on things that you enjoy. Your past time even has a side benefit of possibly curing cancer, so go for it.
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post #26 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by robwadeson View Post
my rig is 24/7 folding box and I saved a month for it so i don't think your crazy, unless I'm just insane but w.e..
Do you fold on that 460, or just the 2500k?
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post #27 of 39
I used to fold before I realised how much it increases your electricity bill. If it wasn't for that bill, I'd have 2 PS3's 4 PC's and a laptop folding. But to spend money on it, not crazy. It's a good thing.

Personally, I'd give cash to a charity.
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post #28 of 39
When I built my sig rig, F@H was one of the main reasons I bought the components I did. I didn't build it to be a dedicated folder, but I went with a quad core and an Nvidia card to make it a more efficient folder.
 
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post #29 of 39
Buy stuff that makes you happy
 
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post #30 of 39
If you enjoy it, have fun with it. I've accumulated a lot of hardware over the years. I always figured I may as well put it to work. I've even had dedicated folding rigs in the past. I end up selling them, buying more parts, selling, repeat. I love playing with hardware and building folding rigs lets my do that.
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