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Poll Results: Should I build a cruncher?

 
  • 88% (22)
    Yes!
  • 12% (3)
    No!
25 Total Votes  
post #21 of 24
I'll take any video boards (PCIe) that anyone wants to give away and pay shipping CONUS too!

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post #22 of 24
Have a similar setup for my HTPC. Q6600, Asus p5k deluxe(not exactly sure), and 4gb of G.Skill ram with a GTX 260. I only crunch/fold on it during certain times. If someone shuts the cabinet door where it is houses, it will shut off from thermal overload. Still keeps booting and running fine at 3.5 with a crappy HS and an ultra kaze 3k fan.

Point wise, I am not sure what you would get. As I use it to crunch WCG on CPU and MW on GPU.
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post #23 of 24
Me and the OP sorted something out
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post #24 of 24
It depends on how many watts it uses relative to how many points it produces. Without those numbers, it's hard to make an informed decision whether you should or should not make it a crunching rig.
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