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I have a pile of Athlon XPs and a Tualatin Celeron, Worthwhile for folding or just my electric company?

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I figured I should ask before I hemorrhage money on my electric bill. I have 4 or 5 axp systems, the lowliest being an 1800+, as well as a Tualatin celeron overclocked to 133x10. Would these systems make a worthwhile contribution? I suspect each WU would take days.

I picked up an 8port switch so I have the systems and the network capacity.

Thanks for any input.
   
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No... your electricity bill would be quite high for the little amount of PPD you'd be getting.
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Ya generally processors much older then 3 years ago are going to be iffy on the benefit vs the power consumption. I dont run my older c2d overclocked to 2.5 because it costs to much to run
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Thats what I was afraid of. Would it still not be worthwhile if I track down some 150w micro atx psus that have just enough power to run the system?
   
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Nope. You'd honestly be better off selling all that and buying a single GTX460. I'm 99% positive it'd outfold all of them and consume a lot less power.
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Well shoot, I was afraid of that. I've been trying to get my gt430 folding but It refuses for some reason.
   
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Originally Posted by notyettoday View Post

Well shoot, I was afraid of that. I've been trying to get my gt430 folding but It refuses for some reason.

PM either zodac or BWG, they are both really helpfull in getting things working right!
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What client are you using and what driver version. Any more info about the problem you are having would help
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