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And Diablo 3 has to drop in the middle of all of this madness?? Finally my rig has met its match. Which means I need to upgrade right??
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And Diablo 3 has to drop in the middle of all of this madness?? Finally my rig has met its match. Which means I need to upgrade right??

It means you need a second computer! thumb.gif

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And Diablo 3 has to drop in the middle of all of this madness?? Finally my rig has met its match. Which means I need to upgrade right??

I like JetPak's idea of a second computer! I'll be playing D3 nonstop! biggrin.gif
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With luck I don't game too much during the week maybe 1-2 hours a weekday and after playing the beta I won't need to update my system either. My main issue is going to be the heat, the apt complex I moved to not the best cooling system so far, they informed me it takes time for the full affects complex wide chiller to take place. I've been having to shut down my system before I leave for work just to keep my place in mid to low 80s when my system is crunching upper 80s which is not comfortable.
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Mid to low 80's???? Sounds like the cooling system is somebody fanning the air in the area... sheesh... I would complain bigtime!

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buy a really big fan?
like this one
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Awwww D3 right in the middle of that? Oh well at least I can leave my work rigs running (GTX 465, 2x Xeon 6 core and a lowly 4650)

Also, Ill probably switch over my folding comps as well (2x Q9650)
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This is my first time participating in one of these, so I'm looking for someone to set me straight. My understanding is that there are multiple projects that will need to be run at different times with different resource allocations. Will someone be posting instructions/team strategy here?

It looks like the latest beta driver has cleared up my GPU crunching issues, so hopefully I can contribute my 460 SEs to the team, and I'll see what I can do to get my dedicated rigs up and running by May 5.
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This is my first time participating in one of these, so I'm looking for someone to set me straight. My understanding is that there are multiple projects that will need to be run at different times with different resource allocations. Will someone be posting instructions/team strategy here?
It looks like the latest beta driver has cleared up my GPU crunching issues, so hopefully I can contribute my 460 SEs to the team, and I'll see what I can do to get my dedicated rigs up and running by May 5.

You are correct. There are 5 projects and each one gets 2 or 3 days. Projects end up overlapping since everything fits between the event dates. General strategy is to start running a project at least 1/2 day before it officially begins to be counted so you can have tasks completed by the time it starts and (for projects with delayed credits) those credits can be awarded during the official period.
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This is my first time participating in one of these, so I'm looking for someone to set me straight. My understanding is that there are multiple projects that will need to be run at different times with different resource allocations. Will someone be posting instructions/team strategy here?
It looks like the latest beta driver has cleared up my GPU crunching issues, so hopefully I can contribute my 460 SEs to the team, and I'll see what I can do to get my dedicated rigs up and running by May 5.
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You are correct. There are 5 projects and each one gets 2 or 3 days. Projects end up overlapping since everything fits between the event dates. General strategy is to start running a project at least 1/2 day before it officially begins to be counted so you can have tasks completed by the time it starts and (for projects with delayed credits) those credits can be awarded during the official period.

maybe we could have some of those time clocks so we know when things start and end smile.gif
they seem to work well with BGB ?
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