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post #11 of 35
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Originally Posted by Chozart
Posted already.... misinformed. 4X4 is two DUAL core CPUs, and not ONE Quad Core CPU liek the Inquirer mentions. The Inquirer is incorrect, like so often.
From the article above Chozart....

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ts dual die dual socket chip.
if you can find a CPU that will work in two sockets simultaneously then

INQ forgot a s Flame THEM!!
    
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post #12 of 35
I did flame them, and no one else. Apologies if it sounded otherwise. Edited previous post

The article is poorly written, and that little phrase is the only part where it indicates that's dual socket. As the title of this thread states, the article gives the impression that a Quad Core CPU is used in 4x4. This is not the case, since AMD won't have a Quad Core CPU until second half 2007 (in which it will be 8x4)

Again, my apologies.
    
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post #13 of 35
Hmmm, So, if there was an FAH team, and each member had four of these rigs, would their team be allowed?? LOL
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post #14 of 35
I think the INQ writers need to take some more grammar courses. Its a dual CPU "quad core" with each CPU being dual core, for a total of 4 cores, hence the "quad core" reference.
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post #15 of 35
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Hmmm, So, if there was an FAH team, and each member had four of these rigs, would their team be allowed?? LOL
8 cores per team, 3 cores per member. So, yes they can fold, but only on the max amount of cores allowed for the team
    
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How much is this monster likely to cost?
8x More than its worth.
post #17 of 35
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8 cores per team, 3 cores per member. So, yes they can fold, but only on the max amount of cores allowed for the team
Oh, I thought it was CPU's not cores, and 16 CPU's, not 8...

OK, I see now... 8 cores per team= 2 of these CPU's??
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post #18 of 35
YEah.... but then limited to 3 cores per user.

Thus, for example 4 users, each folding 2 cores is good. 1 user folding 1 core, 2 users folding 2 cores, and 1 user folding 3 cores is good also.
    
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post #19 of 35
So, one would have to customize the settings so they only fold with 3/4 cores on this CPU? that sucks...
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post #20 of 35
well.. you need to run multiple instances of the folding client anyways. I have a dual core CPU, thus I need to run two instances of the folding client (one for each core; this only works with the console version). If I have a Quad Core CPU, I need to run four instances. It's easy to assign two to the team (username1) and two to individual folding (username2).

Also, I'd guess that with that much power, many choose to fold individually,
    
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