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My sig rig is no good for folding it eats to much power, have put my media pc on it though (its a bit more efficient)

Does anyone have any ideas if the new fm2 amd apu's due next month will be good for folding, i could get some money together to build a folding only machine with one qnd it would be cost effective and efficient.
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post #172 of 524
The amount of effort required for building a 4p is crazy low compared to PPD produced, it's very easy...and we have some great folk here who can help with part selection on a very reduced budget.

( wink.gif shout out for G3RG's 4p that's currently for sale!)
post #173 of 524
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Originally Posted by Stoffie View Post

My sig rig is no good for folding it eats to much power, have put my media pc on it though (its a bit more efficient)
Does anyone have any ideas if the new fm2 amd apu's due next month will be good for folding, i could get some money together to build a folding only machine with one qnd it would be cost effective and efficient.

They won't be super-crazy-awesome (F@H is all about floating point), but they'll certainly be fine for some sweet SMP (CPU) folding! CPU folding is really efficient PPD/Watt. Folding on an HTPC is a great idea. I'm not sure if the GPU folding will work well or not, though certainly some will try it and we'll hear results soon...and that price is pretty alluring thumb.gif
post #174 of 524
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I would LOVE to build a Rig or 2 Just for F@H, if i could get the Money Donated to do it smile.gif

Boy, oh boy... I'd love to drive that new GT500... while we're at it, maybe we could get donations going for that too... rolleyes.gif

Seriously, though. The focus of this thread is trying to reach out to potential new folders. [H] is about to step up to first in the world. That makes EVGA our target. Any contribution to your team will help thumb.gif

Just trying to help the Team, i am a competitive person, i really would love some Folding Rigs that the Team Owns. But oh well, it's up to you guys. I'm here Folding everything i got thumb.gif
 
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Okay you got me. I've been wanting to fold for a while but I kinda forgot about it. Now that I have my CPU overclocked and a decent GPU can someone get me started? Where should I be looking? And when I'm folding will I still be able to use my computer for light web browsing? This is my main computer so I can't completely dedicate it to folding.
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Oh man missed here so much biggrin.gif got a big one WU, it shows that ill finish ti in 1.89 day biggrin.gif
post #177 of 524
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Okay you got me. I've been wanting to fold for a while but I kinda forgot about it. Now that I have my CPU overclocked and a decent GPU can someone get me started? Where should I be looking? And when I'm folding will I still be able to use my computer for light web browsing? This is my main computer so I can't completely dedicate it to folding.

This is a great guide [that I've used], written by the incomparable zodac, that's perfect for CPU and GPU folding under Windows! It's really simple.

You can absolutely still use your computer while folding smile.gif. I've actually never noticed any impact on anything (gaming, web browsing, etc.) while CPU folding. A few games I've played don't like it when I'm GPU folding, so I paused that sometimes while gaming.

The Client v7 makes things super easy! biggrin.gif
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I've left my computer at work on all weekend LOL idk how much an Athlon X2 might help, but its been on.

This has inspired me. New plan! When I get in to college tomorrow, I'm going straight to the IT guys and tell them to put every work computer to work on F@H for OCN's team, while not in use by a student. Dunno how it's going to be accomplished.
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This has inspired me. New plan! When I get in to college tomorrow, I'm going straight to the IT guys and tell them to put every work computer to work on F@H for OCN's team, while not in use by a student. Dunno how it's going to be accomplished.

Depending on the work the students are doing, you might be able to get away with just installing F@H normally, and give it a low priority.
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This has inspired me. New plan! When I get in to college tomorrow, I'm going straight to the IT guys and tell them to put every work computer to work on F@H for OCN's team, while not in use by a student. Dunno how it's going to be accomplished.

My school does this with all library computers, it can make a big difference biggrin.gif
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