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post #11 of 114
I don't fold because my CPU is currently unstable. My CPU might be dying.
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Originally Posted by Jakg View Post
im worried because my PC gets waaaay to hot (like 53 under load!) - although when my Reserator arrives ill start folding!
That's not bad man.. 53 C is fine. Let it rip!

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Maybe cause I still don't know what it really is after reading stuff in the forum...If someone elaborates enough..I'll do it.
It's the study of how proteins fold and mis fold. Stanford University has created virtual protein replicas in order to simulate the life cycle of the protein. The program simulates the folding, and logs results. The same work units are folded over and over to add security to the results (lots of results are better than a few). Basically, it has made developments recently in Alzheimer's disease. It's good for humanity to say the least.
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53C ??? My folding PC is at 53 too.... idle !!!! On full load it's at 66-67 C !!!
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53C ??? My folding PC is at 53 too.... idle !!!! On full load it's at 66-67 C !!!
you have a toaster...i mean a p4
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post #15 of 114
I fold mostly all the time, I just do it for a diffrent forum like I been doing for like 6 months
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post #16 of 114
Will be folding very soon lads..Just sorting a few things. However can only Fold now and again.
post #17 of 114
I have a few rigs I need to bring back online...power bill has been my reason for not folding lately though :-\\

My main is back online though, folding away - kind of slowly too though
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post #18 of 114
I don't, don't really understand the concept behind it, what it's for and why do it, what you get for doing it etc... I'm always using my comp, surfing websites, playing games etc... figure it will slow it down, maybe if I had a 2nd comp
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post #19 of 114
dont know how or what it is.... i would be glad to fold if i knew how
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post #20 of 114
The folding at home program is so quick to adapt based on cpu usage that is almost seamless. I leave it running even when gaming, the folding program runs with a lower priority, so it doesn't impede gaming or general use.

Folding is a tough concept to understand, but if you read up on Stanford's site about it, it's quite interesting.

http://folding.stanford.edu/
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