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Well if I knew how to program I'd gladly do it for free in my spare time, I have been considering picking up a programming language as of late...

Other than that there are tons of programmers in the linux community that would probably be willing.

Well if you can get people well versed in OpenCL libraries on i386 and AMD64 distros and get Stanford to accept them you would get pretty far. It's not easy to find people with that expertise though. You can always try, but I don't think it's realistic.
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Which is why I was wondering if Standford would allow for freelance volunteers to come in and do it for them. I'm not sure if its true or not but I believe I read somewhere that there are like twice as many AMD cards folding as Nvidia cards, if true that is a lot of untapped potential.

They won't allow that due to the science involved. There's no more point in entertaining that thought as I know it'll be a no answer. FAHControl can be modified and that seems to be a huge step for Stanford.
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Oh well, I hear they did get a new programmer recently, hopefully he will make some good progress on this.
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you guys have no idea what we're planning.
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Oh, the intrigue.
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you guys have no idea what we're planning.

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you guys have no idea what we're planning.

Planning to make me want to "empty my wallet"? Again?
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you guys have no idea what we're planning.

Great to see you on the forum proteneer. In case everyone didn't catch mmonnin's thread. There is a a beta F@H GPU benchmark out.

The benchmark and instructions are on proteneer's site here: FAHBench
There is a results thread on the folding forum here: FAHBench Results , and an info/bug report thread here: FAHBench Beta

Hopefully AMD GPUs will soon be able to compete with their Nvidia counterparts.
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