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-Why do you Boinc?
I BOINC because my gpu was not being used efficiently by F@H and I like the programs.

-Have you ever Folded?
Every day

-Do you think Boinc is better than Folding and why?
I think BOINC is better just because they have more projects.

-Which is program/app (Boinc/F@H) is easier to use and why?
Both are quite easy to setup but I did have a major problem with BOINC in Ubuntu 12.04 so I guess this would go to F@H.

-Do you believe that the Projects that BOINC run i.e. "IBM's WCG HCC, Rosetta@Home, Poem@Home" are just as beneficial to finding cures for cancers and diseases and Folding@Home?
Yes

-Did you know that Folding@Home actually wanted to come to Boinc? F@H on Boinc at the bottom

I did not
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-Why do you Boinc?
To help out the OCN team during their BGB events.

-Have you ever Folded?
I'm in a team folding competition.

-Do you think Boinc is better than Folding and why?
You're going to hate me but no. For folding, I just download a client, enter username and passkey, everything is controlled within that client as far as whether you want to fold on CPU, GPU or both, and then just fold away. For BOINC, you have to read through 1000 of the projects to choose one that you may like. What sucks is that the one you may like, will probably not net you as many points as you'd like during the BGB. And then setting the CPU, GPU, or both usage has been daunting for me. Not only is it controlled in the client but you also do it through a website. In folding you can fold on both CPU and GPU. For BOINC, for whatever reason everyone keeps guiding me to set up my client as GPU only and I don't know why.

-Which is program/app (Boinc/F@H) is easier to use and why?
Previous answer answered this.

-Do you believe that the Projects that BOINC run i.e. "IBM's WCG HCC, Rosetta@Home, Poem@Home" are just as beneficial to finding cures for cancers and diseases and Folding@Home?
Some. And some that do prime numbers are just silly to me.

-Did you know that Folding@Home actually wanted to come to Boinc? F@H on Boinc at the bottom.
I did not know.
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post #24 of 24
-Why do you Boinc?
Gives me an excuse to buy fun hardware, and MAKE POINTS!
-Have you ever Folded?
Yeah, didnt like interface, and had a hard time setting it up.
-Do you think Boinc is better than Folding and why?
Projects, and for me setup was way easyer, also I got started with SETI then migrated to WCG so I like keeping all the points in one place.
-Which is program/app (Boinc/F@H) is easier to use and why?
"
-Do you believe that the Projects that BOINC run i.e. "IBM's WCG HCC, Rosetta@Home, Poem@Home" are just as beneficial to finding cures for cancers and diseases and Folding@Home?
Yes I do, but I mostly do it for points, and to heat my house
-Did you know that Folding@Home actually wanted to come to Boinc?
hmmm nope
     
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