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Would a team of PS3 folders be ok?

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Could a ps3 floding team be made or is it not chill for what ever resion.
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I don't think it would be fair to all the PS3 haters we have on the forums...

That being said DO EET!!!
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Wouldn't that break the rule of 2 cores per person? I thought the PS3 was like 3 or 4 cores?

Aside from that, PM Taeric and find out.
    
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it would be fine as long as you kept to the rules no more than 4 members and each member must have no more than 3 cores running at any one time. keep in mind that although the ps3 has 8 cores the only count as 1 so you could have 4 members runing 3 ps3s each
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well cool i'm in class right now but when i get home i might just make it.
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Definately have a chat with Taeric. The cores work together as one you can't just run something off one of the chips.
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it would be fine as long as you kept to the rules no more than 4 members and each member must have no more than 3 cores running at any one time. keep in mind that although the ps3 has 8 cores the only count as 1 so you could have 4 members runing 3 ps3s each
Hi B & B,

Not exactly...

4 members per team. No more than 8 cores per team or any combination of that. So 1 member could have 3 cores, another 1 core and the other 2 members 2 each... Example: 3 + 1 + 2 + 2 = 8

So your statement of: <"so you could have 4 members runing 3 ps3s each"> is not exactly true.... Because 4 members x 3 cores each would = 12 cores total.

As for the PS3 thing... taeric would be the best one to ask.

I hope this helped, :-)
post #8 of 21
A PS3 will not produce as much as a SMP folder will. I dont think it is an unfair advantage at all for a PS3 to be counted as 1 or 2 cores. If someone owns 2 PS3s and they run them 24/7 they will produce 2000ppd combined.

Treating a PS3 as 3 cores would not be very fair to a PS3 owner. Any of you PS3 owners out there feel free to correct me if you are seeing an average PPD over 1K on your PS3 running 24/7.

By the way, after the release of the new GPU client for the R600 cards, you will see one GPU putting out between 1K and 2K per GPU.

There is a lot of hype around the PS3s but as far as ppd, a team of 4 SMP folders will beat a team of 4 PS3s.

So I say.... Bring the PS3s!!!!

Of course Taeric will have the final say.
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Yeah, this would be a good idea. Also, Knitelife has a point -- SMP foling IS more efficient... So it would only be fair to count the PS3 as two cores.
    
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It depends. We still count the number of actual cores, even with SMP.

It is a multi-core system, and it probably uses some form of SMP to fold like it does.

Just my opinion... Taeric is of course tha boss
    
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