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post #11 of 21
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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.
ok thanx i didnt realise that it was limits to 8 cores per team
post #12 of 21
If it was limited to 8 cores per team, and the PS3 was counted as 3 actual cores, then that'd mean only two members per team.

However, I think they should bend the rules a bit and say that PS3 teams are allowed 3 PS3 members folding, and they could take away some of the points from the end-of-the-month draw to make it fair. How much, I do not know.
    
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post #13 of 21
Or two PS3's (6 cores) and two single core clients from other users
    
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post #14 of 21
i have a ps3 folding and it only counts as 1 core
post #15 of 21
For the sake of the team competition, each CPU core, GPU, and PS3 utilized counts as 1 against the team and individual limits. Conceivably a team could have 8 PS3s distributed among 4 members (with no more than 3 by any one member). More realistically, a PS3 here and there could be added to some teams within the core limits as I doubt if there are too many members with multiple PS3s.
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post #16 of 21
So despite the fact that the PSU is multi-core, for the folding team it counts as ONE core.

And SMP remains to be counted as TWO (or more) Cores.

Correct?
    
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Based on point production potential, that seems equitable.
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post #18 of 21
Understood

You heard the boss folks... fire up those PS3's
    
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post #19 of 21
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Originally Posted by Taeric View Post
Based on point production potential, that seems equitable.
Thanks taeric for clearing that all up!!

I'd love to see what PS3's actually bring to the table. OCN will be passed in a few months (if everything stays the same) by a couple of PS3 teams. However, that could be because there are so many of them folding vs. our 300+... It's all about numbers!

Take care and Fold On! :-)

BTW - Did you notice that I have more points - this week and so far - than Jeff Mace or Roscoe.. I'm living in a dream right now!
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