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I've got mine in advanced mode and sometimes gets work units ranging from 125 to 250. It sometimes drops the work units as well or gives you 89 points for a work unit, which is a little strange.
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I've got mine in advanced mode and sometimes gets work units ranging from 125 to 250. It sometimes drops the work units as well or gives you 89 points for a work unit, which is a little strange.
I have never had any of that happen. I complete 3 WUs a day at 8 hours a piece and I have around 900 points a day according to my stats.
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post #13 of 22
Also sometimes when I think it's going to be a strong day, it only reports like 500 points in the day or something. It seems to lose the work unit but then report it later without recognizing the points. Not a big deal, but maybe that was something to do with the Stanford servers or something.
post #14 of 22
Dman, I basically did buy my PS3 for folding. That and for Blue-Ray. After gift cards and Best Buy Zone points I got it for under $200 and there's no way I could have built a pc for under $200 and gotten the points I'm getting now. I'll game on it occasionally but I'm not that big of a console gamer. I put my PS3 in advanced mode the day after I got it and I really didn't notice that much of a difference. Anyone care to run a test and determine if it makes a difference to them?
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Check my stats to. My ps3 has been folding 24/7 non stop and it's been great.

I even got my PC folding somewhat (I reinstall alot and to lazy to reuse console folding)
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ok, im interested in this best bang for the buck discussion. you guys with the ps3 help me out here. how many units can you get for $700 to $750, and whats the most points for said units per day? my last folding rig was $700 with a Q6600 in it. i fold 2 instances of win smp, with each instance giving me about 2250 ppd. so, i get 4500 ppd running a pc, what would your ps3's get?
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ok, im interested in this best bang for the buck discussion. you guys with the ps3 help me out here. how many units can you get for $700 to $750, and whats the most points for said units per day? my last folding rig was $700 with a Q6600 in it. i fold 2 instances of win smp, with each instance giving me about 2250 ppd. so, i get 4500 ppd running a pc, what would your ps3's get?
Even with two PS3's you probably wouldn't get 2250 PPD.
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Even with two PS3's you probably wouldn't get 2250 PPD.
so why buy them for folding? i understand the finance part, but if you spend alittle more, you can help out the cause that much more!
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so why buy them for folding? i understand the finance part, but if you spend alittle more, you can help out the cause that much more!
Ultimately you'll be getting more WU's done as the PS3's fold a lot faster than any computer. Stanford only makes each WU worth less for the PS3's to make it fair for computers. If we are only speaking point wise then the computer will get you more points but less WU's as for PS3 will get you more WU's but with less points.
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post #20 of 22
Not everyone here is buying the PS3 to fold. They're buying it for the BluRay player or to game on. Getting to do 3 of those things for $400 is a bargain imo.
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