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post #1 of 89
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Will there ever be a special subset of teams that are allowed 16 cores between four members? I would like to join a team, but the existing structure is either technically complex above and beyond the already rigorous requirements of folding, or I have to turn off 1 or 2 of my cores, which is anathema to the very nature of folding for OCN in the first place.

I understand this is not a simple question, nor do I expect an obvious, yes or no answer. Just wondering if it's something Taeric and the rest of the pantheon of mods have been asked before...
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post #2 of 89
There was an initiative to raise core limits, but the idea was shot down.

I support it, I dont think theres an active team that doesnt have at least one quad running.

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post #3 of 89
i like the idea.
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post #4 of 89
Yeah, I brought up that idea a while back. It's a good idea.

IMO: The inherent problem I think is the amount of time maintaining the existing competition. Having to do twice the work would be too much for the administrators.
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post #5 of 89
I still think that we should raise the core limits to at least 10 though, not create a separate competition.

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post #6 of 89
I would even be willing to buy a quad core if they would support it
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Yay? Nay? My team participation kind of hangs on this...
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post #8 of 89
You gotta wait for Taeric to give a green light. He's the folding head honcho.

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PM Taeric. Make sure that you provide him a link to this thread
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post #10 of 89
I think that policy made sense a few years ago with most people using dual and single cores. But now, a great many folders ..... *cough* *gibson* .... have multiple quads even, so its about time the policy was updated.
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