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post #41 of 89
Sounds like a great compromise to me. It still gives other teams a chance while rewarding the quads for folding all out.

Say the quad folds 100,000 points in a month and the highest dual core on the team folds 50,000 in the same month. The quad registers 50,000 points for his 4-man team and registers 100,000 points for his own name in the OCN roster? Am I understanding that correctly?
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yeap. That's the idea.
    
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Yep, thats right

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Lol... I can see things being flawed with "the best dual core folder on the team"

Not everyone has chips that can hold Nearly 4.3Ghz and get highly competitive folding numbers

but then again...someone does have to take first place for some kind of reason......

Maybe this could work.....Man this needs alot of work!

Although I still agree with the Halving the scores of Quads. it just seems more practical...
    
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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
Lol... I can see things being flawed with "the best dual core folder on the team"

Not everyone has chips that can hold Nearly 4.3Ghz and get highly competitive folding numbers

but then again...someone does have to take first place for some kind of reason......

Maybe this could work.....Man this needs alot of work!

Although I still agree with the Halving the scores of Quads. it just seems more practical...
It doesn't matter if you have a 4.3 ghz dual core cpu that'll do 9 mins per %, you still have to be able to fold 24/7 and be consistently. I've found that the greatest folders don't have the highest clocks, but they're the most consistent and keep their rigs folding.

If Quads will be allowed into competition, then that gives me a reason to switch over .
Edited by wire - 5/27/08 at 1:37pm
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Sounds like a bunch of people like the idea. Hope it all pans out well.

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It doesn't matter if you have a 4.3 ghz dual core cpu that'll do 9 mins per %, you still have to be able to fold 24/7 and be consistently. I've found that the greatest folders don't have the highest clocks, but they're the most consistent and keep their rigs folding.

If Quads will be allowed into competition, then that gives me a reason to switch over .
Well that is true, but there are people who can do both you know. I have yet to accomplish the consistnecy part yet due to my last kit of RAM dieing (lol) but Eventually more and more people will unlock the power 45nm chips can wield and this becomes reality... then what?

And lets consider that not all teams have power folders

But if there is a way to balance out the quads... I say we should go for it. It can only benefit the folding community!
    
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post #48 of 89
Sounds good to me too. This'll definitely raise the amount of cores folding for Stanford as well.
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I would rather see a Quad teams section and a regular teams.
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I would rather see a Quad teams section and a regular teams.
Then what happens when 8 core, 16 core, and 32 core systems come out?


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