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Folding rig?

Wouldn't be able to buy it for awhile, but i might eventually. Cheap motherboard, onboard video, 380w PSU, 2GB RAM, and a Q6600. IIRC, it's the ideal rig. All you need to fold is a nice cpu and lots of RAM. Which i don't need that much, since i wouldn't be doing anything else on it. It would be built, introduced to folding, and be put under my desk never to stop until it died, maybe once in awhile hook her up to a monitor
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You don't need lots of RAM for folding. 1gig is enough. Oh and why use an HDD, a flash drive would be cheaper, use less power, and is portable.
Edited by cuy50 - 5/23/08 at 7:43pm
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If that board can get your quad to 3.0-3.2 ghz, then I'd go for it.
post #5 of 9
add a hd3870 theres a f@h client for them and from what I've herd they fold nicely
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For jsut folding, the 38070 is not worth teh money but since I already have one, I fold on it. It puts out a ton of points, but again, not worth buying it just to fold.

I would get:
Q6600
Cheap heatslink to OC to 3.0GHz
DS3 mobo
512x2 ram
linux on a flash
Run without a case
500W cheap PSU.
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post #7 of 9
that set up was great, but why not spend $7 more and get a 160GB HDD and then eventually when you dont fold on it, u wont curse your self.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136075

OR spend $400 on a PS3 which will fold waay better.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sgdude View Post
that set up was great, but why not spend $7 more and get a 160GB HDD and then eventually when you dont fold on it, u wont curse your self.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136075

OR spend $400 on a PS3 which will fold waay better.
A quad puts out more points than a PS3. I am getting about 4500ppd with mine. Show me where a PS3 does better.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sgdude View Post
OR spend $400 on a PS3 which will fold waay better.
Why when theres hardly any good games and folds alot slower than Quad?
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