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What kind of hard drive/flash drive does GPU folding machine need? I have a spare 6GB IDE hard drive that I can giveaway. However, is it big enough XP + CUDA + Folding Client?
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6gb is plenty for just that.
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That would work for maybe a linux install which could smp and gpu2. Think an xp install is like 4gb no? So I guess an xp would work also. Folding apps are only like 7mb. Sounds like a great giveaway for a farmer or someone looking to build a cheap dedicated folder.
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That would work for maybe a linux install which could smp and gpu2. Think an xp install is like 4gb no? So I guess an xp would work also. Folding apps are only like 7mb. Sounds like a great giveaway for a farmer or someone looking to build a cheap dedicated folder.
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Word.... I'll do a hard drive freebie later this week.....


750GB and 6GB.

Stay tuned.
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Yea, you would be less than 5gb for just XP and the folding files.
I had my first GPU2 folder running on a 10 gig ide drive and it was over 1/2 empty (I want to say 3.5-4 gigs used?).
Not sure how much disk space VMware would add to that though if you wanted to do VMware SMP folding.
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