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Well, it seems that the introduction for most new OCN folders is asking their first question in the forum. I think it's time they had a chance to make themselves known before that.

So, for any folding newcomers, here's your chance to introduce yourselves. There's a fairly active folding community on OCN, so you'll get a nice welcome here.

And plenty of help in the rest of the Folding Forum, if you need it.

The Essential Threads has all the guides you'll need to get started, as well as CPU/GPU PPD Databases to estimate your output before you start.

 

 

Be sure to check out our Foldathons and the TC competition.

 

Also, anyone who folds on a multi-CPU rig, check our Coremageddon.

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well i am kinda new but i am not new to folding. just switched teams to OCN and having a good time so far. main reason for using this site was that i trust buying parts in the for sale section without fear of being ripped off
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Haha, 4 days folding and already in 1,225th place. Very impressive.
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i am no JJ but i do what i can.
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I started back in November or something. Does that count as new?

I'm about to go to Windows client though. The VMWare seems to be suffering now, or something, with a new client version. Used to get sometimes 3-4k out of one machine. Now, getting maybe 2k or so.

Ah well...folding on no matter what...even if the light bill went up just as much
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I started back in November or something. Does that count as new?

I'm about to go to Windows client though. The VMWare seems to be suffering now, or something, with a new client version. Used to get sometimes 3-4k out of one machine. Now, getting maybe 2k or so.

Ah well...folding on no matter what...even if the light bill went up just as much
Let's just say if you haven't posted here you're new.

And yeah, the SMP2 WUs are giving great PPD right now.
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I just started crunching 2 days ago and boy am i ready to hop on that SMP bonus train
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I just started crunching 2 days ago and boy am i ready to hop on that SMP bonus train
Wish I could do the bigadv, or even use my ATIs like I do the nVidias.

I am frustrated. Used to clock 10k-14k PPD. Now I'm down to 5k-8k because of whatever has been done.

Maybe Stanford is just "Intel fanbois"
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Wish I could do the bigadv, or even use my ATIs like I do the nVidias.

I am frustrated. Used to clock 10k-14k PPD. Now I'm down to 5k-8k because of whatever has been done.

Maybe Stanford is just "Intel fanbois"
I'm sorry for your loss.
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Well, I'm somewhat new, just started folding in January...heck just joined OCN in January, fell in love with the site and it's community so decided to stick around and help out where I could
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