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Unfortunately I'm at work right now, but am ready to do my part.
Currently clocked to 4.2Ghz and other than some minor software issues and glitches all is running fine. May clock down to 4.1Ghz which is stable all the way.

A few questions though, if you don't mind:

Will folding stress my machine life Prime 95?

When i finally install this software, will one of you walk me thru the set up options and settings? ((Private TS or via Yahoo available))

How do i go about being put on a folding team?

And tons of question after install.

Thank you
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post #2 of 34
there are many of people who can help you... i will try if youd like, imnot yet a master floder and i am still learning some settings tweaks, and i dont thing it will stress your pc nearly as abd as prime95. and to be put on a team it will ask you during the install,what the team number you are folding for, so u just put in (37726) and thats Overclock.net. but if you wanna get onto a different team i think you have to sighn up or something...not to sure myself.
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if your machine gets too hot then it will shorten the life yes.

just install it and configure your team and username. then ask for how to tweak it after (username HP_Pavilion hehehe)
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Originally Posted by Chillaxed
if your machine gets too hot then it will shorten the life yes.

just install it and configure your team and username. then ask for how to tweak it after (username HP_Pavilion hehehe)
No issues at all with heat at all. Idle 28C load 40C max. W/C work great for me and my system.

Opps. Is there only one team for O/C.net?
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ya, you could just install it your self, its quite easy,just likemost other software, and then come back for tweaking questions. thats what im doing.... but if u want some walkthroguh, thats fine w/ me
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Is there only one team for O/C.net?
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i think so yes.... but it seems that members have also started there own smaller teams for these "competions?"
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post #8 of 34
Overclock.net's team number is 37726. When you install the software, it will ask you what team you want to fold for. Input 37726 and input your username as well. Afterwards post in the "Folder's Check in here thread".

The teams everyone is folding is in reference to the folding competition that Taeric has started. The thread can be found here.

Remember the important thing is that you are contributing to a greater good. Do not be concerened with winning or losing a competition or what your team rank is, you are doing your part in finding cure's for some pretty nasty ailments.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chim3ra
Remember the important thing is that you are contributing to a greater good. Do not be concerened with winning or losing a competition or what your team rank is, you are doing your part in finding cure's for some pretty nasty ailments.
My thoughts exactly.
Will post when done installing for some tweaks((I guess thats what you call it)).

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folding will let you know how stable your system is by way of the folding units you complete. If you finish a unit and get no points for it, your system is unstable...and it takes about a day to fold a unit, just like prime95.
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