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Is this a good processors to do big advanced wu, I don't use my cpus for folding as I think its a waist of energy compaired to gpus I fold with. Tomorrow there are some sales on this processor and well for 200 bucks I think that is a good deal. Let me know and oh ya grats to me for the 2mil milestone
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Well if you have the mobo/ram for it then by all means get it! thumb.gif
The 920-960 at 4ghz get 15-18k PPD, and 22-33k PPD from bigadvs.

Great folder and not to mention a great step up from the current rig you got going.
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x25-M SSD 80gb + 1TB F3 + 2x2TB WD Green Win 7 64bit Viewsonic 20" + Samsung 40" Corsair 1000w 
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i7s are actually more efficient than GPUs in terms of PPD/watt. The core i7 950 should be sufficient to do bigadv WUs. You can usually expect 25-30k with a decent OC.
    
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