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My school has a kinda secret room where they only have i7 machines. There are about 25 of them and they all have gtx260's. I will see if the person running that room will let me set them up for folding during the next CC.

TBH they probably deepfreeze the computers at night, a process that deletes all new information created by any non-administrative accounts. So it would delete the folding client. You could definitely set it up to fold for a day at a time or something but unfortunately I can't see it ending well.
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My school is so short on PC's that the Server 2008 class had to be presented on virtuial machines and we shared the machines with the XP class. My College is also teaching XP as the "current version" of Windows, I say current only to them. Don't get me wrong I really like XP and it is a very relevant OS to start people out with, I use it every day.
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post #13 of 75
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TBH they probably deepfreeze the computers at night, a process that deletes all new information created by any non-administrative accounts. So it would delete the folding client. You could definitely set it up to fold for a day at a time or something but unfortunately I can't see it ending well.
Yeah that's what my university does. We have thousands of computers across multiple computer labs, but regular accounts can't install anything or save ANYTHING anywhere other than the desktop, which is deleted anyway once you log out so no one can steal your stuff. Basically F@H wouldn't work
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post #14 of 75
My school's CAD classes have i7s.. woopty doo. i7s and some crap 50 dollar video card. Go figure..
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speaking of that super pi.. how fast is fast for the 32m?
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My College w here I go and work as a student assistant has a lot of p4 and single core celerons. Though we have a few core 2 duo and pentium D.... now lets wait a few years for my College to get core i5s, too.

Also 2 weeks ago we discovered that one of the offices still had a pentium 3 , no wonder why the guy in it was complaining his pc was slow lol
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I remember the first pentium 4 commercials with aliens for advertisements like they were the processor from space lol
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post #18 of 75
Dude. Swap your 540 with one of them. They won't notice.
>dat smooth feel
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Only nubz (like schools) get a powerful CPU and a crap gpu.
    
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
Only nubz (like schools) get a powerful CPU and a crap gpu.
you're right cause microsoft word requires at least a 5770 to run

OP, your school probably got a great deal by buying like 25 dells, instead of them being like $700 a piece, maybe $350 each?

That's the only justification i can think of by not saving all that money and just getting a load of 955's
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