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I got a Phen II at 4.1 GHZ..
I got a GTX 465.
I got a GTX 260.

Every one tells me i should fold..

I dont see why i should..

Convince me?
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it's a fun competitive thing and you get to help cure diseases
    
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post #3 of 33
For the good of medical science?
Every little bit helps, if donating to charity were free, why wouldn't you donate?
Edited by fr0st. - 1/6/11 at 8:03am
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You can fold while your computer is normally sitting idle. Sometimes I use it to stress test my rig after I dial in an overclock. Not for everyone I guess, but its one of those why not things...
post #5 of 33
Im interested in this too, how exactly do they utilise your computer?
post #6 of 33
Satisfaction. I'm making poop PPD, but nothing's stopping me Seeing those point rack up will make it that much better.
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post #7 of 33
You can check out info here.
Everything you need to know in one location (for new and old folders!)
Or
Is folding worth it, and does it make a difference?

If you do not care about the whole helping out part, there is monthly competitions and forum perks like postbits, badges & the community.
Edited by LiLChris - 12/30/10 at 12:59am
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post #8 of 33
Points.

Lots of shiny points.
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post #9 of 33
I fold because

1) I know a few who have been affect by diseases stanford is researching
2) The folding community/competitions
3) Justification for my hardware

but mostly number one
post #10 of 33
Chances are you will know afflicted by one of the diseases Folding is helping to cure at some point in your life.
 
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