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Thank you for that.

By that logic, why game, or browse the internet? Those are less helpful than Folding (even if you don't think it's very helpful, you cannot deny the research that it's done).
the great zodac has spoken

but seriously its alot better than having your comp sit and do nothing all the time. all of this data really helps for research!!

better you do something than do nothing.
    
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post #22 of 33
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You should fold because you would use up more electricity which brings up your family's or your electric bill.
I dont pay for my electric. You fail
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Well, I started folding because I thought I had some good hardware. Folding stress tested my equipment. After I got over the need for speed phase I fold because I can. I have become addicated to folding because the points I get per day is kinda like my **** the more points the bigger the slong, also the more points you put up the more your team mates will squeal like a little school girl . People complain about the electric bills and the continues beating your system takes. I look at another way electric bills suck but your going to have them anyways so deal with it. The continues beating on my system is great, if **** breaks just buy some new stuff this is a good way to find out what stuff to buy and what stuff not to buy.
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Because OCN Rules!!!!!!

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...racker-v2.html
Edited by jetpuck73 - 12/30/10 at 5:39pm
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See thats the thing. I know people have better folding PC then me so it would be pointless to try to top the next guy.

I am not rich enough to give away money either. In this case a elevated electricity bill.

I know Alzheimer runs in my family but somehow i dought my meezely PC wont make much of a difference.
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See thats the thing. I know people have better folding PC then me so it would be pointless to try to top the next guy.

I am not rich enough to give away money either. In this case a elevated electricity bill.

I know Alzheimer runs in my family but somehow i dought my meezely PC wont make much of a difference.
Imagine if we all said that? No one person makes a difference, its the community as a whole that makes a difference. You are a part of the community, so you help make the difference.

Its the classic free-rider thought process, not a good one to have...
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Imagine if we all said that? No one person makes a difference, its the community as a whole that makes a difference. You are a part of the community, so you help make the difference.

Its the classic free-rider thought process, not a good one to have...
See but then again i know that suppose in 10 years i decide to start folding, My one (future) proccessor can do whAT MY current porccessor does in one day in just hours. While using less enegey
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See but then again i know that suppose in 10 years i decide to start folding, My one (future) proccessor can do whAT MY current porccessor does in one day in just hours. While using less enegey
What if we find the answers and cure in less than that?
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post #29 of 33
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See thats the thing. I know people have better folding PC then me so it would be pointless to try to top the next guy.

I am not rich enough to give away money either. In this case a elevated electricity bill.

I know Alzheimer runs in my family but somehow i dought my meezely PC wont make much of a difference.

You could go fold for SETI if you think helping explore the Universe is more along the lines of something you would want to put your PC resources towards.

DIstributed computing makes a lot of sense in a lot of ways. If you are just posting and messing around a little on the web, then you do not even notice any real difference in performance.

Fold to help make the impossible possible.
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Dude, I'm not running an i7 or anything. Hell I only make 10K a day where as some people make more in a day than I do in a month. It doesnt matter what you got to fold, hell I'd fold on a toaster if it could.
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