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Is it possible for me to fold for a million points in January?



I lost 6 hours folding when a storm caused a power outage, (Only 71k points on the 8th) I came home and the clocks were all blinking and stuff. The 75k bigadv I was testing frame times at 3.96 GHz and 4405 MHz (too hot for air cooling ) so that WU was not a true 4.20 fold.

Note that folding at 4.20 GHz happens to be juuust enough speed for a guy to be able to fold for a million points a month...hmmmm yet another tidbit of fact to support my theory that i7's were designed to run well at 4.20 GHz on purpose.

Everything can be traced back to the number 420. It's like the chip is really supposed to be running at this speed, on air.

If you aren't running your i7 at 4.20 GHz you're wrong. Period.


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So your saying ALL i7's are capable of reaching 4.2?
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No air cooler could keep my i7 cool enough to fold @ 4.2 24/7 temps would be well an truly into the 80's. Your wrong.
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So your saying ALL i7's are capable of reaching 4.2?
d0's and above for sure.
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I took my CPU to 420 last night.
It crashed so hard that I had a BSOD while BSODing.
And the C0 i7's sucked, some couldn't break 3.8. (yeah, I know my cpu struggles to do 3.8, but it was make in 2008)
Some D0's the same.
 
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No air cooler could keep my i7 cool enough to fold @ 4.2 24/7 temps would be well an truly into the 80's. Your wrong.
well at 1.4v ..yeah.
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You guys are blaming the chip?? I say it's a bad OC.
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Not all chips are the same. You have a good batch, that's all. Some take more voltage, some take less.
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I think someone is on some 420.
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