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Originally Posted by Power_Man View Post
Not trying to be rude, or maybe I'm just mis-informed...

But why would you spend $$$ on something like this that does not do anything for you?

I have yet to grasp this whole "Folding" thing.
Once you grasp the "Folding" thing as you put it, you will understand our addiction.

Many of the top producers have sever i7 or gpu rigs that do nothing but fold 24/7.
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Because you don't pay his bills. That's it.
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post #13 of 17
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Once you grasp the "Folding" thing as you put it, you will understand our addiction.

Many of the top producers have sever i7 or gpu rigs that do nothing but fold 24/7.
just look at my farm. I'm a top producer and i still want need more.

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Originally Posted by Power_Man View Post
Not trying to be rude, or maybe I'm just mis-informed...

But why would you spend $$$ on something like this that does not do anything for you?

I have yet to grasp this whole "Folding" thing.
I've spent $1,000's on my folding builds. It's the simple fact that:

A) I don't feel like giving money to charities where I have no idea where they are spending my money.

B) This IS making a huge impact as far as progressing our scientific understanding of the mutations of common diseases.

C) because I want to be number 1 on OCN.

If you've ever played a sport, you'll know Competition makes people do things they normally wouldn't. Which hints why I have 7 GTS 450s, two i7 2600K builds, my sig rig. GTX 570, GTX 470, 3x 9800GT's, and about 3 more Core2Duo's folding 24/7
Edited by AMD SLI guru - 1/12/11 at 10:15am
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Originally Posted by AMD SLI guru View Post
If you've ever played a sport, you'll know Competition makes people do things they normally wouldn't. Which hints why I have 7 GTS 450s, two i7 2600K builds, my sig rig. GTX 570, GTX 470, 3x 9800GT's, and about 3 more Core2Duo's folding 24/7
Can I get one 9800GT pleezpleez?


Lol if the seller gives me a good price I'll be pulling the trigger on a GTX260 FOR MOAR PPDZ!!!!
   
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post #15 of 17
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just look at my farm. I'm a top producer and i still want need more.



I've spent $1,000's on my folding builds. It's the simple fact that:

A) I don't feel like giving money to charities where I have no idea where they are spending my money.

B) This IS making a huge impact as far as progressing our scientific understanding of the mutations of common diseases.

C) because I want to be number 1 on OCN.

If you've ever played a sport, you'll know Competition makes people do things they normally wouldn't. Which hints why I have 7 GTS 450s, two i7 2600K builds, my sig rig. GTX 570, GTX 470, 3x 9800GT's, and about 3 more Core2Duo's folding 24/7

This is part of the reason why I like the Folding section.
post #16 of 17
I fold because:
1. My rigs would be doing nothing ~70% of the time otherwise.
2. It's cheap heat in the winter.
3. You don't pay my bills.
4. Chronic diseases suck. A lot of my friends have been hit by it.
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Because you don't pay his bills. That's it.
Haha?

I live in an apartment with 3 others. So that's 4 of us using the electricity.

November bill:


December bill:


I really do not think that folding costs are unreasonable.
 
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