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It might be an easy project, I could just get a blah CPU and a a little case and throw a few 460's in there and maybe even use my tv as the monitor.... hmm I'm gonna explore this...

Edit: I'm gonna start a new thread just to see the cheapest way to get something like that up would be
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It might be an easy project, I could just get a blah CPU and a a little case and throw a few 460's in there and maybe even use my tv as the monitor.... hmm I'm gonna explore this...
Folding farm means no need for monitor!
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Folding farm means no need for monitor!
Then how do I setup the clients without a monitor?
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Then how do I setup the clients without a monitor?
Oh please, as if you and Z don't know the console steps by heart Fine, maybe a monitor is useful....
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Oh please, as if you and Z don't know the console steps by heart
You cant prove that.
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You cant prove that.
I'd give the standard 'pics or it didn't happen' but there's no monitor soo...
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Oh please, as if you and Z don't know the console steps by heart Fine, maybe a monitor is useful....
Actually, I made that guide so I knew what to do every time I installed the SMP client for someone.
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Well I'm up and running i7 @4.0 doing smp and hovering around 12k ppd and my two 460's are doing about 11k.

I was getting aground 15k before I turned on the gpus. That sounds normal?

The gpu s are loud though, I may only run them during the day.

Question about bigadv, I know they take around two days to run, but can I interrupt it for say three hours a night for some gaming? Or will I not make the deadlines

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Question about bigadv, I know they take around two days to run, but can I interrupt it for say three hours a night for some gaming? Or will I not make the deadlines

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That should be fine, as long as it's not folding a 2684. However if you run -smp 7 you can game and fold at the same time and still manage decent PPD even while gaming.
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Is that a way to tell it to only use 7 threads? Can I game on just 1?
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