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Wow and you think you have problems...
My family literally has no idea what is doing this, but I suspect my PC may be doing it.
Our last power bill was $1200 NZD (1200 New Zealand dollars = 926.28 U.S. dollars (Google)). Reckon my sig rig could be doing that running around 5 hours a day? I never run it overnight.
Whats your price per kilowatt?
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post #42 of 112
Yup. Same reason I had to quit folding on my both GTX 460s GPUs.
My folding addicting now costs my roughly 35 euros a month to fold on just one i7 920 @ 4Ghz 24/7 doing -bigadv.
If I also folded on my both GTX460s, it would cost me roughly 77 euros a month to fold 24/7 !
35 euros is still quite much, but 1 kWh costs 21 cents over here so..

I suggest you cut down folding on your GPU and only focus on CPU with -bigadv.

Also, I see you finally've gotten HFM to work ? Nice job !
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yay for electricity included in rent =)
    
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These are one of the reasons why I don't fold.... I'm not even paying for the electricty either :/ Not my house
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post #45 of 112
when i stopped folding my powerbill went down over 150 a month

but then again i had 3 rigs folding each with 2 fermi cards so they were about 50 bucks each a month. it does add up.
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post #46 of 112
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
Welcome to folding w/ PGE in california. They rape us here
Yes, yes they do.

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I should probably look into that. Where I live, it's the tier system. Baseline( 1-100%) is $0.119/kwh, 101-130% is $0.138/kwh, 131-200% is $0.29/kwh, and anything above 200% is $0.40/kwh.
Those are the rates when I looked at my bill in December.
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yay for electricity included in rent =)
That means you should fold more
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post #48 of 112
I pay ~$250/mo for electricity and I don't even fold >_>
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post #49 of 112
that much from just folding?
Wow California is expensive lol
My household electrical bill is around 300 a month. Thats with 3 pc on 24/7, 4 42"lcd tv, and a whole bunch of other electronics. We barely use the heater since it uses gas, we use electrical heaters.
    
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post #50 of 112
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The ps3 is an inefficient folding power hog. It can suck up as much as an i7 and gtx460 combined.
What? Have you got proof for those numbers, because that sounds like an awful PS3. The newer Slims use a bit under 100W.
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