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doesn't the price of the bill increase depending on what kind of folding you do.. i.e GPU or CPU folding?
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i've got the fermi & ps3 turned off for now

i'll report back once the killawatt comes in

either way, i think im cpu folding only from now on
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What? Have you got proof for those numbers, because that sounds like an awful PS3. The newer Slims use a bit under 100W.
The orignal phat 60Gb model was, not sure what the new one is like.
post #54 of 112
check you waterheater, maybe its leaking and constantly heating the water its loosing, feel the ground around it and see if its warm, that the first sign of a leak, that will sky rocket your bill for sure
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Using my kill-a-watt meter and my 920 ocd to 4.0ghz and 2 gtx460s @ 850/1950 I got the following figures.

System has 5 hdds, H50 cooler, 2 120mm fans and 2 80mm fans.

System idles at 244w

bigadv only folding = 360w, an increase of 116w over idle and produces 33kppd

PPD/Watt = 91

bigadv w/ 1 gtx460 and smp -7 flag = 480w, increase of 236w over idle and produces 38.7kppd

PPD/Watt = 80.7

bigadv w/ 2 gtx460 and smp -7 flag = 600w, increase of 356w over idle and produces 50.4kppd

PPD/Watt = 84
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thanks scutzi, good info

could you check your 970 rig when you have a chance?
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OP I think is in Cali. B
Dude, we still run the heat at night... AC now? No way.
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Folding should be tax-deductible. You're deteriorating the conditions of your hardware and skyrocketing your electricity bill (both of which cost money) for the sake of contributing to a public good - finding the cure for diseases related to protein folding. If donating to a charity is tax-deductible, so should folding.
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What about the systems in your house? Your A/C & Heater? If they are electric, then you might be using more electricity now in the winter than the usually do in the summer.
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Folding should be tax-deductible. You're deteriorating the conditions of your hardware and skyrocketing your electricity bill (both of which cost money) for the sake of contributing to a public good - finding the cure for diseases related to protein folding. If donating to a charity is tax-deductible, so should folding.
oh god, if only that was true, i'd be folding my brains out

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Dude, we still run the heat at night... AC now? No way.
LOL yeah

it's warming up a bit though you in norcal?
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