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I wonder who else is going to take the plunge.
There's at least one more person from this forum who I have paid. He said he'd post when he got a chance.

There are maybe another half-dozen who are getting set up, and another half dozen who are still thinking about it.
post #132 of 165
I see. Would your program benefit from overclocking the core/mem?
    
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post #133 of 165
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Would your program benefit from overclocking the core/mem?
Yes, but my GPU usage is already pretty heavy. I hate to think what it would do to an overclocked GPU. You'd need to have water cooling or something.
post #134 of 165
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Yes, but my GPU usage is already pretty heavy. I hate to think what it would do to an overclocked GPU. You'd need to have water cooling or something.
yeah, maxing me out at 60c for gpu but around high 80s for vrms
    
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post #135 of 165
Just signed up with my 6970 and possibly 6870. $30/month for the 6970 and $22/month for the 6870. Not a bad deal considering I pay under $0.03/kWh for electricity. I'll keep you guys reported.
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post #136 of 165
I decided to take the plunge and just got $30 for my first month for my 5870.
post #137 of 165
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There's at least one more person from this forum who I have paid. He said he'd post when he got a chance.

There are maybe another half-dozen who are getting set up, and another half dozen who are still thinking about it.
and that person is me. coffee. xD

been running it for a day now, had some problems at first but its running pretty smoothly as of now. $16/month with my 6850.
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post #138 of 165
I have a HD5770 and HD5870.

Problem 1: I live in Singapore.

Problem 2: Electricity costs a fortune here, and understandably my parents are uppity about it.
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post #139 of 165
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I have a HD5770 and HD5870.

Problem 1: I live in Singapore.

Problem 2: Electricity costs a fortune here, and understandably my parents are uppity about it.
All parents are uppity about it, even if its free, I never understood it, until I became a parent. Now I yell about irrational things as well.
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post #140 of 165
Running it for now. Still not sure exactly what he's doing with it. Maybe he can send us some info exactly on that, with a NDA, understanding that its his software.
I dont mind, as long as its for a good cause, or advancements in some tech.
Edited by Rebelord - 2/26/11 at 6:41pm
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