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He can just pay for a new door when he leaves
LOL! I just spent my budget for like 6 months. Although I suppose doors aren't terribly expensive.

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You seriously will need get some ventilation. My i7 920 @ 4Ghz is also in a closet and it's pretty hot inside the closet with CPU temps just below my personal limit of 80oC, and that's with 4 casefans.
Interesting. I might just have to bite the bullet and place it somewhere else. Unfortunately I live in a studio so I don't have many options past where I sleep.
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post #12 of 49
If I ever build a folding rig then I'll talk my boss into letting me bring it to work and leave it there 24/7. My excuse? "It will increase my productivity!!"
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mmmm. Which OS should I use? Windows 7 +SMP BigADV? +7 GPU clients.

Or Ubunto +SMP BigADV + 7 GPU clients?

I've never used Ubunto before so if it only ends up a +5% performance boost for a 1000% much harder setup I'd rather not.
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post #14 of 49
why not a 2600k rig instead?
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why not a 2600k rig instead?
The motherboard I wanted with 7 PCIE was socket 1366. Although I don't know much about Intel it looked like only the i7 series would fit. Am I wrong ?

Also it's been ordered to moot at this point
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post #16 of 49
well thats cool, it aint my money thats being wasted lol

the 2600k is an i7 and it does "double" i7 950's ppd while using "half" the power

and msi is coming out with a 8 slot p67 probably in the next few weeks

post #17 of 49
2600k is an i7, it's just the Sandy Bridge variant for socket 1155. It wouldn't work in your X58 board, lol.
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Thats a nice looking board.
post #19 of 49
Indeed , 8 pcie slots .. makes for a lot of fun i guess if u get bored of folding later on you can make yourself one awsome gaming pc .
    
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2600k is an i7, it's just the Sandy Bridge variant for socket 1155. It wouldn't work in your X58 board, lol.
Ok cool. I figured it wouldn't work as the socket types were different.

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well thats cool, it aint my money thats being wasted lol

the 2600k is an i7 and it does "double" i7 950's ppd while using "half" the power

and msi is coming out with a 8 slot p67 probably in the next few weeks
Wasting my money? I suppose that is true if you consider folding "wasteful." True, I could have built a nice Eyefinity setup. But instead I decided to build a folding rig. God damn what is wrong with me. I'm a wasteful jackass.

Perhaps considering how "wasteful" I am, I am crazy enough to build a second farm. And maybe that second farm will meet your 100% efficiency expectation for all current and future hardware that "may probably be released."

Thanks for your input.
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