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make a folding rig, and leave the side of the case off
I doubt it would get more than 100 ppd
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post #22 of 29
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Well I went ahead and set up Folding@Home on this PC. Not sure if everything is working. I think it is though.

Not sure if everything is doing it's job though, cause the icon on the bottom right is staying at 0/2000 for something it's doing. Is it supposed to be like that now?
Is CPU usage at 100%? If so, yes.

Keep in mind that this will take forever to fold WUs, so expect for it to stick at one point for a while.

If you're in it for the points you'll be an addict in no time. I actually built my sig rig for folding . Now it's used to play games occasionally, but still spends 20+ hours/day folding
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post #23 of 29
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Is CPU usage at 100%? If so, yes.

Keep in mind that this will take forever to fold WUs, so expect for it to stick at one point for a while.

If you're in it for the points you'll be an addict in no time. I actually built my sig rig for folding . Now it's used to play games occasionally, but still spends 20+ hours/day folding
CPU usage is at 100%, so it's working.

I'm so happy I'm actually doing something to contribute to the cure of cancer, because it has plagued our family for quite some time, and it's great to know I'm doing what I can to find a way to cease it.
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CPU usage is at 100%, so it's working.

I'm so happy I'm actually doing something to contribute to the cure of cancer, because it has plagued our family for quite some time, and it's great to know I'm doing what I can to find a way to cease it.
Haha, yep. I have a few people I know with cancer (my friend's mom's best friend died from it just a few weeks back ).

We won't be seeing much benefit from this until 20 years from now, but if we can help it be 20 years instead of 30, 40, or more years from now, I'm all for it.
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Since you are putting XP on it good ahead and load Apache and see how long it takes you to show the default Apache home page "It Works". Next get a domain and a static IP and home host, it will be a good exercise. After that get a cheap copy of Dreamweaver and start making some web pages. Just so you know,a good socket 478 over clocking board brings more than an AM3 or socket 775 board.
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Since you are putting XP on it good ahead and load Apache and see how long it takes you to show the default Apache home page "It Works". Next get a domain and a static IP and home host, it will be a good exercise. After that get a cheap copy of Dreamweaver and start making some web pages. Just so you know,a good socket 478 over clocking board brings more than an AM3 or socket 775 board.
I already know php, html, and java like the back of my hand

Is there any way to monitor how long it's going to take for my current project to finish in Folding?
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Did you end up doing cpu or gpu folding, which monitoring program did you install? You can always do the "oldschool" way and simply use your TPF (time per frame) which is really how long it takes to complete 1%. Find your TPF by using a start and finish time for any of your percents.
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post #28 of 29
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Did you end up doing cpu or gpu folding, which monitoring program did you install? You can always do the "oldschool" way and simply use your TPF (time per frame) which is really how long it takes to complete 1%. Find your TPF by using a start and finish time for any of your percents.
I don't know what I did. I simply downloaded and installed the Folding@Home software from Stanford's main site. It's just simply a system tray app (on the bottom right by the clock).
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post #29 of 29
Don't forget to fold for OCN! Change your team number to 37726 and get yourself a unique name. After you fold enough, you will get a postbit under your repcount.
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...here-read.html
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