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My Folding Race to be in the top 1000 folders for OCN! *UPDATED w/ Freebie

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Hey guys! I have been silently folding for OCN since Chimp Challenge of last year (that's when I first learned about folding) and I have set a goal for myself that I want to be apart of the top 1000 club so I started a journey of win and fail to get there and I'm getting close

My Story:
Last year (about Chimp Challenge time), I was browsing OCN as I usually do and read this article about folding and the annual Chimp Challenge. I though, I have a GTX 275, no life and nothing to do at all. So I started folding. I folded until I had almost 100k and I was thinking, this takes forever, I'm never going to get any where at this pace, so . . . . . . . I quit. After a long hard time of doing nothing and being sad, I got new PC parts for Christmas and wrapped up in one of the boxes was a precious GTX 460 1GB and I was doing this:



So after the shock, I put into my PC and I was enjoying smoother gameplay and I thought to myself, "This is awesome but OCN says its a folding machine so lets give it a try ". So I start folding what do you know, I got addicted. All computers must fold! My HTPC, my Dad's PC, My Backup PC, My PS3, My LAPTOP!, EVERYTHING!. Well after the electric bill got crazy, I went back to folding on my desktop alone. And well, I am still folding

My GTX 460 is cranking out about 11K a day and I have slowly been working up my Folding status. And now, I'm currently at:

Team Rank: 1,141
Points Today: 4,402
Points Total: 403,857 (w00t!)
WU Total: 701 (w00t!)

So here is my folding status to keep you guys up to date if your interested
http://folding.extremeoverclocking.c...hp?s=&u=506651

I'm going to be giving away a free PC game once I'm in the top 1000 for OCN so keep your eyes open



Next goal: Folding Millionaire!!!

PS: Another reason I fold is my grandmother has Alzheimer disease so Im hoping by folding, we can have a cure for that some day. Two years ago she was fine but now she can barely get out a full sentence. Its hard to see her that way because I went to her house for at least 4 hours everyday when I was a kid so yeah

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UPDATE!

My Stats
Team Rank:1,024
Points Today: 0 (its 4:30am so yeah lol)
Points Total: 523,535
WU Total: 826

ALSO! I have decided what the freebie will be

Here it is!



Sealed Retail Copy of Far Cry 2
Sealed Copy of Elder Scrolls: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition
Opened Copy of Guitar Hero 3 for PC (opened but never installed, should be fun to mod )

ITS MULTIPLE FREEBIES!!!!!!!

So yeah, tell me what you all think
Edited by robertoburri - 4/30/11 at 2:56am
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Good luck on your journey to top 1000.


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post #3 of 30
Good luck sir!
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Plug in your 275 and fold with that too!
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good luck! do you still have your gtx 275? you could add that to your folding pc and smp fold and your will have the beginnings of a nice little farm! 1,000,000 points in no time then!

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Sorry guys, I had to sell the GTX 275 to buy other PC parts. I loved that thing though, it had a Arctic Cooling Xtreme Plus cooler on it stock. It was great but I had to let it go. I have a 9800 GX2 to fold with now but its giving me problems so I'm trying to get it RMA'ed. Good thing its EVGA so I will get a nVidia card back to fold on. What card do you think they will send me that will compare with a 9800 GX2 on current video cards?
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Glad you are folding again! And for OCN! I remember back when I was trying to get into the top 1000,the score wasn't near that high =/
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I just broke the 1000 mark.... Joined from another team and I've been folding for OCN for a couple of months... Now runing 24/7 with a GX2....

It won't take you long... Keep pumping out those points.
 
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Keep it up
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I just broke into the top 1000 today too, but my story isn't as interesting as the OP.
Less than 2 weeks till 1 million!
http://folding.extremeoverclocking.c...hp?s=&u=552538
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