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So I am not really a cpu power kind of folder. I wanted to get a setup for big -adv work units. I have two systems in mind but not sure what one would be better for a dedicated cruncher.
So first build I was looking at is a icore 7 950 3.06ghz with a 1366 socket motherboard, or a icore 5 2500k 3.33ghz with a 1155 socket motherboard. Both are coming out to almost the same price the icore7 build is $440 and the icore 5 is around 420. I was going to pick this up tomorrow but I don't know what one to choice.
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post #2 of 10
Get the SB based 2500k. it can OC much higher and give you much better folding performance as such
post #3 of 10
I would get 2600K instead
post #4 of 10
If they are the same price get the 2500k...

Though I remember someone say they are stopping less than 8 core CPU's running bigadv... (Though im not really sure).

'Jedi' on our team is getting 40k PPD on his at 5Ghz under linux. Im sure he would help you set it up.
 
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If they are the same price get the 2500k...

Though I remember someone say they are stopping less than 8 core CPU's running bigadv... (Though im not really sure).

'Jedi' on our team is getting 40k PPD on his at 5Ghz under linux. Im sure he would help you set it up.
stupid 650 why cant u do stuff like this
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post #6 of 10
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cool, I guess I will hold off then maybe couple more months
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post #7 of 10
I have a few bigadv rigs and the best one for the $$$ is a 2600k rig running Ubuntu. Your looking at 55k pod with that setup at 4.6 ghz.
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Alright guys well I did it took me two trips to buy it but I did it. I got an Icore7 2600k 8gb of ram. So as of right now I just loaded up my gpu clients and loaded up the cpu client and did -smp. As of right now full load for 10 minutes the cpu temps are at 60c. Oh I overclocked it to 4.4ghz. Does this sounds normal. Oh guess what I almost **** a brick when I swapped out my c2d and evga 750l motherboard with this new stuff and window 7 loaded fine and loaded all the drivers with out blue screen. I could not belive it!!! I was reading that changing key componets on window 7 was a nightmare. I must of lucked out!!
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post #9 of 10
Awesome dude.

Is that 60C on water?

At this rate i'm to be the only one on our team without a SB system.
 
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post #10 of 10
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Ya its on water
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