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I just looked at my folding stats for the weekend and realized my gimpy Phenom x4 rig hasn't been running all weekend.
It doesn't turn itself back on automatically after a power outage, and I forgot to turn it back on after my power blinked a few times on Friday. It is parked in an unused room, with no UPS.

I had this rig down off and on for a good chunk of the weekend tweaking my overclock. I got a nice stable 4.4ghz OC on the CPU, but wasn't comfortable with what the projected temperatures would get up to with the 29-30ºC ambient temperature my house gets up to in the afternoon while I'm working, so I backed it down to 4.3ghz. It's a little better than the 4.2 I've been running for a month or so.
No luck on my crappy Asus ENGTX470 video card though, it absolutely will not run stable above 755mhz core, even at stock ram speeds.

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Originally Posted by zodac View Post
We actually seem to have that affect around here... loads of people have been complaining about it...
It hit me a few months ago that people in high school now never knew a time before the world wide web.
People in their 20's never knew a time before cell phones.
People in their 30's never knew a time before video games.

I'm just barely old enough to remember a time before personal computers existed, and being the most popular kid on my block because I got a PONG game for Christmas in 1976 when they first came out.
Edited by Caleal - 4/25/11 at 10:22pm
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I only stop folding to play games, and I don't play them very often.

On average, I'd say I'm folding 22-23 hours/day, 24/7.
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post #23 of 53
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Originally Posted by Caleal View Post
I just looked at my folding stats for the weekend and realized my gimpy Phenom x4 rig hasn't been running all weekend.
It doesn't turn itself back on automatically after a power outage, and I forgot to turn it back on after my power blinked a few times on Friday. It is parked in an unused room, with no UPS.

I had this rig down off and on for a good chunk of the weekend tweaking my overclock. I got a nice stable 4.4ghz OC on the CPU, but wasn't comfortable with what the projected temperatures would get up to with the 29-30ºC ambient temperature my house gets up to in the afternoon while I'm working, so I backed it down to 4.3ghz. It's a little better than the 4.2 I've been running for a month or so.
No luck on my crappy Asus ENGTX470 video card though, it absolutely will not run stable above 755mhz core, even at stock ram speeds.



It hit me a few months ago that people in high school now never knew a time before the world wide web.
People in their 20's never knew a time before cell phones.
People in their 30's never knew a time before video games.

I'm just barely old enough to remember a time before personal computers existed, and being the most popular kid on my block because I got a PONG game for Christmas in 1976 when they first came out.
In the 70's all I had was board games. Life, Payday, Gambler...
    
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post #24 of 53
I had stopped folding for a long time after i started around the winter of 2009 for a couple of months.
I got to about 440,000 points back then.

I recently started again just before the v7 client came out and been folding with my sig rig and also my backup rig.

I'm almost up to 1 million points and then I will slow down since the hot weather is coming soon.
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post #25 of 53
Forgot to start the clients before I left the house......
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Caleal View Post
It hit me a few months ago that people in high school now never knew a time before the world wide web.
People in their 20's never knew a time before cell phones.
People in their 30's never knew a time before video games.

I'm just barely old enough to remember a time before personal computers existed, and being the most popular kid on my block because I got a PONG game for Christmas in 1976 when they first came out.
I'm in my 20s, and I still remember when people started getting their mobiles for the first time.
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post #27 of 53
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i remember turbo grafix 16, sega saturn, sega game gear, old nintendo, i used to have the sega channel with cable tv, game genie, nintendo 64, game boy, who remembers altered beast!!! i remember when me and my older brother got a nintendo for Christmas, i would watch him hook up the nintendo and when he would go to work, he would tell me to leave it alone, so when he was gone i used to hook it up and play it and my mom would tell me ok your brothers on his way so id put it back the way he had it hahaha and he never found out!!!
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Quote:
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I'm folding 22-23 hours/day, 24/7.
haha, I didn't read the rest of the thread, but that line made me laugh
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plus i was in high school when i got my first cell phone, haha it was a huge block motorola flip phone, and the service sucked hahah!!!! and the plan was like 100 min!!!!!!!! hhhahaaha
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I'm in my 20s, and I still remember when people started getting their mobiles for the first time.
It wasn't until the mid 90's that a decent number 2nd generation networks were up, and they became affordable enough for the average person to get one, but they existed before you were born.
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