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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    check out this thread, hopefully we can get some multi socket hexus action going :)
    http://forums.hexus.net/distributed-computing/243169-group-buy-arima-4-socket-opteron-boards.html
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    Not sure it is just because of the new gen gpu's folding has always seemed to drop off a little in the summer months, some people don't like dumping an extra few hundred watts of heat into their...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    V7.1.52 is now out:
    https://fah-web.stanford.edu/projects/FAHClient/

    Also they are considering updating the front page to this:
    http://folding.stanford.edu/English/Main2

    I think it looks...
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    I actually looked up the processors, and they are dual socket only, the quad socket hex cores ones are the 84** series, and they are much more money:...
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    I have a G0 Q6600+mobo+ram sat right next to me, have just changed out to a Phenom X6 setup, had a look about and I could get this sort of thing:
    Quad socket mobo £100...
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    I am trying to justify getting it for reasons other than messing about with folding lol
    using excuses like, ohh I could use it as my home server, and completely ignoring the fact I have a much lower...
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    Searched HP's site for it's service tag, and it looks like those 2.6 duals are the top of the range Opterons for socket 940, no way to dump them and put quads in unfortunatly, as that would have been...
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    Hmm I have the opportunity to get a HP 4U rackmount server with the following specs for about £150 and was wondering if it would even be worth my time, might be fun to fold on but I am not too sure...
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    No need to wait for the unit to finish, the upgrade has been seamless when I have done them, just quit the client, and run the new installer, it should pick up that you already have it, and install...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Thats odd, are you using the V7 client, as there is a new version out now: 7.1.50, it is possible the older betas have an expiry date on them, the old command line betas did.
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Looks like the fix for 803X units failing is to set your display to not turn itself off, tried it and my units are no longer failing.
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    Looks like there are some serious problems with 803X work units for some people, myself included:
    http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=67&t=20970&sid=6e755bddb5c3f965c9c4336fa9aa6b42

    Edit:...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Seems not :(
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    Took me a little while to even get it loaded in open office, getting it off of skydrive wasn't the most intuitive thing in the world lol
    Have had a look through it and can kinda see what you were...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Tatty any chance you can email me the calcs you used for folder of the month, got a little sidetracked over christmas as I had a very bad chest infection and was almost hospitalised with it so didn't...
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    Just a quick thought here, but with the Intel Z68 boards, is it possible to use the integrated graphics to display the desktop while the dedicated gpu folds away with no overhead?
    I know that there...
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    The point I was making was that the loss of almost the entire team that developed the Alpha/K7/K8 processors was the major problem for AMD, and that as they had a performance advantage and weren't...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Looks like I will hit 10 mil points sometime tonight, when the stats start updating again :)
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    I think AMD's current woes are caused by the dwindling amount of alpha engineers they have left.
    Back in the day the K7 Athlon was neck and neck with the P3 due to their designs, and were beating it...
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    The science is the same regardless of who you fold for, and you don't sound like a child not getting your own way, more like an angsty teenager lol
    Still you will always be welcome back at any time,...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Seems to be rock solid no Nan's, and the power usage hasn't increased very much at all, though I am running it at fractionally lower volts than stock.
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    I managed to get my GTX460 from 675/1350@1v to 875/1750@0.975v upped the memory from 900 to 1060 (3600 to 4240 effective) though I think there may be a greater overclock on this card with some...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    Talking of GPU folding, anyone know where I can buy a Geforce GT545? 144 shaders at a decent clock at less than 70w sounds good to replace the GT240 in my htpc.
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    How quiet is that supply, it may cost twice what the case + psu combo cost me but if it is quiet then it could be worth it as the current psu is quiet when playing back videos and other light tasks,...
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    Think I may start folding on my htpc again, thing is I doubt the psu that came with the case would stand upto it for long, can anyone recommend a mATX psu that is any good?
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    Just bought a Crucial M4 64gb, might not do anything for my ppd, but will make my computer far more responsive, as I have my windows install on a 60gb partition right now should be an easy swap as...
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    My folding activities have been slightly hurt over the last month or so by my brother deciding that he was going to move into mine after an argument with my mum, so he is constantly pausing it to...
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    Jim if you class mech eng as modern, then I would hate to know what you consider old lol
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    My GT240 has no problems with running 1080 content whilst folding at 100% I think the purevideo part of the CPU isn't using the shaders, as I see no drop in ppd whilst watching videos, really need to...
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    Re: Folding Chit-Chat

    No. 1 lol, though if things keep going the way they are I will end up there eventually through a war of attrition :P
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