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Old August 1, 2007, 09:36 AM
pscout pscout is offline
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Sky ... I agree with most of what you said ... except the ps3 recommendation ... c2d or c2q is a much better performer in term of points per day per watt.

And while we can debate the use of points as a measure of value, it is the only measure that can be used usefully across clients and platforms. Tflops is another measure but since clients like the ps3 and gpu can only be used on a subset of folding simulations the points system is stanford's attempt at normalizing many factors.

Last edited by pscout; August 1, 2007 at 12:07 PM.
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