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Old September 22, 2007, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by omgwtf View Post
Can you guys fill me in ?..what is this about? ocing? :p
Folding@home is a distributed computing project that basically lets researchers at stanford use our computers to do protein research to study the causes of diseases like alzeihmers, parkinsons, cancer etc.

hundreds of thousands of pc's and ps3's can do much more than any supercomputer can.

Points are awarded for work completed, and individuals can fold for teams. Here were fold for HCF ( team # 54196). Individual can compete via points, and teams can too. Or don't worry about the points and just fold since it will help humanity. The points just add a bit of fun and competition.

Have a read through the FAQ for more ... and some links ...
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/hardw...-home-f-q.html
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