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Old March 8, 2011, 05:49 PM
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If you can work past the quicks & faults of the SR-2, it is without a doubt the way to go. My pair of E5649's @ 4.1GHz puts out nearly 4x as much as my 2600k would @ 4.7GHz.

As for GPU folding. I really don't recommend doing it on any system running bigadv. You may get a slight increase in PPD, but overall you get significantly lower performance per watt.

As for power consumption, the SR-2 definitely will consume less power than 3-4 2600k systems.
I second this. SR2 headaches are really worth it.

ppd/watts
ppd/$

Nothing can be it.

I'm building an X58 dedicated folder for 550$. We'll see how the numbers compare.
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