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Old January 30, 2012, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by 3.0charlie View Post
Also add in the equation the noise and heat generated by the GPUs
yeah is like you are at the airport and jets are taking off. My rig was folding at a given moment with a 9800GX2, a GTS250 and a 9800GTX+ (all these 3 cards were run off of a 650W PSU). it is fine as long as you keep your headphones on but when you take them off, that is another story. I sold all the cards and I am staying only on CPU folding it is much quieter and much more energy efficient. if you want cpu folding a good start is a rig with a core i7 2600k. Phenom II X6@4GHz and i5 2500k@4.5 GHz generate about 14k PPD, an i7 2600K@4.5 GHz is doing around 27k PPD so you have a good idea of what to expect.

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