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Old October 23, 2008, 07:36 AM
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I like to give my idle computers something to do.

I leave my rigs on 24/7 simply for ease of use.It might as well be doing something.

Supermicro X11DPi-NT:2x Xeon Gold 6144's:Lots more other stuff.Dual 4k monitor video .
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Old October 23, 2008, 08:28 AM
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For me it is like the extension of O/C with the bomus of giving time to a reaserch. I mean O/Cing is fun, pushing the hardware to the max and all, but then, what is the best way to use it ? Folding to help reasercher. :)

It is also, a reason to buy bigger/better hardware.

Sold hardware again.....
Currently using WHS hardware....
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Old October 23, 2008, 11:13 AM
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Ive been on the World Community Grid for a while now. I had the misfortune of knwowing someone who had HIV. Live in Vancouver long enough, you will meet someone. I was curious. So, I started to volunteer once in a while in St,Pauls delivering meals. After a while, I witnesses some really sick people die of it. You can splice hairs, which way is more terribble, or which cause needs more attention. They all do. I think I was really deeply affected by it. Especially from the girls. When I started to see girls getting it, I kept my undies duct taped around my waist. So, sometimes when I go back to work in the mines, I run 4 instances of WCG fight aids at home for as long as im gone. And thats sometimes 45 days straight. I set my cpu to 100% and let it do its work.
Tazer isnt always a miserable sarcastic militant ex server admin geek.
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At least its DX10!
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Old November 19, 2008, 07:58 PM
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I fold because its the right thing to do.
Team XCPUS - Leganfuh
Aka: The Commander

(1) Dell XPS 720 2.4 Quad Core, 8800GTX 2-SMP-MPICH 1-GPU2
(20) Dell Vostro 400's 2.4 Quad Core, 8800GT 40-SMP-MPICH 20-GPU2
(4) Dell Vostro 410's 2.4 Quad Core, 8800GT 8-SMP-MPICH 4-GPU2
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Old November 19, 2008, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Leganfuh View Post
I fold because its the right thing to do.
Welcome to HWC, I wish more people felt that way...
Folding For Team 54196

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Old November 19, 2008, 08:25 PM
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I fold because it helps a great cause.

My dad survived cancer.

Also, my hardware is overkill, so I might as well put it to good use.
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