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Old 12-14-2007, 12:12 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 12-14-2007, 12:19 AM   #22 (permalink)
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ah ****....no more unprotected sex for me....

By the way....World Community Grid(my other client) actually folds for Dengue drugs and west nile stuff....i wish they would fold for aids or something...that kills more people than cancer....
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get a nice used x1600 or x1800. Im using an x1600 on my fold rig....works flawlessly and pretty fast too.

I want faster!!!


And in other news.. I GOT MY 8800gt!!!!!!!

I was gonna take pics but i was too excited and had to put it into my rig right away. I hit almost 8k in 3dmark, everything at stock speeds. With the 8500gt, i didnt even get 2k. My cpu score is 1859, somethin like that.
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Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H165GTQT256GDDN-R Radeon X1650GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

thats what i would get....
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But this guy is sellin me an x1950pro for $5 more, used less than a month. And its agp, by the way, cant be pci-e.
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you could fold on those PCI ati x series cards right?
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For dedicated folding machines, the setup that will get the most PPD are Core 2 duo's or quads running linux and using the linux smp client.


BUt yea... Here are our team stats anyways..
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For dedicated folding machines, the setup that will get the most PPD are Core 2 duo's or quads running linux and using the linux smp client.


BUt yea... Here are our team stats anyways..
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Yup i know, already folding for another team, got over 10k. I may consider coming to tech forums though, that team is pretty small.
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