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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Abaddon, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Defiant47

    Defiant47 Peace Sentinel

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    Communist!
     
  2. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    And posting this doesnt? You can always choose to run the regular client and then only when you're using the computer. That way, your electricity bill will only go up very slightly.
     
  3. fezzic181

    fezzic181 Chieftain

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    Alright well I compared last months power bill with this months bill where I kept the comp off unless I was playing games. Looks like folding runs me a whole 15 bucks a month. So release the GPU hounds I'm back on.
     
  4. Abaddon

    Abaddon Deity

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    Great News!
     
  5. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    The 'Foldbeasts'' future home:
    (Excuse the slightly blurry pictures and the crap in the background, I havent done any cleaning in a while and my camera is on its last legs)
    Spoiler :


    The hole

    The 3 fans -- all are scythe Kaze 1200RPM fans, two 140mm's and one 120mm.

    size comparison of fans to case. As you can see, this thing isnt even quite a mid-tower. I pulled the HDD cage though, so it should have enough room for the GPU's.


    I didnt feel like buying a new case and fans, so instead I took and old case and am in the process of modding it to take a 120mm and a pair of 140mm fans on the side door. The Somewhat-round hole you see in the first photo is the unfinished hole for the 120mm, Ive still gotta figure out what the best way to mount the 140mm's is. I may go completely ghetto, mount them on a piece of plywood and then cut a pair of holes in the side of the case. Gonna be fun.

    EDIT - should I paint the case anything? Im thinking a bit of black will do it nicely.
     
  6. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    And just in time to break the 1 million point mark!
    Congrats!
     
  7. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    :goodjob: And indeed, congrats on a million points! :high5:

    Black works. Are there any lights in the fans or elsewhere in the case?
     
  8. fezzic181

    fezzic181 Chieftain

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    Ha, nice. I didn't even notice I was in that territory.
     
  9. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    Nope, and I dont know if im even going to waste the paint on making it black. This thing is probably going to sit in the attic, so no point making it all pretty if no one will see it.
     
  10. fezzic181

    fezzic181 Chieftain

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    Remember pretty won't make it fold faster. The cost of rattle cans can be saved for more juice or faster bits :)
     
  11. Imperialmajesty

    Imperialmajesty Emperor

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    Can't you just turn off folding when you play?

    That, and there are a bunch of different clients out there.
     
  12. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    Still doesn't work
     
  13. Imperialmajesty

    Imperialmajesty Emperor

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    What shows up in the error log when you play while having the both programs installed?

    *Or is this a creative way of saying you don't want folding hogging your system resources, lol*
     
  14. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    Congrats, you have a broken game. When folding is turned off ( as in the process is terminated, the service stopped, etc), everything should go back to normal. If it doesnt, well, your computer sucks.
     
  15. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    Got the FoldBeast to boot with one GPU ( had some funny business with that...) so it should be coming fully online within a day or two.

    EDIT -- Run into a wee bit of a problem. The GX2 wont give a signal when its the primary card, but if I put it as secondary or etc, the fans on the 9800GT behind it chokes cus the GX2 is so close.

    EDIT2 -- OH hell, Im an idiot. I forgot the primary display is the bottom DVI port, not the top one. Its working fine now! Time to install drivers and see what kind of results we get on FAH
     
  16. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    Well, it is done. The FoldBeast has moved into its new home. Albeit, there's still some remodeling to do ( I need to figure out where to stick those 140mm's, since my planned location isnt going to work -- pcie cables jut out too much ) but they're getting nice and cozy (and very warm):

    Yep, when the SMP on the FoldBeast gets going, im gonna be pulling 25k ppd on avg.
     
  17. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Wheeee!!! :goodjob: Do you think you'll be able to overclock the CPU or the video cards?
     
  18. Perfection

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    Tell me something I don't know.
    MOO2 just freezes
     
  19. fezzic181

    fezzic181 Chieftain

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    Come on top 200!!!!!!
     
  20. Genocidicbunny

    Genocidicbunny Bug squasher

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    Ill try it come cooler weather. Right now its too hot for any extra heat on top of what its already pumping out.
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    Wow, in 8 hours I made 12k points. I couldnt pull that in a day before. :D
     

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