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Advice on dedicated CPU only rig

Discussion in 'Folding@Home - Join Team Guru3D !' started by allesclar, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. allesclar

    allesclar Ancient Guru

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    Morning everyone,

    I would like to step up my commitment and get a rig to run 24/7.

    I have the specs below where i can get the server for a good price.

    HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8
    2x Eight 8-Core Xeon E5-2450L
    8GB RAM
    Running windows Server.

    I have done a rough comparison on CPUs vs what i am currently using but i am struggling to get a rough PPD number.

    Does anyone here have any experience with running the Proliant server CPU only solutions for folding?

    Any comments would be muchly appreciated.
     
  2. Agent-A01

    Agent-A01 Ancient Guru

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    What's the point?

    Watt per hour CPUs aren't very good and PPD wise GPUs run circles around CPU performance.

    Considering how ancient that Sandybridge Xeon is, I wouldn't bother.
     
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  3. allesclar

    allesclar Ancient Guru

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    Thats all i needed to know.

    Thankyou.
     
  4. jaggerwild

    jaggerwild Master Guru

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    8Gb of ram with 2 8 core cpu's?
     

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