Folding@Home - Join The Fight!

Discussion in 'Folding@Home - Join Team Guru3D !' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, Apr 28, 2007.

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  1. PantherX

    PantherX Folding@Home Team Leader Staff Member

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    Just make sure that you're using a passkey for folding so that you can get the Quick Return Bonus (QRB) :)
     
  2. PantherX

    PantherX Folding@Home Team Leader Staff Member

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    The short answer is that the demand for folding has increased significantly while the supply of WUs is being increased. Se my post here -> Too many folders?
     
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  4. ariskar

    ariskar Master Guru

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    Hello. I am happy to report that after 5 years or so of inactivity I have recently re-joined the folding effort with my 5960x & RTX2080 machine.
     
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  5. PantherX

    PantherX Folding@Home Team Leader Staff Member

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    Welcome back :)
     
  6. ariskar

    ariskar Master Guru

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    Thanks. The RTX 2080 is putting out an estimated 2 million PPD which translates to a real 1.4-1.5 PPD a day. These new graphics cards are beasts. Folding on my CPU (a few generations back EE! 5960x) for 40,000 to 50,000 PPD seems like a waste of electricity and heat.
     
  7. PantherX

    PantherX Folding@Home Team Leader Staff Member

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    While you can decide if you want to fold on the CPU or GPU or both, do note that important scientific work is being done on both... some calculations can only be done on the CPU while others are GPU only and some are a mix in between.

    I used to fold on my CPU but when FahCore_a7 came with AVX_256 support, I had to stop since it would overheat my AIO. I am considering replacing my chassis so I can fit a better AIO and then resume CPU folding simply because I use my system to heat up my room :)
     
  8. Destrux1979

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    Just added myself to this team as well. Been folding CPU+GPU since abt the start of Corona.
    Mostly off-work at first, but recently up to full-time.
     
  9. DerSchniffles

    DerSchniffles Ancient Guru

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    Yikes my cpu gets hot while folding! Way hotter than I am used to seeing for sure, it has spikes up to 94C!!! Not too worried because the temps seem to jump all over the place and only hits high for a second before going back down to 75C and then 88C...77C...81C...etc.

    Trying to keep my office cool but there is so much hot air being pumped out of my case, its insane!

    Keep fighting the good fight!
     
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    allesclar Ancient Guru

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    Have admin removed the folding stats from our signatures now?
     

  11. A M D BugBear

    A M D BugBear Ancient Guru

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    So far so good, I am in the top 21 on guru3d, not bad for like 6 months(Not always on).

    So far doing pretty good.
     

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