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A Memorial to Kreij - Summer Giveaway- ACTIVE (ends 8/7) more to come!!!

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Will you be donating and/or opting in to win the Kreij Cancer Curing PC?

Poll closed Jun 9, 2015.
  1. Yes I plan to donate and will opt in to crunch/fold on the PC to help cure cancer if I win it.

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  2. Yes I plan to donate but will allow others a chance to help cure cancer with the PC.

    21.8%
  3. I will opt in to crunch/fold on the PC to help cure cancer if I win it.

    21.8%
  4. I support this project but will allow others a chance to help cure cancer with the PC.

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  1. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    New Project- Summer Giveaway (ongoing- see link below)
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...need-your-support.202061/page-39#post-3322547

    Project Updates- see below
    Father's Day PC Giveaway- Congrats to the winners (see link below):
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/a-memorial-to-kreij-fathers-day-pc-giveaway-us-eu-congrats-to-the-winners.202061/page-35#post-3297342

    Father's Day PC Giveaway open now! (see below for how to enter)
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/a-memorial-to-kreij-tpu-pc-giveaways-for-fathers-day-us-ca-eu.202061/page-34#post-3289778
    UPDATE (4/2015)- Father's Day build ongoing

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...day-build-ongoing.202061/page-30#post-3270895
    UPDATE (1/13/2015)- all Holiday gifts shipped. Keep watching for out next project!
    UPDATE (12/29/2014) A build log has been started by @ST.o.CH detailing the case he's building for Kreij PC #1 (EU PC):
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...cosmos-dean-kreij-kortenhoven-edition.208418/
    UPDATE (12/25/2014) Holiday giveaway (winners announced- congrats!):
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...iveaway-worldwide.202061/page-26#post-3212565
    UPDATE (12/18/2014) Holiday giveaway (active):
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...day-giveaway-soon.202061/page-24#post-3209864
    UPDATE (11/28/2014)- PC #5 winner chosen. Congrats to stinger608!!!
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...ts-to-pc-5-winner.202061/page-23#post-3200519
    UPDATE (11/11/2014)- PC #5 specs are nearly complete and we are preparing to give it away! See below for details:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...-pc-5-in-planning.202061/page-21#post-3191983

    UPDATE (10/30/2014)- PC #5 is being planned! Post in with comments, suggestions, donations, or just stop by to say hello :)

    UPDATE (2)- We have also opened a WCG account in Kreij's for TPU crunchers to volunteer their rigs to. The account name is TPU_remembers_Kreij and anyone interested can contact me or a Team member for details.
    UPDATE- Winners chosen! Congrats to Buck_Nasty, ST.o.CH, sneekypete, and onemoar!!! :toast:
    A Memorial to Kreij - Approaching 1 year of giveaways in his memory!!!

    The recent loss of our own Kreij (Dean) to cancer brings to mind that everyone here will experience how this terrible disease affects us or those closest to us at some point in our lives..... DO YOU WANT A CHANCE TO DO SOMETHING TO CHANGE THIS?

    or do you want to want to give in and let cancer continue taking our family and friends from us?

    Here's what we want to do:

    - ask the TPU community to support special PC builds and other projects to in honor of our departed member, friend, and cancer casualty- Kreij
    - request donations from you of hardware items, funds, or other assistance that may be needed
    - donate the PC builds or other goods to forum members. It's a plus if you're willing to crunch and/or fold with it to fight cancer.... However, it is 100% fine to just enjoy them in memory of Kreij

    What do we need:

    All of your support and/or donations to continue to honor Kreij and keep these projects going.

    Thanks to the generousity of this community we have been giving away PC's and other goods for more than a year!- Take a bow TPU!!! :lovetpu:

    * this post isn't 100% completed- lots of awesome still left to add in ;)

    As we approach the one year marker since losing our dear friend I felt it was time to remember all that we've done here in this thread over that time. I thank everyone at TPU for their kindness and trust in me to keep this project going!
    :lovetpu:

    Dean we miss you Bud!!!



    Kreij Memorial PC #1

    Won by @BUCK NASTY
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    (provided by @BarbaricSoul)
    Case- Thermaltake Urban T21 provided
    @sneekypeet
    PSU- Corsair CX500 (donated by @Norton )
    MB- AsRock 870 Extreme 3(received from a trade with @ThE_MaD_ShOt )
    CPU- Amd 1055t (received from a trade with @ThE_MaD_ShOt )
    Heat Sink- Scythe Mugen4 provided @sneekypeet
    RAM- 8-16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 provided by @lilhasselhoffer
    GPU- ASUS Direct CU HD7770 provided by @BarbaricSoul and @mjkmike )
    HD- 250gb WD Blue donated by @t_ski
    SSD- 120GB provided by @bogmali
    Software- Win 7 Pro 64 bit provided by @brandonwh64
    Build log:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/f-k-cancer-usa-cruncher-assembly.202225/

    Kreij Memorial PC #2
    Won by @ST.o.CH
    Original components:
    [​IMG]

    The final build!!!
    [​IMG]
    - PC case- custom aluminum case* by @ST.o.CH
    - power supply- Antec Earthwatts EA-650 provided by @Vinska
    - Motherboard- MSI H87M-G43 provided by @TRWOV
    - cpu- funded by TPU member donations
    - cpu cooler- funded TPU by member donations
    - ram- 2x4GB of DDR3 provided by @FreedomEclipse
    - graphics card- Radeon 7770 provided by @RCoon
    - HDD/SSD- 250GB HDD provided by @RCoon
    - Operating system- Windows 7 provided by @stinger608
    Build log:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/208418/

    Kreij Memorial PC #3
    Won by @sneekypeet

    The final build
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    Case- Fractal Define Mini
    Mobo- Intel DH67GD
    CPU- i3-2100
    Ram- 2x2GB Gskill Ripjaws
    Cooler- Phanteks PH-TC12DX
    GPU- Radeon 7770
    PSU- Corsair CX-430

    Kreij Memorial PC #4
    Won by @OneMoar
    [​IMG]
    - Custom Aluminum case by @ST.o.CH
    - ASUS Maximus VI Gene motherboard
    - Core i5-4670k cpu
    - 2x2GB GSkill Ripjaws (DDR3-1600)
    - Reeven Okeanos (dual tower cpu cooler)
    - MSI GTX 750 OC 1GB gpu
    - Windows 7 Pro x64
    - WD 2.5" 160GB Blue drive
    - Corsair HX-750 psu
    - 2x 120mm red LED fans (front)
    - 1x 120mm red bladed fan (rear)

    Kreij Memorial PC #5
    Won by @stinger608
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Case- BitFenix Pandora Micro-ATX Slim-Tower- donated by @sneekypeet
    Motherboard- ASRocK H81M-HDS donated by @TRWOV
    CPU- Pentium G3258 donated by TPU forum member contributions
    Ram- 2x2GB Mushkin (DDR3-1600) donated by @OneMoar
    Cooler- Alpenfoehn Sella (92mm) donated by @sneekypeet
    GPU- MSI GTX 750 OC 1GB donated by @OneMoar
    PSU- Corsair CX-430 donated by @sneekypeet
    HDD- WD 1.0TB Blue 2.5" HDD donated by @Norton
    OS- Windows 7 Ultimate donated by @stinger608
    KB/Mouse- Logitech MK710 Wireless Desktop donated by @stinger608

    Kreij Memorial Holiday Giveway
    A special giveaway of select hardware components donate by @Exeodus
    [​IMG]
    Holiday Winners:
    - a Radeon HD 6970 graphics card
    Winner- @Mindweaver
    - a motherboard/cpu/gpu combo including:
    - Asus M5A78L motherboard
    - Phenom II B73 triple core cpu
    - Nvidia GT 620 gpu
    Winner- @OneMoar
    - TWO (2) Radeon HD 5870 graphics cards
    Winner(2) @Lightbulbie and @ChaoticG8R *
    *they have opted to share the prize
    - a Radeon HD 6870 video card
    Winner- @Norton




    Kreij Memorial PC #6 (US/CA) and #7 (EU)
    * under construction- Father's Day drawing soon ;)



    You have until June 12th at the latest so NOW's the time for your chance to win :cool:
    follow the link below for more info:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/t...hers-day-us-ca-eu.202061/page-34#post-3289778

    Interested?

    Post here to pledge your support, gear, funds, and join us to say F**k You Cancer!!!

    A Special Thanks to @RCoon for getting this project moving forward
     
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  2. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    UPDATE- Winners chosen! Congrats to Buck_Nasty, ST.o.CH, and sneekypete!!! :toast:

    OK folks now that the PC builds are underway it's time to start the list of TPU members for the giveaway(s)

    How do I enter?
    - be a forum member as of June 1, 2014
    - Be willing to enjoy the PC! Game, surf the web, post on TPU or whatever else you want to do... it's yours if you win it!
    - be willing to crunch and/or fold for TPU's Teams on the PC to help fight cancer*

    * full or part-time- within your means (we understand that electricity isn't free)
    - opt in for one of the PC's by posting in this thread:
    - Examples:
    "I'm in for the Kreij EU/UK PC", "Want Kreij USA PC", etc...
    - optional: Share a story or experience you have had with Kreij or how cancer has affected your life
    The extra chance will be "Stealth" style like many of Kreij's special contests- check this spoiler often ;)
    - Stealth bonus 01- Post in the thread and nominate a forum member for one of the PC builds between 6/21 and 6/23/2014... If they accept, you get an extra chance to win ;)
    - Update Bonus 01 extended to 6/27/2014
    - Stealth bonus 02- watch the thread for the drawing ;)
    - PC case- custom aluminum case* by @ST.o.CH
    *note- a temporary case may be utilized for startup and component testing
    - power supply- Antec Earthwatts EA-650 provided by @Vinska
    - Motherboard- MSI H87M-G43 provided by @TRWOV
    - cpu- funded by TPU member donations
    - cpu cooler- funded TPU by member donations
    - ram- 2x4GB of DDR3 provided by @FreedomEclipse
    - graphics card- Radeon 7770 provided by @RCoon
    - HDD/SSD- 250GB HDD provided by @RCoon
    - Operating system- Windows 7 provided by @stinger608


    (provided by @BarbaricSoul)
    Case- Thermaltake Urban T21 provided @sneekypeet
    PSU- Corsair CX500 (donated by @Norton )
    MB- AsRock 870 Extreme 3(received from a trade with @ThE_MaD_ShOt )
    CPU- Amd 1055t (received from a trade with @ThE_MaD_ShOt )
    Heat Sink- Scythe Mugen4 provided @sneekypeet
    RAM- 8-16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 provided by @lilhasselhoffer
    GPU- ASUS Direct CU HD7770 provided by @BarbaricSoul and @mjkmike )
    HD- 250gb WD Blue donated by @t_ski
    SSD- 120GB provided by @bogmali
    Software- Win 7 Pro 64 bit provided by @brandonwh64
    Build log for the Kreij USA PC by @BarbaricSoul here:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/f-k-cancer-usa-cruncher-assembly.202225/

    The drawing will be scheduled for Sunday June 29th

    * Details subject to change....
     
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  3. manofthem

    manofthem WCG-TPU Team All-Star!

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    This is a great idea, and I'm glad some fine minds got together to put this together! ;)

    I think a crunching and folding rig would be a beautiful idea to remember @Kreij from "Cheeseland" with, a rig that will fight along with the teams of TPU to fight cancer til that fight is finished. I'll do what I can to help out with some aspect of the rig, and I'll be in touch with you @Norton.


    HUGE THANKS to those that donated hardware/software/shipping. :respect:
     
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    i surely would... if i had spare piece ... i know it means nothing to write it ... but still

    also during the 9th WCG anniversary i had 5 PC and every workload i did was for Cancer research ... what happened to Kreij affect me a lot ... because during that event in the middle of the contest i learnt that my nephew had a ganglion cancer, tho my nephew got lucky and went thru like a champ and overcome that ordeal ... my Crunching ability took a critical hit, likely i will never be able to crunch like i like, because of what ... because of money ofc ... my landlord said i went 1000chf above the normal electricity bill over a year ... after i had explain the situation he said he understand but he prefer to not see this happening again in the next years ...

    tho i can offer my moral support and i claim loud and clear "F**K CANCER!" in the memory of all those great person like Kreij who lost their lives to that frightening thing that the cancer is! (my grandfather also died of that cause ...)
     
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    Now is this just for one super rig or any amount of rigs (big or small) we can get up and running? Then we plan on giving it out to a chosen winner who is then expected to have said rig run 24/7?

    Is my understanding correct?

    I take it, its for one super rig. I don't plan on donating parts, but I do have some old fans, cables and a 500 watt PSU I could part with, if that is what yall are looking for. Also once I get my water loop I'm going to start folding again.
     
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  6. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    The plan may change but the current goal is to build one special rig capable of doing a decent, or better, job of crunching and folding.

    As far as running 24/7 .... everyone realizes electricity isn't free. The winner will be expected to enjoy the rig, remember where it came from/why it was built, and to crunch and/or fold within their means ;)
     
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    So temped to join in (I would fold for you guys with it) but I think I'll leave it to the TPU'ers. Condolences to all related to Kreij. :( We recently lost dennilfloss (of nowheremom notoriety) too. Let's kick cancer right where it counts! I have a half broken 7770 I could give (it needs a bake I think) but I hope another can outdo me.
     
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    Count me in for a $ donation
     
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    OneMoar There is Always Moar

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    wait what kreji is gone ?
    I knew he had cancer ... but dam ..
     
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    Okay, who's got skills? We need a Jeep themed case! Start with an Antec GX 700?
     
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    I have a old AMD Phenom II X2 555 with mobo unlocks to x4.

    HUH ?, why the hell it need that ?, it should be for crunching not showing off..
     
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    manofthem WCG-TPU Team All-Star!

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    Jeep was a big jeep fan, so it's kind of like a tribute. ;)

    Taken from the News post:
     
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    Let me know who to paypal...when the time comes. Perhaps I can pony up for shipping, or something.

    I crunch as much as I can, and I will always pick to crunch for cancer causes. I lost my Mom Jan. 2nd 2000.

    :lovetpu:
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Informational post- here are some details on the Mapping Cancer Markers (WCG crunching) project:



    Project Goals
    Mapping Cancer Markers aims to improve and personalize cancer treatment. The project has three goals: first, to identify markers that can be used to detect cancer earlier; second, to identify high-risk cancer patients; and third, to find markers that can predict treatment response.

    Mapping Cancer Markers will also enable researchers to develop even more efficient and effective computational methods for discovering relevant patterns of markers. This could help make the use of markers in personalized medicine more practical and more broadly applicable to other cancers and other complex diseases.

    https://secure.worldcommunitygrid.org/research/mcm1/details.do
     
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    I'll put something in, Norton. I'll PM you with what I'm thinking.
     
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    I believe his idea was directed towards building something not only great in hardware specs but also appeal. After all, memorials aren't built of just random stones with names painted on them ya know?
     
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    And once again we see how this awesome community can come together to kick cancer right in the ass!!! This is such an epic win!
     
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    Count me in with an MSI H87M-G43

    Norton, YGPM
     
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    :toast:
    This thread is only about 3 hrs old and we have about 1/3 of the parts already! :lovetpu:

    Parts list (
    from the OP):
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    PC case
    - power supply
    - Motherboard- MSI H87M-G43 provided by @TRWOV
    - cpu
    - cpu cooler
    - ram- 2x4GB of DDR3 provided by @FreedomEclipse
    - graphics card
    - HDD/SSD
    - Operating system- Windows 7 provided by @stinger608
    - additional parts, shipping help, a few $$$, games, software, just about anything will help out*...
    *note- any donated items that are not used will be returned to the TPU community, given to a suitable/appropriate charity, etc..
     
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    manofthem WCG-TPU Team All-Star!

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    Count me in for some kind of PP payment for a little help on shipping on an item of hardware. That way someone donating doesn't have to sport the shipping themselves..... :)
     
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    I have the cpu cooler.
     
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    www.whale.to/v/rife.html

    Royal Rife already did back in the 1930s and his work was supressed. Good luck because Cancer is an industry of profit.
     
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    manofthem WCG-TPU Team All-Star!

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    Then....You may see yourself out of the thread, thanks.

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    Someone could arm-wrestle cadaveca into giving up the 4790 he just reviewed ;)
     
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