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Fold With TechPowerUp! at The 2010 Chimp Challenge

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  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    TechPowerUp! Folding@Home community will be participating in Chimp Challenge 2010. This worldwide Folding@Home competition finds a special place among distributed computing enthusiasts, with some of the world's leading F@H teams, particularly from technology communities participating. TPU's team is competing under the team name of ChimPowerUp. The goal of this competition is to achieve a score of 20,000,000 points, the contest starts Wednesday, May 5th at 12pm, Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7). The team to reach the goal first wins.

    You can help your favourite site win with your participation. Head over to this page, your one stop page to get started with folding with TechPowerUp. Between all the fun and frolic, participants get to amass huge computing power for the Folding@Home project, which helps solve complex, socially-relevant scientific problems.

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    What's folding about? I've been wondering for a while... Is my PC capable of doing it? I would be glad to help CPU (ChimpPowerUp).
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    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    I fixed your error. Also, you PC can fold, yes. If you need any help with config, there are numerous guides and people who can help over in the Folding forum.
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    I think I am in, I will see if the wgc team will join
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Parts of the WCG team will be joining (I will), but I doubt that we will be able to get most people to join
    Crunching for Team TPU
  6. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    folding uses your CPU/GPU power to help solve various problems, such as cancer.

    However, it does load your PC - so it will make heat, noise, and raise your power bill.


    Doing it short term for a goal such as this, its not a big deal - i'm likely to join in myself, and help TPU out.
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    This is something everyone could do. I will definitely attribute as much as possible. 5 computers should be a good start for me.:toast:
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    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    Remember, we are looking for additional members for only 20 days+. This is a short term investment in F@H/TPU. Of course, you can stay after the competition if you choose so.;)

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    Crunching for Team TPU
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    I tried a year or so ago to get F@H working but all it did was crash my pc.

    Might be the right time to dust it off and try again.
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    Can my 4650 run the gpu client? i'll put some gpu power towards CPU if I can.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Folding for OCN, sorry
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    I guess I can't ask my roommates to give me their computers for 20+ days.....but my systems are in of course (as I stated before this was a front page post).

    *Mighty Mouse will fold 24/7 on CPU and GPU.

    *Quadfather will fold 24/7 on GPU, 20+ hrs. a day on CPU. I will need my anime fix to keep me sane. I can put games on hold for a few weeks.
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    Do I see a traitor here? :wtf:
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    im going to change my setting on full load

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