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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by A novice, May 9, 2009.

  1. KieX

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    +2 :roll:

    Me: Damn I feel the need to make yet another computer for the cause, I like hardware anyway
    Conscience: You can barely afford the electricity, you have as much spare money as when you were unemployed
    Me: Yes, but those GB boards look so shiny and it's cold in winter
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    Seriously, I hate putting up with heat, and look at me now. On the verge of a stroke daily, but I ain't stopping!
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    Great job dustyshiv! :toast: :respect::respect: and the rest of the pie eaters! :rockout: :respect::respect::respect::respect:
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  4. twilyth Guest

    And withdrawal is a bitch. You basically have to be put into a medically induced coma and hope that when you come out of it most of your crunching memories are gone.

    However there is a new treatment for helping PTSD suffers to forget traumatic experiences - I guess that would be things like losing a couple days worth of wu's or something. I can't really imagine anything more traumatic than that.

    They have you recall the memory and treat you with a beta blocker like propanolol. Apparently you have to recall the memory in order for it to be erased.

    So instead of going the coma route, you might want to try this technique.

    Of course the best solution is to never start crunching at all, but whenever I say this to kids they just laugh at me.
  5. Chicken Patty

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    WOW :laugh: :roll:
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    Twilyth.....You freakin ROCK!!!! :laugh:
  7. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Today sees Dustyshiv sliding down, myself and Mindweaver resuming our No1 and No2 spots, and a new member, erasure0204 stepping up:
    [​IMG]

    EDIT: Oh, and Twilyth gets far more than his "ass-pie" :)
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  8. twilyth Guest

    Whoa. Hot damn. I think that's a first for me.

    But I'm starting to feel like a points whore. This happens on the same day that I get the parts for the i7-950. God I feel guilty - but it's not like that's going to stop me. :pimp: Just know that I will feel badly about kicking everyone's ass. :D
  9. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    'everyone's ass' eh?

    We'll see about that one.

    ~30 dual cores is a rather powerful force my friend ;)
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    This isnt a competition,those arent technically your dual cores your holding the school hostage for your benefit which is pretty low in my book.If it is a competition to you then your crunching for the wrong reasons
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    Man...all this cockiness going on in here.I might have to get the electrician over to plum me in another line so i can get my other 14 core's of untapped Phenom ll's crunching.
    LOL,but then i probably would'nt have any snow around the house to play in.:laugh:
    Very nice #'s guys.Keep up the great work. :toast::toast:

    MAY THE CRUNCH BE WITH YOU!!!!
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    :roll: get a plumber to plum an electrician to run wires dude:roll:
    that way you're ahead of the bell curve!
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    I live in a town of 3,000 peeps.The electrician is the plumber and could also be the mayor at any given time.:laugh:
    You city folk crack me up!
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    City folk don't live here :laugh: i live in no where Oklahoma, we're lucky to have a McDonalds lol
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    Not interested in this type of argument. I know they aren't mine, but I got them crunching. Before hand, they were sitting idle. So I think what I'm doing is very respectable :)

    I crunch for the cause and for the competition. Without the points, I'd still do it, but the points make it a whole hell of a lot more fun.
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  16. twilyth Guest

    Let's do the math shall we?

    30 x 2 = 60 threads. Impressive. Certainly.

    2 quads + 2 hex + 950 = 28 threads. OK, it looks like I'm in for an ass-whoopin'

    BUT - can you overclock those machines? Hmmmm? No, I didn't think so. I don't know what kind of clocks those rigs run at, but I'm guessing around 2ghz. so for 60 threads, that would be 120ghz total - understanding that you can't make such a direct comparison across architectures.

    For my end, I'll be conservative and say

    2 1090T @ 4ghz = 48
    1 q9450 @ 2.66ghz = 11
    1 9750 @ 2.4ghz = 10
    1 i7-950 @ 3.7ghz = 30

    total = 99ghz

    Also my rigs are on 24/7/365.

    Do you still feel lucky? Well . . . do ya' . . . punk? (from Dirty Harry so nothing personal) :cool: ;)
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    Super lucky, since I don't pay a cent for 'em :p

    Not sure they'll all be on 24/7, but it looks like close to it at least. ~16k PPD combined, which is pretty good IMO :)
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  18. twilyth Guest

    Yeah, electricity is going to be a bitch, but I'll be taking down the q9450 after the november challenge (CP has dibs on that). And I'll probably stop running the 9750 full time since it's really just a backup rig. That will really leave me with just 3 full time crunchers - and since the gf will mainly be using the i950, that will be the first one to go if the utility bill starts to pinch my wallet. Sorry, but I'm just not as committed as some of you guys.

    So long term, I'm not really much of a threat. Anyway, I'm sure you realize I was just messin' witcha. ;)
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    Thankfully dedication isn't measured by wealth and I think everyone here is committed. We can't change the facts of life, so wether it's linux on a toaster or farm of hex's the fact we do what we can when we can is what matters. :D
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    Linux on a toaster, eh? :roll:

    Time to investigate, could be cool :D :D
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    It's the kind of thing I would actually imagine you doing :laugh:
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    I would totally love to...just have to gut a toaster & put an ITX setup in it!

    The crunching toaster! :laugh:

    Time to price this out :roll:
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  23. twilyth Guest

    Speaking of toasters, check out this guy.

    [​IMG]

    Now wouldn't you think that in addition to motorized toast injection and ejection, leds, sensors, etc., that they could at least stick a little PIC microcontroller web server in there. Cheap bastards.
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    Someone does and I think they may see a slight rise in their electric bill. If it is a public school then the tax payers are the ones footing most off the bill.
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    I've already talked with the principal and several of the administrative staff at school, and the school gets billed at a fixed rate. I'm not sure exactly how that works out for the power company, but I've been assured it doesn't cost the school or the tax payers anything ;)
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