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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by [Ion], Dec 5, 2009.

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Weak? That's still quite the collection--you're doing well :toast:
    The dual-HD7970 I'm renting from KieX does a great job ;)
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  2. manofthem

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    Well, it's not as grand as a lot of your guys' farms (read: [Ion]'s collection), and it's only for this weekend, which makes me sad :(

    I'd love a few more additions, but those aren't in the foreseeable future (unfortunately)

    Hopefully soon :)
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    You never know--we have a six-core i7 and three HD7770s up for grabs in a week ;)
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    Haha, I'd love that :roll:

    It would be a great start to an addition to a farm :laugh:
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Gotta get some pics of my setup now that they are all running :laugh:
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    [​IMG]

    The specs
    1. Tt case (white) AMD 8150 @4ghz, CPU WC'ed, Asus GTX460 DirectCU ,Tt 600w
    2. CM XB (black) I7 3770k @ 4ghz,CPU WC'ed,2xHIS 5770 @950mhz core each, Gigabyte 7770 @ 1050mhz core, Antec 650w
    3. OEM HP case, AMD AII X2 220 @3.8ghz,Rocketfish 92mm HSF(quiet and keeps it cool for decent price) Delta 350w PSU

    they all have atleast 1 HDD, the XB has 3 HDDs and 1 SSD. And of course they all have ram I just don't remember exact specs of each anymore, Only know what matters most(CPU and GPUs)
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    Not really a farm, but this is the main (and only) computer that I use to game and crunch. I also have a laptop, but rarely game on it. Mostly use it for livestreams, Youtube, and just browsing websites. I really would like to get a new case as the HAF 912 has lost it's "coolness" factor when I was first looking at building a computer. Then I just need a modular power supply and my cable management should be a lot better.

    That's the album below of when I re-did my cable management when I still had the Crossfire 4770's (may sell those soon on here or Ebay, need to get my Paypal sorted out first). I'll post a picture below with the 7850 in there.

    http://imgur.com/a/CpcEO#15

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  8. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    I recognize that HP case--IIRC they originally have a Pentium 3 or similar in them :p

    I'd imagine you could push that 3770k harder--I have mine at 4.0 on a stock cooler :)
    IMO the HAF912 is a cool case--if the Source 210s weren't so cheap, I'd probably pick up a couple ;)
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    Nice crunching rigs folks:toast:
    Keep the pics coming:)
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    Not at once, 3 Different ebay auctions, lucky with the pair of MSI. Get them for 100bucks.
    But the 7770 gets more workunits done, i'm not with this. The vliew5 architecture was very powerfull with the right task.
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    Insomnia, boredom, and crunching appears to be my new fixation.... led me to take pictures for this thread.

    Rig in specs <---
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    My C2d 6300 in a case I started modding but stopped. It is running in the picture but my camera is too good to get a motion blur I was hoping for.
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    Phenom II 965BE. The rest of the rig is coming tomorrow.
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Your main system is really clean! What radiator is that--it's enormous! :eek:

    The E6300 system is a perfect example of ghetto-crunching--hey, it works though :toast:
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    as soon as the i5 is back up, i can start my "farm" :D
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    Another late insomniac night, while tinkering I took some pics of my phenom rig.

    It started out like this...
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    ...but the top card ran too hot for my liking so I did this.
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    I reaallly like this xfx psu. I think I am going to move it into my main rig and put my cougar with the phenom.
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    It's the shrink wrap. As I'm going to sell it after HCC ends I didn't remove it completely, just enough to not obstruct the vents.
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    Since I finally have a new pocket point and shoot camera that's fairly decent (Canon ELPH 530 HS), I decided to take a few pics of my rigs and their poor cable management:

    P4 630/ASRock 775Xfire-VSTA/GTS 450/GTX 470
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    2600K/ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3/Gigabyte 7950 w/ XFX cooler/XFX 7950 w/ AC Accelero Xtreme 7970
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    X2 4400+ 939/ASUS A8N32-SLI/2x GTX 460 768MB
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    My daily driver (clunker) at work: Phenom X3 8550/ASRock AM2NF3-VSTA/Sapphire Radeon HD 3850 AGP
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    3770K/ASRock Z77 Pro4-M/GTX 465/GTX 660 Ti
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    Dell Dimension E520: Intel Xeon X3210/GTS 450
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    Speaking of poor cable management...

    My main rig with its facepalmy cable management. The case is also horrible; uses the old fashion "PSU at the top" design.

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    My [almost] dedicated cruncher. Already got a case for it, but am too lazy to turn it off for the procedure. <serious> I am not sure the case will fit this shelf. Thus I won't use a case until I prepare the space and proper cabling for the storage room where I plan on keeping it. i.e. until I am sure that a case won't make any problems </serious>

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    Justin, do you want a faster CPU for that first system? I think I have a Pentium D or Celeron Dual Core around here somewhere--maybe even a slow-ish Core 2 Duo. That cable management is....something...but you do have an awful lot of rigs there :toast:

    Vinska, your crunchers look good! :toast:
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    Sadly, it's a 925X chipset and the fastest/newest CPU it'll take is a P4 661 Cedar Mill. Otherwise, I would have at least a Pentium D in there.

    And those aren't even all my rigs lol. My dad has a 1045T and 2x GTX 460s at work, an 1100T and 2x 7770s at home, mom has my old FX-8150 and GT 440, and I have a 3770K/7970 and a C2E X6800 "server" that doesn't do DC work because it can barely cope with the Minecraft server it runs lol. I also have a Dimension 8300 and 2 ragged laptops that don't amount to 1K PPD.
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    Shame. My personal rule is that I won't set up anything slower than a C2D--(Atom excepted because it's tiny)--I could theoretically set up as many Pentium D systems as I wanted at ~$10 each, but the heat and low output aren't worth it to me.

    Do you want my AMD X2 to replace that Dimension 8300? I also have two ragged laptops, but they get ~2k PPD between the pair, so it's better at least.

    Cool that you have a Core 2 Extreme :toast:

    Does the folding/crunching on the GPUs impact usability at all for your parents?
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    I might consider it for the meantime at least. If anything, it could replace the Dimension and the laptops.

    My mom's computer only crunches on the FX with 50% of cores, as running at 75% made the system "unbearably laggy" which I guess is due to the shared modules. My dad's home computer is rarely used (remoted into most of the time) and the 7770s aren't loaded down much since it's a problematic system, and his work computer runs an 790GX board so the 460s run headless and he uses the HD 3300 graphics which are conveniently unsupported by distributed computing so I don't have to fuss with them.
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    Well, just let me know, and it's yours (+ shipping). I really need to get rid of some of this stuff--but IMO it isn't worth creating a sales system out of when I can set up an E8400 for just a little more.

    It sounds like you have things all worked out there :toast:
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    Odd. I run it on 100% and never noticed any decrease in responsiveness on both FX-8120 and FX-8320.

    I blame the scheduler. As Win7 is laggy with 'dozers and 'drivers overall. Especially on load.
    (I am assuming that computer You speak of is running Win7)
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