1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

TPU's F@H Team

Discussion in 'Folding@Home' started by W2hCYK, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. crazy pyro

    crazy pyro New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2008
    Messages:
    1,662 (0.75/day)
    Thanks Received:
    125
    Location:
    Newcastle
    I can't tell if you're making a terminator reference here or you've persuaded someone who has the username skynet to fold for TPU...
  2. El Fiendo

    El Fiendo

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2008
    Messages:
    2,305 (1.07/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,164
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Well, I'm not sure what you're on about. I don't know if I like his attitude, said it wouldn't matter for us soon anyways but if he's willing to help then good. Right?
  3. kyle2020 Guest

    did he say brb in his chat? :laugh:
  4. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,437 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,492
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL. U.S.A.
    Ready and waiting to help.:rockout:


    He said "it wouldn't matter soon"?????????????
    Crunching for Team TPU
  5. El Fiendo

    El Fiendo

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2008
    Messages:
    2,305 (1.07/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,164
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Yea, well technically he said it wouldn't matter for "us" soon, I wasn't really paying attention at that point. Something about cleansing disease from the Earth. I figured he'd be a good candidate for Folding and told him it'd do exactly that.
  6. kyle2020 Guest

    Did no one get my previous post? lol
  7. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,437 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,492
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL. U.S.A.
    If he has enough horsepower to help us beat Cancer, I'm all for it.;)
    Crunching for Team TPU
  8. El Fiendo

    El Fiendo

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2008
    Messages:
    2,305 (1.07/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,164
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Said something about being interlinked to all computers world wide! I was pretty amazed. Might be a hacker though. Not sure of our stance here.

    Oh and Kyle, yes he did as that's why I'm now here talking to you guys instead of him.
  9. kyle2020 Guest

    Dont worry - he'll be back ;)
  10. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,437 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,492
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL. U.S.A.
    Just be wary of accepting any files from him. As far as F@H is concerned, he cannot do any damage to the likes of Stanford. Maybe he can haxor disease. :laugh: Seriously, we would love to have him on the team.
    :toast:
    Crunching for Team TPU
  11. oily_17

    oily_17

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2006
    Messages:
    2,313 (0.81/day)
    Thanks Received:
    670
    Location:
    Norn Iron
    He will be our Salvation.....:nutkick:
  12. kyle2020 Guest

    Need help choosing a card lads!

    Right. Heres what ive come across so far:

    8800GS (384mb DDR3)

    8800GTS (whatever memory size I can snag off the bay)

    Or, my personal first choice, a 9600GSO (DDR3).

    I wanted to build my entire folder for £100 or less, so far im looking at £30 for a mobo / cpu / ram / generic PSU combo (friends server hes ridding himself of) but Im looking to buy a half decent PSU, HSF (both CPU + GPU) and GFX - all that on £70 or so seems nigh on impossible.

    Any thoughts?
  13. bogmali

    bogmali Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2008
    Messages:
    6,641 (2.88/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,124
    Location:
    Olympia, WA USA
    Kyle-I have both 8800GS and GTS 320MB and they're solid folders. You can crank the shaders on those between 1700-1800 and get a fairly decent PPD. I get 13K-14K PPD from all four them. I am running all four cards on a Corsair TX650W PSU.
  14. kyle2020 Guest

    Im considering upgrading my HX520W to a 700W Corsair unit (or similar) and using my HX in the folder. If it can handle my system specs it will destroy an X2 athlon and an 8800GS :laugh:
  15. MoonPig

    MoonPig

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2008
    Messages:
    5,722 (2.64/day)
    Thanks Received:
    886
    Location:
    Wakefield, UK
    If i wasn't so low on spending money, i'd build a 24/7 rig for TPU. Found out yesterday that we pay a set amount on our electricity bill and were nowhere near the limit. So i've been folding 24/7 with the GTX260. Got:

    2496 points today
    19057 points this week

    I'm trying to get a hold of a mates 9400GT or 9500GT (i forget) and bang it in my comp to fold 24/7.

    And Kyle, you know your only building this rig to have a chance at catching me ;)
  16. thebluebumblebee

    thebluebumblebee

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    2,859 (1.30/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,403
    Be careful with the 9600GSO's. Make sure that it's the 96 shader version. An 8800GTS 512MB would be on the top of my list here for its PPD and efficiency. Next would be a 9800GT, 8800GT, 9600GSO(96sp's) and then the rest of the G80 variants. The 8800GTS 512MB will get you from 4125(511) - 6350(353) PPD depending on the WU, based on my experience with mine with the shaders clocked at 1890. But, with only £70, after you get done buying a decent PSU, you won't have any money left.:eek:
    Here's what Buck said back on 2/16: http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=1215924&postcount=4266
    To the team: We have 16 people over 10k PPD right now. :D That's great!:toast: So, who's going to be first to get over 100K per day????? (it's not going to be me)
  17. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,437 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,492
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL. U.S.A.
    I might give it a shot:D. Just ordered 2x GTS250 for $70.00 after MIR with free shipping.

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=95021
    Last edited: May 30, 2009
    Crunching for Team TPU
  18. bogmali

    bogmali Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2008
    Messages:
    6,641 (2.88/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,124
    Location:
    Olympia, WA USA
    I might give a shot at 50K PPD for now, gotta get this GTX295 operational with both cores:banghead:
  19. johnspack

    johnspack

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2007
    Messages:
    4,346 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    841
    Location:
    Nelson B.C. Canada
    gettin almost 8.5k ppd on some jobs, but think I should be doing better. I think this driver is whack. Need to play with more drivers now, uggg.
  20. thebluebumblebee

    thebluebumblebee

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    2,859 (1.30/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,403
  21. johnspack

    johnspack

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2007
    Messages:
    4,346 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    841
    Location:
    Nelson B.C. Canada
    Yaaay! It's nice to break 10k points in one day. I could do even better, but I've got work to do!
  22. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,437 (1.76/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,492
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL. U.S.A.
    $70.00?????
    Forget it then, i'm cancelling my order... What a ripoff:laugh:
    Crunching for Team TPU
  23. DreamSeller Guest

    ae can't wait to get into this (folding) ;)
    :D
  24. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,139 (2.69/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,645
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Buck nasty do you play CoD:WaW? Last night I played 2 players using Buck_Nasty.. :D :toast:
    Crunching for Team TPU
  25. kyle2020 Guest

    So, the folder to be is being set up as we speak! Some good news too!

    My friend didnt specify what was in it, all he said was that it had an X2 4200 in it, a low profile GFX and 2GB of ram. Boy was I in for a surprise!

    This thing has a 4600 in it, not a 4200, running on an MSI K9N4 SLI* with 2GB of DDR2 (533Mhz) with a Hiper 450W PSU! Also had a 160GB Segate Barracuda, a half decent IDE DVD drive and an Nvidia ASUS card (unknown as of yet, installing GPU-Z in a second).

    So, for £30, ive got an absolute steal! Ill be crunching on it from tonight, however it wont be ran over night just yet, Im wanting to get an AC Freezer Pro installed (running stock block as it stands) and folding as soon as I get a card in :D

    * Yes, its a mother freaking SLI board. SLI!! So I might buy 2 cards for it and fold on both :D

    Oh, I have a few pictures to upload of it, ill post them up in a bit.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 4 (1 member and 3 guests)

Jstn7477

Share This Page