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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Mydog

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    Famus overclocker named NickShih :D

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    so now that I'm employed with a stable job with plenty of overtime available, I've decided to build a new Gaming/Cruncher rig and retire my current Gaming/Cruncher rig to a full time Cruncher/HTPC.

    My new rig will be based with the ASUS Crossfire V (picking it up this Friday) and I will most likely be putting the Phenom II 1100T in it, possibly upgrade to the Vishera 10 core around Xmas. Hopefully I'll have it fully operational by June. :D
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    congrats on the new job man, its hard in these times

    to the build, if its new stuff you're going for, i'd go for IB or SB, unless you have a thing for AMD
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    Yeah, I thought of IB.....if I were to go Intel though I'd rather wait for IB for the PCIe 3.0 support as well as x79 Quad support....Still not fully decided. Budget will be a deciding factor too.
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Dang Chaotic, wish you were not on the other side of the pond! Would of made ya a great deal on my Crosshair IV Extreme.

    But shipping that from middle of the US to London would be insane and take forever LOL.
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    I'm in London Ontario, Canada dude ;) I'm shipping Norton a couple DDR2 Corsair Dominators this Friday. Should only take about 4 days.

    I might be interested in that CH IV for a third cruncher build tho.
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    :laugh::laugh::laugh: Ah I didn't see that man. Jeez, I don't know how I missed that to be honest.

    Also keep in mind that the CH IV IS capable of running the new FX processors with a bios flash. If you look in my FS thread there are links for the Asus support regarding this availability.

    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=160737

    Also keep in mind that being a great fellow TPU Cruncher I would cut a deal on price:rockout::rockout::rockout:
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    I wasn't planning on running FX cpu's right away anyway. PM me a price Stinger and I will definitely consider it.
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    :toast: PM sent. :D
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    90? Got a new 2P Intel rig? Does it OC well or just so-so? Tell-tell. :)
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Got the FX-6200 in my main rig and running :D

    Running it through its paces now checking temps, etc while crunching on 5 threads.... will know in a day or two how well this chip crunches.

    Everythings at stock clocks ATM :eek:
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    And I just now finally got all 5 of my rigs crunching. Only 2 where crunching yesterday and as it happens it was the lowest producers.


    Edit. I have a new bouncing baby cruncher. It was born Sat. around 4 ish in the afternoon. Here are some shots from today when it was getting a post birth inspection. :toast:

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    And here is a pic of him just playing around.

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    If all goes well and I get everything running I will have 7-8 PII cores running in 2 dedicated crunchers and the 6 cores from the FX-6200 in my main rig for 14 total cores :D
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    Right now I have 13 cores crunching in 6 systems. 3 single core system, 2 dual core systems, and the x6 system. Still contemplating whether to start crunching on my quad or not. I'm kinda leary as I use it for everything else and can't risk it being down for any reason.
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I still have that s939 system that I just got the X2 3800 for but I don't think it will last as a 24/7 cruncher :eek:
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    Hell I have 2 s939 crunchers. They do pretty good to as pair that is. They where doing the most work for me before the x6 came into the picture. And 1 has a bios chip thats is funky. I need to find a replacement bios chip for it. I tried flashing it a couple times. I just tends to freak out from time to time. So I try not to shut it down much.
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    Great work getting more rigs crunching.:respect:
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    What you can do is set it to crunch like at 50 or 60%, instead of 100%. That way there's not too much load on the PC. If that'll give you more peace of mind.
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    I do that now once in a while with 60-75% being the low end if I change something in one of the rigs. My main rig with the FX-6200 was at 80%/80%... I originally figured less cores would be easier on the system but quickly found out that FX/Bulldozer seems to like all of its cores working :cool:

    I'm running my main rig now at 100% cores/75% usage and it's running happy at 40-42C on all cores and still multitasks great :D
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    Hell, @ 100%/100% I don't notice any slowdowns, excluding video games. For those I just pause WCG.
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I don't want to stress the systems too much especially when just starting out :rolleyes:

    *Note- with the FX I probably could go 100/100 w/o getting too hot but don't want to fry the rig and end up on my laptop :eek:
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    From the paper they submitted to the Journal of Physics -
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    My GT 520 gave back an error saying it was too slow. The crunchers with 8400GS don't even receive the WU. And the HD 5450, still waiting to see if they receive anything.

    On the 560Ti, they don't affect the GPU's idle temps at all. But they take 38min for the current WU. Will be interesting to see claimed vs granted points for those.

    Will be an interesting BETA.
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    Might have to join the beta if there is gpu support. I want to see how good my GTX 570 is.

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