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TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

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

  1. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    I have been thinking of doing some folding. How hard is folding on the gpu's compared to crunching on them?
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  2. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    MSI 785GTM-E45
    AMD Phenom II 720BE unlocked to x4
    2x2GB DDR2-800Mhz Gskill ram

    I know it is not the CPU cause it was doing the same thing with a 1055T. Also it cannot be the cpu cooling due to it being under water. The board has been a pain since I got it. I have RMAed 3 times before due to it failing.
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  3. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    My 7870 and the 7770's don't go past 50-55C and the 7770's stay in the mid 40's most of the time. Any Radeon 7 series cards should be fine. :cool:

    Now the GTX 580's :eek: you can make popcorn in the exhaust from them!!! :laugh:


    @ Brandon- sent you a PM on an old MSI 790GX board that may help (actually the 720BE's original home)
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  4. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    I can get a couple 580's and run a hose from the exhaust and my wife will have a new hair dryer.
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    :toast:

    and with a couple of 480's you can roast the Thanksgiving turkey!!! :roll:
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    In case any of You missed this NPU update.

    I am very happy to hear CEP is doing great :peace:
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  7. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Indeed! I only run it on some of my systems because the heat/power usage is higher and checkpointing works badly, but it's one of my favorite projects :)
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    If anyone needs a cheap case for a cruncher, NewEgg has a Shell Shocker for one later today that's $10 after rebate.
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    what about 65-69 C for both my 7870 and 7770? is that cause for worry yet? mind you it is pretty hot here in Ontario atm, cards dont usually go past 62C.

    Same for my i5's, they crunch around 65-68C and the 2400 idles at 42 whereas the 3570K idles at 36-38C
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    You have a link to it?
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    Well, the motherboard in my main system died sometime Monday night. Just stopped posting altogether. Tried every trick I know and it just wouldn't post. Sending it out for RMA this week.
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Yea I seen that on FB! That sucks man, Hope you get a quick turn around on it.
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    For me, a case is a case when it comes to a cruncher. If I can put one together for less, it means more money for other rigs/parts. One of mine is in a case that was $30 on Amazon, and my boss gave us $15 gift cards for Christmas.
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    both my Antec P280 (contest winner @ canada computers FB page :p ) and Tt Soprano Snow Ed. (community review) were free :D i did buy a Zalman Z9 Plus before the Tt fell into my lap, but i did manage to sell it for $5 under retail w/o taxes.
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    Good work crunchers! Good luck with the next phase Bonneau Labs!
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    I like puppy linux and its variants. I just learned the other day that there was a version that uses ubuntues package system so if it works on ubuntu it should work on precise puppy. I am going to attempt to install boinc, that is if I can get it working with my c2d machine. I don't know why but it fights me with linux.
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    Yes and no. For me it's important that it support a 120mm tower-style CPU cooler, but pretty much everything else is negotiable :)

    I'm assembling my 2600k in an old Cooler Master Centurion and installing Windows tonight. Tomorrow I will overclock and run LinX to verify that all is stable, and then hopefully install Linux Mint and BOINC Friday after work :toast:
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    There are some decent horizontal coolers out there. I picked up a Silverstone 120mm deal from sneekypeet that keeps one of my rigs cool enough.
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    A decent tower is easier to find, and cheaper, than a decent horizontal cooler. A Source 210 is about the minimum for me as far as case width (barely fits, a Xig Gaia/CM 212)

    I've gotten some really good deals from sneeky on the Fractal Define cases I have and always pick up a Source 210 when they go on sale- would pick NZXT Source 210's or Fractal Define's (Mini, R4, and XL's) first if I can :)
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    So, like I said, I was going to post some picture of my new home office:

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    still need to do some work, but this is it!
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    I've been getting some voltage spikes lately and thus the regulator cuts off the power turning my entire farm off. Yesterday it was off for who knows how long.

    Don't know what is causing it ATM. :confused:
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    Alright, so my 2600k setup has been assembled and seems stable at 4.4GHz. The pump makes a horrible grinding noise when the system is upright, so I'm trying to figure out how to avoid that. I'm afraid a RMA will be required.

    In the mean time, I will probably use the Gaia, but the CPU was running much hotter than I was comfortable with (at least when OCed).
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    I sure hope WCG sees some new projects soon. Its so odd with only 3 or so active projects compared to how it was 2-3years ago.

    In other news, I am finally sending my H100 off to RMA. Pump noise just like my last 2 H60s had, but Corsair did mention that the issues was fixed in a product revision, so the replacement should be perfect.
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