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WCG Challenge Help Conquer Cancer (1st/2nd week of November)

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Norton, Oct 27, 2012.

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Are you interested in participating in the HCC WCG Challenge

Poll closed Nov 10, 2012.
  1. Yes I am interested and plan on participating

    76.5%
  2. Not this time but may be interested in the future

    7.8%
  3. Not interested

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  4. Undecided

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  1. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    We should hit close to 80 million this week! :toast:

    FYI- see below (copied from post #2 of this thread):

    Challenge results:

    Team TechpowerUp Wins HCC Challenge 1st week November 2012
    Day 1 (11/1/2012)- Total- 7,853,993 points (Rank #1), Net- 7,835,993 points (Rank #1)
    Day 2 (11/2/2012)- Total- 16,722,449 points (Rank #1), Net- 8,886,456 points (Rank #1)
    Day 3 (11/3/2012)- Total- 25,490,907 points (Rank #1), Net- 8,768,458 points (Rank #1)
    Day 4 (11/4/2012)- Total- 35,754,839 points (Rank #1), Net-10,263.932 points (Rank #1)
    Day 5 (11/5/2012)- Total- 46,775,910 points (Rank #1), Net-11,021,071 points (Rank #1)
    Day 6 (11/6/2012)- Total- 58,170,901 points (Rank #1), Net-11,394,991 points (Rank #1)
    Day 7 (11/7/2012)- Total- 70,667.000 points (Rank #1), Net-12,496,099 points (Rank #1)

    WCG HCC Challenge 2nd week November 2012
    Day 1 (11/8/2012)- Total- 12,382,047 points (Rank #1), Net- 12,382,047 points (Rank #1)
    Day 2 (11/9/2012)- Total- 24,254,837 points (Rank #1), Net- 11,872,790 points (Rank #1)
    Day 3 (11/10/2012)- Total- 33,943,089 points (Rank #1), Net- 9,688,252 points (Rank #1)
    Day 4 (11/11/2012)- Total- 44,473,094 points (Rank #1), Net- 10,530,005 points (Rank #1)
    Day 5 (11/12/2012)- Total- 55,459,063 points (Rank #1), Net- 10,985,969 points (Rank #1)
    Day 6 (11/13/2012)- Total- 66,907,927 points (Rank #1), Net- 11,448,864 points (Rank #1)
    Day 7 (11/14/2012)- TBA
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  2. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Compared to where we were this time last week, we're up an impressive 15%! :toast: :respect:
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  3. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Yep, looks like we are netting about 11 million a day :rockout:

    Should put us at around 77 million or there about. :respect::respect::respect:
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  4. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    We may reach 80 mil as the Radeon beasts on the Team continue to spool up and gobble up wu's :toast:
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  5. manofthem

    manofthem

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    It's possible. KieX is cranking it with his cards, t_ski is, and now I'm starting to too. Hopefully we can hit 80M!!! :)
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  6. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    HCC Challenge nearly over- prizes soon

    Hey All the HCC Challenger is nearly over and I'm pretty sure that we won Week 2 as well as Week 1 :toast:

    First of all and on behalf of the Team and WCG I would like to Thank ALL of our cruncher's, new guys and veterans, for the incredible job they did over these past 2 weeks :toast: Our Teams output has gone up nearly 500% and that's due to the dedication and hard work everyone has been doing!!! :rockout:-:rockout:-:rockout:-:respect:-:respect:-:respect:

    Secondly, we promised prizes at the end of week 2 and here's the list (from post #2 of this thread):
    Grand Prize: Win Two Rigs
    * Note- rig specs to be verified and updated as the Challenge begins, Pics of the rigs coming soon.....
    Rig #1 (donated by Norton)- A crunching rig with an ASUS 790FX mobo, AMD 965BE, 2x2GB DDR2 1066 ram, 80GB HDD, 8400GS GPU, 450Watt PSU.
    We ask that the winner dedicate a minimum of 6 months crunching for the Team on the rig.
    Rig #2 (donated by our Team)- A charity rig with an MSI 790FX mobo, CPU TBA, 2x2GB DDR3 1600 ram, HDD, 4870 GPU, 750Watt PSU.
    We ask that the winner donate this rig to charity (organization, friend/family member in need, family in need, etc...).
    *Note- US Shipping is included for each rig (International winners will need to pay any additional shipping charges over $50)

    Other prizes (more to come)
    *Note-If anyone is interested in donating a prize- please contact me, ThE_MaD_ShOt, [Ion], or Chicken Patty (additional volunteers to assist with this would be great)

    Hardware Prizes

    - Game Tiger Xniper PC case (donated by sneekypete from his FS thread)
    *Shipping is unfortunately not included with this item ATM but we are working on getting some assistance with the shipping costs

    [​IMG]
    - ThermalTake Frio Extreme (donated by sneekypete from his FS thread)
    US shipping is included with this item (International winners will need to pay any additional costs for shipping, etc...)
    [​IMG]

    Games/Software Prizes

    - Dirt 3 (Steam Code)- donated by mrsemi
    - Batman Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition (Steam Code)- donated by mrsemi
    - Fallout New Vegas- Ultimate Edition (Steam Code)- donated by manofthem
    - Dead Space 2 (Steam Code)- donated by manofthem
    - Counter Strike:GO (Steam Code)- donated by ALMOSTunseen
    - Nexuiz (Steam Code)- donated by t_ski
    - Far Cry 3 (Steam Code)- donated by [Ion]
    - Humble Indie Bundle #3 donated by Delta6326
    • And Yet It Moves
    • Atom Zombie Smasher
    • Braid
    • Cogs
    • Cortex Command
    • Crayon Physics Deluxe
    • Hammerfight
    • Machinarium
    • Osmos
    • Revenge of the Titans
    • Steel Storm: Burning Retribution
    • VVVVVV

    Special Prizes

    - A special prize(s) to NEW crunchers- donated by mstenholm (see below)*
    *Note a second 7770 (used- MSI model #R7770-PMD1GD5)- donated by KieX is available under the same terms/conditions as above

    I used the Poll on this thread for the list of prize entrants. If you didn't vote then you aren't on this list- you can add your name to the list by posting to this thread or sending me a PM by 8pm Eastern today.

    Requirements/terms to qualify for a prize:
    - Participate in both weeks of the HCC Challenge (CPU and/or GPU)
    - Earn a minimum of 25,000 BOINC points for Team WCG-TPU during the Qualifying period (see below)*
    * points do not have to be all HCC work units
    - 7770 graphics card prizes are reserved for 2 new crunchers (entrants to be reviewed shortly)
    - Qualifying period ends when all participants reach 25,000 BOINC points or 11/28/2012 (whichever comes 1st)
    - Winners will be chosen randomly at the end of the qualifying period.

    Note(s):
    - If for some reason you cannot participate in the 1st week of the Challenge or start late you may still qualify for the prizes, PM me or the Team Captain (Chicken Patty) to discuss your situation and we'll make those decisions on an individual basis
    - Reminder- the Big prize is BOTH rigs- one to crunch with, one to give to charity (organization, friend/family member in need, family in need, etc...).


    *= qualifies for 7770 graphics card prize (total entrants not finalized)
    1.) -KarL-
    2.) AlienIsGOD
    3.) ALMOSTunseen*
    4.) animal007uk*
    5.) BarbaricSoul
    6.) BUCK NASTY
    7.) catnipkiller*
    8.) Chevalr1c*
    9.) Chicken Patty
    10.) ChristTheGreat
    11.) Daimus Jstn7477
    12.) da_vid
    13.) Delta6326
    14.) dude12564*
    15.) erasure
    16.) HammerON
    17.) Hillbilly*
    18.) KieX
    19.) Mindweaver
    20.) mstenholm
    21.) n3rdf1ght3r*
    22.) NHKS*
    23.) Norton
    24.) om3n-*
    25.) Radical Edward
    26.) RCoon*
    27.) Sadasius
    28.) Soup
    29.) stinger608
    30.) SupremeOverlord
    31.) t77snapshot
    32.) ThE MaD ShOt
    33.) t_ski
    34.) Waternub*
    35.) yotano211
    36.) ZakkWylde*
    37.) [Ion]
    38.) brandonwh64
    39.) Aquinus*
    40.) Doc41
    41.) manofthem*
    42.) the54thvoid*
    ? - BigMack70
    ? - dank1983man420
    ? - patrico
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    I would like to start the drawing between 9-10pm today- so please review this post, add yourself to the list if it's not, or leave any questions or comments you have.

    Thanks and good luck to All entrants! :D :toast:
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2012
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  7. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Awesome! I'm really excited for this! :toast:
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  8. manofthem

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    ^^ me too, there are a lot of good prizes :D :D :D
    :toast: to all the would be winners :rockout: and :respect:
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  9. AlienIsGOD

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    good luck to everyone entered :D and :toast: for these great prizes :D
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  10. ALMOSTunseen

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    Good luck guys! Sorry I haven't been crunching the last couple days, had the rig dissembled for cleaning and redoing the cable management, and forgot about it :)
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  11. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    *Note- I know there are a bunch of you that are on the Team and crunched during the Challenge but didn't vote in the Poll....

    PLEASE LET ME NOW ASAP IF YOU WANT TO BE ADDED TO THE PRIZE LIST!!!
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  12. manofthem

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    OFF WITH HIS HEEEEAAAD!
    jk :laugh:
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  13. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    You are on the list- your rig kept producing results thru today ;)

    Hope to have you back up and contributing again soon :toast:
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  14. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Not quite eighty million, but we still won this thing handily :toast:
    [​IMG]
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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  16. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    We could have quit on the 1st day this week! :rockout:
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    Feels good to be on top ;) :laugh:

    But what fun would that have been, right? We fight to the end, even when we don't need to. We did a lot of good :rockout:
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  18. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    What kind of a suggestion is that? TPU ISN'T A TEAM OF QUITTERS! :nutkick: :laugh:
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  19. AlienIsGOD

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    I heard its between 9 - 10 pm :D
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  20. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Meaning that we had fierce competition, trying to top OUR best each day.... didn't matter to us what the other Teams were doing :)
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Exactly! :toast:



    How's that prize selection going? :)
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  22. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Winners of the 7770's for NEW cruncher's-

    1- catnipkiller (new from mstenholm)

    2- dude12564 (lightly used from KieX)

    Congrats folks- more prizes coming! :toast:

    Winners standby- details to follow ;)

    Games coming up next.....
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Congratulations guys! :toast:
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Congrats to the winners!!!!! That will make an awesome video card addition to any cruncher. :respect:
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  25. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Game Winners:

    Delta6326-Dirt 3 (Steam Code)- donated by mrsemi
    Soup- Batman Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition (Steam Code)- donated by mrsemi
    BUCK NASTY- Fallout New Vegas- Ultimate Edition (Steam Code)- donated by manofthem
    Sadasius- Dead Space 2 (Steam Code)- donated by manofthem
    NHKS- Counter Strike:GO (Steam Code)- donated by ALMOSTunseen
    RCoon- Nexuiz (Steam Code)- donated by t_ski
    SupremeOverlord-Far Cry 3 (Steam Code)- donated by [Ion]
    manofthem- Humble Indie Bundle #3 donated by Delta6326
    • And Yet It Moves
    • Atom Zombie Smasher
    • Braid
    • Cogs
    • Cortex Command
    • Crayon Physics Deluxe
    • Hammerfight
    • Machinarium
    • Osmos
    • Revenge of the Titans
    • Steel Storm: Burning Retribution
    • VVVVVV

    Congrats to the game winners! :toast:

    Up Next- The case and the cooler
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