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#1
OK. I've had a conversation with Buck Nasty, the F@H moderator. He has agreed to promote a joint project, where the F@H members join WCG and use their CPU power to help us. In return, the majority of WCG members must agree to fold with their GPU's. If this works out, both of our teams just got exponentially stronger. Please post here, whether or not you'd be willing to do this. Please respond asap, as I'd like to get this going. Thanks!

For those wanting info on Folding@home, here's some links for you:

http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=13038
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=13038
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=88193

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#3
We need some info such as a link to the client, which cards are best for folding and how you go about setting up the folding client while running the wcg client. I know I left something out.

I'm sure some of my video cards would volunteer if asked.:D

I've noticed we already have some members from both teams helping out.
 

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We need some info such as a link to the client, which cards are best for folding and how you go about setting up the folding client while running the wcg client. I know I left something out.

I'm sure some of my video cards would volunteer if asked.:D

I've noticed we already have some members from both teams helping out.
I'll add a link for everyone...;)
 

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#5
Great idea. I'm with you in spirit:toast:
 

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#6
I'll run a 8800GT for f@h.
 
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#7
Im already doing this 5 cpu cruncing and 5 gpu folding. Cruncing and folding guess Im colding :)
 

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#8
@Paulie and Buck-I think Fit and myself have tried to sweet talk some TPU folders into lending their CPU powers to crunch (also for TPU) but with little success. I for one have switched my CPUs to crunch but my GPUs still fold (Fit could be an ass sometimes). I'm glad to see this "merger" and the fact that some XS members are willing to help out;):respect:
 
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now can i run the F@H app and WCG on my CPU? as i have a 7800GTX and it can't fold, but i want to continue folding.
 
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I'd do it.
 
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#11
I have a HD3850 that I can run for f@h.
 

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once i get my rig straightened out i'll be back on both again with 3x gtx295s(6 thread F@H) with the i7 crunching and my gtx260 F@H as well.
 
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#13
i would fold with my gpu except doing so completely wrecks the performance on my box, even tho WCG doesnt even if its set to 100%

I've heard this is related to gpu not having the ability to use priority when doing things, if thats not the case and anyone knows anything lemme know, if it doesn't hurt my performance i will be happy to.

8600GTS
 

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i would fold with my gpu except doing so completely wrecks the performance on my box, even tho WCG doesnt even if its set to 100%

I've heard this is related to gpu not having the ability to use priority when doing things, if thats not the case and anyone knows anything lemme know, if it doesn't hurt my performance i will be happy to.

8600GTS
You should have a chat with Buck Nasty about this...;)
 
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i would fold with my gpu except doing so completely wrecks the performance on my box, even tho WCG doesnt even if its set to 100%

I've heard this is related to gpu not having the ability to use priority when doing things, if thats not the case and anyone knows anything lemme know, if it doesn't hurt my performance i will be happy to.

8600GTS
I'm kinda in the same boat. I only have my one HD3870 and I'm concerned about frying it.
 
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i would but the cpus i crunch with cant fold do to weak video cards, my main system is off limits for cruncing and folding, but i use my other 3 cpus to fold, the best video card out of them 3 computers i use is a agp x850 512mb 8x
 
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Might wanna add me to the list of contributing to both. :)
 
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Add me too......I feel all left out :roll:
 
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Add me too......I feel all left out :roll:
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:D
 
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TPU WCG team members committing to both causes:

paulieg
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bogmali
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Nicer chaotic :toast:...I feel all loved now :p
 

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Hey Paulie

Hurry up.