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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    I'd try to be careful with it, it wouldn't be bad for another WCG rig ;)
    Wow, nice!
    How are you getting all these nearly-free CPUs?
    I may be interested in this for my parents rig, I'll let you know if I want it
     
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    im building a few new systems every month for people i know, or people who dont know how to do it them self

    and then i sometimes get their old stuff as payment, ad lately have been good, but im selling most of it as its single parts, like ram, cpus and such (mostof it is OLD) but sometimes some semi good stuff lands on my desk,

    and i really cant afford to have more than 2 machines running in total due to powerbills

    so i save up a little to build another cruncher, or just to get some money, as we all need ever now and then
     
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    Don, how many you got running? And, is your electricity free?

    Wish i could get away with cheap/free electricity. If i could, i'd have one or two dedicated in my room :(
     
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    only got the quaddy running atm, but i keep getting some random bsods every 8hour or so :wtf:

    so when the contest is done imma sit down and do a fresh install, and then ill have a new gfx, and new psu

    the bill is like 60-70$ a month, but i pay a fixed amount every month, and if it goes above that then i pay the difference every 3 months, and if i have used less then ill get that back every 3 months
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Free electricity would be so nice, if I didn't have to pay for electricity, I'd be able to expand so much more :eek:
     
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    free electricity and no heat from the rigs.....shit i would sleep on them lol
     
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    I'm not bothered about heat, i have a ventilation fan in my room and it's fairly large. If i could find a way to match the extra wattage in cut backs, lights etc, then i'd do it in an instant.
     
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    a bumb for my fellow crunchers to get the cpu at a cheap price.

    will post it under FS section tomorrow, still avaible for crunchers at a lower price
     
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    The E8400 is mine :)
     
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    and that it is :D
     
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    so does anyone need a 8800GTS 640mb?
    I will do this for only you guys and for 1 day only $55 shipped (US only)
     
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    My 4850 died but I am unsure of the PPD of the 8800. PPD?
     
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    much more than a 4850 i can assure you that
     
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    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    at "stock" clocks(it is flashed to Superclocked speeds) i got ~4.2k with a healthy overclock you can see it playing around with ~4.6k depending on WU and if your using it.

    *as a note my normal "selling terms" still apply*
     
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    them 8800 worked good i had a 8600 running like one but it was sub par lmao
     
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    I have to pass. Someone was selling a superior card for the same price. Thanks though! :)
     
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    Okay guys, I have two things I'm looking to sell to another cruncher(s).

    Dell E173FP 17" LCD, looking for $28 plus ship for it. (Shipping would only be $15, and it'll come with the power and VGA cables.)

    ASRock A780 LM AM2/AM2+/AM3 mobo, supports the new X6's with a bios flash. Looking for $42 and $10 for shipping.
     
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    ed thats a good deal on the lcd
     
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    Hmmm, I think I can make use of that LCD. Can you give me 24hrs to make sure? Thanks :)
     
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    Sure, I'll hold it for you. Just know that shipping might take a extra day or two thanks to work. :(
     
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    If a cruncher needs some RAM, I've come across a paired 2x256mb ddr2 set cleaning the basement. Shoot me a couple bucks to ship and they're yours. PM me to grab them.
     
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    PMed you :D
     
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    Got a bit of an odd request: need 2 rechargable AA batteries for my camera.
     
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    anyone got 2x1 gb or 2x2 gb DDR2 memory? 800mhz or above
     
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    i got 1gb 800mhz samsung ram, but sadly no whole kit anymore. If you want it, call me up;)
     

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