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Fold With TechPowerUp! at The 2010 Chimp Challenge

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TechPowerUp! Folding@Home community will be participating in Chimp Challenge 2010. This worldwide Folding@Home competition finds a special place among distributed computing enthusiasts, with some of the world's leading F@H teams, particularly from technology communities participating. TPU's team is competing under the team name of ChimPowerUp. The goal of this competition is to achieve a score of 20,000,000 points, the contest starts Wednesday, May 5th at 12pm, Pacific Daylight Time (UTC -7). The team to reach the goal first wins.

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What's folding about? I've been wondering for a while... Is my PC capable of doing it? I would be glad to help CPU (ChimpPowerUp).
 

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What's folding about? I've been wondering for a while... Is my PC capable of doing it? I would be glad to help CPU (ChimPowerUp).
I fixed your error. Also, you PC can fold, yes. If you need any help with config, there are numerous guides and people who can help over in the Folding forum.
 
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I think I am in, I will see if the wgc team will join
 

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I think I am in, I will see if the wgc team will join
Parts of the WCG team will be joining (I will), but I doubt that we will be able to get most people to join
 

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#6
folding uses your CPU/GPU power to help solve various problems, such as cancer.

However, it does load your PC - so it will make heat, noise, and raise your power bill.


Doing it short term for a goal such as this, its not a big deal - i'm likely to join in myself, and help TPU out.
 

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This is something everyone could do. I will definitely attribute as much as possible. 5 computers should be a good start for me.:toast:
 

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Remember, we are looking for additional members for only 20 days+. This is a short term investment in F@H/TPU. Of course, you can stay after the competition if you choose so.;)

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I tried a year or so ago to get F@H working but all it did was crash my pc.

Might be the right time to dust it off and try again.
 
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Can my 4650 run the gpu client? i'll put some gpu power towards CPU if I can.
 

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Folding for OCN, sorry
 
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I guess I can't ask my roommates to give me their computers for 20+ days.....but my systems are in of course (as I stated before this was a front page post).

*Mighty Mouse will fold 24/7 on CPU and GPU.

*Quadfather will fold 24/7 on GPU, 20+ hrs. a day on CPU. I will need my anime fix to keep me sane. I can put games on hold for a few weeks.
 

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im going to change my setting on full load