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Not sure where to put this, networking related, kinda.

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I have been trying to figure out how to string several mother boards and their processing power together. I wanted to get a big fat power supply and splice the heck out of it so I could turn on one MOBO and have the rest boot up too .
Dangerous, bad, fire hazard, everything terrible will probably happen. ok Fine :banghead:
Then I thought why couldn't I string some MOBO's together with maybe PATA or SATA cables. No, computers don't work that way. :shadedshu:
Apparently, the only, no ONLY way to get two computers to talk to each other is via ethernet cable.
Which is fine if you only want to create a closed network. But what if you want to connect two together AND connect them to something else, like Folding@home?
I have been wanting to frankenstein together some home brewed super computer, not sure what I could do with it. Probably only be a little more useful than a super computer made out of Atari's, but what else fun can you do with a half dozen duo core processors and mother boards? I could literally stack the mother boards on top of each other with just enough space for their individual heat sinks.
I am thinking something like a 12 core 48 GB Ram contraption that would probably need its own dedicated power supply (honda generator) just to keep the power bill low. I just have to figure out how to get all of them to work on the same task together.
Anyone with enough computer genius able to help me figure it out?
 
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System Name MonsterBot
Processor AMD FX 6350
Motherboard ASUS 970 Pro Gaming/AURA
Cooling 280 mm EVGA AIO
Memory 2x8GB Ripjaw Savge X 2133
Video Card(s) MSI Radeon 29 270x OC
Storage 4 500 gb HDD
Display(s) 2, one big one little
Case nighthawk 117 with 5 140mm fans and a 120
Audio Device(s) crappy at best
Power Supply 1500 W Silverstone PSU
Mouse Razer NAGA 2014 left handed edition
Keyboard Redragon
Software Win 10
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