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I am looking for the VMware client...checked there Multicore/High performance section and couldn't find it...
 

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What about a core i7 980X with 6GB ram and dual 5970's? What kind of load does this put on an air-cooled card?
 

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What about a core i7 980X with 6GB ram and dual 5970's? What kind of load does this put on an air-cooled card?
I'm not sure what sort of PPD you'd get on the 5970s, but the i7 980x should do at least 30k PPD with the VMWare bigadv client. It does make the cards run hot, so you'll want to check the temps, but as long as they are reasonable it isn't an issue
 
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#79
I am looking for the VMware client...checked there Multicore/High performance section and couldn't find it...
Current Versions

Source

VMWare Player 3.0 Mirror (no registration needed) ~80MB

VMWare Player 3.0 Mirror (Filehippo.com)

VMWare Player 3.0 ~89MB

Make sure you use 3.0.0, version 3.0.1 only supports 4 cores for some reason. Please use the mirror I provided via hotfile or make sure you are downloading 3.0.0 (3.0) from VMWare's website.
 

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I'm not sure what sort of PPD you'd get on the 5970s, but the i7 980x should do at least 30k PPD with the VMWare bigadv client. It does make the cards run hot, so you'll want to check the temps, but as long as they are reasonable it isn't an issue
Thanks for the info. One card is watercooled, but the other is aircooled. If this second card is going to get too hot, it will ramp up the cooler and be loud: not sure I want that.
 
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I was gonna load this into an Xen Server Environment, aslong as I have an installation Iso, so I'll just load the Linux version I guess...Trying to get ESXi to work, but need compatible NICs first...
 
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#83
I'm currently crunching, but I'll join in the chimp challenge for the duration of the contest.

I admit I haven't got a clue how do to folding at home , so I'll need plenty of help. :eek:

Please look at my system specs, which are 100% up to date for info.

Buck I'm going to need all the help you can provide me with.:respect:
Lets see ChimPowerUp get the two million;)
 

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OP has a link to the stats page. OCN is really gearing up. C'mon guy's, let's do this!
 
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I'll help. Too bad my video card isnt supported yet :-(.

I have the Intel Core2 Quad 6600, what do I have to download/install?
 
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Nvm, I think I figured it out.
 

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How long will the rush last? Thinking about joining with my (very) limited power.

EDIT: Pff, nevermind. Will be away the entire week. Good luck to you though.
 
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I would like to help in the chimp challenge. I am setup and currently work on the WCG for the TechPowerUp team. Havent folded since 2003-2004 for the AMD Forums team. Cheers
 
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Got some of my remote rigs changed over, so they are up and running, waiting on the challenge starting :D




Just have a couple of rigs to fix before the start date.Need a new PSU and some RAM and they will be up and running again.

Best of luck to ChimPowerUp in the challenge :toast:
 
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This all looks very interesting...
 

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i can't wait to get this started. I am going to have my i7,x2 4200,8800GT and i am trying to get another GPU before this starts
 
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New folder ready for ChimPowerUp. Folding while crunching for WCG:)
 

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Bump only the shaders up to 1450 on the GTX260 and watch for a nice increase in PPD. Don't forget to switch the user name to ChimPowerUp on Tuesday.

:toast:
 
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Big jump after changing shader now at -6171 PPD.

How easy is it to change name to ChimPowerUp on Tuesday?

All I can say Buck is...... :respect:
 

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Big jump after changing shader now at -6171 PPD.

How easy is it to change name to ChimPowerUp on Tuesday?

All I can say Buck is...... :respect:
We will have a config file that you can swap for Tuesday. It will be very simple. As far as praising me, It's everyone like yourself that is folding that deserves my respect.

:respect: TPU F@H TEAM
 
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Glad to help :)
 
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Grabbing a new PSU tonight, I just don't think my Ultra X3 has the balls for what I'm asking of it. I'm thinking of getting a Revolution 1050, but I'm now wondering if its issues with the Classified EVGA x58s is fixed. It doesn't help that I can't seem to find any thread of exactly what the issue was.
 
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Ok I so downloaded and installed folding @home aswell as a monitoring program.

where do I find the gpu client