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Planning thread- WCG-TPU upcoming Winter 2018 crunching challenge

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#26
Would love to enter for the psu if I'm allowed to cover shipping if I win :) March 2nd is the reveal date for the latest monthly humble bundle, so even tho the challenge ends the 1st I will have a few games to drop the next day :)
 

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Challenge starts in 20 hours (0:00 UT on 2/23 or 2/22 at 7pm Eastern time (US))- Time is now to get those rigs warmed up and ready to go!
 
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If only I was in the USA :( Amazing work guys for the prizes, this is a great way to get more people into crunching :)
 
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Challenge starts in 20 hours (0:00 UT on 2/23 or 2/22 at 7pm Eastern time (US))- Time is now to get those rigs warmed up and ready to go!
8350 running 24/7 :) may bring the 3570k onboard if I can stop gaming long enough lol. Would have the 8320 up but I still need to buy a psu, hoping to get it done by may or June :)
 
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2/22 at 7pm Eastern time (US)
Hey that's tonight! Start your engines!!!

I couldn't get my second 4790k Motherboard to accept a BIOS flash, was at it for 3 hours last night. Oh well, I'll have 3 other full time rigs and one part time (my laptop)
 

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Challenge is ON!!! :toast::rockout::toast::rockout:

Standby for the launch of challenge thread shortly :)
 
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I have a PC at work crunching. Going to start another one tomorrow
 
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On your marks.........get set........as you were:laugh:
 
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