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Just VNC'ed into my system from work. Folding at greater than 20k PPD. Thats my highest output, so far. :)
 

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Yeah im going to need to save as much as i can. And i won't need to pay for any shipping at MC. I'll be picking it up in store. I think i'll start selling my rig as soon as i get home today so i can pick up that i7 950 when im in texas. I'll see if they have any deals on ram while im down there too. If not i could just wait and pick up a used board or that refurbed xfx when i get back.
 

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@Josh: What components will you be selling?
 
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Yeah im going to need to save as much as i can. And i won't need to pay for any shipping at MC. I'll be picking it up in store. I think i'll start selling my rig as soon as i get home today so i can pick up that i7 950 when im in texas. I'll see if they have any deals on ram while im down there too. If not i could just wait and pick up a used board or that refurbed xfx when i get back.
Don't count on that XFX to be there when you get back. Geeks.com sells things in batches. When they're gone, they're gone. I AM NOT SUGGESTING THAT YOU BUY IT NOW.
 

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@Josh: What components will you be selling?
msi p7n sli platinum,

intel q6600

corsair xms2 4gb

Don't count on that XFX to be there when you get back. Geeks.com sells things in batches. When they're gone, they're gone. I AM NOT SUGGESTING THAT YOU BUY IT NOW.
Alright, yeah i can't buy it now so i guess i will need to wait around that time. I want a 1366 board that has at least 2 pci express slots. Think i could do it for about $120?
 

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Alright, yeah i can't buy it now so i guess i will need to wait around that time. I want a 1366 board that has at least 2 pci express slots. Think i could do it for about $120?
Used, I'd say yes.
 

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Used, I'd say yes.
Alright cool :rockout: Definitely time to start parting the rig once i get back! Anybody want a good cheap folding setup? Board has THREE pci express slots. It would be a great setup for anybody looking to throw some cards in there for some cheap points.

Let me know if you know of anybody that need's any of these components!
 

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I AM NOT SUGGESTING THAT YOU BUY IT NOW.
Eh, I'm not suggesting to buy that board period:shadedshu XFX boards are not known to be reliable (I just trashed a 780i version). That Gigabyte X58 board on my previous is much better. If you're on a very tight budget, go for an Asrock X58Extreme or you might be even lucky to snatch an Extreme3 version for a little over $100 (open box at Newegg for $135).

Newegg has the X58Extreme vanilla version for $105 open box.
 

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Hmm how do i get to all their open box deals? I'll wait and buy anything until after i get the i7 forsure.
 

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Can bigadv be run off of Windows, or does it have to be done in Linux (virtualized or otherwise)?
 
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Picked up another Open Box GTX460 @ Newegg. Just need 3 more and another GTS450 Top to accomplish my goal for year end. It's a shame that the points have tanked for these cards.
Maybe take that money and turn one of your K9 systems into a bigadv system? The i7 1366 kind.:eek:
Eh, I'm not suggesting to buy that board period:shadedshu XFX boards are not known to be reliable (I just trashed a 780i version). That Gigabyte X58 board on my previous is much better. If you're on a very tight budget, go for an Asrock X58Extreme or you might be even lucky to snatch an Extreme3 version for a little over $100 (open box at Newegg for $135).

Newegg has the X58Extreme vanilla version for $105 open box.
Thanks Bog. That kind of information is greatly appreciated and needed.

xbonez, bigadv is now as close as a switch in the SMP client, assuming you have the hardware.
 

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Whats the hardware required? I have a quad core Phenom II.

My new folding rig will have a Intel C2D E7400. what about bigadv on that?
 

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Alright well i just searched newegg's open box deals and didn't find that vanilla version.

I found this though. Is this a good deal? I feel like it's pretty good deal.

You need a x6 amd or a core i7 do to bigadv sorry :(
 

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As far as im concerned all that does is allow it to get new work units that aren't fully released yet. Im not very sure on this though.

You should pick up my p7n sli platinum for that c2d and throw in some fermi's! It can handle 3 of them babies and ill cut ya a deal on it :D
 

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I would have but I just purchased a socket 775 motherboard and a C2D E7400
 

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Sell it, and buy mine :)
 

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How much for the bundle? PM me
 
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Yes Window, no Linux.
 

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Looks like you bought it before he could :p

Just have the ddr2 ram! Will trade them for a 4gb ddr3 kit then i could pick up a 1156 mobo and cpu :)
 

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So, I'm starting out my folding rig with 1Gb RAM. It'l have Win7 64bit on it. Will that be enough to fold, assuming Win7 will consume about 70% of the 1GB.
 

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If not I've got a 4gb kit with your name written all over it :p send me another 55 and its yours!

If anyone knows anybody who needs a 4gb kit of ddr2 send them my way. Just need yo sell this then ill be buying a 1156 chip. If you could all find me some good deals on a 1156 chip that has ht it would be greatly appreciated :) I've already got a good board picked out!

Used chips work just as Goood to me. Thanks guys :)
 

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budget for 1156 chip?
 
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Right, i plan on folding near enough constantly till the beginning of January, then i might have to stop. That's gives TPU a predicted 10k PPD daily, and 140,000 points at least.

Sorry, but somethings come up.