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I think I got my Athlon 2200+ working :toast:

My uncle gave me a nice matching set of 2x256 DDR266 and it's ran beautifully. I manually set the CAS timing and speed in the BIOS and left the other timings alone and it hasn't hiccuped once, and I've been running WCG at 100% on it. Amazing difference over PC133 too...

only problem is I may be getting a magic jack phone which would be running off this computer since I won't put it on my main rig or my laptop, and if WCG interferes with it, I'll have to turn it down or maybe even uninstall it completely... but I'd hope not.
 
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So I kinda fell off the horse for a bit there between work/school and other stuff, but I wanted every one to know that tonight I am putting my main rig back on WCG. Also I am working on putting together a 939 rig and getting my other AM2 back online just waiting on two new sata drives.
 

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Hm, I'm 99% sure this computer won't be locking up on me anymore. Crunch on!
 
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So I kinda fell off the horse for a bit there between work/school and other stuff, but I wanted every one to know that tonight I am putting my main rig back on WCG. Also I am working on putting together a 939 rig and getting my other AM2 back online just waiting on two new sata drives.
Welcome back. It sounds like you will have a decent farm going there soon. :toast:
 

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So I kinda fell off the horse for a bit there between work/school and other stuff, but I wanted every one to know that tonight I am putting my main rig back on WCG. Also I am working on putting together a 939 rig and getting my other AM2 back online just waiting on two new sata drives.
Awesome, thanks!
If you want your PPD estimated, shoot me a PM and I'll see what I can do :)
 

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here is now what i bring to the table
X2 240@3.6ghz
X2 5kBE@3ghz
E1500@2.8ghz
E7200@3.4ghz
+random P4s/cellys
I will have the P4 661 back running when i get the new PSU(s) sometime after Xmas. Also am planing to get the X2 4200+ running :rockout:
 
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here is now what i bring to the table
X2 240@3.6ghz
X2 5kBE@3ghz
E1500@2.8ghz
E7200@3.4ghz
+random P4s/cellys
I will have the P4 661 back running when i get the new PSU(s) sometime after Xmas. Also am planing to get the X2 4200+ running :rockout:
Glad you have the rig up and running :toasT:

where do you get stats in that form?

EDIT: Scratch that, just found it!
Here
Ugh, just saw your edit :laugh:
 
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as i promised.I said that soon after Christmas i would have another rig running. Well today i ordered a board for the X2 4200+ and a PSU for the E1500 rig

So once i get the PSU buck is sending and the one i ordered the setups will be like this(mostly doing this so i can get my shit in order because i am confused as fuck)

X2 240+GTX260 700w OCZ
X2 5000+BE+8800GT 480w Tt
X2 4200+8800GT OCZ 500w modX
E7200+8800GTS 700w Silverstone
E1500+8800GT 400w corsair

Now the P4 661 will be getting replaced for now with the X2 4200+ till i get the money for a HDD and ram for it also. But the X2 will give much better PPD then the P4 so it will be a upgrade but i do plan to get it running again at a later date.
 

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Your farm just keeps getting better and better :toast:
 

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Your farm just keeps getting better and better :toast:
thanks :toast: i'm trying to get all of the crunching power that i can in my budget. so far it is working great.
 

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thanks :toast: i'm trying to get all of the crunching power that i can in my budget. so far it is working great.
You've done a heck of a job since you joined kiddo, keep it up :)
 

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You've done a heck of a job since you joined kiddo, keep it up :)
thanks :toast: i plan to keep it up. But there are 4 problems
running out of room
don't have anymore open Ethernet ports after i add the other X2
its getting pretty damn hot in here
noise is driving me insane sometimes at night
 

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thanks :toast: i plan to keep it up. But there are 4 problems
running out of room
don't have anymore open Ethernet ports after i add the other X2
its getting pretty damn hot in here
noise is driving me insane sometimes at night


running out of room
can't help there.
don't have anymore open Ethernet ports after i add the other X2
Wireless adapter?
its getting pretty damn hot in here
sissy, put up with it! :p undervolt and underclock, you won't believe how much it helps when done to multiple rigs
noise is driving me insane sometimes at night

put everything out of a case bro, all you need is one fan per rig, brings down noise a lot!
 

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running out of room
can't help there.
don't have anymore open Ethernet ports after i add the other X2
Wireless adapter?
its getting pretty damn hot in here
sissy, put up with it! :p undervolt and underclock, you won't believe how much it helps when done to multiple rigs
noise is driving me insane sometimes at night

put everything out of a case bro, all you need is one fan per rig, brings down noise a lot!
I am running ALL of the rigs on 1 wireless adapter. I have it "shared" using a 5port Ethernet router. but i have a PCI NIC laying around i could put it in one of the rigs and bridge the connection to share that connection. I would underclock/undervolt but that isn't me i like to overclock/overvolt :p 3 of the rigs are going to be caseless the other 3 are going to be in a case
 

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I am running ALL of the rigs on 1 wireless adapter. I have it "shared" using a 5port Ethernet router. but i have a PCI NIC laying around i could put it in one of the rigs and bridge the connection to share that connection. I would underclock/undervolt but that isn't me i like to overclock/overvolt :p 3 of the rigs are going to be caseless the other 3 are going to be in a case
just some ideas, I mean you can try them or not. But if you want to help with the heat, overclocking/overvolting won't help. not bashing, just saying :toast:
 

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just some ideas, I mean you can try them or not. But if you want to help with the heat, overclocking/overvolting won't help. not bashing, just saying :toast:
I know overclocking/overvolting won't help with heat it makes it alot worse. I ran everything stock for a day and it was about 10f cooler in here and that is even when it was ~20f warmer outside then it is now.
 
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I am running ALL of the rigs on 1 wireless adapter. I have it "shared" using a 5port Ethernet router. but i have a PCI NIC laying around i could put it in one of the rigs and bridge the connection to share that connection. I would underclock/undervolt but that isn't me i like to overclock/overvolt :p 3 of the rigs are going to be caseless the other 3 are going to be in a case
first: shut down your heater. no heat needs to be generated, even when its -20 degrees celsius outside. you rigs can do that.
second: you need to exchange the warm air with cold from the outside (window)
open window and closed window are up to 15 degrees difference to me.
third:
did you already stapled them rigs to the ceiling?^^
no?
you have space!:D
no really, wireless would give you the possibility to remote admin the rigs in the whole house. you will just need to make sure the settings are stable, because.. remote wont work in bios, as you already know. but its really easy with the version i gave you, when they are;)
 

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I know overclocking/overvolting won't help with heat it makes it alot worse. I ran everything stock for a day and it was about 10f cooler in here and that is even when it was ~20f warmer outside then it is now.
you see. There is your solution. Just depends how extreme you are :laugh:
 

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first: shut down your heater. no heat needs to be generated, even when its -20 degrees celsius outside. you rigs can do that.
second: you need to exchange the warm air with cold from the outside (window)
open window and closed window are up to 15 degrees difference to me.
third:
did you already stapled them rigs to the ceiling?^^
no?
you have space!:D
no really, wireless would give you the possibility to remote admin the rigs in the whole house. you will just need to make sure the settings are stable, because.. remote wont work in bios, as you already know. but its really easy with the version i gave you, when they are;)
I'm thinking about hanging the rigs on the wall(i have seen it done before) i don't think it would be hard to get the mobo's up just need some nails and some thumb tacks(the plastic ones to act as spacers between the board and wall) building alittle shelf for the PSU's and HDD's wouldn't be all that hard. So if i am completely out of space i will go to that. Also when i run out of ways to wire the rigs i will start switching to wireless. The heater isn't even on anymore i would open the window but i don't think 27f air coming in on me would be good when i am already fighting a cold.thanks for ideas
 
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Storage 128gb Vertex 3, 32GB Ultradrive GX2, 320GB+500GB+2x1TB F1 /160gb Maxtor,500gb F1/ 160GB WD
Display(s) LG Flatron 23" W2353V /Benq 19" FP93E-S/TFT 17"
Case Thermaltake Shark /Superflower SF-860B/Acer m-ATX Tower
Audio Device(s) Realtek Onboard Sound, on all of them
Power Supply Corsair TX850/ OCZ Modxstream-Pro 600W/ MS-Tech 750w
Software XP 32bit Professional+ Win7 64Bit Ultimate
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Vantage: P21385 3DM11: P5920
I'm thinking about hanging the rigs on the wall(i have seen it done before) i don't think it would be hard to get the mobo's up just need some nails and some thumb tacks(the plastic ones to act as spacers between the board and wall) building alittle shelf for the PSU's and HDD's wouldn't be all that hard. So if i am completely out of space i will go to that. Also when i run out of ways to wire the rigs i will start switching to wireless. The heater isn't even on anymore i would open the window but i don't think 27f air coming in on me would be good when i am already fighting a cold.thanks for ideas
you may have to sleep in another room, to keep the clocks, and not dieing thru heat or cold:)
i believe i saw what you meant! cyberdruid constructed several techstations, hanging of the wall... i really liked the Idea! i would appreciate, so see pics of it, if you one day may do it;)
 
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thanks :toast: i plan to keep it up. But there are 4 problems
running out of room
don't have anymore open Ethernet ports after i add the other X2
its getting pretty damn hot in here
noise is driving me insane sometimes at night
running out of room
I'm solving my room problem with one of these in another room that I have assembled but I still have your problem #2.


don't have anymore open Ethernet ports after i add the other X2
This is easy to solve with either a network switch or setting up a wireless network. I'm setting up a wireless access point and bridge. I have my wireless ap but still need to buy the bridge on my next payday.

its getting pretty damn hot in here
CP covered this!

noise is driving me insane sometimes at night
The only way I know is to move them or use quieter fans!
 

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System Name el'lappy|Cruncher | Cruncher 2
Processor intel C2D T6400 | i7 3770k @4.2ghz | AII X2 220 @3.4ghz
Motherboard some Acer | Asus P8Z77-V Pro |Gigabyter GA-M61p-S3
Cooling dual 80mm cooling fan | WC'ing ) |cheapo
Memory 2x2gb ddr3 | 2x2gb Ripjaws 1600 |4x512mb D9s
Video Card(s) onboard | 60 1GB(hd7770 ) |8800GTS
Storage Momuntus xt 320gb |Kingston Hyper X 120gb SATA III|500gb WD
Display(s) 17in | 42" 1080P HD 3D TV
Case lappy case | CM HAF XB |none yet
Audio Device(s) onboard | onboard | onboard
Power Supply Dell brick w/ acer end end | Antec EW 650w |Antec SP 350w(upg.soon)
Software Windows 7 Ult. 64bit---->------->
i got the noise problem taken care of. i lowered GPU fans to 75% from 100% only ~2c raise in temp
turned on the fan control in the bios on 2 of the crunchers. also i put the video cards back to stock speeds so that will help alitte with heat.tomorrow i will lower voltage a notch on the CPUs and stress test them. If they stay stable on lower voltage at same clock speeds then i will keep it there if not then back to same..So 1 problem solved 1 problem kinda solved

noise =solved
heat= partly solved
space=solutions available
networking=not solved but 2 possible solutions
I am already running wireless so i could just grab 1 more wireless adapter and a cheap hub and have another 5 ports so that would let me network another 6 rigs for almost nothing.there is a used parts shop that sells hubs cheap alot of the times and the wireless adapters can be found for under $20 if you look around. Cheap solutions FTW :rockout: