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Window is fully open, just won't open any further. Temp outside is -4C but with only my system specs rig crunching and folding room temp is about 24C. No condensation except windows as a result of that difference.

After all the ideas posted on my thread about my farm I am hoping it will be possible to maintain decent temps in room. If it stays below 30c ambient in summer I'll be happy.
 

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Hey guys, how do i check my stats like with EOC on folding? The p4 has been crunching for probably 4-5 days now and i'd like to see what kind of progress it's making and if it's even worth it to crunch on it.
 
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Oh dam so this p4 is pretty terrible huh?
 
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It might take a few days before the full picture is clear. Weekend doesn't always give the right numbers either.

Edit: If you're getting i7 for F@H, what are you doing with your Q6600 rig? Because if you can use that for WCG, that should easily do above 2K
 
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It might take a few days before the full picture is clear. Weekend doesn't always give the right numbers either.

Edit: If you're getting i7 for F@H, what are you doing with your Q6600 rig? Because if you can use that for WCG, that should easily do above 2K
He sold that to me. The Q6600 will power my dedicated folding/crunching rig. The Q6600 will crunch.
 

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Guys,

I need help setting up BOINC on Ubuntu 10.10. I downloaded the right file but now how do I install it? Gives me some sort of error when I try to open the installer.
 
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Guys,

I need help setting up BOINC on Ubuntu 10.10. I downloaded the right file but now how do I install it? Gives me some sort of error when I try to open the installer.
Installing_BOINC_on_Ubuntu
this helped me alot... somehow ubuntu knows boinc and its downloadable like an app;)
 

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Installing_BOINC_on_Ubuntu
this helped me alot... somehow ubuntu knows boinc and its downloadable like an app;)
Looks complicated LOL. I'll read through it later and see if I can get it going. I can't even get it to boot from the USB stick now, I just restarted to complete a driver installation. I select to boot from it and it just starts to load windows. :(
 
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Looks complicated LOL. I'll read through it later and see if I can get it going. I can't even get it to boot from the USB stick now, I just restarted to complete a driver installation. I select to boot from it and it just starts to load windows. :(
did you tried to install vga drivers?:)
 

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Yes, it did it automatically though. I just activated them, that's it.
ubuntu is such a pain in the ass to work with, i loved the speed and low requirements, but working with it is just horrible
 

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ubuntu is such a pain in the ass to work with, i loved the speed and low requirements, but working with it is just horrible
Yeah well I don't think I'll be setting up much more rigs with it so it's just to get the rig going for now. This rig has been the biggest mission I've had with PC's, it just doesn't want to obey me! :laugh:
 
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Yeah well I don't think I'll be setting up much more rigs with it so it's just to get the rig going for now. This rig has been the biggest mission I've had with PC's, it just doesn't want to obey me! :laugh:
oh, i know that feeling! :p
i spilled about 100 ml of water on my 939 board yesterday, today it works again luckily :laugh:
 

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oh, i know that feeling! :p
i spilled about 100 ml of water on my 939 board yesterday, today it works again luckily :laugh:
Gotta be careful bro! I need the backup for my 3rd rig been down, another rig down will be atrocious! :p
 
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Gotta be careful bro! I need the backup for my 3rd rig been down, another rig down will be atrocious! :p
it was down 10 hours, today it works again luckily, and i reorganized the loop, so it looks better, i can keep my screwbucket res, and i can finally use all the desk for peripherals and the screen.
all in all it was worth the hassle, and thank god, it didnt crapped out even tho the NB, Mosfets, SB and CPU socket got soaked pretty bad ;)
 

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I seem to be having a weird problem with the BOINC manager. If I snooze it before I launch Black Ops, soometime when I'm in game, it starts processing again, using up 100% of my resources. Gotta just quit the manager now before I start gaming.

Anyways, question: Whats the ideal amount of RAM for a crunching rig?
 

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For a dedicated cruncher, you can probably get away with 1GB if using XP, but some projects take a lot of RAM so 2GB is desirable, especially if you have >2 threads.