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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Feb 20, 2009.

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    4x4n Xtreme Refugee

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    Ya, it's a commitment to higher bills for sure. I would be happy if I could keep my bill under $300 :cry:

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    I'll stay but I'll just have it run at night when I'm sleeping.
     
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    I take advantage of a payment plan called Average Billing Payment and paid $109 last month. My next bill will come in a couple of days and I just hope that I didn't burn to much coal.
     
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    Everything helps dude! But if you can't afford it, that's okay too. :)

    If my donations can only come in the form of rent and rent increases then that's how I'll make my contribution to society. :)
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    my bill with a single i7 is about $230/month. :eek:
     
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    Wow;) With all my rig/farm, mine comes out to $214:rockout:
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    how much a/c do you use? A/c is pretty much kicking most of the time here.
     
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    Rarely use A/C in the NW man but heat we do during the winter;)
     
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    Hey guys, i think we should open up a topic about overclocking for effeciency, not just pure performance i bet that would help out a lot.


    THG has these two great articles that i'd recommend that you guys read.

    For Intel i7 owners go there http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/overclock-core-i7,2268.html

    Phenom II lovers go here http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/phenom-ii-overclock,2267.html
     
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    You need more crunchers:D

    I have purchased NO heating oil in the past 4 years:), but my electric bill has been as high as $550. Ran 48 boxes when I was full in. It would be 10F outside and I could still wear my gym shorts and flip-flops:D

    I'm down to about 12 boxes now, so it may be a COLD winter coming.

    mike
     
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    Kei also started a thread here on TPU called Phenom 9850BE low voltage overclocking results! Although it may be specific to Phenom 9850 chips, there might be some useful info for all users.

    Haha, that's a good idea! :laugh:
     
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    I linked a thread from OverClock where a guy was able to get about 3.6 at 1 volt on his 920.

    I'm going to have to look closely at our power bill this year too as I just added the i7 and it's inside heating up the house...the Skulltrail and the Blitz are out in the shop so at least it's not making the AC run all the time.

    Frankly I think it's the 52" LCD that's making the most heat in the house...that damn thing is like a toaster.
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll be reading this soon, sounds like some interesting reading.

    holy crap, thats crazy, your TV? :laugh: With a single i7 my room gets pretty dam hot.

    hopefully by then, I have some heat of my own, single i7 won't cut it.
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    about time I have some more pie, I was just getting hungry

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    join in using my name hayder.master
     
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    My internetz was down and so I had two idle crunchers:(
    but that's ok... I managed to get enough work for my sister's pc to make it through...:)
     
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    I'm in... crunching now
     
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    :toast::toast: welcome! :rockout:
     
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    Glad to see the team chugging along. I'm taking the Blitz out of action but still have the ST full on.
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    which one was your blitz?
     
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    Just joined under the name A Cheese Danish. Getting it setup as we speak.

    Edit: I will most likely be running at night only, but I may be able to run a few days in a row
     
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    Welcome to the team (again):laugh:
     
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    lol thank ya sir :)
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    welcome aboard :toast:
     
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