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BUCK NASTY

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Someone over on the WCG forum made posted a handy little chart of some gpu crunching performance data :toast:
*Edit- fixed

http://img.techpowerup.org/121016/gpuwcg054.jpg

Radeon 79xx cards are the best at the WU's with the 78xx cards a close second :)
And Nvidia finally gets their a$$ handed to them in a DC application. Kudos to the red team for the impressive showing!

:toast:
 
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10/16/2012 9:09:05 PM World Community Grid Message from server: Project has no tasks available


Hmm bummer. atleast my buffer is overflowing with wu's right now.
 

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10/16/2012 9:09:05 PM World Community Grid Message from server: Project has no tasks available


Hmm bummer. atleast my buffer is overflowing with wu's right now.
That's due to the scheduling issues they are having... hopefully they will have it worked out at some point.

We'll see how bad it is tomorrow when I find out if my remote rigs have run out of work or not :shadedshu
 

[Ion]

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I am siding with you on the cpu being dead. Did they send your board back to you? I usally mark the board in some small unnoticeable way so I know for sure if they sent a different board or not.
No, I don't think so. I think that the old one had green RAM slots, this one doesn't. I'll see if I took pictures of the old one.
 
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Well if you have the problem with 2 different boards it has to be the cpu. :toast:
 

[Ion]

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I am sorry to say it though. Same problem with 2 different mobos has dead cpu written all over it.
 
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Now i know why the computer only accept DC
 

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I want to make a shout out to EVERYONE that supported me with the family truck fund and sell. I now crunch with a 2600K @ 4.5ghz and two 6950's unlocked making 8K MORE than I was with the Rigs I sold! Tonight is when I decide on one I have been looking at for a week or so and I am so excited I can't stand it!

http://img.techpowerup.org/121016/3.jpg
http://img.techpowerup.org/121016/4.jpg
http://img.techpowerup.org/121016/6.jpg
Truck purchased!!! Pictures will continue tonight once I get it home and registered. Oh she drove like a dream and sounded mean as hell with the flow master exhaust!
 

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Truck purchased!!! Pictures will continue tonight once I get it home and registered. Oh she drove like a dream and sounded mean as hell with the flow master exhaust!
Congratulations! :toast: :rockout:

I'm glad you had to sell your computers, but at least you got this! :toast:



GPU should be here tomorrow :toast:
 

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Hey guys so far GPU wise I have these up
  • GTX285
  • GTX470
  • GTX480
  • GTX570

GPU's still to come
  • HD5850
  • GT240 (I check Nvidia's list and the GT240 will Crunch)
  • FireGL V5200

I may have more, but I may not get to those until next week with everything going on this week. :toast:
 

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I have a car, but I just spent 1,200 USD repairing the exhaust, driver side wheel hub and bearing. :banghead:
No new toys for me for a while. :cry:
 

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Hey guys so far GPU wise I have these up
  • GTX285
  • GTX470
  • GTX480
  • GTX570

GPU's still to come
  • HD5850
  • GT240 (I check Nvidia's list and the GT240 will Crunch)
  • FireGL V5200

I may have more, but I may not get to those until next week with everything going on this week. :toast:
Wow, that's wicked! :toast: :rockout:
That should double your production and more! :eek:
 
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Hey guys so far GPU wise I have these up
  • GTX285
  • GTX470
  • GTX480
  • GTX570

GPU's still to come
  • HD5850
  • GT240 (I check Nvidia's list and the GT240 will Crunch)
  • FireGL V5200

I may have more, but I may not get to those until next week with everything going on this week. :toast:
That is going to make up hit 600000(How many zero should be here?) regularly.
and
BLOOD In My Eyes!
Didn't slept yesterday, and fell asleep just a few mins ago while sitting in front of Computer.
 
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Take a clean washcloth and make it wet with some cold water. Squeeze it out a little and gently press it against your closed eyelids for a few minutes. Then try to go to bed as soon as possible.
 
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Take a clean washcloth and make it wet with some cold water. Squeeze it out a little and gently press it against your closed eyelids for a few minutes
Done that.

Then try to go to bed as soon as possible.
I can't what do you think why i didn't slept yesterday? I Can't lol
 
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I have a car, but I just spent 1,200 USD repairing the exhaust, driver side wheel hub and bearing. :banghead:
No new toys for me for a while. :cry:

Stop crying, I just spent just shy of $2k($1050 for the engine and around $800 for tools, oil/antifreeze, labor, beer after work, and a new radiator to replace the one I F'ed up when removing it) to get a engine put in my truck, and that was buying a junkyard engine and having friends install it. Jasper wanted $2,800 for a crate engine. I would have been around $4k if I bought the crate engine and had a shop install it. BTW, it's a 2003 F150 XL with the 4.2 liter V6.
 

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Stop crying, I just spent just shy of $2k($1050 for the engine and around $800 for tools, oil/antifreeze, labor, beer after work, and a new radiator to replace the one I F'ed up when removing it) to get a engine put in my truck, and that was buying a junkyard engine and having friends install it. Jasper wanted $2,800 for a crate engine. I would have been around $4k if I bought the crate engine and had a shop install it. BTW, it's a 2003 F150 XL with the 4.2 liter V6.
I have a 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero with a 2.3L 4-cylinder with a high output turbo. Part prices have doubled since Saab went defunct. If my engine blew, I doubt that I would replace it. A new car would be in order. The flex pipe alone for the exhaust was 450 USD. I spend considerably more on parts than I do on labor. At that point it would cost less to get a new used car than it would to repair it because if you're engine went the real question is what will go next.
 

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Stop crying, I just spent just shy of $2k($1050 for the engine and around $800 for tools, oil/antifreeze, labor, beer after work, and a new radiator to replace the one I F'ed up when removing it) to get a engine put in my truck, and that was buying a junkyard engine and having friends install it. Jasper wanted $2,800 for a crate engine. I would have been around $4k if I bought the crate engine and had a shop install it. BTW, it's a 2003 F150 XL with the 4.2 liter V6.
I come out of "retirement" when it comes to these types of expenses. A local franchise tried to charge me over $500 for rear brakes on a Ford Taurus a few years back :wtf: it took me an hour and about $100 to buy new shoes, drums, and a jack.

It's nice to get a little payback out of spending 10 years fixing cars :cool:
 
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Done that.


I can't what do you think why i didn't slept yesterday? I Can't lol
It's the crack.




I come out of "retirement" when it comes to these types of expenses. A local franchise tried to charge me over $500 for rear brakes on a Ford Taurus a few years back :wtf: it took me an hour and about $100 to buy new shoes, drums, and a jack.

It's nice to get a little payback out of spending 10 years fixing cars :cool:

I can't wait to go into retirement lol So of the crap that come in here man. Right now I am replacing the cylinder head on a 84' winnebago. Great fun. oh and doing that while replacing the thermostat and hoses on a turboe'd scoob and replacing the Clock spring assembly on a Honda Pilot.
 
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Stop crying, I just spent just shy of $2k($1050 for the engine and around $800 for tools, oil/antifreeze, labor, beer after work, and a new radiator to replace the one I F'ed up when removing it) to get a engine put in my truck, and that was buying a junkyard engine and having friends install it. Jasper wanted $2,800 for a crate engine. I would have been around $4k if I bought the crate engine and had a shop install it. BTW, it's a 2003 F150 XL with the 4.2 liter V6.
Shit if it come down to replacing an engine I would have just jumped for the 5.4L or even a 4.6L V-8 :)

I have a 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero with a 2.3L 4-cylinder with a high output turbo. Part prices have doubled since Saab went defunct. If my engine blew, I doubt that I would replace it. A new car would be in order. The flex pipe alone for the exhaust was 450 USD. I spend considerably more on parts than I do on labor. At that point it would cost less to get a new used car than it would to repair it because if you're engine went the real question is what will go next.
Shit I would just replace the engine with redneck rigged chevy 350 LOL
 
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Shit if it come down to replacing an engine I would have just jumped for the 5.4L or even a 4.6L V-8 :)
Unfortunately it's not always that easy... transmission/trans. mountings, engine mounts, exhaust, computer controls, etc....:shadedshu

Nowadays its almost like trying to wire a Phenom II into an X58 Intel board :p

Before 1980 it was a lot simpler.
 

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Unfortunately it's not always that easy... transmission/trans. mountings, engine mounts, exhaust, computer controls, etc....:shadedshu

Nowadays its almost like trying to wire a Phenom II into an X58 Intel board :p

Before 1980 it was a lot simpler.
Yea, it takes work. I wished vehicles were more simpler like in the older days. Even my 89 with 302 would be hard to change engine since it has a computer and full wireing harness.
 
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