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Everybody got their rigs ready for the challenge? :D

I'll be starting about 3 days ahead of time (the 11th likely) with the "borrowed" rig so it'll be spooled up by the 14th.
 

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Everybody got their rigs ready for the challenge? :D

I'll be starting about 3 days ahead of time (the 11th likely) with the "borrowed" rig so it'll be spooled up by the 14th.
My monster laptop and I are almost ready. I am still tweaking some voltages on the processor.
 
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I will be setup this weekend and running full tilt for the challange.​
 

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I'll start spooling up everything I have on Monday :)

Should have the challenge thread up and running by tonight or Friday night at the latest....
 
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Sounds like this weekend is the time when we all are going to start pushing it up, that works well. :toast:

Any word on BTA doing a news post again for the Challenge?
 
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Yes, I've got an idea: force ゴジラ AKA @manofthem to finally finish the darn game giveaway prize list. I need something to drool on. :mad:
 

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Sounds like this weekend is the time when we all are going to start pushing it up, that works well. :toast:

Any word on BTA doing a news post again for the Challenge?
Need to get the pieces ready to go live with the challenge thread before I contact him.... have to give him something to link to ;)

@Vinska- the game thread usually launches after the challenge starts so the games list is available then.... up to MoT if he opts to post a preview.
 
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@Norton @Vinska We usually just opened the game thread without a headsup, so that's why i haven't done anything just yet.


So let's ask...

Does everyone want the game list ahead of time so they can take a gander?
 
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@Norton @Vinska We usually just opened the game thread without a headsup, so that's why i haven't done anything just yet.


So let's ask...

Does everyone want the game list ahead of time so they can take a gander?
Well of course! Like Vinska said, it will give us all something to drool about LOLOL. Jeez MoT, you should know all of us will do that by now. :laugh:
 
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WCG Challenge Game List--Some peoples version of internet pron.

hahahaha
 
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Alright gents, I'll get the list up tonight for ya'lls, along with their respective contributors :toast:
 
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Alright gents, I'll get the list up tonight for ya'lls, along with their respective contributors :toast:
Suggest we post it here only and not start the game giveaway thread until after the challenge starts...

I was going to send out the list early myself:

A list of awesome titles expertly curated by our own manofthem :pimp:
 
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so when is it that I supposed to start full crunching? :)

edit: just read from first page

When- May 14th to May 23rd, 2014
 

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Suggest we post it here only and not start the game giveaway thread until after the challenge starts...

I was going to send out the list early myself:

A list of awesome titles expertly curated by our own manofthem :pimp:
Yes, I agree completely. I'll post what we have so far so peeps can get a peep, but no thread til challenge starts. :)

But one thing remains: no gaming during the challenge :p :laugh:
 

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so when is it that I supposed to start full crunching? :)

edit: just read from first page

When- May 14th to May 23rd, 2014
Correct- best to give your rigs a 2-3day head start to let them spool up.
 
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Storage samsung 840(250), WD 1Tb+2Tb +3Tbgrn 1tb hybrid
Display(s) Samsung uea28"850R 4k freesync, samsung 40" 1080p
Case Custom(modded) thermaltake Kandalf
Audio Device(s) Xfi creative 7.1 on board ,Yamaha dts av setup
Power Supply corsair 1000Rmx
Mouse CM optane
Keyboard CM optane
Software Win 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores 15.69K best overall sandra so far
Truly not bothered about prizes but im glad I saw this in time as I can join in ,both rigs, can gpus usefully crunch atm?
 

Norton

Moderator & WCG-TPU Captain
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Joined
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Messages
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Location
USA
System Name My Fortress/Trish (WCG)/Julia (WCG)/Ella (WCG)/Junior(WCG)/Cruncher 1 & 2/Kreij (WCG)
Processor Ryzen 1700X/i7-970/2600K/i7-980X/3930k/Opteron 6168x4/Ryzen 1600X/FX-8350
Motherboard X370 Taichi/ ASUS R3E/Asus P8P67 Pro/P9X79 Pro/EVGA X58 SLI 3/SuperMicro 4P
Cooling NH-D14/Phanteks/NH-U14S/H70/DeepCool/CM 212+ (x4)/NH-U14S/CM212
Memory 16GB GSkill TridentZ-3200 (1700X), 16GB GSkill FlareX-2400 (1600X),... various...., 4P- 16x1GB
Video Card(s) RX 580/HD 4670/HD 7770/HD 7770/HD 7770/onboard/HD 7770/onboard
Storage WD 500GB SSD/Seagate 2TB SSHD, everything else is Western Digital (mostly)
Display(s) Dell U2414H & 2409W / Dell 2208WFP (shared)
Case Silverstone FT01B/Source 530/Corsair 230T/Define XL R2/Silverstone FT05/Define R4/custom
Audio Device(s) on board (All)
Power Supply Corsair HX850/TX650/CS650M/X Gold 750/EVGA P2 850/X Gold 1050/HX650
Mouse Logitech G300s
Keyboard Thermaltake Challenger Prime (Great for $30!!!)
Software Win 7 Home 64 (Win 10 Pro 64)/Win Pro 64 or Ubuntu 12.04 LTS/14.04 LTS/17.04
Benchmark Scores Why sit on the Bench when you can get in the game and Crunch!!!
Truly not bothered about prizes but im glad I saw this in time as I can join in ,both rigs, can gpus usefully crunch atm?
No WCG gpu work but the F@H Team could use a little help too when they come over to give us a boost :)
 

BUCK NASTY

F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust
Staff member
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Location
Port St Lucie, FL. U.S.A.
System Name Main Rig
Processor AMD FX-4130 @ 4.8Ghz
Motherboard ASUS M5A99X Evo
Cooling Coolermaster Hyper 212+
Memory 8GB GSkill DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) ASUS GTX 970 Strix @ 1503Mhz Core
Storage Corsair Force 90gb SSD/ WD Caviar Blue 750gb
Display(s) ASUS 24" IPS
Case Coolermaster Centurion 590
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Antec TP750 80+
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64
I'm gonna spool up the servers and go offline for 2 days prior to the start. Should be the "mother of all dumps" when I re-connect on the day the challenge begins.

:toast::toast:
 

Norton

Moderator & WCG-TPU Captain
Staff member
Joined
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Messages
12,806 (5.77/day)
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Location
USA
System Name My Fortress/Trish (WCG)/Julia (WCG)/Ella (WCG)/Junior(WCG)/Cruncher 1 & 2/Kreij (WCG)
Processor Ryzen 1700X/i7-970/2600K/i7-980X/3930k/Opteron 6168x4/Ryzen 1600X/FX-8350
Motherboard X370 Taichi/ ASUS R3E/Asus P8P67 Pro/P9X79 Pro/EVGA X58 SLI 3/SuperMicro 4P
Cooling NH-D14/Phanteks/NH-U14S/H70/DeepCool/CM 212+ (x4)/NH-U14S/CM212
Memory 16GB GSkill TridentZ-3200 (1700X), 16GB GSkill FlareX-2400 (1600X),... various...., 4P- 16x1GB
Video Card(s) RX 580/HD 4670/HD 7770/HD 7770/HD 7770/onboard/HD 7770/onboard
Storage WD 500GB SSD/Seagate 2TB SSHD, everything else is Western Digital (mostly)
Display(s) Dell U2414H & 2409W / Dell 2208WFP (shared)
Case Silverstone FT01B/Source 530/Corsair 230T/Define XL R2/Silverstone FT05/Define R4/custom
Audio Device(s) on board (All)
Power Supply Corsair HX850/TX650/CS650M/X Gold 750/EVGA P2 850/X Gold 1050/HX650
Mouse Logitech G300s
Keyboard Thermaltake Challenger Prime (Great for $30!!!)
Software Win 7 Home 64 (Win 10 Pro 64)/Win Pro 64 or Ubuntu 12.04 LTS/14.04 LTS/17.04
Benchmark Scores Why sit on the Bench when you can get in the game and Crunch!!!
I'm gonna spool up the servers and go offline for 2 days prior to the start. Should be the "mother of all dumps" when I re-connect on the day the challenge begins.

:toast::toast:
:rockout:

Big load coming in!!!