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    HardFolding.com Stats Question?

    I started folding for a new team (126176 = "Bipolar Disorder Awareness") and username (Bipolar_Folder), both of which I created roughly 10 hours ago. Since creating my new team and username, two of my SMP clients completed WUs for the new team and username roughly 5 hours ago. There has been a...
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    OS lockup/freeze vs. floating-point exception: What's the difference?

    When I was overclocking on air around 3.53GHz (443x8) and I tried to push the system to be stable at 445x8, I would get floating-point exception errors in one of my clients. Now on water, I'm stable at around 433x9, but when I push the clocks too high I get an OS lockup (Xubuntu 7.10), but...
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    Just water-cooled my dedicated Q6600 (pics)

    So I've always wanted a quad-core processor, and I've always wanted to try out water-cooling. While water-cooling isn't the best bang-for-the-buck when it comes to a dedicated folding rig, as opposed to a good air cooling heatsink + fan combo, it was an experience I nonetheless wanted to try...
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    Prime95 stable at 3.73GHz; F@H stable at 3.60GHz--What gives?

    I have a Q6600 G0 on 1.39-1.41V (load, idle). I'm stable with Prime95's blend torture test at 3.73GHz (415x9), but with the same voltage I can't reach stability folding until I drop the clock to 3.60GHz (399x9). (My temps are 58-62C under load and 37-39C idle). Is F@H just that much better...
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    Most Important for Folding: High FSB or Total CPU?

    There's a lot of information on the net about high FSB speeds vs. total CPU speeds. For example, most people would agree that a 400MHz FSB x 9 multiplier, resulting in a 3.6GHz total CPU speed is slower than a 450MHz FSB x 8 multiplier, also resulting in a 3.6GHz total CPU speed. My question...
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    Help with Samba request

    I'm a noober when it comes to Linux. But I understand that Linux can use a program called Samba to share folders with a Windows system over the same network--with the hopes of pointing FahMon to the shared folder for monitoring purposes--I'm already running FahMon in Linux, I just want to run...
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    Ubuntu question: how many SMP clients to run?

    I'm new to Ubuntu--just started folding on it yesterday. I have a Q6000, so I installed and ran one instance of the Linux SMP client to start off with. I was a little surprised when I checked the System Monitor to see that my cores were: CPU1: 55% CPU2: 90% CPU3: 60% CPU4: 55% (+/-...
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    How cheap is good enough for a dedicated box?

    Since the prevailing wisdom seems to be that, at the moment given work unit types and point allocation, the Q6600 is the most efficient processor. I'm curious, how cheap can you get away with building a dedicated folder around this chip. In terms of a motherboard I'm looking at the Asus P5k...
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    Proposal: "foum-style" database for folding hardware

    This is my second post on this forum. I have noticed a lot of good anecdotal information about XP vs. Linux vs. XP with AC vs. XP with VMs running Linux, etc. to the point that it seems, while you guys might not have it down to a science as the the most efficient way to get your hardware to...
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