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Trumpet Blowing 2020

Discussion in 'bit-tech Folding Team' started by meandmymouth, 8 Jan 2020.

  1. Dave_Goodchild

    Dave_Goodchild Another CPC refugee

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    Yeah still lurking in the background lol, didn't realize it had been 8 years since my last post!

    I spat my dummy out back then after bigadv was removed having invested very heavily in kit specifically to fold them, given the situation this year having now found myself at home a hell of a lot more and not being able to do much I decided to have a play with some GPU folding, seems mad having a single GPU that produces more PPD than my whole farm back in the day!
     
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  2. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

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    It is amazing how things have changed hardware wise.

    I have been dabbling since lockdown and am in the top 300, having starred less than a year ago.

    There are a couple of i5s on the go most of the time, ticking away plus a 6 core i5 and lowly GTX 970 from my gaming/editing rig that I run when it's cooler in the room!
     
  3. DocJonz

    DocJonz Another CPC refugee .....

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    The bigadv days were good days ... but their removal, and the rapidly advancing processing power of the GPUs, made my 4 socket Operton machine redundant - so I know the feeling.
    Looking at your PPD these days though, I'm guessing you managed to get your hands on some RTX 30xx series cards?
     
  4. Dave_Goodchild

    Dave_Goodchild Another CPC refugee

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    Not yet I'm still trying to get hold of one just running some RTX 20xx series and a couple of Quadro RTX.
     
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  5. desertbaker

    desertbaker Steady Eddie

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    Dave_Goodchild, I had a large smile when I read "just running some RTX 20xx series and a couple of Quadro RTX". What Quadro's are they? Good to see you back and catching us all up.
     
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  6. meandmymouth

    meandmymouth Modder

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    100M :clap:
    I was going to stop here but it's the main source of heat for my lost/office while working from home so I guess I'll just have to keep going :grin:
     
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  7. DocJonz

    DocJonz Another CPC refugee .....

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    Nice milestone :thumb:
    Yep, sounds like you need to keep Folding :hehe:
     
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  8. Votick

    Votick My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    300 mil :)
     
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  9. TaRkA DaHl

    TaRkA DaHl Modder

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    About to clear 1.5B. Just entering the long slog of no other active folders until I hit 3B!

    I'm coming for you Dave... Just give me 9 months.
     
  10. DocJonz

    DocJonz Another CPC refugee .....

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    ... and about 6 months off the team top 10 :thumb:

    Think we need a new 2021 thread when someone gets their next milestone ... my next one is not until 2022 :hehe:
     
  11. Votick

    Votick My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    I'm nearly at 400M so can do the new thread been a few years since I had the honor of creating it :naughty:
     

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