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Old Dec 10, 2021, 02:02 PM   #1
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Folding@home Why Are You (Still) Folding?

I'm curious to see why people are still folding instead of using their gear for crypto mining.

And for those who aren't folding or mining, why leave your expensive equipment idle?
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Old Dec 14, 2021, 11:03 AM   #2
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I'm still folding for the time being to just simply help out. Though I may stop when I hit the 200 million point mark. I would think people don't mine or fold due to the cost of electricity. Or the risk to their expensive and hard to get hardware. Just my 2 cents.
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Old Dec 23, 2021, 02:21 PM   #3
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Been doing this for to long to stop now. Did have an issue pop up last night that had me shut down my main system with 2 1080 ti's...cpu started running at 100c and got throttled down. A few minutes ago I changed the audio outputs and the temps dropped back to 40's.....anyway this system is being replaced shortly since I "won" a 3090 and z590 motherboard in Newegg shuffle.....

Hope everyone is doing well, and Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all
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Old Dec 26, 2021, 08:51 PM   #4
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Been doing this for to long to stop now. Did have an issue pop up last night that had me shut down my main system with 2 1080 ti's...cpu started running at 100c and got throttled down. A few minutes ago I changed the audio outputs and the temps dropped back to 40's.....anyway this system is being replaced shortly since I "won" a 3090 and z590 motherboard in Newegg shuffle.....

Hope everyone is doing well, and Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all
Thank you and I hope you had a great Christmas and I wish you stable systems in 2022!
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Old Jan 5, 2022, 04:04 PM   #5
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Thank you and I hope you had a great Christmas and I wish you stable systems in 2022!
It was a tough week, lost one of my cats and the cpu on the same day. Had 2 sisters, only 7 now trying to keep the one from getting depressed.

On the PC front, I guess after about 8 years running 24/7 the aio waterpump finally gave up. So for awhile I was down to 2 rigs from 5. Just got #3 with 3700x, RTX 3070 running a little while ago. Hope to have the other two back online by sometime next week, just waiting on a couple things.

Nice work yourself Luxor
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It was a tough week, lost one of my cats and the cpu on the same day. Had 2 sisters, only 7 now trying to keep the one from getting depressed.

On the PC front, I guess after about 8 years running 24/7 the aio waterpump finally gave up. So for awhile I was down to 2 rigs from 5. Just got #3 with 3700x, RTX 3070 running a little while ago. Hope to have the other two back online by sometime next week, just waiting on a couple things.

Nice work yourself Luxor
Wow, that is a shitty start of year. I hope the rest of the year will go better!

On my side, all my production is coming from a single RTX 3060.
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