24/7 Folding @ Home Rig.

Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime in the summer (hopefully)

Budget Range: Not decided yet. Probably around $1000?

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Folding@Home

Parts Not Required: Case, Peripherals.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com,

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Whatever gives the most PPD.

Overclocking: No, Server CPU's can't be OC'ED without risk of damaging other hardware.

SLI or Crossfire: Not needed, everything can be used independently.

Monitor Resolution: N/A

Additional Comments:
i7 or 2 6 core Opterons?

Parts Selected:
2X Opteron 4180
ASUS KCMA-D8 ATX Board
Crucial Ballistix 8GB (4 x 2GB)
32GB SSD
Antec HCG620W (Swapping out of main rig)
CPU Coolers? I don't know what fit these sockets.
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  1. amuffin said:
    Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime in the summer (hopefully)

    Budget Range: Not decided yet. Probably around $1000?

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Folding@Home

    Parts Not Required: Case, Peripherals.

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com,

    Country: USA

    Parts Preferences: Whatever gives the most PPD.

    Overclocking: No, Server CPU's can't be OC'ED without risk of damaging other hardware.

    SLI or Crossfire: Not needed, everything can be used independently.

    Monitor Resolution: N/A

    Additional Comments:
    i7 or 2 6 core Opterons?

    Parts Selected:
    2X Opteron 4180
    ASUS KCMA-D8 ATX Board
    Crucial Ballistix 8GB (4 x 2GB)
    32GB SSD
    Antec HCG620W (Swapping out of main rig)
    CPU Coolers? I don't know what fit these sockets.


    Well this is where EXT would come in as he has this kind of stuff already. Although In my opinion, i would get a G34 socket MB over a C32.

    1. I can confirm that on other forums that some Coolers and be modded just slightly to work with the socket http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=1038043000&postcount=4

    2. On the Hardcoop forum, a few members actually made a bios for a few select MB's that can overclock Mangy-Cours Cpu's for 4P motherboards!

    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1677395

    3. You can get a 2 or 4 processor MB and i might be wrong on this but i think that when PD comes around (if you ever wanted to upgrade), i would only be brought over to the G34 socket (like said, i could be wrong as i list to too many people with the G34 socket).
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