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24/7 Folding @ Home Rig.

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June 20, 2012 6:42:12 AM

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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June 21, 2012 12:16:47 PM

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&postcoun...

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).