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i joined. i'm currently running a work unit...got about 5 hours left on it :)

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everyone check this link now...

http://fah-web.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/main.py?qtype=osstats

6,860 PS3 currently running processing at 168TFLOPS, this makes PS3 the current number one provider in Folding@Home. 158,806 (thats about 23 times as many computers as PS3's) is only Processing at 151TFLOPS.

Many people do not know what Folding@Home is, if my Physics teacher did not tell me I probably woulden't know about it for a long time, it never really seemed that exciting for me but now a year later that some people I know are suffering from what they are trying to cure and how in 1day the PS3s are blowing the crap off the PCs doing this I'm pretty excited. As nerdy as I sound this is exciting for me.

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Awesome work.. lets keep this thing going. My first ought to finally be done soon as well. Spread the news about 55186. :)

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Just joined my self , PS network ID: Shuugo

Leaveing it on tonight to help out.

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i finished one overnight and started working on the next one. i don't want to leave it running while i'm at work to save electricity, but i'm planning to run it overnight maybe twice a week :)

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I joined as HULEBOEREN(PS3)

If I work on a work unit - they take ~7 hours each

I quit after 3 hours

I come back later and start folding again

Will I resume where I left off and have 4hours left?

Or will it start on a new work unit?

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I joined as HULEBOEREN(PS3)

If I work on a work unit - they take ~7 hours each

I quit after 3 hours

I come back later and start folding again

Will I resume where I left off and have 4hours left?

Or will it start on a new work unit?

It continues :)

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I joined as HULEBOEREN(PS3)

If I work on a work unit - they take ~7 hours each

I quit after 3 hours

I come back later and start folding again

Will I resume where I left off and have 4hours left?

Or will it start on a new work unit?

it will work on the same unit and resume until you finish :)

edit: gavin beat me ;)

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Awesome!

Let the folding begin!

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We're moving at a steady rate guys. Keep it up. Check out the OS statistics on the F@H site. The PS3 just overtook the PC world. Pooowwwaaaahh!! :D

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I finished my first one last night, now I'm on my second. Should be finished by the time I get home from work. :p

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I with you guys. (Y)

lol, i think i see KoL over in PR. He's gotta be 1 of the 4 dots i see there. :D

Felicidades brode, you make up 25% of Puerto Rico!

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I with you guys. (Y)

lol, i think i see KoL over in PR. He's gotta be 1 of the 4 dots i see there. :D

Felicidades brode, you make up 25% of Puerto Rico!

Speaking of the dots ... I'm the only dot in my city. It's really easy to spot on the map too. (Just East of the great lakes, theres a small cluster of city lights and one bright orange dot, thats me!)

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We're moving at a steady rate guys. Keep it up. Check out the OS statistics on the F@H site. The PS3 just overtook the PC world. Pooowwwaaaahh!! :D

By overtook you must mean obliterated :D, right now the PS3s are 58.943782% of the total proccessing power and there is way more PCs then PS3s. Thats 58% of not just PCs but Mac and Linux computers, thats also incuding the computers using ther GPU to process data right now PS3 is only using the CPU while the GPU dose the cool world map :).

Edited by cloudstrife13

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I with you guys. (Y)

lol, i think i see KoL over in PR. He's gotta be 1 of the 4 dots i see there. :D

Felicidades brode, you make up 25% of Puerto Rico!

LOL :laugh: Im one of the ones you see on the top right of the island :p

There are more on Puerto Rico now. I would love to be able to zoom it more to see where those dots are right now hehehe.

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I don't think I've turned mine off since the night. D:

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I don't think I've turned mine off since the night. D:

hehehe 5 WU, that's a lot :laugh:

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I would've gladly keep my running overnight until i read some pretty disturbing facts from a Danish power company related site.

The PS3 is using like 380W! So having a PS3 running at about 2 hours per day for a year is really gonna show on your electrical bill.

So I'll just keep mine off when not in use :s

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Folding on a PC probably uses more power than that.

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I would've gladly keep my running overnight until i read some pretty disturbing facts from a Danish power company related site.

The PS3 is using like 380W! So having a PS3 running at about 2 hours per day for a year is really gonna show on your electrical bill.

So I'll just keep mine off when not in use :s

Its capable of using 380W - but it will never go over 200W

I shall test it myself, tomorrow.

Will get back with results

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Perhaps, but i'm not doing that either :p

Hule: Here's where i got it from - http://www.elsparefonden.dk/aktuelt/nyt-fr...paa-elregningen

Report in PDF (in English): http://www.elsparefonden.dk/publikationer/...t_download/File ( Not updated with PS3 info )

It has a 380W PSU (power supply unit(I think :p))

Ill do those tests now - brb

::EDIT::

My own results using their(Elsparefonden) wattage meter(?):

Standby: 1,7W

XMB (Dashboard): ~195W

DVD movie: ~195W

Blu-Ray movie: N/A - I dont have any yet, will get Casino Royale and Black Hawk Down soon

Blu-Ray game: N/A - I dont have any yet, will get Motorstorm on monday/tuesday

Demo (from HARDDRIVE): ~205W

Folding@Home: ~214W

Ive already reported my results to Elsparefonden

Edited by Huleboeren

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Yep, many people have reported a definite power usage increase with F@H. Some say it will heat their home without the use of a furnace. :laugh: I still never saw really much of a change in my utilities bill when I first got my Playstation 3.. wonder if the extra wattage being used by F@H will really effect it that much? Nnnnnaaaahhhhh... :p

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after my grandpa having Alzheimer's my last concern is power usage.

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