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    Sorry to hear about your prostate cancer...

    Sorry to hear about your prostate cancer diagnosis, MM. But at least now you know what to fight. That's got to be a relief in and of itself.

    I will just echo previous people and say that the...
  2. Same here, And I got married last Thursday,on top...

    Same here, And I got married last Thursday,on top of my two jobs and dog walking for a very sick friend.

    If (cross your fingers) things go well in the next day or so I may have two rigs and 16...
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    Well having 2 8 pin PSU connectors is only part...

    Well having 2 8 pin PSU connectors is only part of the equation. They need to pump out 12V, otherwise the board won't have enough power.


    As far as the $50 open box motherboards, maybe it is...
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    The X8DTU is a pretty nice board. But you will...

    The X8DTU is a pretty nice board. But you will need two 12V 8 pin connectors on your PSU, plus a 20 pin connector. And since its a weird 12.05"x13.05" size, who knows what fits that outside of...
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    I installed LM17 on an Inspiron 1545. It seemed...

    I installed LM17 on an Inspiron 1545. It seemed to work just fine, but the guy I installed it for is complaining about freezes and cursor problems. Never had any problems with LM14 on my Toshiba. I...
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    So I was wondering if the Linux gurus/Linuxphiles...

    So I was wondering if the Linux gurus/Linuxphiles have an opinion on what are the best brands and/or models of laptops to put Linux on. In terms of full functionality without any quirks in audio,...
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    Usually when a laptop overheats, there are two...

    Usually when a laptop overheats, there are two main reasons: CPU thermal paste application is screwed up and/or the fan/exhaust/intake grill is gummed up. A squirt or two of canned air will...
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    Well, if they have given you carte blanche, this...

    Well, if they have given you carte blanche, this might be fun to put together with 8 Xeon E5-2697 v2's:

    http://www.supermicro.com.tw/products/system/2U/2027/SYS-2027TR-H71RF_.cfm
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    Does this apply to new/used CPU's put in an...

    Does this apply to new/used CPU's put in an existing rig as well?
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    Saweeeet! :up: BTW. thanks for the Linux help....

    Saweeeet! :up:

    BTW. thanks for the Linux help. I still use post #130 or #131 from the Ubuntu crunching thread to install LMint whenever I get a new drive or box.
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    I tried to get back into F@H back in the Summer...

    I tried to get back into F@H back in the Summer of 2013 with some HD7770 cards. I grew very frustrated with the client and the WU's. Somehow something inevitably got mucked up and the WU never...
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    I usually have a 5-8 cache so I don't worry about...

    I usually have a 5-8 cache so I don't worry about loading per se. I never tried the delayed reporting thing though. I(or rather my computers) always went balls to the walls for a week. Last year I...
  13. That actually looks pretty decent. I was thinking...

    That actually looks pretty decent. I was thinking something more along the lines of this cartoon, with XS being the truck and the WCG teams being the bump runover by the skid marks:
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    Short term goals: To hit 100,000,000 points and...

    Short term goals: To hit 100,000,000 points and move up to #80 in XS

    Long term goals: To hit 500,000,000 points and move up to #50 in XS
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    Since the OP lives near at least one if not two...

    Since the OP lives near at least one if not two MicroCenters, he might as well take advantage of the savings on Haswell or Devil's Canyon processors. a i7-4770K is only $279 right now, and if you buy...
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    Right now we pay about .08/kW/hr here. I could...

    Right now we pay about .08/kW/hr here. I could probably put some rigs in the kitchen, but we are all maxed out on space everywhere else. In fact, I'm hunting for an "affordable" workshop space right...
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    As far as stickies go, the section on how to...

    As far as stickies go, the section on how to crunch with Ubuntu should be added to the stickies list, maybe with post #130? D_A's fire and forget protocol for installing Ubuntu up top.

    Too bad we...
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    When I first started using SSD's, I didn't leave...

    When I first started using SSD's, I didn't leave any free space. But when I was helping OC set up a Linux distro on a Kingston HyperX SSD for Movieman, part of the instruction set was to set up a...
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    Congratulations Oj101!

    Congratulations Oj101!
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    I am up for the birthday challenge. In years past...

    I am up for the birthday challenge. In years past I have donated my crunching cores to a smaller team in need, but if XS is going to do the challenge, I will surely support the team. I might be able...
  21. Thread: Role Call!

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    Get a PowerEdge 2950 with dual X5450's or 5460's,...

    Get a PowerEdge 2950 with dual X5450's or 5460's, that will warm things up in a hurry. Or even better, a ML370g5 with dual Xeons. I had two of those suckers running back in February. They raised the...
  22. Hardware and/or hardware tools for testing 2.5" SAS drives

    So this is Part 2:

    Is it possible to test 2.5" SFF SAS drives in regular SAS backplane slots(using a 2.5" drive sled, like that you would see in a PowerEdge 2950 g3?

    Would it be possible to use...
  23. Software tools for testing and wiping 2.5" and 3.5" SAS drives

    Hi guys,
    I have the opportunity to get some good deals on used and new 2.5 and 3.5" SAS drives. However, I am not sure what the best software tools are to use on them in order to determine...
  24. This from Mr. "Role Call"? *cough cough*

    This from Mr. "Role Call"?

    *cough cough*
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    One of the Minnesota crunchers used AC filters to...

    One of the Minnesota crunchers used AC filters to cover the open sides of their rigs and the fans on graphics cards on any naked rigs. I went out and bought some filters and never did try it. I...
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