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Any of you run @home projects? Currently I run folding@home, einstein@home, and seti@home...I want either join a team or start a small team.

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Yeah there was an SFN Folding team. I guess it... folded. (sorry)

 

I used to do SETI but I gave it up a couple of years ago because I was annoyed at the expense. A lot of processors still out there can crank out 120 watts or more. Would you run a 120 watt light bulb 24/7 for science? That could be 30 bucks a year....

 

But a lot of newer processors are far more energy-efficient, and many can never go more than half of that wattage. Some of the newer programs also allow greater control over how much processor time/energy they consume, or how many "cores" it uses, etc. So it's probably much more reasonable now.

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Wasn't there a sfn team for at least one of them at some point?
Mayhaps, I don't think I ever contributed as serious as I am now though.

 

I used to do SETI but I gave it up a couple of years ago because I was annoyed at the expense. A lot of processors still out there can crank out 120 watts or more. Would you run a 120 watt light bulb 24/7 for science? That could be 30 bucks a year....
Sure! But that's just me. I think some of the newer software lets you control how much CPU is used.

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