Folding@Home Client Census

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Today I caught myself thinking and thought I better finish before I cause myself an injury! I was thinking about how a lot of the regular posters on here seem to be running the SMP client and I wondered just how many people there were.

I know most SMP folders are running Linux via VMWare but we're all still running it nonetheless. Seems to me that Stanford have done a great job in getting lots of people over to Linux!

I think it would be nice if people could tell us what foldy type clients they are currently running on their main folding machines. Just to satisfy my curiosity :D Be great if this could be made into a poll too. Options could be something like Standard Client, SMP Client, GPU Client, Mixture of Above.

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every one of my PCs is running windows XP/2000pro with the CLI client.
soon to move the two core2duo desktops to VMware/linux for SMP.
 
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Time for a list :p

C2D E6600 - SMP (VMware Ubuntu)(X2).
C2D E6300 - SMP (VMware Ubuntu)(X2).
X2 4400+ - SMP (VMware Ubuntu) + 1X Windows CPU.
X2 3800+ - SMP (VMware Ubuntu) + 1X Windows CPU.
Opty 170 - SMP (native Ubuntu)(X2).
X2 3800+ - SMP (native Ubuntu).
T2600 (Core Duo) - 2X Windows CPU.
Intel 805D - 2X Windows CPU
A64 4000+ - 1X Windows CPU.
XP1700 - 1X Windows CPU.
Intel 730M - 1X Windows CPU.
A64 4000+ 1X Windows GPU (X1900XT).

I think that's them all :D

Stan :)
 
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Bigstan said:
Time for a list :p

C2D E6600 - SMP (VMware Ubuntu)(X2).
C2D E6300 - SMP (VMware Ubuntu)(X2).
X2 4400+ - SMP (VMware Ubuntu) + 1X Windows CPU.
X2 3800+ - SMP (VMware Ubuntu) + 1X Windows CPU.
Opty 170 - SMP (native Ubuntu)(X2).
X2 3800+ - SMP (native Ubuntu).
T2600 (Core Duo) - 2X Windows CPU.
Intel 805D - 2X Windows CPU
A64 4000+ - 1X Windows CPU.
XP1700 - 1X Windows CPU.
Intel 730M - 1X Windows CPU.
A64 4000+ 1X Windows GPU (X1900XT).

I think that's them all :D

Stan :)

:eek:

You have more money than sense! Some schools don't have that many PCs :D

SiriusB
 
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2 x P4 3.0HT 2 clients
8 x P4's 1.8-3.0HT 1 clients
1 duel xeon 2-3 clients
6 borged P4's various 1 client
1x 805d two clients
1x e6400 (awaiting stability testing prior to duel boot)

All running normal clients as services
 
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24/7:
2 x Windows CLI clients - X2 3800 (2GHz, 2Gb)
1 x Mac SMP client - MacBook Pro (2.16GHz, 2Gb)

On quite a bit:
2 x Windows CLI clients (P4 3.00 HT, 1Gb)

On fairly rarely:
2 x Windows CLI clients (1 x XP 2500+, 1Gb, 1 x Celeron M 1300)

I know that getting linux going gives a nice ppd boost, but I really can't be bothered with vmware and getting SMP on my X2 3800. I'm just lazy :cool:!
 
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All standard cli client:

-A64 3200+ @ 2.4 24/7
-Opteron 175 @ 2.5 6/7
-X2 3800+ @ 2.2 6/7

Plus some borgs and other rubbish.

Can one run the smp client from within ms virtual pc?
 
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BillytheImpaler said:
On a PPC Mac? I guess you could if you're cool with getting 4 points per day. ;)
Not on a mac no, on a normal pc.
I guess there's a performance hit?

I need windows on my media center but i could run the smp on ubuntu from within virtual pc, if it would work.
 

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Two SMP clients in a native Ubuntu install here.

I intend to have two normal Windows clients running in Vista (dual-booting) when I can be bothered to start using it again.
 
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rincinDub said:
So, have you gave up with the GPU?
Figured out i would get more PPD running 2 SMP clients, i get 13-15mins a frame with 2 SMP clients... instead of 8mins a frame with a single one (using just 20% more CPU to get me the extra PPD.. more than i would get with the GPU.

i estimate about 22 hours per WU so thats about 1000-1200 PPD instead of about 800 with the GPU
 
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