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    Default 51 GPU folding rig detailed, pictured in pretty pixels

    A member of the overclock.net forums has posted pictures of his acclaimed "Folding Farm", which consists of 51 GPU's, along with 13 MSI P6N Diamond motherboards.

    Read the story in full here...

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    I think I just heard Grumpy faint LOL.

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    Water, ....... give me water..........Holy s**! I thought Folding 8* gtx280 was extreme!!!

    In the greater scheme of things our team with 3 of us GPU folding and 2 CPU folding Plus some occasional folders has production of some 24k-27k ppd average....That puts us in the top 200 teams if your calculations are based on daily production.

    MY 2(3) GPUs give around 18k ppd which puts me in the top 250 producers for daily production

    This guy is folding in the order of 10 times our team output
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    Hmmmm i feel humbled even more than i did before. Would like to see his energy bill for the year lol.

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    3Kw+ for the cards alone then there's motherboards, cooling thats got to be in excess of 1.5Kw so minimum 4,5Kw ...Multiply that by your local rate !!
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    Yer that puts it in perspective. Guess he wont be putting up the christmas lights this year.

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    just gotta tap into the line before the meter.... like a grow op LOL

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    God damn, i say GOD DAMN!

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    im with ape on this one i meen its not like hes killing kids... really he may be saveing them
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