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Message 1337295 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 2:38:59 UTC

Only running two boxes. Thinking of adding one more to the farm though...
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Message 1337306 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 3:51:31 UTC

2 .. well actually 1 now(the Asus laptop isn't playing well with the heat)and the daily driver consisting of an Asus M4A89GTD PRO mainboard, Phenom II 970 cpu with 16 gig of Kingston memory and an XFX Radeon 7970 gpu .. all juiced by an OCZ 1250W power supply .. contained in a Corsair 800D case
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Message 1337373 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 7:22:53 UTC

Running 5 rigs, one of which is down due to hardware malfunction. Apart from the number of computers being used for running boinc, I guess it will be interesting to see some snaps of the how these computers have been set up - something like a rack or a farm.

Before the GPU crunching began, I had lots of barebone systems crunching everywhere in my house. This site should give a good idea of how it would be.

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Message 1337424 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 12:03:31 UTC
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I have 3 clusters.

Intel GPU cluster has 4 x i7's currently running
Nvidia GPU cluster has 5 x i7's currently off
Pi cluster has 3 x Raspberry Pi's currently running

None doing SETI work. Pics on the blog if people are interested.
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Message 1337436 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 14:03:30 UTC

2 rigs --

1) i7/950 crunching 24/7 -- (AP CPU & GPU primarily -- MB CPU & GPU when AP not available), Milkway GPU & Einstien CPU when Seti available.

2) i7/930 crunching 24/7 -- MB CPU & GPU only.
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Message 1337468 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 15:55:19 UTC

I have two rigs, both are Quad Core 2 and each have one GTX 670 running 3 tasks.
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Message 1337682 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 7:39:47 UTC - in response to Message 1337468.

3 atm but I'm considering cutting that down to 2.

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Message 1337807 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 17:29:24 UTC

I did have 14 when CPU crunching only. Now because of power costs, just 5 all running GPU's. The current set up gives me 3 x the RAC that the 14 did.

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Message 1337943 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 0:04:36 UTC

4 rigs, all on 24/7, all run Seti@Home when not doing other things.
1 Mac G4 (10.4.11
1 iBook G4 (10.4.11)
1 IBM ThinkCenter - dual P4 WinXP
1 Dell Dimension 2400 - Celeron 2.4GHz WinXP
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Message 1337947 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 0:22:50 UTC

2 desktops---both Win7 I7's
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Message 1337949 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 0:26:31 UTC

I only have 1 desktop.
24/7 on seti.

My brother is crunching on my account with his tiny old PC as well.

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Message 1338330 - Posted: 15 Feb 2013, 3:57:25 UTC

Currently running 4, One major cruncher, one medium cruncher and 2 CPU only Linux boxes which are used elsewhere but follow the original BOINC ethic of donating spare clock cycles.

I have run up to 9 at once but running costs and cooling costs were drawing strange looks from "The Minister Of Finance" and when I got a query from the Authorities questioning why my electricity bill was so high (they thought I was growing things indoors) I thought it was time to cut back. :)

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Message 1338892 - Posted: 16 Feb 2013, 15:48:49 UTC

Actively running 26 on SETI@Home with PrimeGrid as their backup. With another 6 in reserve if I can get more of that green papery stuff that pays for things.
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