How did it get cooler?

Discussion in 'Distributed Computing' started by stubeeef, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. stubeeef macrumors 68030

    stubeeef

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    Just caught up on the last bunch of system updates, and guess what, my computer is folding 20 degrees cooler.

    I am happy and baffled, anyone else experience this?

    I was going to quite folding on the 12" pb but might keep it going awhile now. Could this be a function of all the repair permissions I did?

    Well either way, I have 3 folding again, trying to keep sparlytone off my arse.

    edit: dummy me, i noticed that it was in processor automatic for energy saver vs Highest. Guessing that could of helped, but 24 degrees is a lot!
     
  2. sparkleytone macrumors 68020

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    :) i think maybe you are looking the wrong way buddy ;)
     
  3. stubeeef thread starter macrumors 68030

    stubeeef

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    that hurt.

    You jumped ahead the other day, then fell back and it said 85 days to catch me.

    Oh well, the guanlet is thrown down, you'll rue the day buddy! :p
     
  4. joecool85 macrumors 65816

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    How hot does your PB run doing folding? My rev a 12" PB runs between 135-140 F CPU temp running SETI and on "reduced" it keeps it around 125 F
     
  5. sparkleytone macrumors 68020

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    Now is a great time to take back your spot...I just lost a full days production on two machines, one of them my big point-maker.
     
  6. stubeeef thread starter macrumors 68030

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    I'll put the pedal to the sackcloth and add a couple of rotating fans to the ole machines and get going.

    Stopped for 3 days on my laptop, trying to cool it off.
     
  7. stubeeef thread starter macrumors 68030

    stubeeef

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    about the same, reduced or automatic for me keeps it cooler, I think I will keep it at that setting. folding was running as high as 149 so this is way better.
    My laptop sits on an iCurve 24/7.
     
  8. 840quadra Moderator

    840quadra

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    I live in Minnesota (Northern USA),

    Running Seti on 1 windows computer, and 2 Mac computers, I could keep my computer room (small bedroom) at a consistant 70 degrees most of last winter. Granted the Monitors helped quite a bit, the room was not as warm when the computers were just sitting idle..

    I am curious to see what is like with my new G5, and 2 G4s next winter running Folding@home :eek:
     
  9. Balin64 macrumors 6502a

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    Man. I live in the same latitude range... not quite the frozen Tundra that MSP is famous for, but close. My cheap-ass landlord is always skimping on heat during the winter... you may have given me an idea for next winter. Thanks!
     

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