Folding@Home rig with 51 GeForce cards

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 13 2008 @ 22:24 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
This is some pretty crazy stuff. Overclock.net user nitteo has build himself a Folding@Home farm that will feature 51 GeForce 8800 series graphics cards when it's ready! The guy explains the reason why he build this rig is because cancer has had a big effect on his family and he feels he can fight back by folding. According to Engadget this Folding@Home rig can do 265,200 folding points per day.

You can check out lots of photos over here.

Here's a look at the top half of the shelf with 5 rigs with a total of 20 GPUs:



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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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