PCMech [email protected] Team Status

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  1. Blaster3

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    side bar: just received electric bill today... $213.99 for 'power supply charges' (2326kwh) plus $179.54 for 'delivery & system charges' plus $36.36 taxes & 'other' charges; total $429.59 for last month, no a/c use yet... thanks to pse&g, whom took-over couple years ago and promised no/minimal rate increase, they didn't lie, instead they separated billing into 'rate per kwh' & 'delivery charges', bill actually doubled since they took over...
    probably why no-one, (perhaps a few), on li fold...
     
  2. glc

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    I just went over 200,000,000 points!
     
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  3. glc

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    I don't know what has changed, but my PPD has gone down about 25%.

    I'm shutting down for about a week and a half, I'm going to be out of town.
     
  4. Kov-Ice

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    Nice one, g - 200 mil!

    I've been down for past week due to va-cay.. Just now gearing all three boxen back up. Should be fully folding tomorrow or Tuesday, so that should help a bit...
     
  5. bob

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    PCM is currently at 110 rank in the world. It will get under 100 (first page :) ) within 2 months easily.
    pcmech.com - Team Summary - EXTREME Overclocking Folding @ Home Stats


    The Bobx login has to stop overclocking do to being in the Tier3 energy usage - over $300 a month total. Also in California they penalize you for using to much year long.
    I figure I need to drop 200 watts which should cut points about 500K a day.
    The Tu.ul login is separate and will continue for a few more months.
    The 2 accounts I control account for almost half to the teams total points.
    Thanks to those that are folding with the cards I sent.
    There are 2 people here that I have sent cards or cash and have yet to fold. Now is the time.
     
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  6. Jbc223456

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    Just realized that my one machine hasn't been running the [email protected] client for a few weeks. Machine was running, turns out the machine had blue screened and remained on without rebooting - fans were still running so I assumed it was working (I don't connect a monitor to this one unless I need to do anything).

    New hard drive was installed yesterday evening. Hopefully it'll start reporting progress again! Due to a recent move, I haven't had my main rig up and running in quite some time. Sad to see myself going from ~800k PPD to just under 300k PPD. Once I get settled in my new place and get expenses straightened out I should be able to get that guy running again.
     
  7. bob

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    PCM is in the top 100
     
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    $100 a month plus what the air conditioning needs. I made sure the site got to page one. It can stay on it with current folding levels. I sent out a lot of cards. Auen1 has a 1060 and Floppy man has a chunk of money that he said was for a card to fold.
    Everyone else folded and that is why PCmech can hold page 1 if it wants to.
    I sent the cards because energy costs elsewhere are way lower than the over .26 KWH net plus higher rates all year for using so much energy that pushes up the cost to an unknown amount. I have yet to know exactly why the cost has doubled since just under 2 years.
    I will fire up this winter to keep the site on track if needed. Based on current trends PCmech will not lose it's page 1 status.
    I would like to know what that white-pages computer is that can grind out almost 15 million points a day
     
  12. Jbc223456

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    I mean, take a look at the Curecoin team: Curecoin - Team Summary - EXTREME Overclocking Folding @ Home Stats

    Probably have multiple machines folding under the same identity (much like I've got my two machines folding under my single identity). Plus, if their rigs are gears for coin mining, they've definitely got some serious horsepower.