Folding@Home - Privat GPU supercomputer with 30 TFLOPS and 17 GTX 295
User AtlasFolder has created a private supercomputer for Folding@Home. In one of his racks 17 GTX 295 graphics cards create a maximal performance of 30.404 TFLOPS.
On his website atlasfolding.com Jason Farqué also known as AtlasFolder explains his commitment to Folding@Home. The project is searching for cures for Alzheimer's disease or Huntington's disease via by investigating protein folding. Jason Farqué's family is affected by huntigton, he himself does not carry the responsible genetic sequence.
The rack, which is introduced in a video (see below), with its 17 Nvidia Geforce GTX 295 dual GPU graphics cards is currently reaching a maximal performance of 30.404 TFLOPs (34 GPUs, 240 ALUs, 1,242 MHz, 3 FLOPS per clock). In the Maximum-PC forum Jason Farqué describes how he manages so many clients simultaneously.
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Info: How to participate
If you want to add your calculating power to the Folding@Home project, you can take a look at the How-To instructions on the official Folding@Home website. The instructions are available for the CPU and the GPU software. In the PCGH Forum there also are threads dedicated to Folding @Home, too.
Install the Folding@Home on a PC only if you have the explicit permission of the owner to do so. Especially if company property is concerned it can cause serious trouble if you don't have the permission to install Folding@Home.