User Name: Midnightraven
User ID: 403914
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"Folding@home is a distributed computing project designed to perform computationally intensive simulations of protein folding and other molecular dynamics. It was launched on October 1, 2000, and is currently managed by the Pande Group, within Stanford University's chemistry department, under the supervision of Professor Vijay Pande. Folding@home is the most powerful distributed computing cluster in the world, according to Guinness, and one of the world's largest distributed computing projects. The goal of the project is "to understand protein folding, misfolding, and related diseases." Wiki

I'm currently running Folding@ home on my PC using the FAH GPU2 client on an NVidia 8800GTX. The GPU2 Client is significantly faster than even the symmetric multi processing (SMP)-capable CPU client, especially as my PC's processor is getting a bit old now.
Here are the specs of my work, games, media & folding rig:

+ Athlon 64 X2 6000+
+ 3GHz @ 3.2GHz
+ Bus x Multiplier = 213MHz x 15
+ 90nm
+ 1.36V
+ Sythe Ninja+ Rev.B Cooler

+ MSI K9NSLI (NForce 570SLI)

+ 4GB DDR2 Dual Channel
+ 2x 2GB Geil Black Dragon PC2 6400
+ Timings 5-5-5-15
+ 1.9V

Extract from Dl.TV podcast discussing folding@home (hosted by YouTube):

GPU Specifications:
GPU Clock - 626MHz (Default 8800GTX 575MHz)
+ Shader Clock - 1458MHz (Default 8800GTX 1350MHz)
+ Memory - 768MB 1GHz x2  GDDR3 (Default 8800GTX 900MHz x2)

Hard Disks:

+ 750GB Samsung Spinpoint F1
+ 300GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.10
+ 250 GB Hitachi Deskstar T7K500
+ 250 GB Hitachi Deskstar T7K500

Coolermaster SilentPro M700
+ 700Watt
+ 50Amp (12v)
Network Card:
+ Killer Nic K1 NPU 333MHz
+ 1Gb , 100Mb, 10Mb Full Duplex
+ 64MB DDR
+ Hardware Firewall
+ Full TCP & UDP stack offloading

Sound Card:

+ Creative X-Fi Extreme Music
+ Alchemy (in Vista)

Operating System:

+ Windows Vista Business 32Bit Edition
+ Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) 64Bit Edition


+ Lian Li Midi-Tower
Once I factor in a couple of hours of gaming, this produces around 4800 points a day for the project and helps keep my room warm in winter!