5 petaflops of capacity, focused on the NP-hard problem of protein folding.It is powered by volunteers running its client on their computers, or more specifically, their GPUs and PS3s. What does it cost the volunteers to run the clients?The project is an effort to distribute protein assembly ("folding") simulations in order to study, among other things, diseases that can result from protein misfolding, such as some cancers and Alzheimer's disease.
Did a complete shut down restart, and the GPU is shutting down with the above mem error. So the card is working until you try to fold with it, then it shuts down?
I can still play games and do not see any tearing or any visual issues with games. But it shuts down for folding only and runs fine otherwise? I've read removing it as a service helps some people.
Stanford University and Sony have released a new mobile app that lets smart phones help conduct scientific research while they're charging.
[email protected] is a distributed computing project operated out of Stanford University's Pande Lab in the departments of Chemistry and Structural Biology under chemistry professor Vijay Pande.
(Their architectures are more specialized than normal CPUs and, if a problem happens to match their architecture, can run an order of magnitude or two faster & more power-efficiently than a CPU would.) The researchers solve their problems, the volunteers know their idle computing capacity is going to good use - everyone wins. Their time in setting this all up, of course, but more importantly: electricity. Wikipedians have already done the legwork on how much electricity consumption [email protected] causes.