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Help support the Covid-19 research efforts with your PC

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by njbmartin, Apr 12, 2020.

  1. njbmartin

    njbmartin Developer of Awesome

    We want to help scientists research a potential cure for COVID-19, and you can too! Check out the incredibly awesome Folding@Home project, and donate your computer's idle time. We've even set up a Razer Community team so we can keep track of contributions.

    Check out the information here: https://foldingathome.org/covid19/

    When you are configuring Folding@Home, be sure to use our team number: 261275
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  2. roody4ever

    roody4ever Member

    This thread should be futured...

    Thanks to everybody and for their efforts!
  3. njbmartin

    njbmartin Developer of Awesome

    It's pinned, just not featured as it's not a Razer initiative. maybe @Dekades can sort something out?
  4. Natalies

    Natalies New Member

    The more volunteers who donate their unused computing power to the effort, the faster the virtual supercomputer can work its magic. Since the project announced its new focus on the coronavirus
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 22, 2020
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  5. tuningislife

    tuningislife Member

    Might want to remove your random link...

    Also... when you setup FAH, you aren't going to see an option for COVID-19. So make sure you set "I support research fighting" to "Any disease"

    It will make use of your GPU and CPU for this effort.

    Example of stuff being performed on your PC:

    CPU Cycles

    I'm contributing to Project 14366


    These projects are part of Folding@home’s efforts to assist researchers around the world taking up the global fight against COVID-19. At the time of release, this is the latest news update: https://foldingathome.org/2020/03/10/covid19-update/

    These projects are CPU projects to simulate COVID-19 proteins to learn about their dynamics and function. These supplement high-priority GPU projects of the main protease as well as the COVID-1...

    GPU Cycles

    I'm contributing to Project 11749


    Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 causing virus) protease - potential drug target
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2020
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  6. Trixtery

    Trixtery New Member

    I showed this to my dad, who usually plays on the PlayStation and has a I9 9900k and a GTX 2080 just sitting there.
    he got it.
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