POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.off-topic : World Community Grid : Re: World Community Grid Server Time
28 Oct 2021 01:55:24 EDT (-0400)
  Re: World Community Grid  
From: Darren New
Date: 8 Mar 2009 19:14:42
Message: <49b45162@news.povray.org>
somebody wrote:
> In short, just turn off your PC at night and donate part of the savings to
> your favourite research. It would probably be more beneficial for all.

I saw one scientist who said he stopped renting time on Cray computers and 
bought 8 videogame computers (PS3s? The one with the "cell" cores) to do his 
computing, and he got better performance than the thousands-per-month he was 
spending on mainframe supercomputing.

   Darren New, San Diego CA, USA (PST)
   My fortune cookie said, "You will soon be
   unable to read this, even at arm's length."

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