Although it's possible to run Folding@home on almost any CPU (and many graphics cards), as with any application, some components are much better optimised for Folding than others. Our guide highlights the best hardware to buy and the recipes for two Folding supercomputers.
It’s the most powerful supercomputer on the planet - a worldwide network of PCs dedicated to researching the mysteries of protein folding. With Folding@Home, running software on your PC could help to provide therapies for diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s.
Sony has just improved the PlayStation 3s internet browser and claims that it is now faster than Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7.
Folding@home user builds forty six GPU folding farm, processing a mind blowing 265,200 point per day!
The Mozilla Foundation has officially announced the results of the Firefox Download Day - a Guinness World Record for most downloads of a software product in 24 hours.
Despite the fact that Phil Harrison was the biggest proponent of Home, the project will be continuing in his absence.
PlayStation 3 users have finally broken the one million users mark on Folding@Home, bringing gamers one step closer to curing cancer.
The PlayStation 3 just turned one year old and what better way to celebrate than for Jack Tretton to acknowledge what went wrong?
Sony has confirmed that its new 40GB PlayStation 3 model still uses a 90nm Cell processor after rumours suggested that it might be using a 65nm chip.
The Folding@Home project, which uses the power of CPUs around the world to help find cures to diseases, has managed to reach a full petaflop of calculating power.
ATI Catalyst gives a much needed performance improvement in OpenGL and also includes Catalyst Control Center: Linux Edition Version 1.0.
Over 250,000 Playstation 3 owners have now joined together to help research possible cures to Alzheimer's Disease.
Why use a GPU just for graphics processing? ATI is looking at ways to solve massively computational problems using its graphics cards.
The guys at Folding@home are already working on their next supercomputing project - using idle PS3s to research cancer and alzheimers.
The popular distributed computing project is being, er, folded. Ha Ha.