Our Overclockers.com Folding@Home Team has been running member spotlights for quite some time – this is the 84th feature in our series of Folding Spotlights!
Dfonda: When did you join the Team Sydney?
Sydney: Sept 28th 2009, although I had been folding for at least a year with another team that died.
D: If there was something recent that you did that you wanted your fellow team members to know about, what would it be?
S: My guide to “Linux Folding” , detailing how to set up the Linux CPU client and getting the GPU2 client to work under WINE (Nvidia only,sadly).
D: What Part of the World do you live in, and if you don’t mind telling, what town?
S: Reykjavik, Iceland
D: How did you initially hear about F@H?
S: From Sneakysnowman, when he started a folding team on another forum, that Team ended up dying so we both moved here.(D: Were Sure Glad you picked Team 32 !!:)
D: After starting, why do you continue to Fold?
S: It’s competitive (and very addicting, I might add) and serves a good cause.
D: What do you do for a living?
S: I am a student, still living with my parents.
D: What do you do for fun?
S: Play video games, practice martial arts, go out drinking with my friends.
D: Is there anything special you do in your spare time that you really enjoy?
S: Pulling a good all nighter LAN!!
D: Time to spill your guts. What are the stats of your main folding rig? Why is it your fave? What all do you use the rig for?
S: Well I only have a single rig, which serves as my gaming and workstation as well as folding PC. ASUS Maximus Formula X38(Rampage X48 BIOS), E8500 @4.0 GHz. True120 with dual 120mm fans., 6GB DDR2 @840MHz 5-5-5-18, 8800GTX @ 650/1000 HR-03+, (Adding an 8800GT), Gigabyte Odin GT 800W PSU, Antec P182, 2x320GB RAID 0 for my operating systems., 1TB + 2x500GB+200GB for storage.
D: What are your future goals? What do you most want to accomplish with your life?
S: I don’t really have any goals at the moment. I am just finishing school and hitting milestones!
D: If there is something you want to tell the team, then spill your guts! What have I missed in my questions that could help the team learn more about you and who you are?
S: I am 18 years old and a diehard Linux “Fanboy”!!
D: A few Pics of your Farm, Hobbies, even you! Etc.