Folding on a console

Subject: General Tech | August 24, 2006 - 11:32 AM |
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BOINC is assimilating more and more devices to increase it's power.  As The Inquirer talks about here, the Cure@PS3 project will allow people to Fold on their PS3.  There is also a project in the works to allow you to run Folding on ATI GPUs.

"THE DISTRIBUTED computing network designed to study protein folding and protein folding disease,

Folding@home, has announced plans to launch a service on the upcoming Sony Playstation 3.

Via the Playstation 3's Cell processor, Folding@home expects to achieve performance of around 100

gigaflops per console, whilst reaching the petaflop level with around 10,000 consoles working in

conjunction. The project is currently named 'Cure@PS3'."

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Source: The Inquirer