Here's How YOU Can Help Find a Cure for COVID-19!

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  • Nicholas Dubois
    Nicholas Dubois Vor 7 Tage +6966

    I'm downloading folding at home when I get home later, this sounds awesome!

    • tired shinigami
      tired shinigami Vor 11 Stunden

      well im in home quarentine mid nowhere with no land line or reception so like sorry i cant help lol

    • Joseph N
      Joseph N Vor 2 Tage

      @R T You sound quite pessimistic. Why?

    • Bryan
      Bryan Vor 2 Tage

      matrixfull was covid not being a drop down option ever solved?

    • Joshua Long
      Joshua Long Vor 2 Tage

      I have never seen my own cpu run this hard!

    • y2kenh
      y2kenh Vor 2 Tage

      i see the linus1 server online!

  • Thenas88
    Thenas88 Vor 22 Minuten

    why isn't this hooked up to some sort of crypto mining? bet a whole lot of people would do this if nothing else to earn cash. and everyone would profit of their work and the power they consumed wouldn't just be squandered. it'd be a win win win situation.

  • Don E.
    Don E. Vor Stunde

    Told my Dad about this and he claimed it was a scam. Told him EXACTLY what it did, and he thought they could hack into my computer and steal our information. Absolutely love when people fail to understand what technology can really do

  • Thomas Matzat
    Thomas Matzat Vor Stunde

    Back in the day a company I worked for had all of the screensavers configured for SETI@Home. Hoping some forward thinking IT people do the same with Folding@Home.
    Set up an unused laptop after watching this video. 21115 points to LTT so far. How much of the 143,000,000,000+ points is just from your monster rig, Linus? :-)

  • Onxs MonsiM
    Onxs MonsiM Vor 3 Stunden +1

    Onxs MonsiM joined the game

  • Frank Lowe
    Frank Lowe Vor 4 Stunden

    825,377 go to Team LinusTechTips_Team's

  • Britishpete207
    Britishpete207 Vor 5 Stunden

    So I have a question. In another video you covered about GPU were made solely for bitcoin mining. As you can not use this GPU in everyday PC and going to get thrown away.
    If there a way to buy this GPU and have them used for Folding@home? If so I am very interested in buying a couple and set up a monster PC that just Folding@home.

  • Frosty
    Frosty Vor 5 Stunden

    linus: we happen to have a 10GB/s internet connection
    my 100kb/s connection: dont look at me

  • James Collins
    James Collins Vor 5 Stunden

    Old Dell T310 w X3470 running and dedicated.

  • Fleksimir
    Fleksimir Vor 6 Stunden

    "we found a little machine that wasn't really doing anything" -proceeds to hides behind a fridge sized PC

  • Kenneth Rosenstroem
    Kenneth Rosenstroem Vor 6 Stunden

    Your wrong Linus, it's NOT Covid-19, real name is: SARS-CoV-2 = LOOK IT UP

  • Josh Zacharias
    Josh Zacharias Vor 7 Stunden

    Downloaded and folding. Lol should have called this video "why PC is better than consoles"

  • Saeid Poordelir
    Saeid Poordelir Vor 7 Stunden

    I've been donating since 2002 and I am proud for sharing my powerful workstation with FAH from the beginning of this.
    Let's go. If not now, then when?

  • Let't Play Pogotowie Komputerowe Wałcz i Okolice.

    Got my FX-8320/rx470 and PhenomII965/R7, just on board to UNB Team: #247734

  • Eneko Prins
    Eneko Prins Vor 8 Stunden

    Just joined the team! Another 9900k + 1080Ti working... Go Team LTT!!

  • Matthew Pantig
    Matthew Pantig Vor 10 Stunden

    Leaving a comment so the YT algorithm detects activity and recommends this to more people. Ctrl-C Ctrl V this message.

  • Christopher Staples
    Christopher Staples Vor 11 Stunden

    sorry, fahcontrol depends on python-gnome2; however:
    Package python-gnome2 is not available, the package has been obsoleted, they need to upgrade we use Python3 only nowadays ...

  • a
    a Vor 11 Stunden

    how's this compare with boinc?

  • Xehemoth
    Xehemoth Vor 11 Stunden

    Dear god man, dont say you can cure cancer using computers. literally 100% of the people who found the cure to cancer died within days of saying so.

  • 旺旺里德
    旺旺里德 Vor 11 Stunden

    Is any free power or can nvida gave cheap discount for new gpu,if they can I will help 🤔

  • David Lewis
    David Lewis Vor 12 Stunden

    Ive downloaded this and im about to setup another PC to do this as well

  • avattz
    avattz Vor 12 Stunden

    Hello Team 37726, my old friend...

  • Alvaro Cardoso
    Alvaro Cardoso Vor 12 Stunden

    Did anything got solved with this folding effort in all these years by people and hardware of all over the planet?

  • Carson Marshall
    Carson Marshall Vor 13 Stunden


  • xinzhaooo
    xinzhaooo Vor 13 Stunden +1

    Great job! We need more people like you to use your platform and spread the word about this! Another reputable program is BOINC - Rosetta@home project.

  • Bezerrando
    Bezerrando Vor 14 Stunden


  • Gilberto Torres
    Gilberto Torres Vor 14 Stunden +1

    cmon bois, we've gotta keep this youtube algorithm goiing

  • Classical Rips
    Classical Rips Vor 14 Stunden

    I can't get any folding assignments, but I have 2 CPU's and 2 GPU's ready and waiting for when some are available

  • Anthony Martin
    Anthony Martin Vor 15 Stunden

    I think you can successfully say you are the top folding team now. Even folding faster than default.

  • TP89
    TP89 Vor 18 Stunden

    love u guys

  • Eric Long
    Eric Long Vor 19 Stunden

    on your team with a OC 2080Ti and I9-9900K

  • J L
    J L Vor 19 Stunden

    Can I use a Chromebook

  • Multivex
    Multivex Vor 20 Stunden

    How does it decide when my PC is idle? I set it to idle but it seems to always think my PC isnt idle

    • Classical Rips
      Classical Rips Vor 14 Stunden

      It checks every 15 minutes to see if you've touched your mouse or keyboard

  • Jonnathan R
    Jonnathan R Vor 20 Stunden

    Is the audio weird? is it just me?

  • Andynonymous
    Andynonymous Vor 21 Stunde

    Dude can I haz all this titans???? peas?

  • Karthig1987
    Karthig1987 Vor 21 Stunde

    Is boinc still a thing? I remember LTT had 2 teams in the past.

  • Paul Bean
    Paul Bean Vor 22 Stunden

    guys I have a weak ass PC, a dell optiplex 780 w 10 GB of ram and a core 2 duo, no graphics card. I want to use it for emulation but would this be a decent use as well, or is it to weak to provide any help to the cause

  • Big Bro
    Big Bro Vor 22 Stunden

    Folding at home used to be available on playstation 3 as well, i'm not sure if it still is though.

  • Inspirational Goosebumps
    Inspirational Goosebumps Vor 23 Stunden

    What if Linus reflection on the left turns around and stares at him ?

  • tiny rampage
    tiny rampage Vor 23 Stunden

    "we found a LITTLE machine"

  • Patrick Willmann

    Got my weak-ass i7 860 folding for LTT. Awesome video!

  • Raka
    Raka Vor Tag

    Please, if you do not have a decent dedicated graphics card, DO NOT FOLD right now. There are big wait times for projects because so many people with hodunk put-put computers and laptops are hogging projects, and their systems take several hours to days to complete a project, as opposed to 1-2 hours or less with good GPU's. When there was no wait time previously, it was true that everyone could help, but now those people are slowing down research.

  • Nick C
    Nick C Vor Tag

    Linus, please STOP pointing at things with that metal tool! It gives me anxiety :)

  • x86
    x86 Vor Tag

    Nice job, and now the internet provider for this pandemic period should offer 100GB down/up fiber to linus for free. You have my respect .. but please don t show your electric bill after 1 month:).

  • Martin Liu
    Martin Liu Vor Tag

    I'm folding on a laptop. RIP laptop.

  • doctoramg
    doctoramg Vor Tag

    Who is going to pay for this

  • cstrikes0urce
    cstrikes0urce Vor Tag

    you've become rather annoying this year, take a chill pill on the content and wait for tech to be announced

  • 29110sc
    29110sc Vor Tag

    is the 2060 that's a TU-104 (rtx 2080 but cut down) that is faster in blender, also faster for folding than a normal 2060?

  • Jean-Francois Gagnier

    How are you doing on the project of helping folding at home by using your Bandwith? I need to fold!! lol

  • sukirai valencia

    Good work, looking forward to the next video to help cure covid-19

  • Swift Bow
    Swift Bow Vor Tag

    So much for social distancing for you guys in this video.

  • el solo
    el solo Vor Tag

    Can I have that cpu when you're done with it?

  • CrafterJunkie
    CrafterJunkie Vor Tag

    I joined! Im folding for LTT now!

  • BixbyConsequence

    Hadn't run Rosetta@home in 6 years, but it only took a couple of minutes and they still remembered my stats. Most of the tasks seem COVID-19 related.

  • Bush Master Flash

    Now if you could get this to run on cell phones as well..............

  • damysticalone87
    damysticalone87 Vor Tag +1

    More importantly and the most important 4sure right here:
    Check that out, sort by "Newest first":

  • damysticalone87
    damysticalone87 Vor Tag +1

    Watching at your great build, I see 3 improvements, which would improve the performance by 40-70% (at least by 20% 4sure). But those 3 improvements I would try first of all for myself, if I had the money.

  • Max Bainrot
    Max Bainrot Vor Tag

    I have my old gaming pc running it now :) and working on trying to get my problem child AMD card working in another PC too, Wish there was a way of having stuff power up when there are work units available, I have a proliant G3 that's setup for hypervising so happy to stand up even moar compute **edit** but it's noisy AF so I don't want it running if there aren't any workloads available

  • IamCoalfoot
    IamCoalfoot Vor Tag

    My landlord is kinda sticky about power usage, or else I'd probably be doing this. Still cool to see so many people joining in, even if I can't.

  • TTV_misT_ thirsT

    So I was wondering if I can have that perfect cure to covid 19 please stay

  • Tea Burn
    Tea Burn Vor Tag

    LTT is 100% an essential service in the fight to end the CCP Virus.

  • Peter Teehan
    Peter Teehan Vor Tag

    Im going to talk to my Sever Admin to see if we can run this with our company infrastructure. We sit idle between 1am and 7am MST. 6 solid hours that we Fold for a cure! Ty Linus!

  • Goodwiil
    Goodwiil Vor Tag

    But can it run CRYSIS?

  • Coluurs
    Coluurs Vor Tag

    Anyone else get random crashes when using FAH?

  • Esergy
    Esergy Vor Tag

    Tobias Kratzmann

  • Esergy
    Esergy Vor Tag

    Added to it guys

  • Raaampage
    Raaampage Vor Tag

    I know @home projects for a long time, just tried to use it back again, but I can't set it on full power my cpu's temperature goes crazy like 75°C I'm pretty sure it'd have gone much higher if I didn't stop it :/

  • Jason Sousa
    Jason Sousa Vor Tag

    $3000 USD FOR EACH Titan V!!!!!! :o

  • SamJigga
    SamJigga Vor Tag +1

    No, thanks. They're not gonna pay my electricity bill when I'll be unemployed and they'll make billions selling the cure.

  • Saul Toro
    Saul Toro Vor Tag

    Linus, i think you can single handedley provide more than enough computers for something like this. Look at your warehouse, put them ALL to work. You literally have thousands of parts lying around that can do more than most of us dream of doing. Get on it! Chop chop!

  • JaayOnPC
    JaayOnPC Vor Tag

    Linus getting biceps

  • Simon Westman
    Simon Westman Vor Tag

    My computer pushes 550W from 1 card and 1 CPU under full load.. Yet 40W on idle... 👌

  • As Sh
    As Sh Vor Tag

    A comment.

  • Chandralal.R.Kurup Ramachandrakurup

    Hey stupid, idiot

  • Chandralal.R.Kurup Ramachandrakurup

    Hey stupid, idiot

  • Me The Gorgeous
    Me The Gorgeous Vor Tag

    Guys you rock! it's really cool to know that you've joined the cause =)
    i'd joined your team, but started folding like 10 days earlier and now i'm folding for team Ukraine =)

  • Skymint525
    Skymint525 Vor Tag

    Got 3 workstation setup for this.

  • curtis prest
    curtis prest Vor Tag

    Okay i've scoured the internet for hours now and nowhere is there any explaination as to what you do with the creedit you earn. nowhere. thats. completely. insane. How is anyone supposed to be motivated to continue when it's impossible to see whats even going on? You need a new video explaining how this all works and not just how to sign up to YOUR team for it to get yourself points.

    • Sev
      Sev Vor Tag

      @curtis prest that's certainly one perspective. I suspect the point system was put in place to instill competition. Though FaH is set up to default to folding without you even setting up a name or team. when done anonymously there is no record for bragging rights. which anonymous (aka default) holds 3rd place among contributing team.

    • curtis prest
      curtis prest Vor Tag

      Sev So it’s literally bragging rights to your contribution to curing stuff? That’s kinda sad.

    • Sev
      Sev Vor Tag

      There is no compensation. They're just 'fake internet points'.

  • Chris Jackson
    Chris Jackson Vor Tag

    LTT team has rocketed to the top of the stats :)

  • Mr. Potato Head
    Mr. Potato Head Vor Tag +1

    2:35 Dennis with his little school chair