Update on the Future of FTB Modpacks in 1.7

Discussion in 'Feed the Beast News' started by Jadedcat, Apr 26, 2014.

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  1. Hambeau

    Hambeau Over-Achiever

    There's a very good reason that GPUs are being co-opted to perform high-end scientific mathematical computations as co-processors these days...
     
  2. ThatOneSlowking

    ThatOneSlowking New Member

    MINE BITCOINS
     
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  3. Frontrider

    Frontrider New Member

    Possible "magic" energy system in the future. It is planned to add emc "wires" to ee.
     
  4. RavynousHunter

    RavynousHunter New Member

    Still...upwards of 1,000 FPS makes it seem like Minecraft just milks every bit of horsepower it can with only the OS limiting it. It just seems...inefficient and pointless. Free those clock cycles up for something else or give the GPU/CPU a breather.

    Aren't those devalued to the point of being worthless, nowadays?
     
  5. ThatOneSlowking

    ThatOneSlowking New Member

    If your machine is efficient enough they are useful
    But most machines have a net loss
     
  6. Juanitierno

    Juanitierno New Member

    There are alternatives to bitcoin, in particular Scrypt coins (theres many of them) are designed to be mined with video cards, and can be exchanged for bitcoin.

    Anyways, don't want to derail the topic with cryptos :p, they have a bad enough reputation already :)
     
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  7. RavynousHunter

    RavynousHunter New Member

    Nonono, I mean the currency itself is worthless. As in, "1000 bitcoins might as well be 1000 pesos for all they're worth."
     
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  8. Jadedcat

    Jadedcat New Member

    This thread appears to have run its course. Locking it since it's going wildly off-topic.
     
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