PC’s leftover power to help fight the coronavirus.
Folding@Home is surpassing 2.4 ExaFLOPS of computational power, making it 15 times as powerful as the world’s strongest supercomputer, IBM’s Summit. Summit is capable of a sustained output of 149 PetaFLOPS with a peak of 200 PetaFLOPS.According to Folding@Home’s math, its network of folders is stronger than the top 500 supercomputers combined. It has to be noted that the Folding@Home network is growing so fast that its creators aren’t able to keep everyone’s computers loaded with work. This means that Folding@Home is not able to perform in its full capacity. Folding@Home is great for completing big calculations that can be split up into smaller chunks.Folding@Home is a great way to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 with your PC. When you donate its leftover CPU and graphics card power to the network, Folding@Home assigns workloads to your PC from researchers studying COVID-19, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s or other diseases. All it costs is a little electricity.