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Folding On a MacBook Air lol? Should I?

post #1 of 21
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So I'm currently folding on my sig rig, but want to get every possible point for the Chimp Challenge. Should I fold on my macbook air? lol, I know this sucker will overheat, I really don't care if it does because I have apple insurance on it lol. Here are the Specs:

-1.86 C2D
-Geforce 320M 256 MB VRam
-SSD
-4 GB DDR3 Ram

You know those are gonna pull in major PPD lol.

Well do you think it'll be worth folding on this mac? It's my school computer, but I can back it up on a flash drive heh.
post #2 of 21
Any folding is better than none? Inefficent if nothing else.
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Yes!

Some points are better than none.
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post #4 of 21
Laptops run pretty hot, I wouldn't recommend it even on a school computer, and the PPD would be pretty low anyways.
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Hmm, I know PPD will be low, but how low are we talking? Trying to get all the points possible for OCN! My friend tried folding on his macbook pro... It went up to 102 C within 3 seconds hahah. I think he installed it wrong. AppleCare = new computer if mine burns in or whatever lol.
post #6 of 21
Do it. Just don't keep it on your lap.
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Hmm, I know PPD will be low, but how low are we talking? Trying to get all the points possible for OCN! My friend tried folding on his macbook pro... It went up to 102 C within 3 seconds hahah. I think he installed it wrong. AppleCare = new computer if mine burns in or whatever lol.
Nobody has probably ever attempted this so its hard to know how much PPD you will get.


And if the folding kills the computer, it's not your fault, you were just using it to its true potential.
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post #8 of 21
i folded on my macbook pro with 9600gt for a while, nothing happened the fans just got really loud thats it, i got very lows points i think its was under 2k PPD
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post #9 of 21
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Hmmm, I'll see. Every little bit helps though for the CC, can't let those other folding teams win!
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Fire it up !
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