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ok so I just got done installing the SMP 2 client on my laptop its got a 2.1ghz T6500 c2d in it. Now I know that laptop processors arnt as powerful as there desktop variants but, im only pulling 378 PPD on this run and according to our charts the 2.2ghz desktop version (close as I could find anyway) is pulling 1200ppd.

Are laptop processors just that crappy or is something set up wrong?

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You are actually getting 1k PPD, the v7 client fails at reporting the right numbers.
Use this instead - http://linuxforge.net/bonuscalc2.php
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I think the answer is two-fold.

Yes, dual cores are fairly poor at SMP folding nowadays comparatively speaking, but are still worth folding on.

Also, and more importantly, if you've just started folding, you need to complete 10 units before you'll earn bonus points. Once you do, you should see a jump in your PPD


edit... ninja'ed, or that ^ yeah. I haven't switched to v7 yet...
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Im not new to folding but this is my first SMP client was running a gtx 275 for a while. But i though the bonus points were tied to the passkey you used and not the username?

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You are actually getting 1k PPD, the v7 client fails at reporting the right numbers.
Use this instead - http://linuxforge.net/bonuscalc2.php
Ah I see I was wondering lol thanks that is quite usefull knowledge I almost stopped running it on my laptop if it was only going to be 400ppd lol (also bookmarking that link lol)
Edited by racer86 - 5/2/11 at 3:53pm
post #5 of 15
To be honest, I've always found folding on laptops a bit goofy.

They're noisy and hot little buggers at the best of times.

edit: and yeah c7 won't give you your true ppd, it is about 1k.
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Im not new to folding but this is my first SMP client was running a gtx 275 for a while. But i though the bonus points were tied to the passkey you used and not the username?
The passkey+username are tied, so if you already qualified before then you shouldn't have to again unless you are using a different name+key.
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They are, but your passkey needs to have 10 SMP units attributed to it


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I'm not used to the Editors being so efficient
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I'm not used to Z being so efficient
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