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hey guys so i have a couple of questions, i just finished my first big adv unit on an i7-920 thats at 4.1ghz, and got 78k points for it, first of all is that ok???

second of all that was with my gpus out of the picture, so now im tryng to fold on bigadv with all 8 threads available and both of my 470s runing, now my questions is that will the gpus hurt the bigadv a lot?
should i just go back to follding regular units? if i run 470? cause they use up cpu also, and with this new client 7 you cant get big adv unless you got all 8 threads runing
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post #2 of 10
I also would like to know regarding the first question and CC. Should we pause it before it finishes and wait for tomorrow?

As for the second question, make sure you fold with 7 threads if you fold with the 470. It will improve your ppd if you do vs 8. I wish there's a way to fold bigadv with 7 on 7 threads. Kind think I shouldn't have updated my client.
    
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no, it clearly says that BIGADV can only be run utilizing the full CPU potential, means with all cores
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post #4 of 10
If you want to do bigadv with 7 threads then v6 client is the way to go.
Honestly v7 is only needed if you have ATI cards.

Leaving 1 thread for the 2 GPUs will boost the Bigadv PPD by a good amount since it isn't fighting for cycles.
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And toblerone, and emphatic no to pausing WUs so they drop as the CC starts.
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How come they don't appreciate us using the -7 flag? Bugs me every time I think about it.
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How come they don't appreciate us using the -7 flag? Bugs me every time I think about it.
More and more work units are being developed that have problems using certain amount of core/threads so they want you to go in multiples of 2 to avoid complications.

2 more just got released into closed beta that have the same problem.
Hopefully they pull it like they did with some other units...
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And toblerone, and emphatic no to pausing WUs so they drop as the CC starts.
Why you always so mean to me, with the bold and lol faces and stuff.
    
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post #9 of 10
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can i use the client 7 for my gpu and use an older client to do my bigadv on 7 threads?????

if so what client do u recomend??????????
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v6 and FAH Tracker use the same clients, its just the tracker makes it easier for newer people to setup multiple GPUs.

Just use the regular v6 SMP client in my signature.
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