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Ok, so I have some crappy old MB with a socket 939 CPU in it (single core). However, I tossed in my gtx260 and gt240 into it for the CC. OS is Server 2008.

Here is my question / problem:

in server 2008, windows runs racagent.exe every hour. This task is a Microsoft Reliability Analysis task that processes system reliability data. Problem: while this task is running, I dont have enough CPU cycles to run both GPU clients at 100 percent (racagent uses 50 - 80 percent cpu). Now, this isnt a huge issue because the task doesnt take more then a couple minutes to run, however i would like to keep it from interfering. Setting the priority on fahcore_11.exe fixes the problem.

Question: in the FAH client cfg file, there is a setting called priority. Can I use this setting to set priority for the core process higher then "normal" (above normal, high). If no, then whats the best way to set the core 11 priority to be always high?

EDIT: pretty decent ppd for these eh?
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Setpriority is a good tool for that.

PPD looks good.
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Setpriority is a good tool for that.

PPD looks good.
Thanks Chris, that tool is golden.
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