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Ok, so I just started folding a couple days ago (on 05/07/11 I think), I set up my sig rig and 3 other computers. Everything seems to be working ok, when I look at the client on each system, it shows that it is working and is mid WU, but I just looked at my PPD and its only 470! Looking through the threads I'm seeing people talking about being able to get 20k+ PPD with a 2500k CPU, so I'm wondering why I'm geting such low figures? I've completed 12 WUs and I am receiving very few points?

Here are links to what I'm looking at to get my points and PPD:

http://folding.extremeoverclocking.c...hp?s=&u=557100
http://www.xcpus.com/folding/Folding...ame=WonderMutt

Any help you can provide would be greatly appriciated! Thanks!
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post #2 of 8
The PPD you're getting right now is without the bonus. For the first 10 WU's you fold, you don't get any bonus points whatsoever. After your 10th (it may be a while for them to update the system), you will start getting bonuses.

And for the duration of the Chimp Challenge (which is going on at this very moment), I'm gonna have to ask you to fold under the name OCNChimpin. You may (or not, your choice) change back to your username after the Chimp Challenge is over, on the 15th. More info at this link:

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...l#post13175707

Good luck!
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post #3 of 8
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Cool, that makes sense. Thanks for the quick reply. Also, about the CC, I just read the stuff about that today and will change over my clients tonight when i get home from work. Thanks again!!
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post #4 of 8
If you fold bigadv on your 2500k you will hit 40k+ PPD

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ive-linux.html
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The only problem is that I'm not technically adept enough to actually get that working without running into a whole new set of issues. I'd just be happy if I could hit a few thousand PPDs.
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post #6 of 8
Make sure you are using a passkey so you can get bonuses :-D

Also, make sure you are running with the -smp flag (check to see if you have 100 percent CPU usage).
Edited by Finrond - 5/9/11 at 1:54pm
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post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Finrond View Post
Make sure you are using a passkey so you can get bonuses :-D

Also, make sure you are running with the -smp flag (check to see if you have 100 percent CPU usage).
I am using a passkey, I know that, but how do I make sure that I'm running with the -smp flag? I know my CPU isn't running at 100% ever, so I don't think I am, but how do I check?

Also, if I'm not (which I don't think I am) how do I change it?

Thanks for your help in educating the uneducated!
Edited by WonderMutt - 5/9/11 at 4:13pm
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post #8 of 8
I would try looking at this, everything you need to know about setting up multi-core folding.
    
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