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with i7 2600k you don't need all this guide, your CPU has 8 threads native, this is just to harness the pure processing power of the X6/2500k which overclocked enough can get the job done in time. Just put regular linux , install the client, and off you go!
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with i7 2600k you don't need all this guide, your CPU has 8 threads native, this is just to harness the pure processing power of the X6/2500k which overclocked enough can get the job done in time. Just put regular linux , install the client, and off you go!
You cannot run the new WUs that require 12 cores with 2600k. That's why I am asking and that's why the guide has been updated to include 12 core trick.
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You cannot run the new WUs that require 12 cores with 2600k. That's why I am asking and that's why the guide has been updated to include 12 core trick.
well I guess you can do that, but will it finish them in time for bonus? that is the question
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Easily.
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so an i7 2600K with 8 threads can complete 12 core units in time for bonus? how high does it need to be overclocked?
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Well, an OC'd one, which is pretty much dedicated to Folding. I think it's 4.8Ghz for a Linux VM, while 4.6Ghz is doable in native Linux.
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So noone knows the answers?

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- For a i7 2600k and for 12 core work units is the -bigbeta flag now gone?
- Again for the same processors do we need too use -smp 6 or -smp 8? If we are using -smp 6 does that mean 1 core on the processor is left alone?
- I keep seeing this but what is a -hugeadv flag?
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1) -bigbeta is still around, but no longer needed for the -hugeadv WUs; -bigadv with a 12 core CPU (or the Linux corehack) allows you to get those WUs.
2) -smp 8.
3) Our way of saying the big -bigadv WUs, P6904/6904. The -bigadv WUs that need 12 cores. Not an actual flag.
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can a 2500k at 4.9 finish big bigadv on time and receive more pts than normal bigadv?
    
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Not sure... I know many can finish P6903s, but few can do the 6904s in time.
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