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OK, so finally getting a chance to actually pay attention to all the changes since the last time I folded regularly...

Installed F@H client v7 and setting up Bigadv was simple enough, ran it through 1 WU, half way through the next WU when I finally decided to actually read and not skim threads about how to add my pair of GTX480's to the mix...

Boy was that so much simpler than it was last year! All in one client too

Now unfortunately everything was done automagically... so how do I permanently set process priorities and/or designate thread affinity using the new v7 client? I remember in the old way you would add all kinds of flags in the shortcut...

How do you go about doing this now with the new client? I ask because I want to continue running bigadv but not if it is cut at the knees because I chose to run my GTX480's for wu's...

Once I get all that figured out then I will next worry about how to setup Linux in a VM to run Bigadv in there and hopefully up ppd that way as well...

Thanks for any help in advanced!
    
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No way; even with v6 clients you needed to use a program to do it. Here's a guide on how to set up WinAFC though:
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...prove-ppd.html

You'll need to edit the affinityinput.txt file, to update the locations. At the moment, the sample files are for v6 clients; you need to enter the location of the FahCores on v7 (which will be in the Data folder you saved when installing).
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I would try using a program called setpriority. It is super easy to use and setup.
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Thanks! I'll have to check those out in a few. Still not sure if running the gtx 480's is worth adding 10 minutes to my Bigadv TPF... guessing it will even itself out over time?
    
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Folding on a i7 and GTX480 I set the i7 to 7 cores and my TPF dropped 10 minutes.
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