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I have only been doing the folding stuff for a bit over a year and I can comment that folding is so intense and unique that it should not be paired up with other activities. I am a bit extreme in that I do not even browse on my folding rigs. I just can't see much good comming from working a dual core when that cpu is suppose to be handling my data transfer work. Now if you used a 4 core for your NAS (this would at least be acknowledgeing the folding client) I could see some reasoning.

I don't even need to delve into which OS has created the worst horror stories as the error comes before the choice of OS.

Patrick ties the words "yield better ppd" to the situation when the ppd is going to be absolutely horrible folding on a dual core even if Moses himself was telling the bits and bytes which way to go. No we are not ready to start talking about ppd yet.

Folding should not come as an afterthought,what I mean is, you can't say "I will make this efficient low powered,low heat producing NAS and I think I will fold on it also" That kind of thinking does not show enough understanding of who would be running the show here and it would be the folding client,for sure.I know folding is promoted as a "tag along activity that you will not even notice" but I disagree with that mindset.
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I hear you. So I will scrap the idea of folding and just build my nas. Thanks everyone
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