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post #31 of 36
then again for a smp on an i5, a tpf of 4:44 is actually pretty normal. you could use this to check how much bonus points you would get from that WU.
http://linuxforge.net/bonuscalc2.php
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post #32 of 36
Doesn't over clocking help when folding? if so, why don't you try over clocking that i5 to 4ghz?
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4:44 is slow compared to what... a 2600k at 4.8ghz? well.... DUH. Now compare it to previous gen quadcores (Q6600 / Q9650) and you'll see its much much better, Slow is relative.
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post #34 of 36
my tpf is around 20mins - and I'm not doing bigadv either...
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Originally Posted by the_beast View Post
my tpf is around 20mins - and I'm not doing bigadv either...
 
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Originally Posted by stu. View Post
Read up a bit, as I admitted I was wrong after Grandpa very clearly stated the differences.
I read that, I was stating it in case anyone reads this thread in the future and the information comes in useful.

The WUs for CPUs are a lot bigger, plus GPUs are more suited to the type of work this is.
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