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Welcome to folding on Macs!
This topic is meant for discussion on OSX folding@home and members that do this.

If you would like to join, please post your PPD on your mac below and state that you would join in this form:

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Sauce Boss/i5 2.6ghz in an MBP 15"/PPD awaiting
JedixJarf/Linux VM w/ bigadv/~2000/The IT Team


Discuss my fellow F@H@OSXers!


Edited by Sauce Boss - 7/26/11 at 12:53pm
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On my imac I fold bigadv in a linux vm, you'll get a couple thousand ppd boost fyi.

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post #3 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
On my imac I fold bigadv in a linux vm, you'll get a couple thousand ppd boost fyi.

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Thanks do you find folding on a Windows/Rig better than that bigadv Linux VM?
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A Linux VM is better for -bigadv, about the same as Windows for SMP, and less usable for GPU (though I won't say it's worse PPD-wise).
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So you get more PPD using a Linux VM when on a stock OSX?
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post #6 of 6
I used to fold on a Linux VM (also tried Windows) running OS X, but I kinda stopped folding after my parents started bickering at me about the power bill...and heat. Oh well...once I go off to university it's folding 24/7!
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