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Ok well I have set up my old laptop as a dedicated folder.

I did not really expect a large amount of ppd, but the slowness is insane.

It is at like 438ppd with a lil over 2days per WU.

Is this normal? And also, would I see a better amount of ppd if I tried to fold the igpu? Or is CUDA the only way to fold Nvidia, and my igpu won't do cuda.

Thanks.
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Honestly it's probably not worth the power consumption. Unless it's really cold there and you need a back warmer...
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Honestly it's probably not worth the power consumption. Unless it's really cold there and you need a back warmer...
Lawls.

It runs at at 35-60C max, and only pulls about 20-30w
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Seems about right to me, GPU folding on laptops is not advised because most notebooks just cant keep the thermals in check with the GPU usage pegged.
    
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Seems about right to me, GPU folding on laptops is not advised because most notebooks just cant keep the thermals in check with the GPU usage pegged.

Mine could, you have to take the image of laptop outta your head.

It is laptop hardware, but it is properly managed and cooled.
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