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Hey, I just started folding for OCN, and I'm a noob with the folding client... I downloaded the SMP client, and I think I got it set up right, but I guess I didn't because when I go to the task manager, it only shows up as using 1 of my cores. Does anyone know what I could have done wrong? Or can some one link me to a better tutorial than the one thats on the FaH website?

-EDIT- Also, I have to use the setup file to start it... The .exe file doesnt seem to work...
Edited by lostmage - 10/5/11 at 3:32pm
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Hey, I just started folding for OCN, and I'm a noob with the folding client... I downloaded the SMP client, and I think I got it set up right, but I guess I didn't because when I go to the task manager, it only shows up as using 1 of my cores. Does anyone know what I could have done wrong? Or can some one link me to a better tutorial than the one thats on the FaH website?

-EDIT- Also, I have to use the setup file to start it... The .exe file doesnt seem to work...
You downloaded the unicore client

Follow this guide, you will be set

http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...mp-client.html
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It says it's the SMP multicore client....
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Create a shortcut to the .exe and add the flag -smp to it then (thought the installation was only available to the unicore... )

You may want to delete all the files inside the client folder, except the .exe and the .cfg files. Restart the client and check the CPU usage again.
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Alright, got it up and running, all 6 cores at max usage. 2% done with the first WU. Glad to be folding with you all.

And my temps are hovering at a nice 36C.
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Glad to have you aboard, you'll be hooked very soon and start scheming on ways to expand your capabilities and get more PPD.
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Thanks, now I have to convince my dad that my computers fans still run when its sleeping... and that its not constantly drawing 400 watts 24/7.
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Make sure to get a passkey from the start. That way you'll get bonus points sooner.
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Thanks, now I have to convince my dad that my computers fans still run when its sleeping... and that its not constantly drawing 400 watts 24/7.


That may be a problem... If you have a fan controller, shutdown all the secondary fans, and leds if you have any. If you get a silent rig running, he might not notice
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