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What would be the best option? Can my i7-2720QM? Do Bigadvs? I've always just folded using SMP and GPU and I have never touched Bigadvs.
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Honestly, I wouldn't bother.

MBP's don't have the best cooling solution to begin with and even just running Windows will raise your temps compared to OS X. Then to add folding on top of that, I wouldn't do it.
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Honestly, I wouldn't bother.

MBP's don't have the best cooling solution to begin with and even just running Windows will raise your temps compared to OS X. Then to add folding on top of that, I wouldn't do it.
Like he said. I use to fold on a mac. Folding on the laptop line of Macs sucks. The iMac and Mac pro are good. But your PPD isnt that great. If you want some serious PPD with mac. Make a mac mini farm.
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You sure you want to melt your laptop?
    
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Well I had a go to see what temperature I get and it reaches just above 80C. Hey at least it gets more PPD than my C2D desktop lol.
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post #6 of 6
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Well I had a go to see what temperature I get and it reaches just above 80C. Hey at least it gets more PPD than my C2D desktop lol.
if you really want to chance it. Get a laptop cooler or a house fan and put the laptop on it. It will help a little but not much with temps.
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