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post #1 of 20
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Hello fellow folders!

I'm just wondering if it would be worth it to fold on a 2600k @4.5ish GHz for 18 or 19 hours a day doing bigadv, or if I should just stick to normal SMP.

Does anyone do this or have any thoughts? Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 20
at that rate you might as well let it go 24/7....
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post #3 of 20
So.. 19hrs a day... Whats an extra 5 hours gonna hurt?
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post #4 of 20
Yes, it is worth it

But as stated above me, 5 hours more would be even better
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post #5 of 20
It's even more worth it if you can get hugeadv done (although you won't unless you go 24/7).
     
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post #6 of 20
fold 10 reg. SMPs thus qualifying you for bonus points, then switch to big advanced
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post #7 of 20
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I've folded ~70 WUs, so I'm well over the 10 necessary.

And I work from 9-5...so I get home around 6 or 7 and want to be able to use my computer from 6~7ish to about midnight. That's why I ask, I'm not really able to use my computer for 18 or 19 hours of the day.

But thanks everyone for the replies, sounds like -bigadv is an option.
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Fold and use pc at the same time?


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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
Fold and use pc at the same time?


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+1 I fold while I'm working, also if you're thinking about gaming, games don't take that much cpu, and you can set priority for folding as low, so it shouldn't impact you much
     
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
Fold and use pc at the same time?


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This, it will impact your ppd while you are using it intensively, but it will still be using the available process cycles!
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