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I finally got around and got everything working in order for better results folding wise. I reached over 10k in two days running a GPU and SMP client on my PC. I realized that the GPU client is much more productive, and is raking points up really fast. I process a WPU in 2 hours (50k process) on my GPU, and my SMP can't get anywhere near that speed, nor is it very productive point wise.

I actually have two questions, is it really worth running the SMP considering my GPU output? And is there another way to optimize the speed of the SMP? (My sig rig is the one doing the folding)
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If you set-up your 1090T with a vm and got it folding -bigadv you could see around 30k ppd or more from the cpu alone.
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You need to do 10 SMP WUs before you get bonus points, which will make up most of your PPD. Be patient. You did get a passkey, right?
    
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You need to do 10 SMP WUs before you get bonus points, which will make up most of your PPD. Be patient. You did get a passkey, right?
I did when I first started, but since I restarted yesterday, I haven't used it. Any particular difference with the use with the passkey?
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Absolutely. You NEED a passkey to get bonus points. Did you use a guide to set up your clients? This is covered in any worthwhile guide, especially zodac's here on OCN.
    
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Well thanks for that somewhat important information! Passkey has been added +Rep
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On the Hardware side of things, is it safe to run the CPU at 100% for 8hrs? I only have a stock fan, but my room is pretty cold, and my case is really well ventilated.
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As long as temps are in check and you're not putting ridiculous voltages through it, there's nothing wrong with running hardware at 100%, even 24/7.
    
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As long as temps are in check and you're not putting ridiculous voltages through it, there's nothing wrong with running hardware at 100%, even 24/7.
Rgr this. I game at 100% settings then fold at 100% on GPUs and CPU when I'm not gaming. I reboot every 12 hours because OCZ SSDs are awful.

50k step WU? Jellyyyyyy. 40 million for my GPU WUs
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Rgr this. I game at 100% settings then fold at 100% on GPUs and CPU when I'm not gaming. I reboot every 12 hours because OCZ SSDs are awful.

50k step WU? Jellyyyyyy. 40 million for my GPU WUs
Isn't the problem the controller not the SSD itself?
    
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