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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)
Get the 470 on -advmethods, how you would do that depends what client you use, and the GPU will be using very little CPU cycles and therefor improve SMP PPD (tho the card will be running hotter).

Clock that 1090T to at least 3.8 and get bigadv going in a VM, for that you probably want a better cooler. There are several guides on here which go through it but I use snippets from several.
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Get the 470 on -advmethods, how you would do that depends what client you use, and the GPU will be using very little CPU cycles and therefor improve SMP PPD (tho the card will be running hotter).

Clock that 1090T to at least 3.8 and get bigadv going in a VM, for that you probably want a better cooler. There are several guides on here which go through it but I use snippets from several.
I'll try to develop an OC setup than, I'll just wait a couple of days as I'm in a bid for a second 470. I've been doing this for two days now, and I already feel like a buying a second PC for folding And thanks everyone for the reassuring words concerning the CPU continuous usage, makes a noob less stress about the issue.

Continuing with another question, would a 430 be a good card for folding? I'm looking for something inexpensive to add to my parents PC, and run it while their not at home. They have a cheap integrated card as it is, so any kind of card would be an improvement, so I thought of making a small upgrade that might help in ppd ratio.
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I've been doing this for two days now, and I already feel like a buying a second PC for folding .
That's the spirit mate!
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