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Since my other rig with the i7 has been out of the game for awhile and most likely will be for another I don't know how many months , Is there a point to folding my current sigrig? I heard that folding my rig would be pointless since it would be to slow. So I wanted to come here and find out what you guys think I should do. My CPU basically doomed because everytime I do even the littlest overclocking, Something goes wrong.

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Of course there's a point. It might not be as fast as the i7, but the CPU will still get you a good 6k points a day.

The GPU, I'm not so sure. I think it can get ~5k, but you'd need to give it a CPU core (dropping CPU production to 4-4.5k).

You'd be getting 9k with CPU+GPU, rather than 6k with just the CPU, but using a lot more power.
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Okay. Now if I was to follow the guide to setup my CPU, Should I have any problems with my ATi card? Also, Does it include how to give my GPU a CPU core?
    
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Well, it'll take one when it's running; no need to give it permission. What you'll need to do is not Fold on one of the CPU cores (otherwise the CPU client will lose performance).

So, if you wanna just do CPU, use this guide:
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...mp-client.html

If you wanna do both CPU and GPU, then use the above guide again, but where it describes how to add the "-smp" flag, use "-smp 3" instead. Then use this for the GPU:
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ing-guide.html
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Okay, Thanks. I'll set both up and come back if I have any problems
    
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