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I have two 2600k rigs running with two GTX 460's in each one. With all the A3 core wu's that require an even number of threads, would I be better off runinning six or eight threads. I have lost more wu's in the last two weeks than I have lost in the last three years combined. I'm running on 8 threads now.
    
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If you are on regular SMP I'd go SMP 6. I've had the same problem and had to drop to SMP 4. It costs me ~1000 PPD but I'm not getting EUEs anymore.

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On my i7-950 @4.3ghz, with a GTX470 and 9800GT both folding, I've found that my TPF on the SMP WU's in question is lower folding on 8 threads than on 6.

The GTX470 is folding the 5187 point WU's, which don't seem to use nearly the CPU resources as other Fermi WU's.

I am getting tired of P10127 WU's, they take to long and the PPD is low.
I want bigadv units again.
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I got some 75xx today that all failed. I have one rig doing 8 threads and the other running 6 threads.
    
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Last week, when I had "-smp 7" set for bigadv folding, I got 23 failures in 10 minutes on 101xx and 75xx WU's.
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Originally Posted by Caleal View Post
Last week, when I had "-smp 7" set for bigadv folding, I got 23 failures in 10 minutes on 101xx and 75xx WU's.
I am below 80% completion on both of the rigs cpu's. They add up that fast.

I was running 7 threads.
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