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I have 3-4 older dell PC's here at work and I can easily put XP on them and CPU fold them, but how is the network usage? I don't want to run these with alot of network traffic as my boss would get pissed.. They are old dell p4 2.8GHz single cores with hyper threading and about 512MB each, thanks. smile.gifthumb.gif
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Those PC's will not be able to do as many WUs or large units compared to an i7-2600K. So I'd say network usage will be small enough that no one will notice it. Depending on your speed it might take between 30seconds - 2 minutes to download a medium WU and about twice (again, depends on your speed) that time to upload a finished WU.

In a nutshell, if your internet is not 56k i doubt anyone will notice those FAH clients running.

Make sure you have permissions to run FAH on those computers if you are not the owner/supervisor of those.
    
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