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Just a quick q, is folding take that much ram?
my smp is take a few mb more that my os is that normal?
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Yeah, regular SMP will increase the ram usage, but no by much.
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As robbo2 said. Usage is negligable.
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is there a client that uses more ram to fold faster?
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post #5 of 6
I believe they are all much of a muchness.

RAM and RAM speed isnt a really big factor in folding faster. It all about core / clock speeds.

That goes for both CPU and GPU folding.
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Ya the actual amount of information in RAM is not that high. I would imagine that the CPU cache is fairly important because the work is basically calculating floating points. Ram speed does matter in bigadv but it is pretty much irrelevant as far as SMP goes. The only real way you will see a bump in points is from a faster CPU
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