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Pretty much what the title asks... IE currently I am running 7.1.52.... If say 7.2.00 comes out, will my client automatically update itself or notify me of an update? Or must I periodically check the F@H home page for updates?

Reason I ask is I recently switched from folding on an AMD 5870 to an AMD 7850 and as of now the PPD on the 7850 is just wretchedly bad as it is not yet fully supported by F@H due to it being new and using GCN.
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v7 does not automatically update yet.
http://folding.typepad.com/news/2012/04/support-for-new-gpus-such-as-kepler-in-the-v7-fah-client.html
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Thanks, is there a regular interval in which F@H is updated? 2nd tuesday of every month? once a year etc? Or just as they feel a new release is required?

Also any news on them possibly creating a new fah_core# designed for the GCN architecture of the 7xxx cards?
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doesn't look like there's a regular update interval, in that link i posted there is another link to get email updates, but they will email you more then just news on client updates, i myself am waiting for the optimised core for the new nvidia 6xx series. i'm gonna just keep checking the f@h forums here on ocn.
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Thanks for the help, hopefully F@H adds better support for our cards soon so we can really start cranking out the PPD our cards are capable of thumb.gif
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