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I have an i5 nvidia 360m gaming laptop, If while i was at school and left my computer folding, would i possibly hit dangerous temps? And no.. i dont leave my laptop flat on the desk i evevate it lol. And is there a way i could set it to auto shutdown if it became too hot?
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Is it processors or graphics cards that do the folding? Would my Sig rig contribute much to the cause?

Both fold, and yes your sig would do fine thumb.gif

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I have an i5 nvidia 360m gaming laptop, If while i was at school and left my computer folding, would i possibly hit dangerous temps? And no.. i dont leave my laptop flat on the desk i evevate it lol. And is there a way i could set it to auto shutdown if it became too hot?

Laptop folding is kinda dangerous.. mostly due to heat. I would think if it got too hot, it would go into thermal shutdown... but do you really want to let it get that hot? Folding will make some serious heat when your cooling isn't up to snuff.
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Is it processors or graphics cards that do the folding? Would my Sig rig contribute much to the cause?

Both can, but the numbers are appalling for the 7970. The best use of power would be to fold on your CPu and run an AMD/ATI project on your GPU. That way you get maximum efficiency.
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Is it processors or graphics cards that do the folding? Would my Sig rig contribute much to the cause?

Both fold, and yes your sig would do fine thumb.gif

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I have an i5 nvidia 360m gaming laptop, If while i was at school and left my computer folding, would i possibly hit dangerous temps? And no.. i dont leave my laptop flat on the desk i evevate it lol. And is there a way i could set it to auto shutdown if it became too hot?

Laptop folding is kinda dangerous.. mostly due to heat. I would think if it got too hot, it would go into thermal shutdown... but do you really want to let it get that hot? Folding will make some serious heat when your cooling isn't up to snuff.

 

Most consumer laptops tend to have under-sized power bricks that end up frying on you.  And most business and gaming laptops just heat up too much for their cooling system.

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I would never fold on a laptop unless you could find a way to run in it in fridge.rolleyes.gif
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That would be a decision best left up to each individual team member. If they want to support their team with a 386, I say great! Bring on the unicore work units!

This is a good clue as to the how and why [H] makes double our ppd with half our folders.
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This is a good clue as to the how and why [H] makes double our ppd with half our folders.

[H] makes double our PPD because they have quite a few servers folding for big points. But they have 4 more active folders than us.

Anyway, that shouldn't stop one of our fine team members from contributing in their own way. thumb.gif
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In reality [H] makes double our ppd because their folding community is more technicaly advanced.
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lolwut?
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I really don't think so. The reason they make twice the PPD is they had a concerted effort to become #1. I know we can do the same.
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