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post #21 of 114
I fold but only with my main computer.
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post #22 of 114
i have both my dual cores going right now, my main and my linux rig (32 bit), the linux rig is a little slow its a 3800x2 am2 at 2.6 but my c2d makes up for it, i leave it running all the time because it doesnt interfere with gaming or anything else that i do, actually jsut broke 200 place 196 i think
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post #23 of 114
Folding indeed does not limit performance in any way, since it only uses 'free' CPU cycles. If you do something else, including gaming, folding will take a back seat.

Also, I actually prefer to have my rig on. What is this about memory leaks??
    
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yeah i thought it was better to leave it runnning since the startup puts the most wear on your parts like the hdds and stuff, anyways i try to leave mine running 24/7,
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post #25 of 114
I would have it running when the PC is on..However as environment wise i will have my PC off all other times.
post #26 of 114
Exactly.

And if your rig reboots after a while, you'll need to check your set up. Something ain't right
    
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post #27 of 114
two words: dial up
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post #28 of 114
I dont fold because I have a Intel D 805 I'm not using for nothing and its just sitting there with its own unused dedicated dsl line. Yeah, just joking, but really I do have an unused rig with an 805 in it and I just never thought of anything usefull for it to be used for. I never thought about folding for that spare rig, but I guess I can look into that later today.
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post #29 of 114
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
I would have it running when the PC is on..However as environment wise i will have my PC off all other times.
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post #30 of 114
If you are going to be gaming while you fold get the console version of the program as the graphical program interferes with games for many people. Including me.
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