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I've seen the advice on FF multiple times to have an Aero theme on.

http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=85&t=23330&p=232732&hilit=aero#p232732
Edited by mmonnin - 1/19/13 at 11:13pm
post #12 of 14
Aero relies heavily on acceleration, which is why the desktop lags when folding on the gpu. You can try with it off since you're not folding on the cpu and see what happens.

But yes, generally you want Aero on.
 
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post #13 of 14
Thats not true. A PC is going to lag with or without Aero because there are no GPU interrupts. CPUs have priorities and interrupts to send keyboard commands/etc to the front of the queue per say to give the user a smooth experience. GPUs do not so when there is any kind of GPU compute going on, FAH or Boinc, any kind of screen update must wait for any compute commands to complete.
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