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I'm just curious, if anyone else keeps on folding while they are gaming. I can play BF2 with not lag, not framerate drop noticeable to me..while folding..w00t!!

I know it's set to like, low priority, but, it will still use up whatever percentage the game isn't using...correct?
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I'm just curious, if anyone else keeps on folding while they are gaming. I can play BF2 with not lag, not framerate drop noticeable to me..while folding..w00t!!

I know it's set to like, low priority, but, it will still use up whatever percentage the game isn't using...correct?
If BF2 requires a lot of power (100%), then the folding will technically stop. You will only experience very small drop in gaming performance. Such as, if i am folding while i do Superpi, it drops my result from 32s to 35s. It is not a big change but it will still affect the speed, maybe not big enough to be noticed while gaming.

So, if you want to fold as much as you can, don't game
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I let it running... Folding performance drops dramatically, but gaming is good.
    
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With your rig you should be ok, I leave it running while I game.
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I leave it running. If I ever end up going dual core in the reasonably close future, I'll leave one core at 100% and the other I'll leave to the game.d
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i played BF2142 with prime95 running lol
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