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I finally got my old hp laptop running.. its a Hp laptop has intergrated graphics and is running on some kind on cpu at 1.6ghz.... its not a c2d... ill have to find out. anyway do you think i can fold on this or no way?
    
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You can. Probably the console version.

You can fold with any computer, but the older computers may just take longer.
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I folded on systems as slow as a 466 MHz Celeron, and it worked fine. Of course, it was horribly slow, but it worked. A 1.6 GHz system isn't excatly going to race up the charts, but it can make a reasonable contribution.
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i just started to fold on my old laptop, its a 1.3 centrino
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post #5 of 10
when i still had my alienware (1.73ghz PM) it did ok on folding, but the fan ran full time. even with a cooler pad
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I recommend not to fold on a laptop because when I don't fold, the CPU temp average from 30C-48C, but when I fold it's around 60C+
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by Skullzaflare View Post
when i still had my alienware (1.73ghz PM) it did ok on folding, but the fan ran full time. even with a cooler pad
Same here. I had planned on using my 1.73 GHz Intel on my laptop to fold, but it would force the fan to run full load all the time, so I decided not to fold on it.
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I use two laptops for folding of course I have extra cooling, check my link in my sig.
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post #9 of 10
Laptops are fine to fold on. I have been folding on my Core Duo laptop for about 6 months. The CPU's are meant to run a lot hotter than desktop CPU's and can go 70C+ without any problems.
post #10 of 10
i fold on my laptop 24/7 usually and its been that way for almost a year. and never had any problems whatsoever
    
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