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Currently I am running the Windows SMP client on my sig rig. By default, each FahCore_A1.exe is set to low priority. I let this machine fold overnight and I was wondering, would increasing priority from low to below normal, or normal make it fold faster? I remember that increasing priority in the single core version did help a bit, I assume because it made it more aggressive in determining how many unused cycles it would take. I appreciate your thoughts, preferably with data.
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I believe that you get slightly better performance, I don't recall the numbers. But you also run the risk of instability.
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just leave them, in all seriousness, changing the settings will not affect the outcome if it is the only CPU using program... if you have torrents DLing and MSN and other apps going aswell then it may make a small difference...
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Arent the only options "low" and "idle"?
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Thats in F@H config. I'm talking about in task manager.
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