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I recently dowloaded the f@h graphical client and even when it's minimized to the system tray it causes my comp to crash while playing Counter-Strike Source. It only happens when there are tons of things going on at once. I turned of AA and set reflections to simple and played around with the video settings on it, and I played fine. But I'm so used to playing everything on the highest settings it was kinda a drag. Is there any fix for this or a config file that I could install to make me not crash?
Edit: I havn't even tried BF2142. I shudder to think.
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Im not surprised at all. Folding is extremely CPU intensive. Folding and then asking CS:S to demand more CPU power will cause CS:S to crash.
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Im not surprised at all. Folding is extremely CPU intensive. Folding and then asking CS:S to demand more CPU power will cause CS:S to crash.
Thank you ENTERPRISE ...
You're running 2.65GHZ...what did you expect?
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Thank you ENTERPRISE ...
You're running 2.65GHZ...what did you expect?
I run 2.5GHz and I never crashed
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I run 2.5GHz and I never crashed
But I'm sure you have tweaked everything from Pagefile to Registry.
That was the point that I didn't clearly state (my food was cooking...my bad)
The entire system has to undergo overhaul to be able to perform such a task.
It's not simply buying parts and overclocking a few, but the entire setup.
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post #6 of 14
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Oh well, I'll just run it when I'm not on.
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post #7 of 14
Yeah, Folding often causes games to close. I can't even load DII with it running. I don't think its necessarily that the CPU can't handle it as Folding is configured to only use idle CPU cycles, but rather that they don't play nice with one another. It's like folding takes the focus of off the game. Either way, whenever I play I usually suspend my folding.
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post #8 of 14
My advice, dont fold when playing games
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post #9 of 14
One piece of advice I can give you is to not run the GUI folding client, expecially while gaming. Graphical client is more for looking nice, but does not get along with other graphical program. Your best solution would be to move to the console version, it will get along much better with other program that are running.
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by PROBN4LYFE View Post
Thank you ENTERPRISE ...
You're running 2.65GHZ...what did you expect?
2.4 actually. I dont have a problem with SMP and gaming though lol.
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