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Folding on quad at only 25% CPU?

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Im trying to do what i can but my Q6600 is showing only 25% core usage???

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you have to run 4 clients to run at 100%... i do believe.
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Oh thanks,I'll try that

How do I open more?
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I don't have quad (until next week -woot), but it looks like you're using the console and not SMP?
    
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Down load the winSMP client Cog.
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Sounds like you are only using one core?

Not that i know how to set it otherwise
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post #7 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
Oh thanks,I'll try that

How do I open more?
You have to make 4 folders

Smp1
SMP2
SMP3
SMP4

and you have to rename the .exe for each

SMP1.exe
SMP2.exe
SMP3.exe
SMP4.exe

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post #8 of 19
cognoscenti, your running 1 instance of the console. With a quad you need to be running either winSMP, or VMware and a Linux distro. I just PM'd you with some information, I will be doing a FAX tonight on VMware 2.0 and ARCH so others can start using that. It is much less memory dependent and HD space then SUSE. I'll try and get started asap when I get home tonight. Hope this helps!

Edit: Not to thrash other posts here, but allot of the info is misinformed. Please only post information if you are very familiar with F@H, winSMP and or Linux SMP folding. This will help others not be confused by information, thanks all.
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post #9 of 19
25% of your 4 cores, so 100% of one core.

Normally there's another 3 FahCore_XX.exe running that'll be using ~25% as well

edit: D'oh I spend too long typing and about 8 other posts popped up when I quick replied.
    
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ihatethedukes View Post
Down load the winSMP client Cog.
Dude... ur avatar.... SO PWN...

:i will use google before asking stupid questions".... win!
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