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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.
won't what i said work???? just curious... my way seems easier than hosting a vitual machine XD
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Actually, with the simplicity of setting up WinSMP, it is easier than trying to set up 4 different folder and 4 different .exe's. But your way will work.

And if you go with Suse/Vmware or Arch/VMware, after they are downloaded, its only about a 15-20 minute set-up and you'll have the fastest folding client up and running.
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Actually, with the simplicity of setting up WinSMP, it is easier than trying to set up 4 different folder and 4 different .exe's. But your way will work.

And if you go with Suse/Vmware or Arch/VMware, after they are downloaded, its only about a 15-20 minute set-up and you'll have the fastest folding client up and running.
ahh so using a VM gives you better production... good to know

I don't see how making multiple folders is hard. the client doesn't actually have to install right (as in no Install.exe) so you could just copy and paste the original folder 3 times, then manually rename the .exe's... 60 seconds of work XD
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Making multiple folders isnt hard, I was just making it sound hard so people would want to go the SMP route. Faster folding=more wu's turned in.
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OT Cog

But that is some sweet vcore for that speed!!!
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Making multiple folders isnt hard, I was just making it sound hard so people would want to go the SMP route. Faster folding=more wu's turned in.
Great idea... but bad idea at OCN lol.... we are teh tech geeks... we will point out any falsehoods!!! ohh noez... a trolll!!!

j\\k... i just like to know everything... knowledge is power and all. the fact that the newer client is better is great info
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Great idea... but bad idea at OCN lol.... we are teh tech geeks... we will point out any falsehoods!!! ohh noez... a trolll!!!

jk... i just like to know everything... knowledge is power and all. the fact that the newer client is better is great info
It was worth a try anyway. But honestly, whatever way people want to fold is fine, as long as they are folding.
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Hey Cog, its worth the read: http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...r-day-you.html

basically I am getting 1% x 2, done every 12 minutes with that set up.

using affinity changer with winsmp

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