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post #1 of 18
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Sup guys! So today I decided to start folding. I've been thinking about it for quite some time now and I had some free time so I got the ball rolling. I am totally confused by the whole process and really don't understand anything to be honest, lol. But, I'm trying and that's what counts! I've been reading around the FAH forum and picking up random info here and there.

So I guess my question is, should it take 31 days to complete one work unit? I believe my first frame took around 30 minutes. Once again, I have no idea what I'm talking about, it just seems like 31 days is a long time.

Any info or help is appreciated, thanks!

EDIT: Oh yeah, I am running both the GUI and SMP.
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i shouldn't take that long. it takes 18hrs for my e6300. So something is definitely wrong.
    
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Maybe I screwed something up with the settings. I have no idea.
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IT just takes a while to stabilize. Don't worry. I had a 1500 frame monster and it took me around 1.5 days to complete.
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Maybe I screwed something up with the settings. I have no idea.
Disable the GUI client and stick with SMP.

After you disable the GUI client, open task manager and make sure SMP is using all 4 cores at max.

Also, tell us your SMP WU # and how long it takes to do a % with the GUI off.
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post #6 of 18
At first it reports a wacko long time to complete a WU, just ignore it and check it in the morning
My first one said it would take about a year with the old 1700+ back when
    
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if you stick with the win smp, you can actually run 2 instances at the same time with that quad. you will shoot up the ranks! let us know if your interested, be glad to help you set it up!
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When it comes to help with Folding, Gibson is faster than his Nova
    
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When it comes to help with Folding, Gibson is faster than his Nova
lol, i was rollin. i just want to see everyone get the most out of their rigs. i folded for months without knowing that you could run dual instances on the quads. i could of got so many w/u's done in that time!
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Disable the GUI client and stick with SMP.

After you disable the GUI client, open task manager and make sure SMP is using all 4 cores at max.

Also, tell us your SMP WU # and how long it takes to do a % with the GUI off.
This is what I am working with now.


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if you stick with the win smp, you can actually run 2 instances at the same time with that quad. you will shoot up the ranks! let us know if your interested, be glad to help you set it up!
I would indeed be interested!


EDIT: It's pretty hard to see that SS.
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