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yeah, thats fine, it will change once you get more work done. now that you are going good with this, do you want to take full advantage of that quad and run another instance, doubling your points. or do you want to leave it there for now?
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Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
yeah, thats fine, it will change once you get more work done. now that you are going good with this, do you want to take full advantage of that quad and run another instance, doubling your points. or do you want to leave it there for now?
I don't want to get things running too hot. I have my fans on low right now and I'm running 44*C approximately on all cores. I don't want to turn the fans up high because I won't be able to sleep lol. Will adding another SMP create more heat? I guess since they are already at 100% now another one shouldn't add more heat.

Can I use other programs while running this SMP? I eventually will be typing things, using PowerPoint, Photoshop. That's about it. Should I stop the SMP while using these things?

If you are wondering why my temps are so high, I did not do a very good job of setting my TRUE and I don't really want to re-seat it.
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If you need help setting up the SMP client in Vista then follow my guide in my signature

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you can run another instance, your heat wont go up, i play COD4 online and fold with both instances running. both are running now! thats whats so great with this program, it only uses your idle cycles, if you need the cpu, it backs off!

edit: hey mega, do you have info on running dual instances, if not that would be a good idea!
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1851 ppd is nice, but you should be getting higher with 3.6. It'll probably even out once it gets a few more % done.

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Ok I will set up another one.

I'm only running 2.4GHz right now. I just got my 780i installed (680i-780i step up) and I haven't overclocked yet.

I might set up my desktop in the basement to keep things cool so I can run my OC and fold all the time. It makes it pretty warm in my bedroom if I have it running at OC and load.
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i put a little walk through in my thread on how to setup dual instances.http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ion-while.html
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I might set up my desktop in the basement to keep things cool so I can run my OC and fold all the time. It makes it pretty warm in my bedroom if I have it running at OC and load.
Just to let you know, your processor is good until 71*c. Hitting mid 60s is fine, at least for me.

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Just to let you know, your processor is good until 71*c. Hitting mid 60s is fine, at least for me.

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I know. I like it to be as cool as possible so it doesn't turn into a space heater for my bedroom lol.

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When i first started folding i was excited and pretty noobish to say the least.
Haha. That's me for sure.
post #20 of 25
Ah. My computer is in a diff room...so I don't worry about noise or heat. Eh.

Though, I will be WCing when I go to college. Silent + Performance = PIMP.

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