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WOW! After getting Ubuntu my sig rig is folding ~2 minutes faster!!!!

Linux F@H FTW.

Had a question though.

It seems only 45% of my CPU is being used. Does that seem odd?
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Can you OC anymore? My E8400 gets 1% in 8:50 in Ubuntu, your quad should push a bit more (well I guess it depends on the WU too)...but maybe it has to do with your CPU usage, I put my Linux client on "slightly higher" priority. But yes Linux folding is much faster, I get almost a 3 minute deduction per percent from the Windows client.
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When you run you have to add the -smp flag for it to use all of your cores. You have to be running the smp version too.
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When you run you have to add the -smp flag for it to use all of your cores. You have to be running the smp version too.
I am running it with the -smp flag. Oh well no big deal. I'll just run two and get about 14 minutes a percent. Horray two WU a day FTW!

And I can't really OC anymore because I have stock cooling (~65-68 C under load). I'm getting something else here soon (hopefully a TRUE)
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