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I'm running the normal client, the one that shows a graphic of the protein, I was just wondering if I am using the most efficient method?

I use my PC whilst folding so I don't want all my CPU being used by F@H (its currently using 1 core) I want to set it up to prioritise the medical research, I dont care about how many points I get.

How can I choose how many cores F@H runs on, and am i using the right client for my hardware and needs?

Thanks for any help.
Edited by !TopGear! - 5/25/08 at 9:52am
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You want the 5.91 version. It will work all 4 cores on your quad. It also gives the most points. Here you go.http://www.stanford.edu/~kasson/fold...P%20Client.EXE

Edit: The good thing about this program, is that it backs off the cpu usage when you want to use if for other things. I run mine 24/7, I also game, surf the web, etc. All while I fold, I'm folding on it now!
Edited by gibsonnova74 - 5/25/08 at 10:08am
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Thanks, just one more thing. I told it to start automatically with windows, whats the command to stop this from happening?

Also it is just sitting there saying "completed 0 out of 250000 steps"

Is it not wokring or does it just take ages?
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Thanks, just one more thing. I told it to start automatically with windows, whats the command to stop this from happening?

Also it is just sitting there saying "completed 0 out of 250000 steps"

Is it not wokring or does it just take ages?
I would go ahead and try to answer this but gibson is the quad folding dude.
It does take time to complete a percent.
Depends on the clock speed of the cpu and how much you use the computer.
Give it a 10-15 minutes and it should have a percent done by then.
Depends on the work unit as well.
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I personnally don't use it as a service, I have seen that others have had some issues with saying yes to the service option. That W/U that your on, is a big one, don't be supprised if it takes like 15 to 20 minutes to complete a %. Your fine, it's folding, just give it some time, it will show each % being done.

Try downloading fahmon, this will give you all the stats on each W/U your on. It tells you the ETA on when that W/U should complete, how many points its worth, how many minutes each % is taking, etc.
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Thanks for the help, got it sorted now.
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