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I am running the SMP client, and it only loads my CPU 50%. I have been running 2 instances to make up for the difference, but I thought SMP was supposed to utilize all cores available. So, what did I do wrong?
    
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I am running the SMP client, and it only loads my CPU 50%. I have been running 2 instances to make up for the difference, but I thought SMP was supposed to utilize all cores available. So, what did I do wrong?
When you first set up SMP, did you enter advanced options and change the cpu percentage?
You shouldn't be running 2 instances on a dual core.
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I am running the SMP client, and it only loads my CPU 50%. I have been running 2 instances to make up for the difference, but I thought SMP was supposed to utilize all cores available. So, what did I do wrong?
Which version are you running? WinSMP or LinuxSMP? What the number of the beta client?
    
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go into the processes in the task manager and make sure you don't have the core affinity set to only use 1 core. that could be your issue. i would try a complete uninstall and fresh download of the latest client if that doesnt work
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Thanks for all of the fast responses.

I didn't change the CPU Usage.
The affinity is set to both CPU Cores.
I downloaded the most recent Windows SMP client from the Stanford website, whatever version that is.
    
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Thanks for all of the fast responses.

I didn't change the CPU Usage.
The affinity is set to both CPU Cores.
I downloaded the most recent Windows SMP client from the Stanford website, whatever version that is.
Then it should default to 100%, reinstall like kev said.
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I tried reinstalling, and it was still at 50%.
    
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The only time I ever saw that was when the person installed the Windows client. Not the SMP. That's why I asked you what version you were using. 5.91 beta6? 5.92 beta?
Here's the link to the SMP clients. http://folding.stanford.edu/English/DownloadWinOther
    
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6.10 Beta.
    
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6.10 Beta.

I'm still on 5.91 b6, you tried it?
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