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post #1 of 10
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Laptop folding. Is it worth the stress on the machine?

A few days ago I had some Ambers that were worth alot of points but now I have this one which seems ridiculous? 23ppd



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Personally low ppd and the fact that I am going to severly wear out my laptop is why I don't fold on my laptop, and its a 1.6ghz dual core. So much heat just can't be good for them, but I can't afford to replace my laptop every few years. I gave it a shot but my cpu on mine was running around 62C full time, and all I need is that junky fan to die and kiss my laptop goodbye.
post #3 of 10
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Is my processor any good?

The laptop is quite high spec,when i bought it anyway.

The strange Amber units I had a few days ago were worth 400points or so and the ppd for the laptop was quite good, now its abysmal.
post #4 of 10
62C isn't much - mine [2.2ghz amd Turion X2 - Upgraded HP 6715b laptop] runs at 73 prime load.....
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I had a late 2005 2005 HP DV8125NR with an AMD Turion.

I didn't use that version of the client, but I don't think my Laptop appreciated the stress. It burnt out after a year and a half of folding.
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Define: Burned out please....
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Unless you have a really high dollar(newer) laptop, I wouldn't fold with it. I have a 3 or 4 year old laptop, and I choose not to fold with it. Like you said, too much stress and not enough points to justify it.

Off topic: You don't know if we can use the Notfreds setup with a wireless card do you?
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There has to be something wrong if your only getting that many points... My AMD laptop with TL-52, a similar processor gets about 300-400 ppd. Is that SMP?

I decided that it wasnt worth it to fold on my laptop due to how little points it puts out.
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post #9 of 10
Cog,

You should run the SMP client, I do on my T7200 and average 1000ppd.
Your proc is rated to 100°c by Intel, so I wouldn't worry about burning it up.
Just make sure it's on a well ventilated hard surface.
I was gonna sell my lappy, but decided to fold on it

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post #10 of 10
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This is it

http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/tosh...-32333175.html


Thanks Grunion I will try it out.
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