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Hi,

Im Getting some errors when folding (core download error) when using the graphical client.

Also I am using the F@H Nvidia client which is working fine but does this also use my CPU
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Hi,

Im Getting some errors when folding (core download error) when using the graphical client.

Also I am using the F@H Nvidia client which is working fine but does this also use my CPU
I would not use the graphical client. It doesn't give much points and is very inefficient. I would recommend using dual SMP clients because you have a quad core. Check my sig for running the Linux SMP client.

The Nvidia Client only use your CPU sometimes. If you watch the task manager, with no other processes you will see. It rarely uses it. Running a SMP client and Nvidia GPU client, my SMP times have only slowed down by 1 hour or by about 7%.
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Hey Jason, The best situation for you would be to run Bal3wolf's VMware + GPU2 clients. With the VMware you can run dual instances. The second best option would be to run 1 instance of Win SMP + GPU2 client. As Perdueman stated, the graphical client doesn't give very many points, it is used for older systems.

To answer your other question. The GPU2 client does use some of the CPU, but very little. I see that your running vista, most vista users are stating that the GPU2 client is using less than 25% of a core while folding.
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