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Alright, I would like to start folding on my GTS, but I have one crucial question.

Can someone with a single GT or GTS that also has a watt measurer tell me how much the power consumption of the pc goes up from idle to folding with the gpu2 client please? As I am only 16, I would rather not have my mom incur the added cost to the electric bill if it is going to be a noticeable increase.

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It'll go up by (I'm guessing) 60-80 watts. If you turn off a light that you normally leave on 24\\7 then the valance will even out.
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Thanks, any other input?

I started folding at noticed that my gpu temps go up by only 3-4C, so it's not getting as hot as when I play the newest games. I suppose it can't hurt that much
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Im on a token meter and im paying an extra £3 [aprox] a week so not huge but also depends on how you parents pay for electric.
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If there's an increase, tell them to deduct it from your allowance.

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