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how do you know if ya have a good folding rig?while your in process of folding what do the numbers mean?yes im new,lol and just trying to understand behind folding.
    
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Well, you have a great folding rig there.

Are you using fahmon? http://www.fahmon.net/

Just add your clients to it and it will tell you your PPD (points per day)

If you want to max your PPD on your GTX 285 you should overclock the shaders btw, to fold on both cards you would have to disable SLI D; Are you running SMP, GPU2 or both?
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Well, I see you have a great folding rig there.

I am assuming you know what folding is, correct?

There was a point system devised for folding, and similar to the speed of a car, instead we would say PPD for Points Per Day.

The numbers from the client itself just show how long to completion, however a program such as FahMon can help you see what estimated PPD you are putting out.

GTS beat me to it, and we had such similar posts
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um i got it from evga.com,its the folding@home software i guess.
    
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can i9 use fahmon with my folding@home?
    
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um i got it from evga.com,its the folding@home software i guess.
Ah right, that's the GPU client then. SMP is a CPU client, you set your team number to 37726 right?

yes you can use fahmon with the client you are using, if you right click like in the pic and then click add client and direct it to the folding installation directory.

Edited by GeforceGTS - 2/19/09 at 11:09pm
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can i9 use fahmon with my folding@home?
yes
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so how do i do the cpu folding?i thought iw as doing both.
    
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For CPU folding you need to download this client "6.23 beta for MPICH (32-bit or 64-bit)" from here http://folding.stanford.edu/English/DownloadWinOther

and follow this guide http://folding.stanford.edu/English/WinSMPGuideMPICH

If you wanted max PPD though, you would be best off running SMP on VMware + Ubuntu..

There is a guide for that here http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...made-easy.html

Running the normal client on my Q6600 at 3.5ghz I maxed around 3000PPD, with VMware + ubuntu I can get around 5500PPD with decent WU's. So you would see some nice results with that Q9550 at 3.8ghz.
Edited by GeforceGTS - 2/19/09 at 11:16pm
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how do i add to fahmon?
    
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