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Ok, try all testings and let me know too.. as i personally cannot do testings on different pcs as this is mine, the other is my families one, cannot stay using it as they start arguing lol... and the laptop isn't that good for testing as it has these specs: Intel Centrino 1.5Ghz, 512RAM PC333 and the rest doesn't count for folding.
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Originally Posted by jrabb1920
I will get back to this thread, I will do some testing, I have several server's I will try this on them and get back with the results in a couple of days.
Did you do some testings?
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I can't wait to see the results because if it is true I need to do it.
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Ya I'm not so sure it makes much difference. I agree it needs some actual tests to verify whether or not it makes any difference. Personally I think like themanual said, it will only make a difference if your PC is doing other things at the same time, and make it take priority over other things slowing the other things in favor of the folding. But idle I don't think it would make any difference at all.

I already tried that and while I didn't do any benching, I'm not sure it had any effect. When I checked CPU usage, it was 50% (because of hyperthreading of course) either way whether set to low or high. And on my northwood rig it's 100% either way cause it doesn't have HT. I'll be interested to see though if someone does more extensive testing and proves it helps. If it does, I'll do it for sure, we need to move up those folding ranks!
    
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ive done this 'priority' thing to my programs and i can say it does nothing.

you see when you set priority it doesnt devote more power to a program, it has it ask for power when other programs are idle, and high priority allows it to be the first one to get power, not more power. because F@H already does this, nothing happens
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