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I want to try this folding thing , tell me how!
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Download the program here
http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandeg.../download.html
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Hoy much time does it take to finish this thing called "WU"?
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Originally Posted by dpg
Hoy much time does it take to finish this thing called "WU"?
It depends on the work unit (WU). Some take a couple of minutes, some take a couple of days.
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As was mentioned, not all WUs are created equally, and number of frames means absolutely nothing in terms of length of time or point values. Once a WU has been going for an hour or so, the estimated completion time is pretty realistic. If you have the console version, download FAHMon, a little utility that provides lots of info on WUs including estimated time to completion (see sticky in the folding forum for download link).
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Hi i wanna start folding soon too, il be having another rig with nothing to do so i thought FOLDING!

Just a few things i wanna clear up tho,

I have broadband, will i need a package with no download limit?
Whats the minimum spec CPU? eg 1-2GHz?

Sorry if this has been asked before i couldnt find any answers to my questions
    
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There is no minimum speed for the cpu, and folding does not use much internet activity, very little, less then browsing the internet. All folding does is send the WU to the server, and gets another one. So your set.
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Wicked il get that rig going soon!

edit:- and il set mine up too
    
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