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do i need a higher end comp than i have to fold? (check specs in sig)
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post #2 of 10
Nope, any computer can fold, it will just take longer to finish a WU on slower systems.
post #3 of 10
I was always wondering about folding.... just really quick answer, what is it and how do i get into it? thats all i need to know, i dont need a link to read a long article on it plz....
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post #4 of 10
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...lding-faq.html

F@H is essentially a program that simulates protein folding for cancer research.

All you need to do is install the program and let it run. After that all you have to do is leave the PC on.
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cool ill have to get into it...
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post #6 of 10
nah dude we have the same specs and i am folding good
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlAyEr08
do i need a higher end comp than i have to fold? (check specs in sig)
One of my rigs is a P4 1.7 GHz Willy, and it folds just fine. That generation of CPUs isn't going to tear through the folding ranks, but it will make respectable progress.
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post #8 of 10
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ok thanx guys...do i have to leave the pc on or can it still do it if i turn it off like at night and then the morning??
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlAyEr08
ok thanx guys...do i have to leave the pc on or can it still do it if i turn it off like at night and then the morning??
you can do it that way if you like, it will just take off from pretty close to where it left off, you could always just leave it on 24\\7, why dont you do that? then you will get some very respectable progress that you can be very proud of
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post #10 of 10
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ok..probably will do it overnite!!
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