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F@H needs to be dual core compatible.

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That would get us ahead considerably...
post #2 of 24
You're able to run 2 instances, 1 on each core.
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Pretty soon F@H will design a new version of the program that will hopefully make it multi threaded...but for now, like Burn said, 2 instances is the only way
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When will they come out with a multithreaded F@H Client??
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We were discussing this in another thread........Try using the graphical program not the console one (or, run 2 of the console ones).

At least on my system, the graphical folding loads both my cores.

I had some screenshots, but I can't get them small enough to attach....
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Hmm... I'm running the graphical client right now and it's running at 51%.

For screenshots, save as JPG files instead of BMP...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thumper
I had some screenshots, but I can't get them small enough to attach....
download irfanview....
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use www.imageshack.us to upload images. They allow you to resize there.
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post #9 of 24
Yeah, it's been a while and I was wiped out tired last night, couldn't think. I have a program called MWSnap or something like that, I couldn't remember where the setting to scale down resloution was LOL

I'll use imageshack tonight.
post #10 of 24
Here are my screenshots folks


I used Speedfan, task Manager and PC Probe 2 to show CPU usage, so this is three programs saying the same thing.


Idle


1 Prime95


2 prime95s


Folding


Sorry about the quality, I set the resolution low on the captures when I saved them.

But you can clearly see that at idle my system shows almost 0% usage on both CPU cores. With 1 Prime95 program running, 1 core is clearly fully loaded with the other doing some work, but only approx 15%. Then with 2 Prime95 programs running, both cores show 100% load.

Finally, with only one graphical Folding program running, again, both cores are running at 100%.

The only explanation I have is that the graphical folding program is using both my cores.
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