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i want to know about how long it should be taking me to do a frame. i am working on a 5000 frame wu and it says 104day tell done. to long for me i want my first point now!!!! help me fold faster please.



well now it says 1 day but i want two a day what can i do?
    
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Each work unit is different and different computers process them at vastly different rates, so there is no meaningful way to compare your progress unless you find someone with a similar computer and the same WU.

Please read through the folding FAQ linked in my signature. It lists some optimizations to the program that will increase your folding speed. The other obvious answer is to overclock and/or upgrade your rig (though there's not much of a reason to upgrade from an 840). The FAQ also addresses the issue of the 100+ day estimate.
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Fold Faster!!!!!
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im trying
    
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You could run two instance of it since you have a dual core. There should be a process of how to do it in Taeric's sig.
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i tried but every time i started the programe for the second cpu it just restarted the first one. i put them in differant dir too. and i wanted to build a duel core ht rig
    
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You need to change the machine ID in the config. If the IDs of the two copies match, you'll experience all kinds of problems.
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ok i think i figured it out. i am using two text versions going booted from differant dirs. and they are running on differant cpu cores. the top ones on core 1.
    
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You need to change the machine ID in the config. If the IDs of the two copies match, you'll experience all kinds of problems.
how
    
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