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I was wondering if it was possible of even worth it to run 4 folding at home programs at the same time on one computer ?
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if i remember well it cannot be done. unless u r running multiple partitions at the same time like in the case of linux. u can read up Taeric's FAQ on that.
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The only time this is a good idea is if you have a dual core CPU or a system with multiple CPUs. There's no advantage on a single core/non-HT CPU, and although there is a bit of an advantage on a single core/HT CPU, the benefits are outweighted by how it impacts Stanford's research.

If you do have a dual core or multi-CPU setup, but all means run one instance of the software per core/CPU.
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