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Thinking of Folding and BigAdv?

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So sicne im getting an i5-2500K, i might as well but it to use and do some folding.
Atm, my E6850 at 3ghz takes roughly 5-6 hours per work unit.. Which is to slow.

If i get the 2500K and run one cpu client per core (thats what i do right?) as well as folding on my 4850, how many points per day would you Estimate that i could receive using Stock clock speeds.

Secondly, what is Bigadv?
Why should i choose it over normal folding, and can i still fold for overclock.net?

Thats all my questions, i hope to be folding for 5-6 hours per day, weekends when the computer is on for 12+ hours, it will be folding 8+ hours.
    
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you need 8 cores for bigadv so only i7's will qualify.. not sure how well the i5 2500k will do in smp i dont think anyone has tried yet
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You can hack the Linux client to do -bigadv on the x6s, I don't know if you can trick it to do less, but you can always try. Doubt you would make the deadline with only four cores though.
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Doubt you would make the deadline. Just go for a nice overclock and do SMP.
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