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I have 6.30 client. Which parameters do i need for setting up folding client for i7 950?

Currently i have running "-smp -bigadv" combination but only 4 threads are used even they are not fully utilized... Am i doing something wrong?
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That should be using all available threads with -smp and -bigadv. You don't have HT turned off do you? Top of your fahlog should indicate how many cores/threads are detected.
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You are probably running a unit that isn't meant for your system, is it showing up as A3 in your taskmanager?

If not go into your work folder and delete that unit and make sure to add the -smp to your shortcut.
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That should be using all available threads with -smp and -bigadv. You don't have HT turned off do you? Top of your fahlog should indicate how many cores/threads are detected.
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You are probably running a unit that isn't meant for your system, is it showing up as A3 in your taskmanager?

If not go into your work folder and delete that unit and make sure to add the -smp to your shortcut.
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I haven't checked whether it was showing A3 or not but i deleted the previous work and now it's taking ages to download new work. Let's see if it uses all 8 threads now... Will report back when downloading completes.
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Yea that unit is not what you should be folding, go into your F@H folder and delete the work folder.
Create a shortcut and add the -smp flag.
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Yea that unit is not what you should be folding, go into your F@H folder and delete the work folder.
Create a shortcut and add the -smp flag.
How to add flags
only -smp? and not the -bigadv?
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only -smp? and not the -bigadv?
No, unless you have a passkey with 10 A3 units completed you will not get bonuses. After that then add the -bigadv flag.
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No, unless you have a passkey with 10 A3 units completed you will not get bonuses. After that then add the -bigadv flag.
ok chris. it uses all threads 100% now. and i saw the a3 core was downloaded i'm happy now. will type bigadv in a few days.

i heard from somewhere that with 6.30 version client, bigadv parameter is no more needed because the client automaticly gives bonus points. is that true?
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post #9 of 12
You do not need to add anything in the configuration parameters, just the flags in the shortcut.
It will automatically assign you bonus points after the 10th is completed.

So once you finish 10, add -bigadv and get ready for some amazing PPD and long non stop folding.
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post #10 of 12
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You do not need to add anything in the configuration parameters, just the flags in the shortcut.
It will automatically assign you bonus points after the 10th is completed.

So once you finish 10, add -bigadv and get ready for some amazing PPD and long non stop folding.
What kind of amazingness are we talkin bout here? Like 25-30k ? Really how much PPD i can get with this 4Ghz i7 950?
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