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So I've saw folding and decided to do it. If not for the karma, for the added 10 degrees in my room from my rigs

Small (probably stupid) question

Using smp, i have 4 wu running on my 9950 windows 7 rig.

I'm overclocked to 3 ghz, but only getting maybe 1700ppd per core.

So I ask

Is this normal?

Can I speed it up via software or settings?

Will the Lone Ranger make it to the damsel in distress in time?
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Hi, welcome to folding.

First of all, running SMP should only have 1 WU running; 4 of them is not normal. One SMP client should fully utilize your quad core.

I would recommend starting over with the SMP client. Delete your old folder.
Download a fresh copy here:
http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandeg...-win32-SMP.zip

Extract the executable to a folder.

Create a shortcut to the .exe file, and open it's properties. Under "target", go to the end of the line, after the quotes, and put a space and then -smp

Now run it using that shortcut.

When you configure it, put your name in, our team number(37726), and your passkey. You will need a passkey for SMP folding, and can get one here:
http://fah-web.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/getpasskey.py

When you get to the part that asks about changing advanced options, you can select no.


Whenever you want to run SMP folding, make sure you use that shortcut you made that has the [-smp] flag in it. This flag is what makes it use all 4 cores for 1 unit.
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post #3 of 25
According to the CPU PPD database it looks normal to me, only way to improve is by higher clocks and tweaking your OS.
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Thanks!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by k4m1k4z3 View Post

I would recommend starting over with the SMP client. Delete your old folder.
Download a fresh copy here:
One thing you forgot. FINISH AND UPLOAD THE WORK UNITS FIRST. Then delete the old folder and start over. It's unethical to just delete them.
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You guys are great This is why I joined OCN in the first place
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Megabander View Post
You guys are great This is why I joined OCN in the first place
You didn't join cause of my cookies?
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We can has cookies?!?!

Other small thing. will the smp utilize my gpu?
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post #10 of 25
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Even as I typed that question, I thought it'd be that simple lol
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