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Nope, just continue folding SMP.
How long does it take to complete a bigadv, I usually fold 24/7 unless I'm gaming I turn it off game then when i'm done I turn it back on. I usually fold non stop overnight and day until I get home at about 3 PM.
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3-4 days depending on clocks and work unit.
I do not know the exact time it will take on your x6 since I do not have one.

If you want to try it here is the guide.
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Is this any benefit to folding on ubuntu over windows 7, like more PPD?
IMHO, the benefit win7 has over linux is how easy it is to setup folding and monitor temps. Especially when shuffling the deck of GPU cards or parts are coming and going. FAH GPU Tracker, GPU-z, and HWMonitor are a godsend to make sure things are working the way you want them to.

Linux is somewhat more "turn on and forget it"... but maybe not the easiest choice if you want to test an overclock, etc. If you check my HFM stats, there is an entry for "smb4 server". That's my 1055t x6 @ 3.1 GHz running linux with smp 4 set for fah.

When it was running win7 as my "F1" rig, it ran two GPU clients, was clocked to 3.3, and on smp 5 it would vary from 7000 to 9000 ppd, with the occasional flirtation with 10k ppd.

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