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So my new rig is up and running and I want to use it when im not around.

What all do i need at this point to utilize my 2600k(@4.5) and 2 6850s for optimal folding? Want to fold when I'm not using my pc so I'm guessing it would be on and off?

I read through a few threads and saw a bunch of different clients etc. A little overwhelming
post #2 of 26
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oh, and HT is still on
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Follow the SMP guide for your CPU.

Don't bother with the ATI cards for now, they do not fold that well and just slow your CPU client down.
Once the new client comes out for ATI then you can fold on it.
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Folding on ATI GPUs atm is terribly inefficient, to the point of it actually hurting CPU performance. For your CPU read this:
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...mp-client.html

Unless you plan on folding more than 20 hours a day I would just stick to running regular SMP rather than trying bigadv. I would guess that 18 hours would be the bare minimum for bigadv on your rig.

EDIT: Gosh darn it chris do you just sit in the folding section and mash f5?
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General information

CPU client information

Sadly ATI cards are not much use folding right now, and you would be much better off only using your CPU at the moment. Hopefully, in the next 2-3 months or so, the ATI client will be ready for folding!
 
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EDIT: Gosh darn it chris do you just sit in the folding section and mash f5?
You beat me to it
I get that a lot.
Maybe I need to be like Z and pretend to work...
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post #7 of 26
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This look about right then?
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Obviously not pretending very hard...
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It was funny though because I seriously thought to myself, "As soon as I click reply I'm going to see that Chris has beat me to it by a few seconds"

EDIT: mjl4878 that looks good, welcome to folding!
EDIT2: ^^ha! beat Chris on the reply
    
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post #9 of 26
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so if/when i do stop, should i wait till its done with a block?
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Originally Posted by mjl4878 View Post
This look about right then?
[IMG]http://rexel.companyofraiders.org/raw/fah.JPG[IMG]
That looks good. Make sure you change you team options on HFM if you want to see your rank and points Goto preferences -> Web settings

For example mine shows my personal stats


Edit---

The goal is to never stop!!
    
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