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I am currently running the GPU3 client on my machine and was wondering since the client is barely taking up any of my CPU (about 5-10%) if I could run the SMP client in tandem with the GPU3. I'm new to folding but have found it to be a very useful way to occupy my computers down time. If anyone has any advice how I can either better use the GPU3 client or run another client along with it I would be greatly appreciated.
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Yup, for the SMP client just run the -smp 7 flag when you do so and have a different machine ID.

Just follow the SMP guide to get started.
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Ummm, whats with the 7 zodiacs guide only shows -smp ???
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Guess I should have explained what the 7 does.
-smp flag uses all available threads, if you add a number after it then it will only use that amount of threads for folding. Since you have a fermi card it is best to leave 1 thread for the GPU so it doesn't fight for resources.

Basically how fermi folders optimize the clients for best PPD.
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OK, so one last question. When I pull up the SMP client it doesn't give me the option to add any flags. Bleh, probably a total newb issue but I would like to start this machine doing as much work as she can.
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Oh its simple, and yea it gets asked a lot so its ok.
How to add flags
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Thanks for all the help man.
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Wasn't for free, I will send you the bill.
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