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Laptop with Core i5 M560 2.67GHz can run SMP -bigadvantage?

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Have a laptop with Core i5 M560 running 2.67GHz, 2 cores, 4 threads.
Is it fast enough to run SMP bigadv?
If not, what PPD can I expect for regular SMP?
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not even close. 3-5K regular SMP
    
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A laptop usually does not have the cooling required to run folding i tried on mine and it heated up to 75c (max default) almost instantly. It will not be good for your computer running max temp constantly. Sorry but i don't advise.
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A laptop usually does not have the cooling required to run folding i tried on mine and it heated up to 75c (max default) almost instantly. It will not be good for your computer running max temp constantly. Sorry but i don't advise.
Core i5s are very cool. My cpu is not even close to 75C when running BOINC on all 4 threads.
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Try smp for a week and see how it goes... I could be wrong since my laptop does not have a i series processor.
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Running SMP on an i5-M540 is giving me 3500 PPD according to HFM.
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For bigadv you technically need at least 8 threads to run it in native Windows.

You can also run it using less core/threads while in linux or virtual machine of linux.
But only the i5 2500k and AMD 6 core can finish in time for bonuses.
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