Originally Posted by Roachdawg
Well here is the thing I mean my i7 is on all day but I use it. Is folding going to be that much more intensive. All I do is game out on my machine, and the family uses it for internet. I don't know that much about folding yet. I was just thinking that it would be easier to just plug in the server let it fold and use it for a media server, VM it, maybe Trixx box for a phone server. Anyways thanks for the reply.
Why not put both folding? If your i7 is on all day for web browsing and such, folding won't hurt its usability
When you want to game on it, if you notice slowdowns and low FPS, shutdown the client and when you are finished gaming put it running again