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Hey I have an i7 2630qm and it decided to stop folding right yesterday.
I think it's a speedstep in combination with turboboost issue as before when it was folding it OC'ed itself to 2.8 GHz but now the turboboost monitor doesn't even register it as working. Core Temp says the frequency is 797 MHz and it's also running extremely cool. 40C as opposed to 70C (normal while folding) with gpu adding heat too the rest of details are in my laptop under my system list.
     
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Hey I have an i7 2630qm and it decided to stop folding right yesterday.
I think it's a speedstep in combination with turboboost issue as before when it was folding it OC'ed itself to 2.8 GHz but now the turboboost monitor doesn't even register it as working. Core Temp says the frequency is 797 MHz and it's also running extremely cool. 40C as opposed to 70C (normal while folding) with gpu adding heat too the rest of details are in my laptop under my system list.
try disabling c states and speedstep while folding......
but leave the turbo boost on.....
post #3 of 16
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I don't know how to access cstates on here the bios has very few options.
     
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Try restarting, that fixes everythang!
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I did try restarting. And shutdown, and registry clean, stop start turboboost service, using another SMP client. Tried looking in the bios for c states (all that's really there is date/time stuff, boot priorities, virtualization on/off, and that's basically it)
     
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So your low PPD is due to lower CPU clocks...Don't you have a Asus program that allows you to set different performance states? something like power now, or boost something?

C1E states and similar power saving features as speedstep can only be disabled in BIOS. If i get to know any way to get around this i'll let you know mate
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Ah hah! I think I fixed it. Somehow the battery setting got set to battery saver.
     
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Ah hah! I think I fixed it. Somehow the battery setting got set to battery saver.
how's your PPD now?
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post #9 of 16
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No idea. Is project 10046 a bigadv unit?
Well on my laptop I'm getting 01:15:30 TPF so I guess it'd be better to just SMP?
Edited by phazer11 - 3/18/11 at 4:05am
     
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post #10 of 16
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No idea. Is project 10046 a bigadv unit?
Well on my laptop I'm getting 01:15:30 TPF so I guess it'd be better to just SMP?
No its not bigadv, but they are the longest smp units around IIRC

20+ minutes on a 3.0ghz Q9650

give it a few frames and see if the time goes down.

EDIT: or maybe it is, I am thinking of the 101xx WU's
Edited by Finrond - 3/18/11 at 10:32am
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