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Hey guys I just started folding and I have some questions.
I'm folding with my GPU. Am I doing this correctly? Because I seem not to be able to configure HFM correctly :S



Also do I need to stay online while I'm folding? I don't quite understand how folding is done. Does each person take a certain kind of protein and works on it? Or do the PCs of teams synchronize online while working on a protein, etc...
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First off, close the viewer! Just keep HFH open. Also, you need to set up HFM. Theres a guide for it. I'll find it in a sec. And you need to really be connected to the net all the time as WU's need to uploaded and new ones downloaded.

By Z herself
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...hfm-guide.html
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Originally Posted by Captain_cannonfodder View Post
First off, close the viewer! Just keep HFH open. Also, you need to set up HFM. Theres a guide for it. I'll find it in a sec. And you need to really be connected to the net all the time as WU's need to uploaded and new ones downloaded.

By Z herself
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...hfm-guide.html
I followed the guide which is why I'm finding ti weird its not working. (the gpu guide) Maybe it needs time to synchronize?

Edit: Oh I used this one http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...gpu2-gpu3.html
I'll see what's the difference then! Thanks!
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You followed teh guide for setting up the client. Now you want to follow the guide to setup HFM which monitors your clients.
post #5 of 15
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Weird. Apparently I have the log files needed in the folding installation folder and not in my roaming folder
I put the log folder in hfm there and it worked.
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Fully working!! But there is a small bug maybe? HFM is saying that it will finish in 3:20 hours but the client says it will finish in around 7 hours

I'm currently running the gpu at 775MHz. Or should I put something else in the MHz section?
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post #8 of 15
Don't use the client viewer. The power that the GPU uses to render that whole viewer dealie takes away from your ppd. Just monitor with HFM
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I see! That's a lot of power! You want some fries with that? (+rep if you get the reference )
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post #10 of 15
Also, ATI currently suck compared to Nvidia cards. A 430 will stomp a 5870 into the ground. BUT the new v7 client is just around the corner so the ATI cards will get a performance boost.
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