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Originally Posted by Dr216;12864286 
Have not added an smp flag, just assumed that the smp client would do so automatically. Will check and try that when I get home from work.

Even without should I not at least get 1 core maxing out rather than all of them more or less acting as though they are idle?

or just use GPU tracer v2.
When you enable cpu folding check the SMP client and it should take the "Use all CPU cores" then you will want to check "enable -bigadv if you machine can handle it.
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well its at 220 of 250 of the current wu so im gonna let it finish and then give this all a shot hopefully its this simple to fix. Is it worth me setting my gpu's to fold too while im at it?
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Originally Posted by Dr216;12868302 
well its at 220 of 250 of the current wu so im gonna let it finish and then give this all a shot hopefully its this simple to fix. Is it worth me setting my gpu's to fold too while im at it?

Not worth folding on your GPUs right now, by the end of this month though we should have the new client so ATI cards can fold better.
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yeah I heard a 5970 could be out folded by a 9800gt or something crazy like that ^^
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Originally Posted by Dr216;12864286 
Have not added an smp flag, just assumed that the smp client would do so automatically. Will check and try that when I get home from work.

Did you follow this guide?
http://www.overclock.net/folding-home-guides-tutorials/682249-windows-7-setting-up-smp-client.html

If not, remove your current client, and use that one instead.
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Originally Posted by Dr216;12864286 
Even without should I not at least get 1 core maxing out rather than all of them more or less acting as though they are idle?

It does... however, Windows 7 balances the load across all cores, unless you fix the affinity of a process to a single core.
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yeah I heard a 5970 could be out folded by a 9800gt or something crazy like that ^^

For now. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by zodac;12870316 
Did you follow this guide?
http://www.overclock.net/folding-home-guides-tutorials/682249-windows-7-setting-up-smp-client.html

If not, remove your current client, and use that one instead.



It does... however, Windows 7 balances the load across all cores, unless you fix the affinity of a process to a single core.

nope I used the one on the stanford site, gonna redo the whole thing now smile.gif

The thing that confused me most was it sitting on 1 or 2% accross all 4 cores which obviously is not even 1 cores worth of folding. seems to have stoped doing that though all by its lonesome
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following your guide fixed it smile.gif would rep you but I cant so have +1 internets instead

but it seems the download page has slightly changed since you set up the guide your direct link now goes to an .exe rather than a .zip

Thanks guys should be working now hopefully Its useing 100% of my cpu at least now will see if my oc is as stable as it seems tongue.gif
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