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If you are updating v7 client to the latest one can you just install over it?
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so, i'm brand new to folding and decided i should put my hardware to work.
i downloaded and installed the v7 client as per your instructions (nicely done btw), but i have a couple questions.

1. i'm on my second set of WUs and the client is still saying unknown for base and estimated credit, and estimated ppd. will this change or will it never tell me because it doesn't play nice w/ amd?

2.where does it tell me the credit value of the WU so i can fill out the form you linked?

3. do i want to enable the FahCore_16 WUs? or just keep rocking w/e the default is that it's set at? i ask because you said it's still buggy, and i don't have the slightest idea how to fix it if something goes wrong.

thanks in advance
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Originally Posted by steamboat View Post
so, i'm brand new to folding and decided i should put my hardware to work.
i downloaded and installed the v7 client as per your instructions (nicely done btw), but i have a couple questions.

1. i'm on my second set of WUs and the client is still saying unknown for base and estimated credit, and estimated ppd. will this change or will it never tell me because it doesn't play nice w/ amd?

2.where does it tell me the credit value of the WU so i can fill out the form you linked?

3. do i want to enable the FahCore_16 WUs? or just keep rocking w/e the default is that it's set at? i ask because you said it's still buggy, and i don't have the slightest idea how to fix it if something goes wrong.

thanks in advance
1. Are you referring to CPU folding? If so, all you need to do to calculate PPD is to select the project number and TPF here: http://linuxforge.net/bonuscalc2.php

2. see above ^

3. You do want to enable Core 16 WUs IF you are folding on GPUs only. They eat up too much CPU to fold Core 16 and CPU simultaneously.

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post #214 of 745
very nice guide as always, thanks a lot
how can i reduce the smp core usage like in the old client? (-smp 5)
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Check post 2 for info on how to edit a slot. Instead of adding the -bigadv command, you can see options to change the number of threads used for SMP.
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ok figured it out with the information in this link https://fah-web.stanford.edu/project...rGuide#Windows

it has to look like this to change cores
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No, don't use that; no need to add a new flag. Just use this section (same page):
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ok didnt see that but it actually does the same entry to the config.xml and when i go back to the preferences the number will be in the place you marked:O
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Correct, but it's faster.
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true but now i know how the new config works
i see my gpu uses about 15% cpu for folding, is there a way to reduce that?
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