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Hi everyone,

I have gone through the guide again to setup my CPU folding - been away a bit and uninstalled a few things, I have now reinstalled everything and go in via the console and set it up like I always have done and put my passkey in.

I have created a shortcut of the main file and put it onto the desktop and put the -smp flag in the location, when I run the program it doesn't like it and won't fold, im now stuck wth it running without the -smp flag and therefore a massive drop in PPD for the CPU

Please can I have help on this, really want to get all my cores to run at max rather than 20-30%
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Have you tried going in and deleting the queue.dat file, the unitinfo file and delete the work folder all together then restarting the client? This should download the new core as it's probably running the fahcore78 which is unicore only.
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I will try that, only just started the work on that unit, so not too worried, will report back
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Nope won't let me

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Nope won't let me

Okay I've had this problem before. I deleted everything, downloaded a new exe from Standford, setup a folder on my desktop and named it "SMP". I put the exe in that folder, made the shortcut, went to properies in the shortcut, added the -smp flag, and ran the shortcut. Try all that if you haven't already.
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Show a screen shot of the shortcut properties that you changed...Sometimes if the spacing is incorrect you will get an error..

-smp 4 = correct
- smp 4 = Not correct
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Attachment 203197

Here's a pic of what I did.

I put -smp 4 because I dont want to use everything but you want to just leave it as -smp
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I re-downloaded the link on one of the tutorials, seems to like it more now and its folding on all 4 cores at max, I did managed to check the possible flags and I might run it on -smp 2 or something so that it keeps the temps down? Just it 55C
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Originally Posted by m1tch View Post
I re-downloaded the link on one of the tutorials, seems to like it more now and its folding on all 4 cores at max, I did managed to check the possible flags and I might run it on -smp 2 or something so that it keeps the temps down? Just it 55C
Good to hear it works! Temps can get a bit high. They'll still be a bit high when you use two cores but it's up to you what you want to do. Maximum temp is around 70C so just stay clear of that.

Here's what I'm getting right now running 4 cores. Just set this up:

Attachment 203199

Keep in mind, my 1055T supposedly has a 10C offset and I'm running GPU and GPU3 clients along with Half-Life 2 in the background.
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Im at 54-55 steady, and 54C on an OCed GPU, im running a stock heatsink, so might just upgrade that, last time I ran it like this it was down to about a max of 50C, but the temperature was about 15C ambient, so its warmer at the moment, so cooling needs sorting I think!
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