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Apparently folding on GPU with the new client takes up a lot of CPU resources, pause your SMP and check out your CPU usage, mine was over 30%. The only workaround for this to get decent PPD is to set your SMP to use 3 cores so your GPU folding can utilize the fourth core. (You can change the setting in Configure -> Slots -> SMP under the CPUs option)
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With my system, when I was folding on GPU only, task manager said my CPU usage was 33% and starting the SMP folding my TPF would be something like 20-30 minutes. After setting up SMP to only use 3 cores then my SMP TPF was around 5 minutes and my GPU TPF was 3:30. I have since reverted to folding 4 core SMP only until this issue gets resolved
    
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With my system, when I was folding on GPU only, task manager said my CPU usage was 33% and starting the SMP folding my TPF would be something like 20-30 minutes. After setting up SMP to only use 3 cores then my SMP TPF was around 5 minutes and my GPU TPF was 3:30. I have since reverted to folding 4 core SMP only until this issue gets resolved
Only AMD cards use that much CPU.

These WU's just give terrible points.

Project ID: 10114
Core: GRO-A3
Credit: 1798
Frames: 100


Name: CPU
Path: FAH6.30-win32-SMP\\
Number of Frames Observed: 69

Min. Time / Frame : 00:13:46 - 13,326.3 PPD
Avg. Time / Frame : 00:14:15 - 12,654.1 PPD
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I think dave12 has it right, when I pause SMP folding, my CPU use when GPU folding on my GTX470 is only 3-5%.
Same thing on my Phenom x4 system with the 9800GT video card, 3-5% CPU use when GPU folding in the v7 client.
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