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What is this base points and bonus points business?

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For the last couple months, I was almost exclusively only folding GPU. Today, I decided to go with a SMP folder as well. I installed the v7 version, and added the bigadv's flag. After folding for a couple minutes, I saw that my base points and final estimated points were both roughly 530points. My PPD is roughly 10k. I'm pretty sure I should be getting much much higher PPDs and points in general with my sig rig.

So, what up with my client/folder? Also, I haven't ever folded SMP, so I don't think I qualify for the 10WU bonus point thing. Is that the reason why my PPDs are so low? I have however finished about 85 GPU WU's.
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Bonus points are available for the SMP WUs. You need a passkey and 10 completed SMP WUs before you qualify to bonus points, the GPU WUs do not count toward the 10 completed WUs. Bonus points are based on how fast you complete each WU.

Lots and lots of stuff about passkeys
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Bonus points are available for the SMP WUs. You need a passkey and 10 completed SMP WUs before you qualify to bonus points, the GPU WUs do not count toward the 10 completed WUs. Bonus points are based on how fast you complete each WU.

Lots and lots of stuff about passkeys
I have had a passkey for a couple months now, and it is plugged into the v7 client.
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If you haven't completed the 10 SMP units yet, then you're going to be getting under 1k pts per wu. Once you complete the first 10 units, the bonus points will kick in starting with the 11th completed unit increasing your ppd.
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If you haven't completed the 10 SMP units yet, then you're going to be getting under 1k pts per wu. Once you complete the first 10 units, the bonus points will kick in starting with the 11th completed unit increasing your ppd.
How much of an increase should I be expecting?
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From ~500pts a WU to a few thousand.
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