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$15; now.
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Um um hold on... *rummaging through pockets*
lol. Congratz on your newly acquired folding knowledge!
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I will answer your first question along with your second first. The faster you complete a CPU WU, the more points you get. Assuming you don't get the 2 cores enabled and you're left with a quad core, then you've got a choice.

Folding 24/7, the CPU would probably be the better Folder. However, if you're intending on turning off the computer every night, then the 5850, which doesn't depend on how fast you finish it, and has shorter WUs, will be better.

How does the client look different? Screenshots help.
Sorry to open up this old thread again, but I've got another question.

I'm not sure if I should be folding with just my processor, my GPU, or both at the same time. I was only able to unlock one core (making my processor a 5-core). Is there a way for me to test whether CPU, GPU, or CPU+GPU would be better for folding?

Here are my numbers so far (I really can't tell what's what): http://folding.extremeoverclocking.c...hp?s=&u=556513

EDIT I've decided I can use my rig to fold 24/7, if that changes anything.

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I'd use 4 cores of the CPU and then have the GPU on the 5th core. Should still get you decent PPD.
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I'd use 4 cores of the CPU and then have the GPU on the 5th core. Should still get you decent PPD.
Is there a way to specify how many cores will be dedicated to the GPU, or is that an automatic thing?
 
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You can set the affinity of the FahCore_16.exe file, and see if that gives an improvement.
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You can set the affinity of the FahCore_16.exe file, and see if that gives an improvement.
Like this?


Or like this?
 
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