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Restarting Folding

Post by shamrok3 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:55 pm

Hi guys.
I haven't been folding (or on the forums) for a while now, and am looking to start back up. It's been ages, so a quick setup walkthrough would be excellent, as well as how best to set up my system/s for folding. Currently having issues with my main desktop, so it will be a while till that's up, but I was running a client through VMWare + a GPU client... Looking to run my desktop (specs in sig) possibly my laptop + PS3.
Will take a quick trawl of the general FAQs etc.
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Re: Restarting Folding

Post by skier » Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:45 pm

get SMP2, no vmware and don't fold on the laptop or PS3, neither are really worth the extra power and heat/shorter lifespan

the 4890 should be running GPU2, and i think it'll be good for 3k per day, the X4 should be ~6k depending on clock speed
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Re: Restarting Folding

Post by shamrok3 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:09 pm

I've investigated oc'ing the P-II and have had up to 3.98GHz on my old TT HSF. Unfortunately, the mobo overclocking has a fit and AMD overdrive hasn't worked since I installed Win7. REALLY need to flash BIOS, but can't be bothered finding a floppy drive...
+ are you sure about the laptop? It's got a crappy CPU, but a 9800MGTS 1GB, which was outperforming the 4890 (probably a config issue).
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Re: Restarting Folding

Post by skier » Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:22 pm

shamrok3 wrote:but a 9800MGTS 1GB
oh, that's about 3500-4000ppd on GPU2
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Re: Restarting Folding

Post by shamrok3 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:13 pm

Right.
I'm back up and running as of today.
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Re: Restarting Folding

Post by Darkstar » Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:17 am

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