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Chimp Challenge poll will you F@H for TPU on May the 4th?

Will you Fold for TPU in the 2010 Chimp Challange?


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Quick question. I am using my GPU for folding only right now (console based app.). Is my daily average a bit low for say 20 hours a day of folding?
 

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Quick question. I am using my GPU for folding only right now (console based app.). Is my daily average a bit low for say 20 hours a day of folding?
It depends on which WU's that you have folded. You average does not seem abnormally low.
 
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should I be running a multi-core client and a GPU client at 100% simultaneously on one system? Or should I back the core client down to either 2 single units (or just take the multicore to 50%) to prevent a slowdown on my system?
 
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should I be running a multi-core client and a GPU client at 100% simultaneously on one system? Or should I back the core client down to either 2 single units (or just take the multicore to 50%) to prevent a slowdown on my system?
Listed in the Fold@Home starter guild thingy.

The GPU needs some CPU cycles at times to upload and download WU's, but it will only need to use 1 core. If you can micro manager, set 100% for all cores but 1 and set it at say 50 to 80% en be sure it can handle the download/upload request. If not, start the Multi-core client and adjust the affinity to to 1 less core. Then you can still use the computer for web browsing and such and cover this base as well.
 
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If it only needs it for a very short time I'll just leave it how it is so I don't break anything lol. I just thought that it might continually need the cpu to retrieve the downloaded WU like it would if it were just gaming and needed things from the cpu to turn into pretty pictures. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't permanently bottlenecking everything I guess.

Thanks :)
 

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Listed in the Fold@Home starter guild thingy.

The GPU needs some CPU cycles at times to upload and download WU's, but it will only need to use 1 core. If you can micro manager, set 100% for all cores but 1 and set it at say 50 to 80% en be sure it can handle the download/upload request. If not, start the Multi-core client and adjust the affinity to to 1 less core. Then you can still use the computer for web browsing and such and cover this base as well.
The GPU always needs CPU cycles whenever it is running. It's best to run the GPU's on a low priority and the CPU on an idle priority. These setting will maximize your ppd production.
 
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How can I get back into the settings to change that after the initial set-up? What's the difference between low and idle priorities too?

Or should I just set the cpu client itself to run at 60-70%?
 
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I'm in.
 
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the 4th may is my first day in my new job, so my pc will be sitting idle...if i remember to do it, i'll be in (i'll push my cpu to 4ghz for the event too - plus get my htpc and ps3 runnin').
 

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the 4th may is my first day in my new job, so my pc will be sitting idle...if i remember to do it, i'll be in (i'll push my cpu to 4ghz for the event too - plus get my htpc and ps3 runnin').
Almost forgot about that, I will have my Slim run as well for the challenge :D
 

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If CPU folding only, you should get 6500+ ppd. I have PII's @ 3.1ghz and they produce 5900 ppd.
Excellent!
I may be getting my 8800GT back from the guy I sold it to (trade him the HD5670 for the 8800GT + cash), in which case I should be able to do ~12k PPD for a week or so. Depending if I have a new cooler by then, I'll clock up the X4 955 as high as I can, and maybe see about getting my friend with a 9600GT to fold for us as well :cool:
 
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23...... come on TPU im sure we can muster a few more to rise to the challange 400 dormant folders there must be a few more yet!!!!
 

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Alright this thread almost died because the OP had to leave on a short notice. Anyways I'm resurrecting it; so who else is interested in doing this? If you've signed up originally confirm it by posting YES. If we get enough participants I will then submit our application and get the credentials started and pass it on out (username, password, team #, passkey...etc...)
 
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has anyone talked to w1z?just one of his machines could add a big score to the TPU team...or,and btw,count me in!Just signed on to the TPU team today (had some troubles with it but now i'm ok!)
 

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I'm in. Just tell me when/where to show up.
 
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i am in as well. just say when and where, i'll be there
 
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yup yup
 

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OK, help me out with our team name.......It has to be related to a Chimp......Post your suggestions:D

I came up with:.


1. TechBaboonPU:laugh:
 
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OK, help me out with our team name.......It has to be related to a Chimp......Post your suggestions:D

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1. TechBaboonPU:laugh:
or baboonPowerUp?
Or ChimpPowerUp
or KongPowerup
or KKPowerUp (king Kong?)
 
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Yes

The Donkey Kong Powerup Squad?
 
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TPU_PanTroglodytes

look up Pan troglodytes
 

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Sweet, keep 'em coming team. I will pick from your suggestions no later than Sunday and will submit our credentials on Monday.
 
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