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Please post any issues you are having with F@H and we will promptly respond.

  • CPU folding with SMP/SMP2

  • Nvidia/ATI GPU folding with GPU2

  • We also have TeamViewer available and it has made the process much easier in several instances. It allows an experienced team member limited access to your rig to set up the clients. You are in complete control of the process throughout the entire session. I highly suggest this option fro those intimidated by F@H client set-up.

For SMP2 Passkey's, please PM: Bogmali, El Fiendo, [Ion], or p_o_s_pc
 
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is there any fix to the F@H client for GTX 4 Series yet?
 

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is there any fix to the F@H client for GTX 4 Series yet?
No, I do not believe that a client exists yet that will allow F@H on GF100 :(
 
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Folding -bigadv for the first time, click HERE to get started.
 

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Okay - make it simple for me. I want to fold with 3 i7 920 rigs. One has a 8400gs and another has a X1650. The third has an old PCI video adaptor:(
These are crunchers so I don't care about GPU power.
Tell me what to do:)
 

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Hammer-see my post about -bigadv. As long as your OC is stable this is where you'll make a lot of PPD. LMK if you need help.
 

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Yeah they are stable at 3.8 GHz
 

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do you have a simple guide to run smp on an i5 750?? vm or windows?? which gives higher ppd??
 

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When trying to set up Windows SMP client installation (MPICH version), FAH6 crashes after prompting for a passkey. Any Ideas???
 

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When trying to set up Windows SMP client installation (MPICH version), FAH6 crashes after prompting for a passkey. Any Ideas???
Not sure why you are getting the crashes, but I see you have a 920 and 6GB of RAM.

You could get more PPD by running the -bigadv work units on a VM.

You can get all the info you need to set it up here.
 
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I need a smp2 passkey I am setting up and getting ready now :toast:
 

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I've got a bunch of spare hardware sitting here. Which combos would give me the best PPD?

C2D 8500@3800MHz, Asus Maximus Formula SE
C2Q Q6600@3000MHz, Gigabyte P35 DQ6
Athlon X2 6400@3200MHz, Asus M2N SLI Deluxe

2 ATI 4870's, 512MB ram
2 ATI 4890's, 1GB ram
1 8800 GTX

Vid cards can be swapped to where ever they'd be best off. System ram varies between 2Gb and 8GB.
 

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I've got a bunch of spare hardware sitting here. Which combos would give me the best PPD?

C2D 8500@3800MHz, Asus Maximus Formula SE
C2Q Q6600@3000MHz, Gigabyte P35 DQ6
Athlon X2 6400@3200MHz, Asus M2N SLI Deluxe

2 ATI 4870's, 512MB ram
2 ATI 4890's, 1GB ram
1 8800 GTX

Vid cards can be swapped to where ever they'd be best off. System ram varies between 2Gb and 8GB.
I would set up the Q6600/p35-dq6/8800GTX in one system and let me(via Teamviewer) max the crap out of it. I see that rig pulling down 10K + ppd. The quads scale better than the duals.
 
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if anyone needs the passkey they can also PM me (could you add to OP?)

I will also be willing to help walk through the setup via PM for SMP or GPU for anyone that needs some help(can also provide Screen shots to make it easier) :)
 

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Just wondering, what prevents you from just posting the passkey in the first post? Wouldn't that make more sense than everyone having to PM for it? Speaking of which, I could use it as well.

Now, I plan on setting up SMP2 on my QX, and I have the 4870X2 and the 8800GT to fold on as well. Now, do I want to run -smp 3 and leave a core free for the gpu clients to use?
 
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Thanks, got it working with VM no problem.

Do you think i should try and run it on my 4870s as well or just my i7?
 
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I would let it run with the 8 cores on the CPU.

Folding with ATI is not quite as productive as nVidia, and you would have to use one of the cores for the 4870's to fold on.
 
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ok thanks will do!
 

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Thanks, got it working with VM no problem.

Do you think i should try and run it on my 4870s as well or just my i7?
SMP2 scales very well on core i7's. PM me if you have any issues with the set-up.

:toast:
 
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Guys,

I am trying to setup my i7 to fold bigadv WU. But I am not getting assigned to one. I have to manually enter proxy info for the GPU clients. Is there a way to do so in the VMware player? I have chosen both bridged mode and NAT but not getting assigned any WU.

Appreciate your help!!