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Folding & Cores

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I have a Core 2 Duo, or 4 cores in reality, but how can I tell when folding if 3 or 4 CPU cores are on folding?
Any set ups to look at or is it single core folding??
 

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#2
Actually you have a Core™2 Quad Processor Q9550, not a core 2 duo. :)
 
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#4
the folding process will tell you how many threads are attached.
example here is my machine with 7 threads ( it really doesn't like 7 btw). if you have a gpu it supports and are folding on it make sure to subtract 1 real core so the gpu task as a full core to use; in my case 6 threads would be the correct amount to use. .

in the advanced view it looks like
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in the web view its
upload_2016-12-1_9-35-47.png
 
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Sorted it out i Configure_Slots and now running on x3 CPU's, seems it defaults to one core/cpu.
The Core 2 Due is the laptop that is still working after 10years!!
 

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#6
Sorted it out i Configure_Slots and now running on x3 CPU's, seems it defaults to one core/cpu.
The Core 2 Due is the laptop that is still working after 10years!!
Lol! I thought you wanted to fold with your desktop PC?..:p
So you are folding now with your old laptop! :D
 
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Sadly, no, old Toshiba is currently in a few pieces as taking it apart for spares, seems In bits its worth more.
Local pc parts place offering just under £200 for the whole lot minus hdd?
Might sell, might not.

New 6core pc is in the pipeline for the new year and then some serious folding can occur!!
 
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You really need to get a compatible GPU. Even something like a GTX 750 Ti will get far more PPD than any CPU any average person can afford.
 
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Sadly, even though I used to build custom made top spec pc's 14 yrs ago, these days I just use the pc for emails & surfing.
At work its work and work related as the firewall blocks all apart from this site, even bbc news gets partially blocked.
 
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