folding@home with 3850

nod32

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Ive finally gotten around to start folding@home but im just trying to figure somethings out. In the faqs, it says that using your gpu can increase your producation 30x?! Seems like a no brainer but it says that catalyst 6.1 is the best for it?

Im running 8.3 and there was supposed to be a client coming out for this version. Is that the beta that currently out? (http://forums.legitreviews.com/post101139.html)

Im also running a dual core processor so do i need a different client?

Help me figure this out so i can get going!

thanks
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The new folding app for gpu's is not out yet, I don't think.

Currently it only works for the 18xx/19xx series cards.
 

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I don't know. I gave up waiting a LONG time ago. Keep in mind that the GPU folding units don't have to come out at any given time. It will be out when it's out :)

So, I just bought a ps3 and fold using that.
 

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Hopefully this time it'll come out.

If I want to fold with my cpu do i just download the regular client or the smp one? And hows the beta?
 

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What processor do you have?

And the beta is pretty much all that's currently available.
 

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e8400

but dammit i have a trojan on my computer :( Cant open anything but IE right now. Well off to safe mode...
 

nod32

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apparently when google says that a site may harm your computer it's not kidding
 

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haha thanks
finally got rid of it. It was called vundo and it was all over the place. I couldn't delete some of the files even in safe mode, and the ones that i could kept coming back. Turns out they were in system restore, and one by one after many reboots and scans, theyre finally all gone :)
 

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i use my ps3 but my results are just not being sent what gives?
 

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Mine are being sent.

Check your wireless/wired settings perhaps?
 

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no i download stuff fine, so i assume the upload must also be fine.
 

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Interesting.

Check the Stanford folding forums to see if anyone else has reported this problem.

I am still pending points for my 2 1500 point units I completed a few months back.
 

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so should i use the smp client or the regular beta (with an e8400)?
 

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