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Yeah theres a little performance drop, depending if you configure its CPU usage to idle or low priority. I always set it to low and experience no noticable performance drop when browsing the web or orther menial tasks. But SuperPi tests confirm around 30-40% increase in calculation times. Memory usage is usually pretty high with the SMP client so if you have a software running that is sensitive to high memory demands (like my video surveillance server running DVR software) folding may not work on that machine.

On a side note, I was wondering if anyone had some information about the NvNews / OSNN / SP merger. Did the teams merge, combining points or did some members have to abandon their old team number for one of the others, with a team name change? Reason I ask, my 'old' team is going through restructuring since abit is R.I.P. but we have a jackass running the show who doesn't want to change the team name (because of his username), even though we had a team of a handfull join up. The majority of the team wants a name that better describes us, 'United' something-or-other to better encompass multiple teams under the same flag. I just wanted to know if it's possible to combine teams in a neater way than giving up on a particular team number altogether, and forcing the new join-ups to start over from zero.
Our team should be kicking it up a notch. I just re-enabled my quad-core Xeon as well as brought my PS3 online...let's see if we can't kick some folding @$$
I have been offline for sometime now, i really hope to get back on. just have my laptop and macbook. PC rig is down. and i have not had my PS3 running. :(

I hope to atleast have the PS3 folding a straight week :)
lets get more people folding. There are only 16 active folders right now. Please Fold more. Thank You!!!
Yes, We need Many Many more though!!!
i am finally up again. adding the ps3 this weekend. too busy playing KZ2...
So yeah, I have come back to folding. My last work unit was 2007. Back then I was on top ... ahh good times. I have two machines folding atm.
awesome! thanks for the contribution vern :)
Congratulations, I'd rep you for the prodigious folding accomplishment, but it seems we don't have that ability anymore...:(
Currently have two desktops and two laptops folding atm.
congrats to Schuey on becoming the new 1st place folder on the team!!
I am going to take a break from folding for a couple of months. :(
i've been taking a break for a lot longer saz.. no worries..
Got two machines folder now :D
Is there a way I can see the progress of my current unit as you used to be able to ?
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Also Hi EP and people. I found this place again while looking through a oooollllllldddd backup. I have filled over 10TB and was looking at my collection of antiques. Any bids on the 500Mhz Win 95 fix?
Any of the SP crew still out there?
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Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
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Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.

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