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Old August 24, 2009, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Overclocker~4.1 View Post
Very cool. it has all aspects really.. What are the performance drawbacks? I assume you can't do anything too intense while running this program. Does it eat up bandwith?
The time it takes to transmit your results and downlod a new WU are very minimal. Most of the time the GPU is just crunching away in the background for hours before a result can be transmitted.
Your normal work is not usually affected by the GPU working away and you can set the Folding@home app to a low priority so as not to affect your tasks.
I usually pause folding when I'm going to play a game anyways.
...or what badatcards said
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