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QuickDeath February 29, 2012 01:59 PM

i want to start folding
 
okay like the title says i want to start folding i dont have a super crazy rig like some of you here i but i want to help if i can.
just a few questions is there any password or anything specific i need to join you hc folding team?
and after i install the client its just the username and the folding name 54196 is this right bc i would like to fold to help

if i am missing anything please let me know. and please be simple about it lol i dont now much about folding or all the terms yet

PerryC February 29, 2012 03:38 PM

Basically just grab whichever client is best suited to the system you are running, there are a couple of good guides here in the sticky portion of the folding at home section. Enter your user name and team number, you are off to the races.

3.0charlie February 29, 2012 05:02 PM

List your rig components please. It'll be easier to help you then.

QuickDeath February 29, 2012 05:43 PM

Intel Core i3 2100
corespeed: 5041.4 GHz



RAMHyundai Electronics
speed: PC3-10700 (667 MHz)
size: 2048 MBytes



Coolingcooler master 212


MotherboardZ68A-D3H-B3
revision: x.x



RAMHyundai Electronics
speed: PC3-10700 (667 MHz)
size: 8048 MBytes



OSwindows 7 64bit ulimate


GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 1000 (GT1)
memory: 1814 MBytes



Hard Drivewestern digital
capacity: 500 GBytes



Casecooler master 922 haf

i know its not great but i figure its a start and maybe help someone


Silent_Avenger February 29, 2012 05:55 PM

Umm 5041.4 GHz? Anyways I would say your best bet is to run SMP. Don't expect huge points though probably only about 6k at stock. Check the stickies on how to install the SMP client it's pretty simple.

QuickDeath February 29, 2012 05:59 PM

yea im not expeecting a million points but i figure i can help some and sorry im typing with the on screen keyboards

its a stock i3 lol

MARSTG March 8, 2012 03:44 AM

I am using the FAH GPU tracker V2. you can get it here FAH GPU Tracker V2 - Setup
also there is a quick preview on the page of how to. But why is the system in the signature shows i5 2500k? Anyway a stock i3 will get you around 4k PPD while the 2500k if you can get it at 4.5GHz will give you around 14K PPD. Have a general image here https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?...Bg&w=100&h=750

BrainEater March 9, 2012 01:37 PM

It doesn't matter what you fold with !

Welcome to the team !!

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edit : once you get some WU's done be sure to say hi in the "folding tag" thread.


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