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Old 11-18-2012, 06:57 PM   #1
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Default So how many threads do you need to get bigadv now ?

About to order 16 cores, but may do more if required.(24 ??)
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:10 PM   #3
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Let me try on my 48-core behemoth tomorrow. I haven't folded regularly in a while now. Going on 2 years I think.

EDIT: Maybe not... not enough RAM. I'll try it on a different server soon. Probably dual E5's with 64GB of RAM of some sort.
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:25 AM   #4
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According to this thread, it's 16+ cores.

http://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=22148

It might be safer to go with 24 cores since 24 might be the minimum a year from now. Who knows?
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