Optimizing Advanced Power Options

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Optimizing Advanced Power Options

Postby bmxjumperc » Sun Feb 16, 2014 5:15 am

There's a newer power option introduced on Windows Vista and later used to optimize power consumption when streaming media or something I'm unfamiliar with it.
How will the power setting [allow the computer to enter away mode] effect folding at home?
I found a neat guide to setting up folding at home on maximumpc.com though the information did not include anything about the away mode.

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I imagine this thread will be used to address any other power optimization questions also.
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Re: Optimizing Advanced Power Options

Postby Ripshod » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:45 am

I can't imagine many of the tips in that article will be useful to v7 client users, It was started waaaaay back in 2004. However, some valid points on security.
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Re: Optimizing Advanced Power Options

Postby PantherX » Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:25 pm

The away mode can allow the GPU to start folding when configured to fold on idle, which is the default setting (http://folding.stanford.edu/home/faq/fa ... ion/#ntoc3). The same applies to the CPU Slot if you have configured it to fold only when idle.
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