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Folding on an old P4 socket 478

I have an old machine with:
P4 2.4 socket 478
945 express chipset Intel Board
2 GB ddr 2 667 Ram
80 GB 5400 IDE
Windows XP
stock cooler


It's been gathering dust and I was thinking of putting it to use by installing Folding @ Home on it.

Now

With my current rig:
core i5 2400
DH67BL mobo
Corsair 4 gb 1333 Value select
500 GB sata 7200
Sapphire HD 6670 I GB DDR5 (Core oc'ed at 845, Memory at 1150)
Windows 7 Ultimate 64
stock cooler

For folding, when I run GPU and SMP together, with 2-8 threads on the smp and cpu utilization cut down to 30%, I still get CPU temps in the 70-74 C range. I have disabled the smp slot for now until I figure a way out (planning on a hyper tx 3 evo)

Since I cannot monitor my temps on the p4, will it be a good idea to use that machine for folding in the first place?, are there any folding clients that address this?

Thanks

-Satyam
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  1. You'd really only get around 1-4K PPD at most, it's a better option to just save the electricity.
  2. amuffin said:
    You'd really only get around 1-4K PPD at most, it's a better option to just save the electricity.

    Thanks :)...but that's the PPD range I get anyway with just the GPU folding (or is it the internet speed??...Indian ISP's suck)
  3. Best answer
    Chuck it. Its old and obsolete and belongs in the tip.
  4. OK...
    thanks guys
    -Satyam
  5. Best answer selected by satyamdubey.
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