Can the program utilise 8 CPU cores?

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Message 1513838 - Posted: 8 May 2014, 22:04:47 UTC

Hello,

I would love to participate in this project. I am just wondering if the program can utilise 8 CPU cores?
And does it utilise my GPU to do the work too?

Thanks,
John
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Message 1513863 - Posted: 8 May 2014, 23:40:48 UTC - in response to Message 1513838.  

Yes. BOINC will launch one task per CPU core. GPUs will use all cores for a single task.
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Message 1514634 - Posted: 11 May 2014, 3:54:26 UTC - in response to Message 1513838.  

Hello,

I would love to participate in this project. I am just wondering if the program can utilise 8 CPU cores?
And does it utilise my GPU to do the work too?

Thanks,
John

Depends on the GPU.


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