Joined: 27 Jan 16
After I installed on my Mac, my computer is definitely lagging, battery is running out way faster, and fans are louder.
Joined: 9 Jun 99
Is it safe to run SETI@home?
You can however set up BOINC to Suspend when computer is on battery (that's the default), Suspend when computer is in use and because you use the built-in GPU, Suspend GPU computing when computer is in use. The latter is also on by default.
So, when you see lagging, battery consumption being high etc. that's all down to misconfigured preferences. That the fans are louder is also normal, because you run intricate calculations under severe load on the central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU).
Ancient Astronaut Theorists can tell you that I do not help with tech questions via private message. Please use the forums for that.
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