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Message 2030957 - Posted: 6 Feb 2020, 1:08:18 UTC

I am brand new. It seems my computer is running two WU's at the same time.
Is this common, or should I be concerned? Thanks in advance.
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Message 2030962 - Posted: 6 Feb 2020, 1:34:16 UTC - in response to Message 2030957.  

I'm assuming you are talking about your GPU? or is it both GPU and CPU? Screen shot would help. If it's the GPU then that card should be able to do that.
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Message 2030999 - Posted: 6 Feb 2020, 8:13:23 UTC

Welcome to SETI.

By default BONC will use all the processors on your computer. Initially you will only be sent a limited number of tasks some for the GPU (your Radeon Pro 575X ) and some to the CPU (your 6-core Intel i5).
You will find that it will attempt to use all six cores on your Intel processor, plus one on the GPU - this is how BOINC is designed to run. I would guess that running two was an early state, probably when you only had two tasks available.
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