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How you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels can treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels use your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels PC to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels help scientists develop treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels treatment for the coronavirus

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Right now treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the coronavirus is sweeping the entire world, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and it's truly a big treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels deal. One treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of the things that's keeping it at the center treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels everyone's attention is the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels lack treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of specific treatments to help folks treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels – particularly treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the elderly – treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels get through it. 

In order for these treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels treatments to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be developed, scientists from across the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels world have a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels lot of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels work to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels do – but you actually might be treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels able to help.

The folks at treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Folding@Home have published a blog treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels post treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels asking for people to run the F@H client in treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels order to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels help scientists treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels develop a treatment for treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels coronavirus. We encourage you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to read the blog post, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels as it goes treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels into far more detail than simple tech journalists like treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels us feel comfortable treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels doing, but we can treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels help you get set up treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and make treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels sure you're offering treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the most computing horsepower. 

We've been running treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels F@H on treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels our PCs for treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels about a week now, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and we encourage you to do the same. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels If treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you get it set treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels up treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels right, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels can even help out when you're working on treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your computer. 

MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)

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Take stock of your computer's capabilities

This is treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels good advice pretty much whenever, but treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels if you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels going to be seriously treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels taxing your computer with treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels something like Folding@Home, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you need to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be aware of what your computer treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels can do. 

Particularly, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you should get an treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels idea of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels what kind of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels CPU treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you're running. The easiest way treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to do this if you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels on treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Windows 10, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels is hit treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Ctrl + Shift + ESC, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels which treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels will bring up treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Task treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Manager. Once you're in treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels there, click the arrow on the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels bottom treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels right-hand treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels corner of the window labeled "More details", treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels then treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels go over to the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels performance tab. Here you'll be able to easily get treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a pretty good idea of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the hardware in your PC. 

If treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you're on treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a Mac, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you can also get an treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels idea of what kind of PC you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running by going to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the Apple logo in the top left corner of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your display, clicking it treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and selecting "About This Mac." Unfortunately, Apple isn't treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels exactly forthcoming with the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels exact treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels specs if you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running macos High Sierra or earlier. But treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels if you've treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels got a MacBook Pro in the last treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels few years, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels can assume that treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the Core i7 is more than treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels capable. 

Unfortunately, you'll have to look it treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels up on your own to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels get the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels exact core count of your laptop treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels – just google "MacBook treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Pro (15-inch, 2018) Core i7 specs" or whatever treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels model you have treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to get more detailed spec treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels information. 

Generally, if you're going to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be running treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels this treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels program while treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels working, you're going treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to want treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels at least 6 cores and 12 treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels threads treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels or "Logical processors" – which will naturally rule out treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a lot of laptops treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels (Don't worry, you can still help). 

You will treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels get the option when you're setting up treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Folding@Home treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to choose how much of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels hardware you want treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels dedicated to fighting treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the disease, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels from treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 'Light' to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 'Full'. If you are running treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels on treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a laptop, or any treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels other computer with treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a weaker CPU, we treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels would advise against treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels using the 'Full' preset when you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels working, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels but if you want to offer constant help, the 'Light' treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels preset should treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be relatively easy treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to run in the background. 

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How to run Folding@Home

Once you're comfortable running treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Folding@Home, getting it going is actually treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels fairly easy. Go to the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Folding@Home page and select 'Start folding'. From treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels there treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you can download treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels it for treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Windows 10 right off treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the bat. 

If treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels not running Windows 10, there's a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels link for alternative downloads, and you should click that. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels  From there you can treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels download a client for macOS treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels or several flavors treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of Linux. 

Go treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels ahead and download the client appropriate for treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your system, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels open treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels downloaded file and follow the instructions on the screen. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Once it's installed, it should run treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels automatically treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels (unless treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels specifically told it not to.) 

Once treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels it's treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running, assuming you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running Windows treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 10, you should be able to see the Folding@Home treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels icon in your system tray, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels which looks like a protein made treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of a bunch of different colors. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels When this treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels is active in your system treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels tray, it means that it's running. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels You can right click the icon treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to access treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels various settings for the software, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and even pause it if treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you're working treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels on something particularly demanding. 

There are treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a lot of granular treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels controls in treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the app, which you can use if you feel treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels comfortable treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels doing so. But, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels for the vast majority treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of people, you can treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels essentially treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels use the default treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels settings, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and everything will treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels smooth sailing. 

There are only treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels two things we'd advise messing with at first. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels You should right click the icon, and treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels select 'Web treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels control'. From there, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels change the power slider to 'Medium' or 'Light' treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels (unless you have sufficient treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels cooling, which we'll go more treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels into further on). Also, unless you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels don't have any heavy-duty computing treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels workloads to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels work on, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you should go to the column called treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels simply treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 'When' and treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels set that to "Only treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels when idle". Otherwise, it will run treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels in treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the background at all times, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels which treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels may be problematic for less powerful systems. 

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Keeping things cool

Because of the intensive treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels workloads that treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels CPU is going to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels spinning up treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels on, your device will start generating treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a ton of heat treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels – which is totally fine. Luckily, most processors these days treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels have a ton of fail-safes in place treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to slow treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the CPU down treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels when treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels things get a little too warm, so you're not treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels really in danger of damaging your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels device. 

There is definitely treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels an argument to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels be made that running treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your PC at high temperatures for extended treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels periods of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels time treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels can diminish the lifespan of your CPU, and treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels that's something you should keep in mind. This is why treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels we wouldn't advise laptop treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels users to run Folding@Home on treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels laptop with treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the 'Full' performance preset at all times, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels simply because you'll be up treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels against that treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels thermal treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels limit for an extended treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels period of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels time, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and those temperatures treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels can adversely affect other components in the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels laptop. 

However, if you have one treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of the best gaming PCs, equipped with a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels solid CPU cooler and treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels decent airflow, you really don't have treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels anything treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to worry about. If treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you can keep your CPU under treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 80 degrees treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels C under treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels full treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels load, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you should feel treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels totally comfortable running Folding@Home for extended treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels periods of time. 

Still, at the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels end treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of the day, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels should only do treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels what you're comfortable doing with treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your computer. Unless you know you have treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels that thermal headroom, it's treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels probably for the best treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels avoid the 'Full' preset, just to preserve treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the longevity of your PC – but, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels again that's entirely up to treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you. 

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Idle or not so idle?

Here at TechRadar, we treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels have access treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to some blindingly powerful treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels computer treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels hardware, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels so we've been able to have our treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels PC running Folding@Home treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels pretty much non-stop. With treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels an AMD Ryzen 9 treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 3900X, we can typically treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels finish a project every 15 minutes with the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels performance setting on 'Full', without it really affecting our treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels work. 

Now, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels obviously, not everyone will have access to that level of treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels hardware, but many desktop processors will be treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels able to contribute a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels lot to the cause. However, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels no treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels matter treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels what level treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of performance you treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels have, you'll have to decide whether or not treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to have it treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running while you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels actually working. 

Depending on what kind treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of work treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you have treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to do, you can totally get away treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels with running it while treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels working, but treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels if not, you can set treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels it to run treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels only when your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels computer is idle. To do this, right treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels click the Folding@Home icon treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels in your system treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels tray, select "Web Control" and then it treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels will open a browser window. Once treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you're there, you'll treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels see a treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels column that just says treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 'When'. From there you can select treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 'Only when treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels idle' or 'While I'm treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels working'. 

If you select 'Only when idle', Folding@Home treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels will treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels only do its treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels thing when your computer isn't working on other treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels tasks. If treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels your daily workload involves a lot fo treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels computationally heavy treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels tasks, this is what we'd advise. We'd only treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels have it running while treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you work treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels if you have treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a ton treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of performance headroom.

And, even if you do treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels have it treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running while treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you're working, you can go treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels into treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the advanced settings treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels by right clicking the icon in your system treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels tray and selecting 'Advanced control'. 

That will open treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels a window treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels called treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels "FAHControl". From there, click the 'Configure' button in the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels top left corner of the window. treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels If treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you go over to the treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels 'Advanced' treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels tab, treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels you'll be able treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels to change treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels the Folding treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels Core Priority. It will default to "Lowest treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels possible", treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels and we advise you to leave it there. 

This treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels will basically allow any other application you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels take priority, so that your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels PC doesn't lose a ton treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels of resources to Folding@Home while you're treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels working. Again, with treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels this treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels enabled, we were able to keep working with treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels F@H treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels running, but your treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels mileage treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels may treasure hunt 2019 hot wheels vary.