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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-27, 22:59
Replies: 164
Views: 16,677
Posted By garo
Would have made a lot of money if you had...

Would have made a lot of money if you had followed your own advice :smile:
Forum: Software 2020-08-14, 08:02
Replies: 476
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 35,998
Posted By garo
Agreed. I have some boxes that are really slow or...

Agreed. I have some boxes that are really slow or on only a few hours each week. These would happily do the CERT work, But they are not good for anything other than TF otherwise. Maybe P-1 but the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-22, 22:27
Replies: 49
Views: 3,274
Posted By garo
@Ernst: Got a newer app called macs fan control....

@Ernst: Got a newer app called macs fan control. smcFanControl hasn't been updated for four years and for some reason had the fan RPMs all wrong for me. The new app seems to be running fine and has...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-21, 23:01
Replies: 49
Views: 3,274
Posted By garo
@Ernst: Thanks I got it via brew. Let's see how...

@Ernst: Thanks I got it via brew. Let's see how it goes.You are right though that you cannot run both cores at full blast for too long.

@ric: I have the same CPU. That's a good idea. I may try...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 14:17
Replies: 49
Views: 3,274
Posted By garo
Yes my experience has been that the fans do...

Yes my experience has been that the fans do nothing for about 2-3 mins after starting Prime95. Then they spin up and stay at full blast and yet the laptop keeps getting hotter. I have to turn Prime95...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 13:31
Replies: 49
Views: 3,274
Posted By garo
Thread hijack alert! So I am the proud owner...

Thread hijack alert!

So I am the proud owner of a macbook pro with a i9-9880H processor. The one on the right in George's link above: https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-mac/macbook-pro/16-inch Of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-14, 21:36
Replies: 164
Views: 16,677
Posted By garo
Is this it? Good chance we saw the top on...

Is this it? Good chance we saw the top on Wednesday.
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-08, 12:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By garo
Gotcha. Thanks for your help. Not sure why I was...

Gotcha. Thanks for your help. Not sure why I was making it more complicated in my head.
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-08, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By garo
Right. I got that far but couldn't make the...

Right. I got that far but couldn't make the connection. How do I get from the totient function to (a+b) mod (p-1)?
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-08, 11:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By garo
Modular arithmetic query

Apologies if this is very basic. Could anyone tell me why

(g^{a}\ mod\ p) \cdot (g^{b}\ mod\ p) \ mod\ p\equiv g^{(a+b)\ mod\ (p-1)}\ mod\ p
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-07, 23:56
Replies: 17
Views: 3,200
Posted By garo
Fortunately it is five weeks. When I reseated the...

Fortunately it is five weeks. When I reseated the RAM I took the opportunity i.e. a can of compressed air, to the mobo. System hasn't rebooted since.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-26, 18:12
Replies: 717
Views: 32,530
Posted By garo
So true.

So true.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-22, 11:24
Replies: 111
Views: 8,056
Posted By garo
Interesting to read this 5 year old thread and...

Interesting to read this 5 year old thread and chappy's critiques of the cost of green energy. Solar PV and wind have come a long way on those 5 years.
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-22, 10:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,614
Posted By garo
Its a dual core on DDR2 so yes memory bandwidth...

Its a dual core on DDR2 so yes memory bandwidth is a big issue. Didn;'t try with 3 or 4 workers obviously.
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-21, 11:12
Replies: 23
Views: 2,614
Posted By garo
So ran benchmarks across a number of a machines...

So ran benchmarks across a number of a machines with different memory speeds and CPUs and this is what I am going with.

Core2 6600: 1 worker - there was almost no difference between 1 and 2...
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-21, 10:06
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By garo
Turn off hyper-threading. Run benchmarks to see...

Turn off hyper-threading. Run benchmarks to see if you will be better off running 1 worker on two cores rather than 2 workers on 2 cores. I have a 7500U and I found I got slightly more throughput...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-20, 23:35
Replies: 164
Views: 16,677
Posted By garo
You can also look at the VIX which is a measure...

You can also look at the VIX which is a measure of expected volatility - sort of but the real answer is a bit complicated. That stands at 28 down from a high of 80 in March but still well above the...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-20, 23:29
Replies: 547
Views: 27,793
Posted By garo
I think most of those fence sitters have seen...

I think most of those fence sitters have seen what Trump is like. If the Tara Reade accusations are not denting Biden's popularity I doubt any investigation into his son would. But what do I know? I...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-05-20, 23:24
Replies: 2,037
Views: 160,776
Posted By garo
Just looked at some really old prime.log files...

Just looked at some really old prime.log files and it confirms my suspicion that Prime95 has been sending shift counts since at least 2007 and most likely a lot longer.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-20, 16:22
Replies: 547
Views: 27,793
Posted By garo
So is your logic that 3,000 innocent civilians...

So is your logic that 3,000 innocent civilians died in 2001 so that should give the US carte blanche to kill as many innocent civilians as it likes? For as long as it wants?

As regards Blowback,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-19, 19:56
Replies: 164
Views: 16,677
Posted By garo
I sold 20% of my IRA (equivalent) today and moved...

I sold 20% of my IRA (equivalent) today and moved it to cash. It was a sacrifice for the greater good as now the Dow will rocket up another 25% in the next month. Just you watch.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-18, 18:30
Replies: 759
Views: 37,534
Posted By garo
You are making a big assumption that they...

You are making a big assumption that they currently read the bills before voting on them. Of course I meant remote voting while the pandemic is on.
Forum: Software 2020-05-18, 15:28
Replies: 38
Views: 5,104
Posted By garo
Thanks for the timely reminder. I have slacked...

Thanks for the timely reminder. I have slacked off on adding the new box to my backup schedule.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-18, 15:22
Replies: 759
Views: 37,534
Posted By garo
Still no remote voting?

Still no remote voting?
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-18, 15:20
Replies: 1,545
RIP
Views: 111,158
Posted By garo
Part of the Covid cull being carried out by the...

Part of the Covid cull being carried out by the UK govt.?
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