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Forum: Hardware 2021-10-26, 09:32
Replies: 28
Views: 4,283
Posted By M344587487
The laptop offerings with pro have 16 or 32GB RAM...

The laptop offerings with pro have 16 or 32GB RAM and the max has 32 or 64GB. One other thing worth noting is that pro has 24MiB of L3 cache (labelled SLC for system level cache) which is doubled...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-25, 16:35
Replies: 28
Views: 4,283
Posted By M344587487
https://www.anandtech.com/print/17024/apple-m1-max...

https://www.anandtech.com/print/17024/apple-m1-max-performance-review


Apparently the bandwidth accessible by the CPU on the max tops out at ~243GB/s using all 10 cores, that's still over half...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-24, 14:29
Replies: 35
Views: 583
Posted By M344587487
You like Avatar, didn't particularly like the...

You like Avatar, didn't particularly like the latest Dune film and called it Dune 2; why don't you run over my cat while you're at it that'll really hit the spot.

Probably, but it's also part 1...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-19, 18:30
Replies: 28
Views: 4,283
Posted By M344587487
Work is ongoing to add support for M1 to the...

Work is ongoing to add support for M1 to the kernel and there's a few WIP OS's (the furthest along is probably Asahi Linux: https://asahilinux.org/blog/ ). Currently the iGPU support isn't there but...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-19, 14:40
Replies: 28
Views: 4,283
Posted By M344587487
The M1 pro and M1 max have been announced, with...

The M1 pro and M1 max have been announced, with ~200GB/s and 400GB/s memory bandwidth respectively (dual/quad channel LPDDR5) and up to 8 high power cores with 2 low power cores. They'll be used in...
Forum: Software 2021-10-18, 15:37
Replies: 87
Sticky: Prime95 30.7
Views: 6,052
Posted By M344587487
The 8086k (a binned 8700k) was the first single...

The 8086k (a binned 8700k) was the first single core turbo to hit 5.0GHz out of the box, since then each gen the top 14nm parts have improved the speed and number of cores that can do >=5GHz. If...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-09, 15:50
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By M344587487
Does your window manager have the concept of...

Does your window manager have the concept of multiple desktops? The two browser windows can be as you like on one desktop with everything else on one or more other desktops. Alt-tabbing to either...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 08:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,830
Posted By M344587487
Ah, so it could still run. I was about to guess...

Ah, so it could still run. I was about to guess that maybe a VRM had popped thanks to no internal airflow from a bad liquid cooled build but that ain't it. Modern processors basically can't fail from...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 16:37
Replies: 22
Views: 4,367
Posted By M344587487
https://riscv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/riscv...

https://riscv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/riscv-spec-v2.2.pdf
Oh dear. I wonder how many designers have contemplated an extension that adds an a=a+b instruction that uses the spare register as a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-06, 15:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,733
Posted By M344587487
Angry BIDMAS is what is taught in UK schools for...

BIDMAS is what is taught in UK schools for precedence left to right: brackets indices divide multiply add subtract

So the answer is 16, however this BBC page INCORRECTLY* defines BIDMAS by giving...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 14:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,367
Posted By M344587487
Thanks it makes sense now, what threw me is that...

Thanks it makes sense now, what threw me is that the 64 bit base is defined in the riscv manual relative to the 32 bit base but there's no explicit redefinition of a word now being 64 bit (which...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 10:52
Replies: 22
Views: 4,367
Posted By M344587487
Does the relatively high number of registers (32...

Does the relatively high number of registers (32 integer and 32 float registers is high right?) have a positive impact to compute-heavy operations?




I don't doubt they know what they're...
Forum: Programming 2021-10-03, 12:32
Replies: 41
Views: 1,356
Posted By M344587487
At first I thought you were using the expr...

At first I thought you were using the expr utility and passing a number to yafu so noodled with that, but you're actually passing the string "expr(a*b)" to be evaluated by yafu (?) (sorry, unfamiliar...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-26, 09:44
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By M344587487
Where/how is ~/bin/[SCRIPTNAME] being used?...

Where/how is ~/bin/[SCRIPTNAME] being used? Different shells (or configurable options of the same shell) may have different substitution behaviour in some scenarios. If it works with $HOME but not ~...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-25, 07:03
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By M344587487
The best time to supplement a grid supply with...

The best time to supplement a grid supply with DIY renewables was years ago, the second best time is now right before every other bugger figures it out.
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-09-20, 07:43
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By M344587487
If I'm understanding correctly the memory...

If I'm understanding correctly the memory bandwidth may scale with tile count, meaning the 2T version could exceed an R7's bandwidth.
Forum: Chess 2021-09-16, 19:34
Replies: 13
Views: 3,114
Posted By M344587487
Had a bit of a noodle again with this project....

Had a bit of a noodle again with this project. After cursing at past me for creating such an awful spider's nest of code the core engine has been re-implemented to fully use u64 bitboards (before the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-11, 15:06
Replies: 35
Views: 2,431
Posted By M344587487
It's a bit more complicated when you consider...

It's a bit more complicated when you consider that every consumer CPU needs decent RAM, motherboard, PSU. A GPU needs to be plugged into something but many GPU's can share that same something, and...
Forum: Software 2021-09-02, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By M344587487
Making mprime should be as simple as: cd gwnum ...

Making mprime should be as simple as:
cd gwnum
make -f makemac
cd ../macosx64
make
Fat binaries may complicate things. The GUI version looks like it requires Xcode to compile. The code appears...
Forum: Hardware 2021-08-29, 12:56
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By M344587487
TDP/cores/cache/memory-speeds etc are all...

TDP/cores/cache/memory-speeds etc are all trending up every generation as things get more dense (soon server liquid cooling will become more mainstream to allow TDP to get much higher). A chips paper...
Forum: Software 2021-08-22, 13:39
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By M344587487
Thanks that's very instructive to a complete...

Thanks that's very instructive to a complete novice, suddenly half the code isn't black magic../build_factor64 "uasm245" build status: Failure
./build_factor64 "uasm250" build status: Success...
Forum: Software 2021-08-21, 15:44
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By M344587487
r4

Here's some build results with different uasm versions with 30.3b6, uasmw means the windows binary wrapped with wine and the number is the version. Earlier I thought factor64 was successfully...
Forum: Software 2021-08-21, 09:59
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By M344587487
Thanks for pointing to v2.48, I can't compile or...

Thanks for pointing to v2.48, I can't compile or find a Linux binary of v2.48 but am successfully using the windows version under wine to build gwnum. UASM definitely has cross-version and cross-OS...
Forum: Software 2021-08-19, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By M344587487
Building Prime95 ASM on Linux WIP

I'm playing with UASM and the makefiles in Prime95 with the goal of being able to build factor32/factor64 and eventually gwnum from scratch using Linux. Hopefully with a bit of sed magic the existing...
Forum: Linux 2021-08-17, 14:05
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By M344587487
The latest Ubuntu LTS or the latest Debian are...

The latest Ubuntu LTS or the latest Debian are good choices for a CentOS-style build IMO. I like to use the latest LTS on new builds and not upgrade old builds until EOL, but am only dealing with a...
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