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Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-14, 02:16
Replies: 106
Views: 1,857
Posted By LaurV
what trick do I need to do to firefox to see...

what trick do I need to do to firefox to see those? (like installing fonts, etc?)
:help:
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-03, 03:24
Replies: 344
Views: 20,209
Posted By LaurV
Yuck! :yucky: Please QUADRUPLE check that with...

Yuck! :yucky:
Please QUADRUPLE check that with an ohmmeter (connection beep-beep). As S48' said, and he is right, there are at least 3 different ways, not counting the other 8 pins (like the 4+4 for...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-03, 01:12
Replies: 70
Views: 1,278
Posted By LaurV
Romanian grammar, same as German (and in spite of...

Romanian grammar, same as German (and in spite of the Romanian language being ~80% Latin), comes from Greek. Nouns have three genders, every noun has a (mandatory) gender (i.e. no genderless nouns,...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-01, 08:35
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By LaurV
You will need to do a "deep clean" of that, which...

You will need to do a "deep clean" of that, which may involve opening the box and re-seating of the CPU+GPU heat pipes (those laptops have a common heatsink for all the hardware which produces heat...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-01, 08:09
Replies: 70
Views: 1,278
Posted By LaurV
You could call it peacunt.

You could call it peacunt.
Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-08-01, 07:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By LaurV
"A crank is a person inexplicably obsessed by an...

"A crank is a person inexplicably obsessed by an obviously unsound idea—a person with a bee in his bonnet. To call a person a crank is to say that because of some quirk of temperament he is wasting...
Forum: PARI/GP 2020-08-01, 03:23
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By LaurV
Methink is some Brent/Newton variation (it...

Methink is some Brent/Newton variation (it computes the tangents, and their Ox intersection to get next point). You may force the "abort" by playing with real precision defaults.


Edit: yep, the...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-01, 03:12
Replies: 4,964
Views: 218,403
Posted By LaurV
That's what she said. Christ Who?

That's what she said. Christ Who?
Forum: Math 2020-07-28, 10:34
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By LaurV
Yes. Powers of 2. :razz: (edit: as well as...

Yes. Powers of 2.
:razz:
(edit: as well as all numbers with 2 bits set)
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-28, 06:02
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By LaurV
Ok, fair enough, I was just thinking of how long...

Ok, fair enough, I was just thinking of how long it takes the current hardware to get it done (I did the 666M in similar time, when that should take about 4-5 times longer and when the hardware only...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-28, 05:57
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By LaurV
Fixed it for you. If you want to part with more...

Fixed it for you. If you want to part with more bucks than it used to be, it is still easy to get. Aliexpress, Lazada, Advice, and few other local stores, still have them for prices between US$1k1...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-28, 03:27
Replies: 74
Views: 4,601
Posted By LaurV
Or maybe, they admire that person exactly for...

Or maybe, they admire that person exactly for that darker side? It's a circus psychological thing...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-28, 03:26
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By LaurV
Haven't been to Thailand, have you? You are...

Haven't been to Thailand, have you? You are welcome any time for a taste. Give us a call to put some beer in the fridge, when cool it goes better with the crickets, cockroaches, bamboo worms,...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-28, 03:17
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By LaurV
If up to us (not members of the court, and in...

If up to us (not members of the court, and in full knowledge of the fact that some argumentative people here will be all on our heads), assignments in 100M digits (332+ exponents) which show no...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-28, 02:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By LaurV
We fixed your youtube tag, see the reason in the...

We fixed your youtube tag, see the reason in the post.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-07-24, 10:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By LaurV
Nitpicking, to be on the correct side, the green...

Nitpicking, to be on the correct side, the green line is what an average GPU should do.

The blue line immediately under it, is what an average GPU should do when TF-ing at DC front, i.e....
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-24, 09:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By LaurV
Well... come up with one previously-unknown ~80...

Well... come up with one previously-unknown ~80 bits factor and all naysayers will keep quite for a while... :razz:
But for that, you will need n to be as large as 40 to 45 bits (unless extremely...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-07-24, 09:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By LaurV
That is true, and expected. The reason is that...

That is true, and expected. The reason is that the most of the cards sold today are overclocked (factory, or by the user) compared with chip specs. So, when James receives those benchmark figures,...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-24, 06:39
Replies: 55
Views: 2,121
Posted By LaurV
When I get in an argument with Uncwilly about...

When I get in an argument with Uncwilly about things which were posted in the past in the forum and by who, like recently happened (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?p=549758), can I tell...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-24, 06:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2,709
Posted By LaurV
Partially. Once you get the assignment, say for...

Partially. Once you get the assignment, say for sake of example: 71 to 73, you can do whatever you like with it, say extend it to 77 or 78, but you should not report intermediary results. If you...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-07-24, 03:59
Replies: 36
Views: 1,246
Posted By LaurV
I will still continue to do LL and LL/DC for a...

I will still continue to do LL and LL/DC for a while. I have a bee under my bonnet about being (and staying) in the hundred percentile :razz:

Which is getting easier, with no competition, hehe,...
Forum: Data 2020-07-22, 05:34
Replies: 521
Views: 45,819
Posted By LaurV
Yay! :party:

Yay! :party:
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-22, 03:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By LaurV
Haha, the "million times faster and cure death"...

Haha, the "million times faster and cure death" is, what they claim, about 40% faster than the predecessors, but methink they compute the "40% faster" like this: "30% faster for gaming and FP32, and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-07-21, 04:21
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By LaurV
Well, honestly, I have a bit of an issue...

Well, honestly, I have a bit of an issue understanding how you pick your substitution. I think that sieving was better :smile: With the current concept it seems to me that you moved the dead cat from...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-21, 04:11
Replies: 1,227
Views: 47,795
Posted By LaurV
You (the last 2-3 posters) have to watch the last...

You (the last 2-3 posters) have to watch the last John Oliver (that about conspiracy theory, but the former are interesting too).
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