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Forum: Hardware 2020-09-19, 00:21
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#3
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Posted By Xyzzy
#3

We are considering building a GPU "mining" rig for PRP testing.

Previously we built a 64GB Threadripper system (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=25024) and a 128GB 3950X system...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-18, 23:46
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 3,770
Posted By Xyzzy
If anyone is interested in the...

If anyone is interested in the CPU/memory/motherboard as a combo let us know and we'll work you a great deal!

:mike:
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-18, 23:42
Replies: 55
Views: 4,529
Posted By Xyzzy
4096MB seems to be fine. You don't get that much...

4096MB seems to be fine. You don't get that much faster with more memory. Especially if you stall the program!

:mike:
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-16, 01:24
Replies: 29
Views: 1,304
Posted By Xyzzy
We feel old enough to be from that era, but we...

We feel old enough to be from that era, but we actually served in Iraq and Somalia. (FWIW, we fell victim to an economic draft.)

We signed up to be a medic. We remember watching some sort of...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-15, 14:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,304
Posted By Xyzzy
Additionally, people are super interested in...

Additionally, people are super interested in proving their patriotism.

Buying and displaying a flag, or standing for an anthem, or any of that silly stuff doesn't show anything.

If you are...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-15, 13:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,304
Posted By Xyzzy
The whole concept of anthems and pledges of...

The whole concept of anthems and pledges of allegiance are just nationalistic BS.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pledge_of_Allegiance#Bellamy_pledge

Nationalism yields nothing but bad things....
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 11:39
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By Xyzzy
Slim: What's the point of going out there?...

Slim: What's the point of going out there? They'll only laugh at me.
P.T. Flea: That's because you're a clown!
Slim: No, it's because I'm a prop. You always cast me as the broom, the pole, the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 11:30
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,265
Posted By Xyzzy
That is easy to say when you are in a position...

That is easy to say when you are in a position where you really aren't putting yourself at risk.

"The speed limit should be 150 MPH. Yes it is more dangerous, but I'm willing to take the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 02:37
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,265
Posted By Xyzzy
Your "intrusive government policy" comment just...

Your "intrusive government policy" comment just makes you appear as if you are a sociopath.

"I'm okay, and I'm well-off enough that I'm safe, so there's no need to protect anybody else, like the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 02:03
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By Xyzzy
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Forum: Lounge 2020-09-15, 02:01
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,265
Posted By Xyzzy
https://imgur.com/gallery/25hlVvg

https://imgur.com/gallery/25hlVvg
Forum: Software 2020-09-15, 01:55
Replies: 324
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 15,770
Posted By Xyzzy
(If we were in charge, we'd have a Twitter-like...

(If we were in charge, we'd have a Twitter-like 144-ish character "news" line printed in the client log window at a user-defined number of iterations, or maybe at startup. With an undoc.txt opt-out...
Forum: Software 2020-09-15, 01:50
Replies: 324
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 15,770
Posted By Xyzzy
Feature request: A news button in the client. The...

Feature request: A news button in the client. The user clicks it if there is "something new to read". All it does is opens the home page where the news is posted. The magic is that the Prime95 client...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-15, 01:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,304
Posted By Xyzzy
Too bad our vote doesn't matter...

Too bad our vote doesn't matter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_College_(United_States)).

:sad:
Forum: NFS@Home 2020-09-15, 01:40
Replies: 458
Views: 28,826
Posted By Xyzzy
12p5_795M

p92 factor: 47730115056948316442832129138944871628372532585609978885781312650080888124571046007612818081
p101 factor:...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-09-11, 22:31
Replies: 350
Views: 23,424
Posted By Xyzzy
Where are the 2080 cards for half price?

Where are the 2080 cards for half price?
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-10, 11:35
Replies: 4,049
Views: 243,213
Posted By Xyzzy
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Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-09, 17:12
Replies: 2,470
Views: 145,682
Posted By Xyzzy
We are experiencing a laggy display using gpuowl...

We are experiencing a laggy display using gpuowl with Linux on an Nvidia card. We didn't notice any lag with our AMD cards. Is there any way to fix this or diagnose what we are doing wrong?

:mike:
Forum: NFS@Home 2020-09-09, 17:03
Replies: 64
Views: 7,042
Posted By Xyzzy
177__039_19m1_2nd_try is in post processing. ...

177__039_19m1_2nd_try is in post processing.

:mike:
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-09-06, 12:04
Replies: 2,821
Views: 161,263
Posted By Xyzzy
https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200825-indone...

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200825-indonesia-the-plants-that-mine-poisonous-metals
Forum: NFS@Home 2020-09-06, 00:51
Replies: 458
Views: 28,826
Posted By Xyzzy
That worked! Thanks! :mike:

That worked! Thanks!

:mike:
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-05, 12:54
Replies: 29
Views: 1,467
Posted By Xyzzy
Your last picture shows that you haven't enabled...

Your last picture shows that you haven't enabled XMP for your memory. (Unless your memory is 2400MT/s?)

:mike:
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-05, 00:04
Replies: 2,470
Views: 145,682
Posted By Xyzzy
980 Ti...

980 Ti (https://pcpartpicker.com/product/vPVBD3/gigabyte-video-card-gvn98txtreme6gd):2020-09-04 17:42:56 GeForce GTX 980 Ti-0 OpenCL compilation in 1.83 s
2020-09-04 17:42:58 GeForce GTX 980 Ti-0...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-04, 23:27
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 3,770
Posted By Xyzzy
They have agreed to replace it. Unfortunately,...

They have agreed to replace it. Unfortunately, they are unable to test the wiring before they send it. (We asked them to test it first.) We dunno why they don't have a continuity tester.

:confused:
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-04, 18:58
Replies: 2,470
Views: 145,682
Posted By Xyzzy
5500...

5500 (https://pcpartpicker.com/product/7dtKHx/amd-radeon-pro-w5500-8-gb-video-card-100-506095):2020-06-05 17:13:16 gfx1012-0 OpenCL compilation in 3.10 s
2020-06-05 17:13:17 gfx1012-0 77936867 OK ...
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