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Forum: Hardware 2004-08-27, 17:45
Replies: 38
Views: 5,270
Posted By optim
Does MLucas run faster than Mprime/Prime95 on AMD...

Does MLucas run faster than Mprime/Prime95 on AMD AthlonXP? If yes, can I use MLucas to win the $100,000 prize though GIMPS, just as if I was using Mprime/Prime95?

BTW: My AthlonXP 2GHz has about...
Forum: Hardware 2004-08-27, 17:21
Replies: 4
Views: 6,064
Posted By optim
No. My overclocked systems used to crash after 2...

No. My overclocked systems used to crash after 2 or 3 days of MPrime/Prime95 work, depending on MHz frequencies and applied voltages.

For a non-overclocked system I would accept a 24-hour torture...
Forum: Hardware 2004-08-05, 00:15
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
oh really? should I turn off the machine and find...

oh really? should I turn off the machine and find a better cpu-cooler for it?
Forum: Hardware 2004-08-03, 15:20
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
Hi I am testing MPrime on the machine from...

Hi I am testing MPrime on the machine from yesterday... first with torture test and now with factoring and later with LL.

The temperature under 100% CPu utilisation exceeds 60 Celsius but is less...
Forum: Linux 2004-08-02, 17:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,239
Posted By optim
Free Software has nothing to do with the price....

Free Software has nothing to do with the price. Please visit http://www.gnu.org/

You can download RedHat for free from http://www.kernel.org/

But please consider buying a distribution or giving...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-28, 01:15
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
not yet, I installed the machine with...

not yet, I installed the machine with Slackware10. It is not connected to my network yet. I will setup MPrime to see what happens (btw it is configured to shutdown if the temp reaches 66 celsius).
...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-23, 11:31
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
difference between standard AMD thermal compound and Arctic Silver 5

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Here is the test with correct...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-23, 11:05
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
yeah I am in the south EU, in Greece. Thanks for...

yeah I am in the south EU, in Greece. Thanks for the suggestions.

I am testing the machine now. I previously used the standard AMD thermal compound which is attached to the standard AMD aluminium...
Forum: Lounge 2004-07-23, 08:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By optim
maybe the pagefile creation date? If you...

maybe the pagefile creation date?

If you boot with the logging option, check the boot.log

It is possible also to do this: Create a file in Notepad with the logging command in it. To find the...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-22, 21:24
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
well it wasn't Arctic Silver 5, I used this on...

well it wasn't Arctic Silver 5, I used this on another PC sorry.

On the PC with the 55-58c idle CPU I used the stabndard AMD thermal compound which is attached on the AMD heatsink.

...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-22, 21:11
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
It's an Athlon 2600+ t-bred 2ghz 256k cache. ...

It's an Athlon 2600+ t-bred 2ghz 256k cache.

Used standard aluminium AMD heatsink with very slow fan

Smallish case with a 350w generic crappy PSU which runs very hot

initially it hadn't any...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-22, 16:59
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By optim
55-58celcius idle CPU... is it safe to run prime on it?

hi I just assembled a third machine (Athlon 2600) but it has nearly inexistent cooling so the CPU is 55-58 celsius idle (in BIOS, it still has no OS, probably I will install Slackware10). no...
Forum: Lounge 2004-07-22, 07:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By optim
what is your current uptime?

What is your current uptime statistics, in all of your computers?

Mine:
PC1: 2 days, 19 hours (GNU/Linux)
PC2: 9 days, 18 hours (GNU/Linux)

To see the uptime in GNU/Linux type top in a tty....
Forum: Software 2004-07-22, 07:25
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By optim
you could disable virtual memory to ensure...

you could disable virtual memory to ensure nothing gets paged, except if you run imagining software or memhungry games.
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-12, 15:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By optim
the CPUs are exactly the same, same MHz.

the CPUs are exactly the same, same MHz.
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-12, 00:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By optim
what matters most in MPrime? memory bandwidth or...

what matters most in MPrime? memory bandwidth or memory latency?
Forum: Software 2004-07-11, 11:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By optim
I am running MPrime and the main reason I do that...

I am running MPrime and the main reason I do that is to win the $100,000 prize.

I have no problem sharing this money with George because he wrote the program and manages the GIMPS network. I think...
Forum: Software 2004-07-10, 15:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By optim
My SuSE Linux 9.1 OS has a failsafe option with...

My SuSE Linux 9.1 OS has a failsafe option with disabled ACPI etc. Will this increase MPrime performance?
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-10, 15:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By optim
nForce2 vs. KT600

Can someone tell me why the difference in MPrime benchmark 1792K FFT between these two machines? is it the amount of memory, the dual channel, of the Nvidia/VIA chipsets?

Machine1:
Athlon 2600+...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-10, 14:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By optim
Celeron D... what a terrible name!!

Celeron D... what a terrible name!!
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-10, 14:56
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By optim
Question MPrime: K7 has 64KB of L1 cache... but I thought it had 128K!

MPrime (the Linux version of Prime95) reports that my Athlon XP "T-bred" has 64K of L1 cache.

However, I thought Athlon XPs have 128K of L1 cache. I know the one half of it is used for data and...
Forum: Software 2004-07-10, 14:52
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By optim
Exclamation why 45% CPU utilisation?

I am running MPrime (the Linux version of Prime95) on a computer with 512MB RAM.

Top (similar to task manager in Windows) reported MPrime used about 45% of the CPU. But no other process was using...
Forum: Software 2004-07-09, 12:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By optim
Has Barton2500 better performance in...

Has Barton2500 better performance in Prime95/MPrime than dual Athlon 1900s? What's the frequency in MHz of an Athlon1900?
Forum: PrimeNet 2004-07-09, 12:00
Replies: 13
Views: 7,742
Posted By optim
If we have two benchmarks for identical chips but...

If we have two benchmarks for identical chips but different memory, I think we should list both. My idea is that the same should apply for different systemboards, different overclocking settings and...
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-05, 13:23
Replies: 27
Views: 7,832
Posted By optim
Some options in Prime95 included the Torture test...

Some options in Prime95 included the Torture test and benchmark may be inactive if you are crunching a prime. You have first to pause crunching by choosing Stop under the first menu. To restart...
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