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  1. Thread: Server down?

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    Mike, please check your email for my results.txt...

    Mike, please check your email for my results.txt files.
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    I'll gather my log files too, when current work...

    I'll gather my log files too, when current work units are done. Kills me to think of the wasted clock cycles.
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    What the actual ****ing hell? My log files...

    What the actual ****ing hell?


    My log files can be used to re-create some of the data submitted lately.
  4. Thread: cpu speed question

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    Folks, I've built a few Intel core i5 4690s and...

    Folks, I've built a few Intel core i5 4690s and I've noticed something odd:

    days between finishing P-1 test and then finishing the PRP test and reporting "x is not prime" and then getting a new...
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    The replacement was exactly the same. They were...

    The replacement was exactly the same. They were both designed to not allow the cpu to run full-on for any amount of time. Other than that, nice computers. Did not fit my needs at all for crunching....
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    To Dell's credit, they are going to RMA the...

    To Dell's credit, they are going to RMA the computer and refund, even though it was sold by a third party, antonline.com through newegg. Excellent customer service from Dell, though.

    It looks to...
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    Another piece of the puzzle: it IS hitting the...

    Another piece of the puzzle: it IS hitting the current limit and throttling. Under Intel XTU, with full load, it shows Current Limit Throttling at 100%. With no load, it shows 0%. I think Current...
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    It's not heat throttling. I notice that at idle...

    It's not heat throttling. I notice that at idle the processor frequency is 3.692 Ghz, which is "turboboost" for this cpu. When I turn on Prime95, the processor frequency drops to 3.29 Ghz. When I...
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    Okay, more data. I've downloaded Intel Extreme...

    Okay, more data. I've downloaded Intel Extreme Tuning Utility, and it shows TurboBoost is disabled. But it's enabled in the bios, and Win7 power setting is on High Performance. So I don't get it. And...
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    Thanks so much for your help on this. I have a...

    Thanks so much for your help on this. I have a lot to learn.
    Okay, here's the link to the page of previous benchmarks for this cpu:...
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    The box is...

    The box is http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA24G2HZ2404 Mine is the only review. I'm not sure what you mean by Sob benchmark. Here's what three boxes running Sob are doing. Top one...
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    I've not used boinc before, I installed and chose...

    I've not used boinc before, I installed and chose enigma, it wants an email and password. I pm'ed Helix through the free-dc pm function to see if he wants to share that info.

    The hardware monitors...
  13. Thread: cpu speed question

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    cpu speed question

    So, I took guru's and speedraider's advice and bought a i5 4690. Except when it arrived it was a 4590. That's what I get for dealing with a minor name, it was antonline.com through newegg.com's...
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    I don't have an AMD chip that supports avx. My...

    I don't have an AMD chip that supports avx. My referring to AMD FX-8350 was just me lining up prospective cpus. Wishing there were a dual socket AM3+, to have processing power without so much cost....
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    I read that AMD FX-8350 does have avx instruction...

    I read that AMD FX-8350 does have avx instruction set, not avx 2.0. Has the client not been updated to take advantage of it? I have also noticed that amd chips don't do near as well as intel at sob.
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    Even as dual socket AM3+, it would be faster than...

    Even as dual socket AM3+, it would be faster than i5 4690k not by much. From looking at mersenne.org's cpu comparison of iteration times, it looks like 2 amd 8 core processors would do about 1/4 more...
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    Thanks for the advice. I'm not finding refurb i5...

    Thanks for the advice. I'm not finding refurb i5 4690k. I'll have to look at building. Or get back into it, it's been years. The last one I built was a Athlon xp 3000.
    Too bad nobody makes a...
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    Sounds like you two guys know a lot more about...

    Sounds like you two guys know a lot more about this than me. So, if I'm following, I'd need to look at how much work gets done per kilowatt/hour used. Or kW/h if I have the nomenclature right. And...
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    I'm in eastern WA near Moses Lake. I heat my...

    I'm in eastern WA near Moses Lake. I heat my basement too, but less so than years ago. Back in the days of SETI classic, I used to have stacks of mobos booted from linux off floppies. I learned some...
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    Thanks for clarifying that. Electricity isn't as...

    Thanks for clarifying that. Electricity isn't as big a concern for me, we have plentiful hydroelectric power in the Pacific Northwest. But the dollars remain one.

    Looking at...
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    Guru, were they overclocked much? The only...

    Guru, were they overclocked much? The only stability issues I've had with prime95 client were hardware related. But I don't overclock either (don't slap me too hard).

    Thanks for posting the...
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    Thanks for the help and pointing out where I can...

    Thanks for the help and pointing out where I can learn more. I'll investigate the i5 4690k. I'm lazy, maybe refurb units will start showing up soon.
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    Luckily, I think, I just added 2 i5 2400s. It'll...

    Luckily, I think, I just added 2 i5 2400s. It'll be good to see what you find.
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    I'd appreciate that, you know more about cpu...

    I'd appreciate that, you know more about cpu architecture than I do. *No hurry.* I've seen that intel kicks amd in sob and seti classic, so it would be good to have the latest on what cpu makes...
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    Just SOB, the Prime95 client. I sometimes use my...

    Just SOB, the Prime95 client. I sometimes use my boxes for LAN gaming, but seldom. I was curious because I think it would be fun to look at building again. I would guess that going forward more...
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