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No GPU clients for Macs? With these kind of PPD,... 2,622 Views / 61 Replies  
No GPU clients for Macs? With these kind of PPD, I might give up completely...
Posted by SciFrog, on Sep 30, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in Team MacNN
Nice to see more power coming to the team, but... 1,019 Views / 21 Replies  
Nice to see more power coming to the team, but still, MacNN will drop off the top 100 within the month...
Posted by SciFrog, on Aug 14, 2008 at 11:35 PM, in Team MacNN
Switching team... 1,019 Views / 21 Replies  
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Team MacNN doesn't really care about Folding, we will drop out of the top 100 within one month. That is the trigger for me to move to a more active team. BOINC doesn't do it for me, and other...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jul 31, 2008 at 08:20 PM, in Team MacNN
Only worth running at least Core 2 duo IMHO... 722 Views / 6 Replies  
Only worth running at least Core 2 duo IMHO...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jun 20, 2008 at 11:45 AM, in Team MacNN
SMP client is a must on intel based machines. ... 722 Views / 6 Replies  
SMP client is a must on intel based machines.

You have cranked up the musid eh, just one month before I could take you over... Probably won't happen now.

Anyway, welcome back, the team needs...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jun 5, 2008 at 11:20 AM, in Team MacNN
What big guns? There are only 6 people... 1,496 Views / 28 Replies  
What big guns?

There are only 6 people crunching more per day than a Core Duo 2 can do...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 8, 2008 at 02:07 PM, in Team MacNN
Just following the instructions for the command... 1,496 Views / 28 Replies  
Just following the instructions for the command line really, not different thatn running the old PPC client.
Create a folder in ~/Utilities and launch it in a terminal window.

The client is...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 4, 2008 at 09:07 AM, in Team MacNN
Team MacNN is ranked 81, but we are crunching... 1,496 Views / 28 Replies  
Team MacNN is ranked 81, but we are crunching #140. I estimate we will drop out of the top 100 in 9-12 months.

I will jump off the ship if we can't get our daily average above 50k a day.
I read...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 3, 2008 at 09:56 AM, in Team MacNN
Definitely MacNN updates every 12 hours... ... 1,496 Views / 28 Replies  
Definitely MacNN updates every 12 hours...

Also it would be nice to have the team rank page up ;)
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 9, 2008 at 12:40 PM, in Team MacNN
Not totally unexpected but the MacBook air is not... 1,209 Views / 18 Replies  
Not totally unexpected but the MacBook air is not a great performer... 34mins for a frame where a 2.16Ghz Core Duo 2 takes 22 mins... More than clock speed can explain, I would have expected 28...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:38 AM, in Team MacNN
No idea on the sending of WU... Works here. ... 1,209 Views / 18 Replies  
No idea on the sending of WU... Works here.

If anyone finds a way to have Folding start at reboot for the Intel client and Leopard, the crontab is not working...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:37 AM, in Team MacNN
Welcome back, we need all the power we can get.... 1,209 Views / 18 Replies  
Welcome back, we need all the power we can get. Your Mac Pro will make you one of the best crunchers rather fast! :thumbsup:

Try to run 3 instances, create a folder for each and use the -local...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM, in Team MacNN
Still interested... 1,422 Views / 12 Replies  
Still interested...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 7, 2008 at 02:22 PM, in Marketplace
We really need some help with Folding, maybe your... 1,496 Views / 28 Replies  
We really need some help with Folding, maybe your contribution will push others to crunch also.

I think we should try to set a goal, like taking other mac teams ;)

We could start with Mac...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 7, 2008 at 10:24 AM, in Team MacNN
I'll take of of these long power cord for... 1,422 Views / 12 Replies  
I'll take of of these long power cord for MacBook...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 16, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in Marketplace
I am close to, but I need a display and don't... 140,179 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I am close to, but I need a display and don't want to buy the current Apple ones...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 10, 2008 at 11:33 AM, in Team MacNN
Great, tks! 499 Views / 6 Replies  
Great, tks!
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 10, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in Team MacNN
Team MacNN : Fold : Basic Ranks... 499 Views / 6 Replies  
Team MacNN : Fold : Basic Ranks (http://teamstats.macnn.com/fold/rank1.phtml)

This Folding page is also stale...
It seems that you run it once then it never refreshes ever again.

Tks to have a...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 9, 2008 at 12:18 PM, in Team MacNN
1 million in Folding, yeah... Now if only only... 21,129 Views / 363 Replies  
1 million in Folding, yeah... Now if only only more than 10 people wanted to run folding, it would be nice... Where are the members with the PS3s?
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 9, 2008 at 12:14 PM, in Team MacNN
This worked for me, allowing to send emails home... 309,087 Views / 34 Replies  
This worked for me, allowing to send emails home via wifi at home (cablevision) and EDGE on the road
without having to change the servers back and forth:

on the mac, open the Mail program, go to...
Posted by SciFrog, on Jul 10, 2007 at 12:33 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Do you run two clients on a 4 cores machine then?... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
Do you run two clients on a 4 cores machine then? Or even on a 2 cores?
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 13, 2007 at 01:56 PM, in Team MacNN
Actually you are right it wasn't intentional, and... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
Actually you are right it wasn't intentional, and actually one unit was doing 100% a while ago. But they seem to be happy with the 90% limit. As for running only two clients, don't shoot the...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 13, 2007 at 08:13 AM, in Team MacNN
I believe they asked not to run 2 clients on 4... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
I believe they asked not to run 2 clients on 4 cores or 3 clients on 8 cores because they want the results to come back faster. If too many people do it, they will have to tighten the deadines. The...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 12, 2007 at 08:07 AM, in Team MacNN
5k PPD? 1,055 Views / 12 Replies  
5k PPD?
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 7, 2007 at 09:32 AM, in Team MacNN
I usually wait for a unit to finish to reboot... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
I usually wait for a unit to finish to reboot when needed, not the easiest way.
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 6, 2007 at 09:33 AM, in Team MacNN
I wonder how much overhead is lost... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
I wonder how much overhead is lost...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 4, 2007 at 01:19 PM, in Team MacNN
So these new 8 cores Mac Pro, they reach 10k PPD... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
So these new 8 cores Mac Pro, they reach 10k PPD with two clients?
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 4, 2007 at 11:05 AM, in Team MacNN
It is beta, you loose a unit once and a while. ... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
It is beta, you loose a unit once and a while.

Don't switch network settings, it can cause the unit to fail.

Also you can't really resume a unit. Once stopped, it either restarts a new one, or...
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 4, 2007 at 03:31 AM, in Team MacNN
This page Team MacNN : Fold : Basic Ranks... 830 Views / 18 Replies  
This page Team MacNN : Fold : Basic Ranks (http://teamstats.macnn.com/fold/rank1.phtml)
is 5+ days old. Thanks to have a look.
Posted by SciFrog, on Apr 2, 2007 at 01:26 PM, in Team MacNN
A little more firepower and we could take team... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
A little more firepower and we could take team Mac Addict... Maybe that would entice some of them to switch...
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 30, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Team MacNN
10.4 as long as you have 384M RAM. 702 Views / 12 Replies  
10.4 as long as you have 384M RAM.
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 30, 2007 at 12:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
900 to 1,100 PPD for the PS3, still less than a... 2,032 Views / 64 Replies  
900 to 1,100 PPD for the PS3, still less than a C2D on the 260x cores.

Side note: the PS3 uses 200W of power, so C2D laptops have a much better PPD/wattage.
But the PS3 is more powerful for some...
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 29, 2007 at 08:37 AM, in Team MacNN
Thank you! 830 Views / 18 Replies  
Thank you!
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 29, 2007 at 08:35 AM, in Team MacNN
Actually the file was in iTunes as 5.1, but the... 15,987 Views / 180 Replies  
Actually the file was in iTunes as 5.1, but the AppleTV output is not 5.1. Similar to the trailers on Apple's website.

Why did hey leave out 5.1? Divx and such, I understand. Oh well, no AppleTV...
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 23, 2007 at 09:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Apple TV user reports/tips/issues... 15,987 Views / 180 Replies  
Apple TV user reports/tips/issues (http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/feedback/apple_tv_user_reports.html#reports)

A guy claims to have 5.1 from QT pro and AAC 5.1 (no AC3 pass through though).
That...
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 23, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
True, but still... Also if ITMS sells HD... 15,987 Views / 180 Replies  
True, but still...

Also if ITMS sells HD content does this mean it will not have 5.1? Who is going to buy that, even TV shows have 5.1 now...
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 23, 2007 at 09:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was on the verge to get an AppleTV, perfect for... 15,987 Views / 180 Replies  
I was on the verge to get an AppleTV, perfect for my needs. But no 5.1 support?

I am shocked, this means that you won't get full audio quality if you wanted to rip the dozen DVDs you watch the...
Posted by SciFrog, on Mar 23, 2007 at 09:29 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Keep your dual G4 on BOINC. Intel CPU with... 688 Views / 7 Replies  
Keep your dual G4 on BOINC.

Intel CPU with the SMP client is what we need. They produce 5 times the points of non SMP.
Right now the whole team is running at the pace of 12/14 dual Intel CPUs,...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 26, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in Team MacNN
I got one to go. Been the proud owner for 3... 389 Views / 2 Replies  
I got one to go.

Been the proud owner for 3 years, no dead pixels, ships in original box.
Very good condition, it has been in the same place for 3 years.
I have a few transaction here and over...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 11, 2007 at 11:33 PM, in Marketplace
FW400 port woes iMac 24'' 478 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone with problems with the FW400 port on the new iMacs?

The only way the iMac recognizes my camcorder is if I press very hard the plug in... I tried on 3 other computers and did not have a...
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 6, 2007 at 10:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
iWeb is great, as easy as Homepage and much more... 470 Views / 7 Replies  
iWeb is great, as easy as Homepage and much more powerful...

Only thing is I wish there was an easy way to transfer old Homepages to iWeb.
Posted by SciFrog, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:10 PM, in Applications
PM sent. 679 Views / 6 Replies  
PM sent.
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 17, 2007 at 02:33 PM, in Marketplace
Prices are correct considering you have 20% VAT... 533 Views / 12 Replies  
Prices are correct considering you have 20% VAT in the UK which you should be paying in duty tax, shipping around $100... Makes perfect sense, sorry.
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 17, 2007 at 02:32 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks! It might be a couple of day before... 1,106 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks!

It might be a couple of day before it kicks in!
Posted by SciFrog, on Jan 5, 2007 at 09:15 AM, in Team MacNN
You might be better off buying a 20'' iMac, then... 1,165 Views / 13 Replies  
You might be better off buying a 20'' iMac, then swap it every 3 years or so, chepaer in the end, 8 years is an eternity...
Posted by SciFrog, on Dec 21, 2006 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have both, they are exactly the same... 834 Views / 4 Replies  
I have both, they are exactly the same...
Posted by SciFrog, on Dec 19, 2006 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! Now we can see how badly we do at... 667 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks!

Now we can see how badly we do at Folding :(
Posted by SciFrog, on Dec 19, 2006 at 01:00 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks for the contribution! 1,106 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks for the contribution!
Posted by SciFrog, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:21 PM, in Team MacNN
Bose sounds good for the non audiophile, but read... 1,030 Views / 22 Replies  
Bose sounds good for the non audiophile, but read any serious review and you will see how you can get better sound for the same price. Bose sound is priced at list twice too much. That pays for the...
Posted by SciFrog, on Dec 17, 2006 at 09:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
True, but except for RAID, the speed is fast... 13,626 Views / 17 Replies  
True, but except for RAID, the speed is fast enough. And it costs more but again it is significant only for multi drive enclosures, which is more Mac pro land...
Posted by SciFrog, on Dec 14, 2006 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
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