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What's your runtime on Collatz with FX 4800...? 4,180 Views / 30 Replies  
What's your runtime on Collatz with FX 4800...?
Posted by Elphidieus, on Feb 3, 2010 at 08:39 AM, in Team MacNN
Am I to understand that you've got yourself into... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Am I to understand that you've got yourself into a "Waiting for shared memory" problem...?

If you do, you might wanna read the following:

BOINC FAQ Service...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:59 AM, in Team MacNN
On a contrary my MP performs better on 0.43xxx or... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
On a contrary my MP performs better on 0.43xxx or lower. Anything higher than 2.7xxx, it really slows. Mine's with HT on default. I wonder if the situation will reverse if I have HT turned off.
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 4, 2009 at 08:51 AM, in Team MacNN
And I can assume there's no way to just download... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
And I can assume there's no way to just download and crunch only VLAR units...?
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 4, 2009 at 07:15 AM, in Team MacNN
Yes, and I've compared both Mac Pros with the... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Yes, and I've compared both Mac Pros with the same deadlined WUs (particularly now having deadlines of early to mid August), it's just that the short ones performed badly.... the long ones as you...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jul 29, 2009 at 11:51 PM, in Team MacNN
One thing to note about SETI@home on HT-enabled... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
One thing to note about SETI@home on HT-enabled Nehalems Xeons, they performed badly on short-deadlined WUs. My 2.66GHz Octo-core averages 4300 secs compared to 2.8GHz Penryn Xeons at 1750 secs....
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jul 29, 2009 at 02:04 PM, in Team MacNN
Anybody here got an estimated runtime for... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Anybody here got an estimated runtime for optimised Astropulse 5.05 on OS X...?

Mine seems to project a runtime of 62 hours... far worse than a PC counterpart of only 16 - 17 hours......
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:48 PM, in Team MacNN
I was referring to the Windows side. Cuda is... 2,866 Views / 9 Replies  
I was referring to the Windows side. Cuda is useless on OS X right now. But anyway, I've tried SETI Cuda on a MacBook Alu with Windows XP on Boot Camp, no luck. :brick:

Apparently there was an...
Posted by Elphidieus, on May 13, 2009 at 10:22 PM, in Team MacNN
Are there anyone in here got the new Mac Mini... 2,866 Views / 9 Replies  
Are there anyone in here got the new Mac Mini with the nVidia 9400M to crunch SETI CUDA on Windows...?
Posted by Elphidieus, on May 4, 2009 at 02:56 AM, in Team MacNN
I would love to see a new optimised app for SETI... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I would love to see a new optimised app for SETI instead. V8 has be released for over a year now, and there hasn't been any word from Alex ever since...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:40 AM, in Team MacNN
Running optimised AP rev 103 on both MP Xeon. ... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Running optimised AP rev 103 on both MP Xeon.

My 2.8GHz Harpertown trounced my 3.0GHz Clovertown by a heavy margin:

Task ID on Clovertown...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Feb 2, 2009 at 03:39 AM, in Team MacNN
Unfortunately MilkyWay WU datelines are far too... 2,170 Views / 24 Replies  
Unfortunately MilkyWay WU datelines are far too short for one of my offline towers to sustain a week-cache worth of work.
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 29, 2009 at 05:35 AM, in Team MacNN
Upgrading/downgrading to different versions of... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Upgrading/downgrading to different versions of BOINC Manager is fine... It's just the problem of upgrading SETI/AstroPulse clients that's screwing up BOINC ownership which requires a reinstallation...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 27, 2009 at 09:47 PM, in Team MacNN
How do you upgrade the optimised AP client... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
How do you upgrade the optimised AP client without having to screw up the BOINC ownership permission and lose all those downloaded AP WU altogether...? :confused::confused:

Every time I perform an...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:31 AM, in Team MacNN
But then again you fail to account the... 2,866 Views / 9 Replies  
But then again you fail to account the performance per watt ratio, if you would call it that way... the GF8800 can consume up to 100W and above for crunching on one single tasks... the same amount of...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 23, 2009 at 11:14 AM, in Team MacNN
Nope, I'm not saying SETI has problems....... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Nope, I'm not saying SETI has problems.... because I had the same problems with Einstein on both systems as well. What are the chances of both systems of different configurations with a...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 12, 2009 at 01:14 PM, in Team MacNN
I have both Mac Pros Clovertown and Harpertown,... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I have both Mac Pros Clovertown and Harpertown, both displaying choppy effects on Expose, Dashboard, and Spaces. Spotlight is close to unusable. These happens only with all 8 cores allocated to SETI...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:19 PM, in Team MacNN
Just curious, for those of you running SETI@home... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Just curious, for those of you running SETI@home on Leopard, how did you guys manage to address the sluggishness on overall OS X performances when all your processing cores are dedicated to Seti...?...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jan 12, 2009 at 08:55 AM, in Team MacNN
Just passed 4.5 mil.... :D BOINCStats... 557 Views / 5 Replies  
Just passed 4.5 mil.... :D

BOINCStats Combined (http://boincstats.com/search/all_projects.php?cpid=ca3a40d553223469060b219640ec4e08)
Posted by Elphidieus, on Sep 15, 2008 at 04:30 PM, in Team MacNN
Mac Pro 8-core CPU temperature 8,242 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi all...

I would have posted this on the Mac Pro & PowerMac sub-forum for its technicality, but since this is somewhat related to BOINC and SETI@home with a bunch of you guys using V4s and V8s, I...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Nov 6, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in Team MacNN
Performance on a Mac Pro 8-core with only 3GB RAM... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Performance on a Mac Pro 8-core with only 3GB RAM (what an embarrassment).... :brick:

Result based on crunching of 4 simultaneous cores

WU Credit= 54.26

V7.2 = 5800-6000s
V8 = 3800-4000s
...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Oct 10, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in Team MacNN
Thanks Alex.... I'm running it on my CDs and... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Thanks Alex....

I'm running it on my CDs and C2Ds....

Will have the v8 tested on my V8 soon... :D

EDIT: Just had a noisy WU on v8, notice that the output file still indicate a built of seti...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Oct 8, 2007 at 01:38 AM, in Team MacNN
Don't mind if I ask, where exactly can I find the... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Don't mind if I ask, where exactly can I find the pre-released v8 client...? Only from Alex..? :D
Posted by Elphidieus, on Oct 5, 2007 at 08:46 PM, in Team MacNN
Contemplating to switch... 800 Views / 11 Replies  
Somehow I find SETI a curse, everytime when I'm close to running out of workunits and wanting to reload, available WUs are always drained... :brick:
Posted by Elphidieus, on Sep 7, 2007 at 10:09 AM, in Team MacNN
I think the failed validation issue had gone a... 3,362 Views / 33 Replies  
I think the failed validation issue had gone a little bit serious here:

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=41953

Perhaps the result differences generated from the optimised...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 30, 2007 at 09:48 AM, in Team MacNN
Somehow I raised this question on the SETI@home... 3,362 Views / 33 Replies  
Somehow I raised this question on the SETI@home forum, comparing credit claims from AK's optimised clients against stock 5.27 clients running both BOINC clients version 4 and 5. In fact, I was...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 13, 2007 at 03:12 AM, in Team MacNN
I still manage to download a bunch to last me... 800 Views / 11 Replies  
I still manage to download a bunch to last me another day or two before they went down again....
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 11, 2007 at 10:32 PM, in Team MacNN
yes.... when my WU cache is close to drying up...... 800 Views / 11 Replies  
yes.... when my WU cache is close to drying up...

I'm only left with 3 hours of WUs left.... :(
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 7, 2007 at 02:53 PM, in Team MacNN
Are we on a different subject....? If I had... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Are we on a different subject....? If I had confused you, i'd better apologise. However, I was referring to Alex's pre-release v8 client, and yes, I was also referring to my v8 box... :stick:
...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 1, 2007 at 02:47 PM, in Team MacNN
I wish I could participate, but my V8's still... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I wish I could participate, but my V8's still less than full capacity... Stock RAM and not running 24/7... :brick::brick:

Will add more RAM in about a week or two... :D
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 1, 2007 at 02:26 PM, in Team MacNN
Welp... I guess I'm waiting for Alex's V8 client... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Welp... I guess I'm waiting for Alex's V8 client to complement my V8 beast.... :lol::lol:
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 1, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in Team MacNN
Same here. Apparently it fixes my WU download... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Same here. Apparently it fixes my WU download issue as well. My Intel-macs' beginning to fill with days of WUs....
Posted by Elphidieus, on Nov 14, 2006 at 10:50 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks for the feedbacks guys.... guess I'll have... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Thanks for the feedbacks guys.... guess I'll have to wait...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Nov 9, 2006 at 11:23 AM, in Team MacNN
For months I've had it set to 10 days, I've even... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
For months I've had it set to 10 days, I've even set the client to "Run always", and created a separate preferences for these Intel systems.... but the systems always failed to download more than 20K...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Nov 9, 2006 at 09:54 AM, in Team MacNN
Too all Intel buddies out there... I'm... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Too all Intel buddies out there...

I'm having troubles downloading WUs on Intel machines... the most I get to download on a single machine is 5 at a time, which can last couple of hours max. And...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Nov 6, 2006 at 10:06 AM, in Team MacNN
That's one of the drawbacks of Intel processors,... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
That's one of the drawbacks of Intel processors, you can't control how much processor resources you wanna dedicate to your apps, unlike the G5s....

Poor Intel-ified Mac users lose control of their...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Aug 6, 2006 at 12:54 PM, in Team MacNN
I sense the death of PowerPC-optimised cruncher... 134,398 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I sense the death of PowerPC-optimised cruncher already... :cry: :cry: :cry:

With this coincide with the upcoming Mac Pro release, I bet there'll be a mass-selling of Quad G5s around....

drop...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jul 30, 2006 at 12:53 AM, in Team MacNN
Then maybe you should stop harrassing people with... 912 Views / 11 Replies  
Then maybe you should stop harrassing people with your so-called "smart-ass attitude" of yours. Otherwise you're only insulting your own intelligence. Now back to the topic, wil'ye...? :rolleyes:
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jul 26, 2006 at 07:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, if he had indicated DIMM instead of... 912 Views / 11 Replies  
Well, if he had indicated DIMM instead of SO-DIMM, that would have solved the issue here... For obvious reasons you are so obsessed with Core Duo, your mindset gave the impression that only DDR2...
Posted by Elphidieus, on Jul 26, 2006 at 08:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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