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Forum: Data 2018-06-20, 12:49
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Posted By NBtarheel_33
As of this morning (2018-06-20), we have reached...

As of this morning (2018-06-20), we have reached the 79 million milestone for first-time checks. This, of course, means that the end of (the first stage of) classical GIMPS is near: indeed, a mere...
Forum: News 2018-05-10, 05:29
Replies: 16
Views: 6,135
Posted By NBtarheel_33
In the M47 announcement, note that it is "almost...

In the M47 announcement, note that it is "almost 10 years" between the discovery of M47 and its proof of place, rather than "almost 9 years" as the article now is written. Just looks like a simple...
Forum: Data 2018-05-10, 05:23
Replies: 3,321
Views: 211,068
Posted By NBtarheel_33
Question: If M(exponent) is double-checked and...

Question: If M(exponent) is double-checked and subsequently factored, does that reduce the DC total while increasing the "Factored" total?
Forum: Data 2018-05-10, 05:18
Replies: 3,321
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Posted By NBtarheel_33
I just happened to catch this a few minutes ago:...

I just happened to catch this a few minutes ago: exactly 1,000,000 double-checked exponents in the classical 79.3M range.

Also, we are very close to dipping below 40,000 P90-years of work to go in...
Forum: PrimeNet 2018-02-28, 08:24
Replies: 86
Views: 8,037
Posted By NBtarheel_33
New record for 30-day sustained throughput:...

New record for 30-day sustained throughput: 436.648 TFLOP/s. The post-M50 crowd seems to be hanging around a little longer than those joining on after previous prime discoveries.
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-08-20, 02:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By NBtarheel_33
Perhaps those assignments were on older systems...

Perhaps those assignments were on older systems that have been upgraded without curtisc bothering (or having the chance) to transfer the assignments in progress.

I do notice that the UCM-curtisc...
Forum: Data 2017-08-15, 19:01
Replies: 3,321
Views: 211,068
Posted By NBtarheel_33
The TwoLL column does not add up at the bottom;...

The TwoLL column does not add up at the bottom; it looks as though the top cell in that column is not being added into the total.
Forum: Data 2017-08-15, 18:14
Replies: 3,321
Views: 211,068
Posted By NBtarheel_33
That is exactly how it was: one line for each FFT...

That is exactly how it was: one line for each FFT size, going back to the days of low seven-figure exponents. As each FFT size bracket was "eliminated" (i.e. all of the exponents requiring a given...
Forum: Lounge 2017-08-13, 10:40
Replies: 65
Views: 6,420
Posted By NBtarheel_33
94662863, just minutes before midnight on...

94662863, just minutes before midnight on 2019-12-31.
Forum: Data 2017-08-13, 10:27
Replies: 3,321
Views: 211,068
Posted By NBtarheel_33
The top two lines of this...

The top two lines of this (https://www.mersenne.org/report_classic/) report can now be merged.
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-04-05, 10:08
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By NBtarheel_33
'Twould be lovely if it were indeed real. But...

'Twould be lovely if it were indeed real. But there has been no large increase in assignments or results that would be expected in the wake of 100,000 new computers joining GIMPS in such a short...
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-04-05, 09:58
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By NBtarheel_33
FWIW, I just upgraded to 29.1 on a quad-core...

FWIW, I just upgraded to 29.1 on a quad-core running Windows 8 and the existing computer name and GUID carried over without a hitch. No duplicate entries in the CPU list.
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-04-05, 09:35
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By NBtarheel_33
The reporting of far larger than normal daily...

The reporting of far larger than normal daily additions to the GIMPS CPU count is still occurring (see the attached graph). This behavior seems to have begun on or about March 24th, while George...
Forum: Information & Answers 2017-03-31, 03:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By NBtarheel_33
So how many machines will you be bringing aboard,...

So how many machines will you be bringing aboard, and what are the specs of a typical unit? Do you have any GPUs at your disposal?
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-03-30, 00:57
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By NBtarheel_33
3.5% increase in registered CPUs *this past week*

We have added just over 50,000 (yes, that is 5x104!) new CPUs to GIMPS in the past seven days, representing a 3.5% increase in the number of registered CPUs in *just one week*. Over 20,000 of them...
Forum: Information & Answers 2017-03-29, 22:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By NBtarheel_33
And lest you feel compelled to skip this little...

And lest you feel compelled to skip this little inconvenience, Madpoo can fill you in on just how quickly a little old hunt for big numbers can become big trouble. At the minimum it could cost you...
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-03-04, 04:22
Replies: 86
Views: 8,037
Posted By NBtarheel_33
This is getting as bad (as good?) as the US stock...

This is getting as bad (as good?) as the US stock market.

New record: 431.005 TFLOP/s.
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-02-25, 18:34
Replies: 86
Views: 8,037
Posted By NBtarheel_33
New record: 421.679 TFLOP/s. Efficiency is now...

New record: 421.679 TFLOP/s. Efficiency is now at 40% (1054.193 TFLOP/s maximum).
Forum: Lounge 2017-02-15, 23:56
Replies: 2,056
Views: 64,025
Posted By NBtarheel_33
Narcotics often initiate significant emotional...

Narcotics often initiate significant emotional stresses.

stress
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-02-15, 17:17
Replies: 86
Views: 8,037
Posted By NBtarheel_33
GIMPS has set yet another new record for 30-day...

GIMPS has set yet another new record for 30-day sustained computing throughput: 405+ TFLOP/s, beating the old record of 400+ TFLOP/s set on 2016-02-19 in the wake of the discovery of the 49th...
Forum: Lounge 2017-02-15, 16:42
Replies: 2,056
Views: 64,025
Posted By NBtarheel_33
Racing enthusiasts visit extreme automotive...

Racing enthusiasts visit extreme automotive laboratory.

racing
Forum: Soap Box 2017-01-02, 11:05
Replies: 330
Views: 18,332
Posted By NBtarheel_33
I first happened to read about the hacking of...

I first happened to read about the hacking of electronic medical records and IV pumps as my mother was receiving biweekly doses of chemotherapy. It troubled me and frankly pissed me off, the more I...
Forum: Soap Box 2017-01-02, 10:44
Replies: 330
Views: 18,332
Posted By NBtarheel_33
Because unilaterally bricking my device, seizing...

Because unilaterally bricking my device, seizing my data, and causing me aggravation ranging from a couple of lost family photos all the way up to financial damages due to lost business contacts or...
Forum: Data 2016-12-29, 11:08
Replies: 3,321
Views: 211,068
Posted By NBtarheel_33
Suggest that we add to the milestones report a...

Suggest that we add to the milestones report a countdown to completing the first objective of "classical" GIMPS (per the "colorful stats report" (http://www.mersenne.org/report_classic)): first-time...
Forum: Data 2016-12-29, 11:03
Replies: 3,321
Views: 211,068
Posted By NBtarheel_33
A mere 369 days after reaching the milestone of...

A mere 369 days after reaching the milestone of first-time testing all exponents below 60M, by far the fastest time between "decennial" milestones.

The new assignment rules are working extremely...
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