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Forum: Lounge 2015-08-19, 22:50
Replies: 14
Poll: Kinsey scale
Views: 657
Posted By TheMawn
Well, if I had clicked correctly, I would have...

Well, if I had clicked correctly, I would have voted for 6: Exclusively heterosexual. Alas, the room was too dark and I didn't read carefully enough.

Exactly one time I have had a feeling toward a...
Forum: PrimeNet 2015-08-09, 17:53
Replies: 86
Views: 8,157
Posted By TheMawn
It looks like you don't do an unnecessary amount...

It looks like you don't do an unnecessary amount of talking
Forum: GPU to 72 2015-08-02, 02:00
Replies: 5,048
Views: 234,093
Posted By TheMawn
Just so everyone knows, my productivity has been...

Just so everyone knows, my productivity has been down lately and I am fully aware.

My X99 system has been sitting as an open bench system in my room for a few months now and summer has been a bit...
Forum: Science & Technology 2015-07-31, 22:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,480
Posted By TheMawn
Most people's grandma's couldn't read those last...

Most people's grandma's couldn't read those last three words.
Forum: Lounge 2015-07-24, 03:07
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By TheMawn
I thought it might be insultingly obvious to...

I thought it might be insultingly obvious to suggest just having on hand a full version of the song to play at one's leisure.

Then again, we are talking about someone with chronic "Does somebody...
Forum: Lounge 2015-07-22, 23:48
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By TheMawn
I don't think they can. You'll have better...

I don't think they can.

You'll have better luck taking your own initiative (:deadhorse:) and requesting from the station a full version.
Forum: Prime Sierpinski Project 2015-07-22, 23:46
Replies: 2
Views: 2,548
Posted By TheMawn
Someone around here once told me that 100.1 km/h...

Someone around here once told me that 100.1 km/h is strictly faster than 100.0 km/h.

I don't know as much about the Sierpinski project as I do about the Mersenne Prime project, but around there,...
Forum: Math 2015-07-13, 22:20
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By TheMawn
In more or less plain english, it means the...

In more or less plain english, it means the tiniest possible amount less than 1. For all intents and purposes it is 1, but it could make a slight difference. (EDIT: Well, it DOES make a difference,...
Forum: Information & Answers 2015-07-09, 23:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By TheMawn
Welcome to the forums! Like Chris said, work...

Welcome to the forums!

Like Chris said, work that could "hold up" the project is never reserved in such large batches of assignments. To be honest, a one month window WOULD be fine but six months...
Forum: Puzzles 2015-07-08, 04:44
Replies: 16
Views: 2,120
Posted By TheMawn
Right. It's not too difficult to make the second...

Right. It's not too difficult to make the second guesser be correct but the next two must also somehow be able. That's trickier.
Forum: Puzzles 2015-07-06, 23:09
Replies: 16
Views: 2,120
Posted By TheMawn
But that's just a bunch more assumptions WE have...

But that's just a bunch more assumptions WE have to make that they could just make for us. A problem is difficult because it involves complex lines of thought, not because you can't parse the words!...
Forum: Puzzles 2015-07-03, 23:56
Replies: 16
Views: 2,120
Posted By TheMawn
As an example let's have: 2 4 5 6 ...

As an example let's have:

2
4
5
6

The guy with 6 has to guess first. Obviously he has no guaranteed success since his guesses are 1 3 or 6. At this point it's just 33.3%. There's no way to...
Forum: Puzzles 2015-07-03, 23:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,120
Posted By TheMawn
What terrible wording. "Please provide your...

What terrible wording. "Please provide your answer as a list of 216 digits, 1-6 for a guess and 0 for illegal cases"

What on earth does that even mean? In any kind of graded school work a person...
Forum: GPU to 72 2015-06-27, 13:51
Replies: 5,048
Views: 234,093
Posted By TheMawn
I'm going on a vacation / family reunion thing...

I'm going on a vacation / family reunion thing and I will return July 1.

~1.2 THz will be offline for the next five days.
Forum: Hardware 2015-06-21, 20:29
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By TheMawn
It's probably the HDD activity light. I'm a...

It's probably the HDD activity light. I'm a little surprised that it's red. If you have other LED's are they also red?

Find something that makes heavy use of your drive. This could be a disk...
Forum: MISFIT 2015-06-21, 20:21
Replies: 18
Views: 5,209
Posted By TheMawn
Okay, thanks. 5 seems to work just fine. I've...

Okay, thanks. 5 seems to work just fine. I've increased my fetch threshold from the calculated 1250 to 1875 GHz-Days which is what the value would be if both of my cards were GTX 980 Ti's. That is...
Forum: Information & Answers 2015-06-21, 20:11
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By TheMawn
I don't know but this kind of thinking is part of...

I don't know but this kind of thinking is part of my reasoning for prioritizing the double- or triple- checking of suspect results (and perhaps the results of known unreliable sources).
Forum: Lounge 2015-06-21, 07:25
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By TheMawn
What's the longest you've waited for the black...

What's the longest you've waited for the black screen? If you've got nothing better to do, plug it in and let it think overnight.
Forum: MISFIT 2015-06-21, 01:32
Replies: 18
Views: 5,209
Posted By TheMawn
I have added my GTX 980 Ti to the TF effort. It's...

I have added my GTX 980 Ti to the TF effort. It's actually a very impressive card, and I look forward to un-crippling it by putting a proper cooler on it...

For now I have a GTX 980 Ti and a GTX...
Forum: Lounge 2015-06-20, 23:50
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By TheMawn
Interesting that CTRL ALT DEL does nothing. ...

Interesting that CTRL ALT DEL does nothing.

Try Windows + R. If that works, run explorer.
Forum: GPU Computing 2015-06-20, 19:51
Replies: 74
Views: 7,428
Posted By TheMawn
Without overclocking, the 980 Ti I purchased...

Without overclocking, the 980 Ti I purchased starts at around 750 GHz-days per day, but slows to about 630 probably due to thermal throttling. Blower fans suck. No pun intended. Once it's under a...
Forum: PrimeNet 2015-06-10, 22:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By TheMawn
The ECM method isn't deterministic. You don't get...

The ECM method isn't deterministic. You don't get a yes-or-no answer from running a single curve. Part of what defines each curve is randomized so no two are likely to be the same. You get increased...
Forum: GPU Computing 2015-06-06, 18:36
Replies: 74
Views: 7,428
Posted By TheMawn
It's looking pretty good. I know I am picking one...

It's looking pretty good. I know I am picking one up. There's a voice in the back of my head telling me to get two...

Gaming-wise it's almost identical to the Titan X but for our own purposes, I...
Forum: Hardware 2015-06-05, 02:55
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By TheMawn
I believe you are a bit confused about how the...

I believe you are a bit confused about how the program works.

The higher the FFT, the more data needs to travel in and out of RAM. Lower FFT's don't reduce memory traffic; they require less. In...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2015-05-31, 23:31
Replies: 57
Views: 2,271
Posted By TheMawn
Interesting. So any set of numbers whose...

Interesting.

So any set of numbers whose general form can't be factorized algebraically is guaranteed to contain a prime?

(While I did understand the meaning of "mostly prime" I appreciate the...
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