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Forum: Hardware 2008-11-26, 00:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By ADBjester
The bandwidth of the RAM itself is not the...

The bandwidth of the RAM itself is not the limiting factor. The limiting factor is the memory bus itself, and contention for it by four cores. 800 Mhz QDR RAM is more than enough for what we do. ...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-09, 02:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By ADBjester
They are. That's the point. Results are showing...

They are. That's the point. Results are showing up (under the v5 named machines) but aren't *leaving* the assignments list (under the v4_computers name).



I don't. I just don't want the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-09, 00:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By ADBjester
v4_computer vs. Machine Name anomaly

Hello All,

I migrated when migration still had some bugs. Short version:

I let v24 run a few days and report to the v5 proxy.
I stopped v24, upgraded the software to v25.7, edited the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-29, 21:57
Replies: 377
Views: 36,776
Posted By ADBjester
Sorry, I must have missed that. Yes, the old...

Sorry, I must have missed that.

Yes, the old exponents exist on that page for my v5 account:






The few that do have a computer name there also have a key -- they were the ones assigned...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-29, 19:44
Replies: 377
Views: 36,776
Posted By ADBjester
This seems to have worked for now.... We'll see...

This seems to have worked for now.... We'll see how it works when it comes time to submit the results.

Given the editing I had to do to add the "N/A," section and to put each individual assignment...
Forum: Software 2008-10-24, 02:39
Replies: 280
Views: 28,817
Posted By ADBjester
Folks, you just can't run P95 while running 3D...

Folks, you just can't run P95 while running 3D games. 3D games are very intensive users of memory bandwidth, and there will be severe contention for those resources between the game and P95, P95's...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-20, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By ADBjester
FYI, I have P95 running 4 instances on a quad...

FYI, I have P95 running 4 instances on a quad core on Vista x64 with 8 GB RAM, no problems.

Jester
Forum: Hardware 2008-10-09, 16:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By ADBjester
I'd tend to agree. Of all the mobo problems I've...

I'd tend to agree. Of all the mobo problems I've had in the past 18 months, I've had trouble with aBit, ASUS, and eVGA. I've had a Gigabyte EP35-DS4 and an EP45-DS4P, and both have been flawless...
Forum: Hardware 2008-10-05, 05:14
Replies: 20
Views: 8,872
Posted By ADBjester
The Zalman CNPS 9700 is the current "nuts" (in my...

The Zalman CNPS 9700 is the current "nuts" (in my opinion) for air coolers. Find it at frozencpu.com.

I find that closed cases make for errors and higher temps. I tend to run "open" cases as...
Forum: Hardware 2008-10-05, 05:10
Replies: 20
Views: 8,872
Posted By ADBjester
I have a Q6600 cooled by a Zalman 9700 air cooler...

I have a Q6600 cooled by a Zalman 9700 air cooler that maintains 58C under all four cores at P95 peak load. And I consider that "high" because that system is kept in an enclosed "hutch" under my...
Forum: News 2008-09-28, 01:22
Replies: 901
Views: 108,242
Posted By ADBjester
Foxnews.com ...

Foxnews.com

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,429201,00.html

(AP regurgitation, with apologies to Ernst)
Forum: News 2008-08-29, 13:16
Replies: 901
Views: 108,242
Posted By ADBjester
I don't think Godwin's Law applies to web-based...

I don't think Godwin's Law applies to web-based forums. Only Usenet.

Nice try, though.

Jester
Forum: News 2008-08-28, 01:52
Replies: 901
Views: 108,242
Posted By ADBjester
We've been slash-dotted

http://science.slashdot.org/science/08/08/27/2220226.shtml

At the time of this writing, top of the front page, too.

Jester
Forum: Hardware 2008-01-25, 22:01
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
If you followed my earlier saga... it got worse. ...

If you followed my earlier saga... it got worse. MUCH worse. And I found out the answer to the above the hard way. Newer 680i (and 780i) boards are no better than the older 68oi boards, and I...
Forum: Hardware 2008-01-04, 16:32
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
And finally, some numbers from the initial stable...

And finally, some numbers from the initial stable overclock on the ASUS X38.

A 13X multiplier turned out to be unstable on the X38. I'm now at 12X, 3.2 Ghz, and a standard FSB and RAM of 1066...
Forum: Hardware 2008-01-03, 15:12
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
Here's another apples to apples comparison that I...

Here's another apples to apples comparison that I just posted about this elsewhere:

Here's how the 30%-overclocked 680i system responded as the number of cores stressed to the max was increased:
...
Forum: Hardware 2008-01-03, 06:59
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
Crosspost of what I just posted to the Mersenne...

Crosspost of what I just posted to the Mersenne mailing list follows. Thanks to all here who helped figure this out!

Summary of last week's posts:

My uber-juiced, liquid-cooled, overclocked...
Forum: Hardware 2007-12-28, 21:33
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
Sadly, due to an incompetent vendor I will not...

Sadly, due to an incompetent vendor I will not have the parts to reconstruct the system this weekend. (I was sent the Maximus Formula, rather than the MF Special Edition -- meaning what I got has no...
Forum: Hardware 2007-12-24, 16:27
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
"For the similar cost?" Where do *you* buy your...

"For the similar cost?" Where do *you* buy your DDR3?

The cost in terms of moving to the X34 chipset is only $260... and it was time for a coolant replacement anyway.

To move to DDR3 I'd...
Forum: Hardware 2007-12-23, 02:15
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By ADBjester
They aren't already? Jeff

They aren't already?

Jeff
Forum: Hardware 2007-12-22, 03:56
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
As a followup to the above, I read S458122's post...

As a followup to the above, I read S458122's post about nVidia vs. Intel chipsets and his performance tests on identical systems. Since I seem to be suffering a loss of more than half my potential...
Forum: Hardware 2007-12-21, 21:41
Replies: 54
Views: 6,089
Posted By ADBjester
More quad core information

As posted to the hogranch mailing list:

My system specs:

eVGA CK-NF68 nVidia 680i motherboard
QX6700
4 GB Corsair Dominator XMS PC2-8500C5D
Vista Ultimate x64
Previous cooling: CoolIt...
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-08, 05:15
Replies: 447
Views: 34,327
Posted By ADBjester
153 is the smallest number which can be expressed...

153 is the smallest number which can be expressed as the sum of the cube of its digits:

1^3 + 5^3 +3^3

http://www.shyamsundergupta.com/c153.htm

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Forum: Lounge 2003-06-25, 05:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,535
Posted By ADBjester
To add a bit more to that excellent description...

To add a bit more to that excellent description you just read, here's a layman's description of the work your computer is doing.

Imagine the number 17. Imagine 17 SQUARED, or 17 x 17. That's...
Forum: Lounge 2003-01-28, 21:41
Replies: 123
Views: 10,555
Posted By ADBjester
Poaching solution?

George, worse yet, a user who has checked out TWENTY exponents on a given machine, and reports even best-case progress on ONE of them.. updates the other exponents as "progress being made" as well.
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