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Forum: Hardware 2021-10-24, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By VBCurtis
If you mean LLR and not Prime95 Mersenne testing,...

If you mean LLR and not Prime95 Mersenne testing, the answer depends on the size of the numbers you are testing.
Small tests may fit into CPU cache and hardly need main-memory bandwidth at all.
...
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2021-10-22, 22:27
Replies: 134
Views: 34,459
Posted By VBCurtis
Pretty sure Seth open-sourced his code for that...

Pretty sure Seth open-sourced his code for that page. He's still active on the forum, maybe PM him and he's likely to help you set up the web-page monitor.
Forum: Data 2021-10-22, 16:56
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By VBCurtis
Did you read the first line of the first post of...

Did you read the first line of the first post of the thread? His reason is located there. While that directness isn't often how you communicate, lots of others on this forum do so.
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2021-10-22, 16:53
Replies: 134
Views: 34,459
Posted By VBCurtis
I think I'm happier to hear of a hardware crash...

I think I'm happier to hear of a hardware crash than to think CADO still fails regularly.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2021-10-21, 16:17
Replies: 136
Views: 45,696
Posted By VBCurtis
Given how 2021 has gone 'round the forum, pretty...

Given how 2021 has gone 'round the forum, pretty sure that means you'll have a record-scoring poly within a month or so.

Edit: Helps if I scroll up and re-read to recall that there's already a...
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2021-10-21, 05:38
Replies: 134
Views: 34,459
Posted By VBCurtis
Changing settings on the fly is no problem, via...

Changing settings on the fly is no problem, via the snapshot file. Clients see nothing amiss, at worst they go into "waiting 10 sec to try again" mode for a few loops until the server is serving...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2021-10-19, 19:21
Replies: 1,126
Views: 107,932
Posted By VBCurtis
Progress is slower than I anticipated. 60-61G...

Progress is slower than I anticipated.
60-61G is running on 3 cores and should finish around Thanksgiving.
61-63G is running on 5 cores; the largest remaining gap is 93.5k-95k, which would take...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-10-19, 06:12
Replies: 174
Views: 15,491
Posted By VBCurtis
13_2_911m1 is done: p65 factor:...

13_2_911m1 is done:
p65 factor: 35661145029746226924532421306109655499551247383914485711346312739
p192 factor:...
Forum: Factoring 2021-10-19, 00:05
Replies: 60
Views: 4,377
Posted By VBCurtis
I reckon deg 6 and 5 will be competitive around...

I reckon deg 6 and 5 will be competitive around 2^700. That is, from something like 2^680 to 2^720 which one is faster depends on the individual polynomials.

On ggnfs, I found 15e faster than 14e...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2021-10-16, 17:03
Replies: 136
Views: 45,696
Posted By VBCurtis
I think this job is a "not yet": As we get more...

I think this job is a "not yet":
As we get more data from C200-C210 jobs, we will become better able to choose parameters and estimate relations-needed.
As GPUs with large memory become more...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 03:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,732
Posted By VBCurtis
Wait- you think *disabling* overclocking would...

Wait- you think *disabling* overclocking would void a warranty? Think about that.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-15, 03:50
Replies: 346
Views: 31,929
Posted By VBCurtis
You're not thinking big enough if you think the...

You're not thinking big enough if you think the people who factor the most use any single GPU.

Nothing stands in the way of users employing an army of $200-400 GPUs rather than one $2000 card....
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 22:12
Replies: 321
Views: 51,824
Posted By VBCurtis
So you understood the rules perfectly, and...

So you understood the rules perfectly, and decided "your own style" was to not follow them?

A date range doesn't follow the rules. You gave a date range, and then claim things like "I read...
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2021-10-09, 20:04
Replies: 134
Views: 34,459
Posted By VBCurtis
Here are the params I have for this job: ...

Here are the params I have for this job:
tasks.lim0 = 500000000
tasks.lim1 = 300000000
tasks.lpb0 = 33
tasks.lpb1 = 34
tasks.sieve.mfb0 = 66
tasks.sieve.mfb1 = 98
tasks.sieve.ncurves0 = 25...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-10-09, 19:58
Replies: 202
Views: 22,327
Posted By VBCurtis
QUEUED AS C199_M31_k35a Kosta project...

QUEUED AS C199_M31_k35a

Kosta project M31_k35 is ready for 15e:
n:...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-10-08, 21:13
Replies: 82
Views: 9,963
Posted By VBCurtis
It'll be on 15e for sure. First-round of...

It'll be on 15e for sure. First-round of test-sieve indicates something like Q from 50-400M will do the job.
sec/rel is a tiny bit faster on 15e than 16f, at Q=200M. The job would be faster on...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 21:07
Replies: 35
Views: 1,732
Posted By VBCurtis
If the machine is covered by a fancy Best Buy...

If the machine is covered by a fancy Best Buy warranty, wouldn't doing things like changing to liquid cooling or changing cases void the warranty?
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 18:24
Replies: 205
Views: 5,249
Posted By VBCurtis
This. The entire thread summarized, in one...

This. The entire thread summarized, in one sentence.

Well, also that greenskull denies simple explanations while his main premise is that there are no other explanations than Alien visits. But...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 07:46
Replies: 35
Views: 1,732
Posted By VBCurtis
No. You found the cat hair is the cause, not the...

No. You found the cat hair is the cause, not the type of cooling.
I'm still unclear why you took it back, but if you bought cheese and they covered it you come out ahead. {shrug}
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2021-10-08, 01:55
Replies: 134
Views: 34,459
Posted By VBCurtis
On the C207 Cunningham team sieve, I chose to...

On the C207 Cunningham team sieve, I chose to accept all IP addresses; I had originally planned to whitelist by IP (with :16, so that the 3rd/4th numbers that often vary from service providers on...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 01:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,732
Posted By VBCurtis
I've seen lots of computers overheat, never seen...

I've seen lots of computers overheat, never seen one damaged from the event. Weird.
You couldn't just blow out the cat fur and restart?
Forum: Cunningham Tables 2021-10-07, 21:52
Replies: 134
Views: 34,459
Posted By VBCurtis
Kruoli- We're ready, I think- I didn't realize...

Kruoli-
We're ready, I think- I didn't realize you were waiting on us!
I suppose a little test-sieving might be in order, but I think I have a good idea of parameters. I'll post them here this...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-07, 21:16
Replies: 205
Views: 5,249
Posted By VBCurtis
Insulting your teachers doesn't make you smarter....

Insulting your teachers doesn't make you smarter. It doesn't make you look good.
It just makes you appear too stubborn to think, or not smart enough to reach the proper conclusion.
Neither belongs...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-07, 19:09
Replies: 205
Views: 5,249
Posted By VBCurtis
Not everyone posting in a thread is talking to...

Not everyone posting in a thread is talking to you, or responding to you. You might notice that Kriesel didn't quote anything you said, and didn't reply to anything you said. But you think he's...
Forum: NFS@Home 2021-10-07, 17:54
Replies: 82
Views: 9,963
Posted By VBCurtis
That's funny. I don't pay attention to the form...

That's funny. I don't pay attention to the form of the Kosta numbers so I didn't give a different poly any consideration.

I'll test-sieve this sextic tomorrow and send it to the 15e queue; it will...
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