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Forum: Data 2021-04-05, 12:19
Replies: 378
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Posted By lycorn
Have now taken the whole 16.5x M range (just over...

Have now taken the whole 16.5x M range (just over 1000 exponents to go). Factors are slowly popping up: 12, so far.
Forum: Data 2021-04-02, 10:28
Replies: 378
Views: 58,291
Posted By lycorn
I´m back at work in the 16M range, TFing from 69...

I´m back at work in the 16M range, TFing from 69 to 70 bits.
It´s a pity we can´t reserve TF work for these ranges using the Manual GPU Reservation form, in order to reduce the chance of toe...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-03-13, 15:39
Replies: 3,492
Views: 370,392
Posted By lycorn
Good news! Looking forward to see a significant...

Good news! Looking forward to see a significant improvement in the (already great :smile:) SRBASE TF throughput.Keep the factors rolling...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-18, 21:48
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By lycorn
See this link for the assignment rules: ...

See this link for the assignment rules: https://www.mersenne.org/thresholds/

In principle, even cat 4 exponents are recycled after one year.
But the examples you posted are way beyond the wave...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-02, 20:29
Replies: 1,703
RIP
Views: 148,650
Posted By lycorn
A noble man and an inspiring person. Rest in...

A noble man and an inspiring person.
Rest in peace, Captain.
Forum: Software 2021-01-31, 19:22
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
Are the ECM B1 and B2 bounds not allowed to be...

Are the ECM B1 and B2 bounds not allowed to be changed from their nominal settings?

I ´ve been using Build 8, and didn´t have a single problem so far. Today I fetched some manual ECM assignments...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-25, 14:53
Replies: 2,127
Views: 203,232
Posted By lycorn
Follow-up: I´ve been digging in the...

Follow-up:

I´ve been digging in the results.txt for this particular colab instance, and found that all 6 ECM tasks that started and finished during the session lifetime (i.e. from 23:15 PM...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-25, 10:28
Replies: 2,127
Views: 203,232
Posted By lycorn
This morning I found one of the tasks I ran...

This morning I found one of the tasks I ran overnight had been apparently submitted (automatically) twice. Specifically, looking at my Account Results Details page on Primenet server, I found this:...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-01-24, 08:04
Replies: 1,140
Views: 96,016
Posted By lycorn
I got it too, once or twice in the last two weeks.

I got it too, once or twice in the last two weeks.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-01-23, 00:25
Replies: 1,140
Views: 96,016
Posted By lycorn
I use 5 google accounts and am able to run...

I use 5 google accounts and am able to run simultaneously12 notebooks on them (CPU only sessions, which always last 12 hours each) and every day I run a 10-hour long GPU session, normally T4s. I only...
Forum: Hardware 2021-01-17, 20:58
Replies: 139
Views: 33,018
Posted By lycorn
Well, according to Tomshardware, they will soon...

Well, according to Tomshardware, they will soon be available for the mere mortals (provided they are willing to fork out some ludicrous amount of cash):
...
Forum: Hardware 2021-01-17, 12:20
Replies: 139
Views: 33,018
Posted By lycorn
Moreover, they would cost you an arm and a leg,...

Moreover, they would cost you an arm and a leg, which is an even more compelling reason to not build one... :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-11, 23:33
Replies: 984
Views: 78,632
Posted By lycorn
Good news! :beer: :toot:

Good news! :beer: :toot:
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-01-10, 16:00
Replies: 5,158
Views: 314,663
Posted By lycorn
Yes, it always worked flawlessly for me.

Yes, it always worked flawlessly for me.
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-01-10, 11:35
Replies: 5,158
Views: 314,663
Posted By lycorn
You may get TF work directly from Primenet. I´ve...

You may get TF work directly from Primenet. I´ve been doing that for years and never had results refused.
Forum: Software 2021-01-08, 19:08
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
Welcome to the club. See posts #3 and 19 on this...

Welcome to the club. See posts #3 and 19 on this thread.
Forum: Software 2021-01-06, 15:47
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
You didn´t see it in the post for a good reason....

You didn´t see it in the post for a good reason. Temps are stable at 60 - 62 celsius, under full load, which totally harmless. I didn´t even bother to mention that.




The machine is two years...
Forum: Software 2021-01-06, 10:29
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
12 GB (for both day and night). Prime95, as...

12 GB (for both day and night).

Prime95, as far as I could see, don´t usually goes anywhere close to these values, though.
I observed the memory usage for some time noting that, for this size of...
Forum: Software 2021-01-05, 23:54
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
CPU: Intel i5-7400 (kaby Lake) @ 3GHz. 16 GB DDR4...

CPU: Intel i5-7400 (kaby Lake) @ 3GHz. 16 GB DDR4 2400 memory (dual channel - 2 x 8GB). Everything at default settings. The machine was made by Dell, and has been rock solid since November 2018, when...
Forum: Software 2021-01-05, 19:27
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
I just got home to find Prime95 (Build 5) had...

I just got home to find Prime95 (Build 5) had stopped after ~ 20 hours of work. The symptoms and exception code are the same as before. In case you´re willing to do some debugging, the fault offset...
Forum: Software 2021-01-04, 12:46
Replies: 136
Views: 13,460
Posted By lycorn
I have not yet installed Build 5, so the...

I have not yet installed Build 5, so the following observation relates to Build 4 (and possibly 3). I don´t think it will make a difference, though.

I have Prime95 running 24/7, and it has ever...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-03, 12:19
Replies: 1,664
Views: 113,737
Posted By lycorn
That´s time for some more serious P95...

That´s time for some more serious P95 development.... That will keep you going through the quarantine :smile:
And, who knows, may be a new MP will pop up. I remember a couple of years ago some being...
Forum: Data 2021-01-02, 22:37
Replies: 378
Views: 58,291
Posted By lycorn
Thanks for the explanation. If I got it right,...

Thanks for the explanation. If I got it right, there are chunks of memory that are actually free, and perceived as such by Task Manager, but that are "set aside" by Prime95 on a just in case basis....
Forum: Data 2021-01-02, 19:59
Replies: 378
Views: 58,291
Posted By lycorn
@George: I´ve just installed and tried build 4...

@George:
I´ve just installed and tried build 4 on a win64 machine with 4 cores and 16 GB RAM.
The following applies to ECM testing only. I have not yet tried P-1.

I made 10GB available to...
Forum: Data 2020-12-20, 23:39
Replies: 378
Views: 58,291
Posted By lycorn
Have a look at the results.txt file. The sigma...

Have a look at the results.txt file. The sigma used is displayed along with the relevant parameters of the successful run. The following is a copy/paste from my results file upon finding a factor:
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