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Forum: Information & Answers 2015-09-05, 21:19
Replies: 2
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Posted By mbn451
Thanks, I think that did the trick!

Thanks, I think that did the trick!
Forum: Information & Answers 2015-09-05, 18:02
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By mbn451
Moving partially completed exponents

Hi, I know that this question is somewhat addressed in the FAQ, but I am still a bit lost.

I started running prime95 on a new computer, and it made the usual intermediate files on the desktop....
Forum: GPU Computing 2013-04-18, 12:10
Replies: 213
Views: 95,785
Posted By mbn451
Hey are there any plans for a Mac version of the...

Hey are there any plans for a Mac version of the GPU computing programs? I would really like to put my graphics card to work on my new iMac, but not sure about compatibility.

Thanks!
Forum: Hardware 2013-04-01, 10:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By mbn451
How would a GPU fit into the equation? I am most...

How would a GPU fit into the equation? I am most interested in LL testing, and it seems like a 500$ investment could potentially get me a lot of throughput with a GPU.
Forum: PrimeNet 2013-03-31, 01:55
Replies: 38
Views: 2,551
Posted By mbn451
It was a fairly easy process, and I am by no...

It was a fairly easy process, and I am by no means amazing with computers. Basically you go to the ec2 site, make an account and open a micro instance. They have some startup guides there that are...
Forum: PrimeNet 2013-03-30, 18:03
Replies: 38
Views: 2,551
Posted By mbn451
Yeah I am thinking double checks might be the...

Yeah I am thinking double checks might be the best use for these. I guess you could always transfer a partially completed first time LL...
Forum: PrimeNet 2013-03-30, 03:03
Replies: 38
Views: 2,551
Posted By mbn451
So I tried this out to get some experience with...

So I tried this out to get some experience with EC2, and I have not been impressed with the results. A first time LL on a 62m exponent was not on track to finish within the year, with iteration...
Forum: Hardware 2013-03-30, 02:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By mbn451
Thanks for all the feedback! Looking at the...

Thanks for all the feedback! Looking at the Benchmarks page, why is a 3570k recommended over a 2500k? It seems as if the 2500k has better times on FFT lengths, and is currently the same price as...
Forum: Information & Answers 2013-03-23, 12:23
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By mbn451
No, the exponent did not finish. I looked...

No, the exponent did not finish.

I looked for the intermediate files etc, and maybe I am just very Windows illiterate, but I couldn't even find the directory that had prime95 in it. Using Windows...
Forum: Information & Answers 2013-03-23, 02:53
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By mbn451
No, I can confirm that it is not the same...

No, I can confirm that it is not the same exponent. Since I can't find a results.txt (or even a worktodo.txt) I think I am encountering the bug where Windows does not write the files correctly to...
Forum: Information & Answers 2013-03-23, 01:48
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By mbn451
Unusual Crash-May have lost 91% complete LL

Hey gurus,

I was trying to install the most recent ATI drivers so that I could learn a bit more about GPU factoring, and for some reason during the install my computer crashed. It rebooted with...
Forum: Hardware 2013-03-09, 11:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By mbn451
Maximized Setup and Other Questions

Hey so I am fairly new to the site and crunching, and I have a few basic, newbie questions.

1.) Say I had 2-3k to spend trying to find a world record prime, what would be the best way to spend it?...
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