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Forum: Hardware 2009-09-24, 16:04
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By uigrad
Yes, I looked in the hardware forum for similar...

Yes, I looked in the hardware forum for similar threads, but didn't think to check the lounge.
Forum: Hardware 2009-09-24, 15:09
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By uigrad
SGI rolls out "Personal Supercomputer"

I've been absent from the forums for a while, but when I saw this story, I couldn't help but think of GIMPS:
...
Forum: Hardware 2009-02-25, 17:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By uigrad
1.2Ghz machine -- only 5 watts

Saw this on slashdot:
http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS9634061300.html

$100 gets you a machine that only draws 5 watts, yet has 512MB memory, and runs at 1.2Ghz.

Your money is probably still...
Forum: Hardware 2009-02-06, 21:38
Replies: 202
Views: 25,383
Posted By uigrad
/salivate I am so very tempted to try this...

/salivate

I am so very tempted to try this myself this weekend. I just worry about losing all my save files and demos when I install the new OS. Am I chicken?
Forum: Hardware 2009-01-20, 16:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By uigrad
InsideHW has now clocked this chip to 6.3 GHz...

InsideHW has now clocked this chip to 6.3 GHz using liquid nitrogen! (http://www.insidehw.com/Reviews/CPU/AMD-Phenom-II-X4-940-Compared-to-Phenom-X4-9950-BE-and-Intel-Core2-Q9550/Page-3.html)
...
Forum: Hardware 2009-01-16, 17:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By uigrad
However, it is cheaper, and there are some of us...

However, it is cheaper, and there are some of us that are loyal to our chip manufacturers. I've always chosen AMD over Intel (since the K6-2), and suffered extreme turmoil when I bought my last...
Forum: Hardware 2009-01-15, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By uigrad
Phenom 2?

I looked through the other threads here for data about the new AMD processor (Phenom 2), and found nothing. Newegg just started selling them last Friday for $275, and they use the standard AM2...
Forum: Hardware 2009-01-13, 22:35
Replies: 202
Views: 25,383
Posted By uigrad
I'm anxious to see if you can get this to work. ...

I'm anxious to see if you can get this to work. I just got my PS3 this week, and have noticed the huge push in the PS3 community to run Folding during your unused cycles.

If TF assignments are...
Forum: Hardware 2009-01-13, 22:22
Replies: 51
Views: 3,923
Posted By uigrad
Newegg just started selling the new 3.0Ghz Phenom...

Newegg just started selling the new 3.0Ghz Phenom 2's last Friday:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103471

Has anyone done benchmarks with them yet? For $275, it seems...
Forum: Puzzles 2008-12-05, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By uigrad
I found a version of this puzzle that is less...

I found a version of this puzzle that is less computational, and may be more fun for the average person:

http://www.stetson.edu/~efriedma/plustimes/
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-21, 20:03
Replies: 28
Views: 20,925
Posted By uigrad
The bolded entries look wrong. I know very...

The bolded entries look wrong.

I know very little about TF, and have never even done any myself. Mat's benchmark shows plateaus from 60 to 62 and 62 to 65. Is that expected?
Forum: Puzzles 2008-11-21, 17:49
Replies: 36
Views: 4,148
Posted By uigrad
A) Since there are 50 digits, I spread them out...

A) Since there are 50 digits, I spread them out in rows of 5:


A) B) C)
2 0 1 2 0 VA 2 0 1 2 0
1 2 1 1 2 NY 1 - - - -
2 5 1 5 6 WV 2 - - - -
2 6 1 4 5 WV 2 - - - -...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-20, 21:16
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By uigrad
Thanks CADavis, that was the issue. It's back to...

Thanks CADavis, that was the issue. It's back to doing LL tests again now :smile:
Thanks Jacob. That page is very useful, I wish I had found it before!
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-19, 22:17
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By uigrad
Well, I stopped mprime, and changed 6 to 102. ...

Well, I stopped mprime, and changed 6 to 102. Where are the work types documented? I don't see it in readme.txt or undoc.txt.

I started it again, and received:

$ mprime -d
[Main thread Nov...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-14, 16:00
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By uigrad
I have this line in my prime.txt: ...

I have this line in my prime.txt:
WorkPreference=6I'm running mprime 25.7 on that machine. One core is now wasting time with no assignments, and the other has received ECM assignments.

6 used...
Forum: Hardware 2008-11-06, 16:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By uigrad
There's some interesting information about...

There's some interesting information about hyperthreading in these benchmarks:
http://hoth...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-06, 16:16
Replies: 377
Views: 42,464
Posted By uigrad
I just realized that all v4 assignments I've...

I just realized that all v4 assignments I've turned in since the switch are still listed in my assignment page! Most of them have a negative value for days to go.

Are we supposed manually release...
Forum: Hardware 2008-11-05, 15:34
Replies: 338
Views: 43,429
Posted By uigrad
I have another deal for a pre-built with a Q6600....

I have another deal for a pre-built with a Q6600. This one is from Dell Small Business, and it comes with a 24" flat panel:

1. Click Here...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-05, 06:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By uigrad
I guess I really should have been more specific...

I guess I really should have been more specific then. When I wrote "v4 credit" I meant exponents turned in during the 10 years before the hard drive failure :)
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-03, 20:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By uigrad
My v4 credit appears in:

I was under the impression that the rankings were not going to be completely reset when we transitioned to v5, but when I look at the top 500 rankings, it certainly looks pretty empty.

My...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-11-03, 18:32
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By uigrad
I just logged in via konqueror, but I did it by...

I just logged in via konqueror, but I did it by typing the following URL directly:

http://www.mersenne.org/account/?user_login=xxxx&user_password=xxxx&B1=GO

Obviously, I used my id and password...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-30, 21:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By uigrad
There is no reason to "hide extension types" by...

There is no reason to "hide extension types" by default. There's a lot of things I hate about Microsoft, but most of them are difficult to explain. This, however, seems to be something that...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-30, 18:41
Replies: 377
Views: 42,464
Posted By uigrad
This happened with both of the results I've...

This happened with both of the results I've turned in since the migration. The correct residue did make it, but the server gives credit to two accounts sometime (ANONYMOUS, and the real account),...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-30, 04:23
Replies: 44
Views: 6,363
Posted By uigrad
If he chooses to keep it in UTC (which by the way...

If he chooses to keep it in UTC (which by the way is fine with me), then he should at least put the current date and time at the top of any page that shows completion times, update times, etc.

My...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-29, 23:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By uigrad
The only reason I have a Windows computer is for...

The only reason I have a Windows computer is for playing games. Since games seem to take all the memory available, I've decided to not let prime95 take any factoring assignments. I stick with LL...
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