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Forum: Hardware 2004-03-21, 17:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By QuintLeo
Right now, it looks like BTX is being soundly...

Right now, it looks like BTX is being soundly rejected by the hardware manufacturers, but the other new stuff like PCI Express is starting to show up.

I'd agree that buying a P4 system now...
Forum: PrimeNet 2004-03-17, 13:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,799
Posted By QuintLeo
Factoring is also practical on MUCH older...

Factoring is also practical on MUCH older machines - a lot of my "farm" runs AMD K5 series CPUs (comparable to the original Pentium), which are completely impractical for LL work (motherboards...
Forum: Lounge 2004-03-17, 13:35
Replies: 855
Views: 57,068
Posted By QuintLeo
For me, I'd probably be hammering away on RC5-72,...

For me, I'd probably be hammering away on RC5-72, after having taken a short vacation once RC5-64 completed.

9-)
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-17, 13:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By QuintLeo
It won't - PC fans, for the most part, are...

It won't - PC fans, for the most part, are designed to run from 12VDC and most won't spin at ALL at less than about 6 volts.

Plug them into a 12V line from a spare HD connector instead.
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-17, 13:22
Replies: 813
Views: 115,879
Posted By QuintLeo
From the timings, I'd guess it's either 1792k or...

From the timings, I'd guess it's either 1792k or 2048k FFTs - that "stock" figure is VERY close to what I get out of my #1 machine, which is running a Thoroughbred-B XP1800 at 333ish FSB and about...
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-17, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 4,083
Posted By QuintLeo
> and when my pc freezes, it doesn't cut off...

> and when my pc freezes, it doesn't cut off completely, it freezes the screen and mouse
> and I have to manually turn it off.

That could easily be RAM or CPU, but it's one of the scenarios...
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-17, 13:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By QuintLeo
> 1. x86-64 - this might actually be better than...

> 1. x86-64 - this might actually be better than the AMD implementation. If it can process
> the same number of instructions per clock cycle, it will be like SSE2 on intel versus
> SSE2 on an...
Forum: PrimeNet 2004-03-12, 00:58
Replies: 27
Views: 2,799
Posted By QuintLeo
A LOT of older motherboards will support faster...

A LOT of older motherboards will support faster CPUs - especially motherboards that support 266 FSB.

Of my 3 single-Thoroughbred machines, 2 are are on fairly recent motherboards with specific...
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-12, 00:50
Replies: 30
Views: 6,699
Posted By QuintLeo
And for the record, it's common for CPU temp to...

And for the record, it's common for CPU temp to rise a little and CPU usage to peg at 100% indicated when running distributed projects.

the dnet client and the United Project's client both did...
Forum: Lounge 2004-03-12, 00:46
Replies: 43
Views: 2,774
Posted By QuintLeo
o/"May the factors in your wake, burn like...

o/"May the factors in your wake, burn like candles on your cake.
Happy Birthday *UGH!*
Happy Birthday *UGH* "o/


Apologies to the original author of the Mongol Birthday Song.

9-)
Forum: Lounge 2004-03-12, 00:44
Replies: 855
Views: 57,068
Posted By QuintLeo
You know your addicted when you have to rewire...

You know your addicted when you have to rewire the "computer room" in your new place to add more circuits to handle the "farm".

(Which I'm in the process of doing....)
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-12, 00:34
Replies: 813
Views: 115,879
Posted By QuintLeo
There are those of us that have been around a...

There are those of us that have been around a while that tend to call "Intel Extreme" graphics by it's real name - "Insanely Extremely Slow" graphics.

I'd swear some of my older Celeron PPGA...
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-12, 00:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By QuintLeo
The primary reason for the Prescott design is...

The primary reason for the Prescott design is that Intel wants to continue it's "Mhz Myth" leadership - and the Northwood P4 was starting to badly run out of steam on upgradeability.

AMD was also...
Forum: Hardware 2004-03-12, 00:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By QuintLeo
It's not overheat - 41C is plenty cool for a P4. ...

It's not overheat - 41C is plenty cool for a P4.

I'd suspect RAM or motherboard, *if* it's not the power supply. More likely the motherboard, since you've already replaced the RAM once and are...
Forum: Software 2004-03-06, 07:06
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By QuintLeo
Under Slackware, I use a line similar to the...

Under Slackware, I use a line similar to the following in /etc/rc.d/rc.local

(cd /mersenne ; exec ./mprime -d > /dev/tty10 2>&1) &

I don't have TTY10 configured, but it still sends the...
Forum: Software 2004-03-06, 06:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By QuintLeo
Oh, you've been seeing the "heat problem" reports...

Oh, you've been seeing the "heat problem" reports too, eh?

:furious: :furious: :furious:
Forum: Lounge 2004-02-28, 08:10
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By QuintLeo
I'm often in UnderNet's #userfriendly and...

I'm often in UnderNet's #userfriendly and #callahans between around 9PM and Midnight (Central Time).

If you're not familier with UnderNet, check www.undernet.org - they have a list of servers...
Forum: Lounge 2004-02-16, 09:22
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By QuintLeo
And here I am just fighting to stay in the Top...

And here I am just fighting to stay in the Top 100 on factoring....

9-)
Forum: Data 2004-02-16, 09:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By QuintLeo
I don't believe the current server does so...

I don't believe the current server does so automatically, but the probability is fairly low of it happening given the current number of participating machines.

Might be something to mention for...
Forum: Hardware 2004-02-05, 07:54
Replies: 18
Views: 4,106
Posted By QuintLeo
The P4 on *most* work has NEVER matched a P3 per...

The P4 on *most* work has NEVER matched a P3 per clock - even the upgraded cache in the Northwood P4s didn't help enough to overcome that entirely. I doubt that the huge cache on the "P4 EE" managed...
Forum: Software 2004-02-05, 07:45
Replies: 46
Views: 4,210
Posted By QuintLeo
While a PFC power supply in and of itself will be...

While a PFC power supply in and of itself will be slightly less efficient than a similar-quality non-PFC supply, you DO save a little in line losses when you use a PFC power supply - possibly enough...
Forum: Software 2004-02-05, 07:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By QuintLeo
Nope - it's a LOT more space efficient for it to...

Nope - it's a LOT more space efficient for it to be stored as a straight binary number.

After all, there's no real reason (other than curiosity) for a human to ever have to read it.

9-)
Forum: Lounge 2004-02-05, 07:28
Replies: 264
Views: 20,347
Posted By QuintLeo
More like a P4-1.7, but still pretty close. ...

More like a P4-1.7, but still pretty close.

Looks like a more-or-less dead heat untill you get up to 1.5Meg FFT range, then the Opteron starts pulling away. And at 1.7Meg (30-million-digit...
Forum: PrimeNet 2004-01-27, 23:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,457
Posted By QuintLeo
Have you installed any firewall software...

Have you installed any firewall software recently?
Have you updated or patched IE?
Forum: Hardware 2004-01-27, 23:30
Replies: 30
Views: 6,699
Posted By QuintLeo
I'd be more concerned about your RAM - P4's don't...

I'd be more concerned about your RAM - P4's don't tend to have thermal problems unless they are being seriously overclocked, or are in a case with essentially NO case cooling.

There are...
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