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Forum: Hardware 2020-08-14, 06:17
Replies: 8
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Posted By ixfd64
The strange thing is that the GPU performs...

The strange thing is that the GPU performs "normally" for a short time after mfaktc launches. Even after quitting and immediately restarting mfaktc, the performance will top at around 700 GHz for a...
Forum: Software 2020-08-11, 03:23
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By ixfd64
You can disable this feature by setting...

You can disable this feature by setting AutoBench=0 in your prime.txt file.
Forum: News 2020-08-02, 04:00
Replies: 281
Views: 12,589
Posted By ixfd64
Thanks for the response. I agree that there are...

Thanks for the response. I agree that there are plenty of reasons to not deprecate LL assignments for the foreseeable future.

On a related note, my Internet connection isn't the best and randomly...
Forum: News 2020-08-02, 03:31
Replies: 281
Views: 12,589
Posted By ixfd64
Will the ability to obtain manual LL assignments...

Will the ability to obtain manual LL assignments be deprecated once 30.2 goes gold?
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-30, 07:28
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By ixfd64
[mod note] The debate about gender biases...

[mod note]

The debate about gender biases has been moved to a separate thread: https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=25789
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-30, 07:21
Replies: 70
Views: 1,287
Posted By ixfd64
Agreed. I've moved the posts to a new thread.

Agreed. I've moved the posts to a new thread.
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-29, 16:34
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By ixfd64
Thanks for the responses. I'm mainly...

Thanks for the responses.



I'm mainly using this computer to run automated tests on Unity apps. It still does its job without problems, but I'd obviously like to resolve the performance issues...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-29, 06:54
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By ixfd64
gaming laptop overheating?

I'm currently in possession of an MSI Apache Pro with a GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. Back when I first started running mfakto on it a year and a half ago, the GPU produced about 700 GHz-d/day as expected....
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-27, 22:15
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By ixfd64
I guess it didn't bug you.

I guess it didn't bug you.
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-27, 16:28
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By ixfd64
I was very into insects as a kid and and am still...

I was very into insects as a kid and and am still somewhat interested in them. One thing on my bucket list is to visit the Essig Museum of Entomology at UC Berkeley some day. But it's a little tricky...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-23, 16:32
Replies: 1,460
RIP
Views: 92,465
Posted By ixfd64
New York Times obituary for Ronald Graham:...

New York Times obituary for Ronald Graham: https://nytimes.com/2020/07/23/science/ronald-l-graham-who-unlocked-the-magic-of-numbers-dies-at-84.html
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-22, 22:05
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ixfd64
there needs to be a better way to manage the database

It's my understanding that there is currently no efficient way to modify submitted results. George has mentioned (https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=537920&postcount=1786) that such changes...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-07-20, 00:48
Replies: 625
Views: 22,504
Posted By ixfd64
Found a self-verified double check here:...

Found a self-verified double check here: https://mersenne.org/M97973387
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-15, 19:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,740
Posted By ixfd64
As a note, you can get credit for overlapping TF...

As a note, you can get credit for overlapping TF results as long as you increase the bit level. For example, if the poacher had factored to 74 bits, then you will still receive full credit for "no...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-14, 04:50
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By ixfd64
Possibly related:...

Possibly related: https://tomshardware.com/news/linus-torvalds-wishes-intel-avx-512-a-painful-death
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-08, 00:47
Replies: 1,460
RIP
Views: 92,465
Posted By ixfd64
Graham's passing has been confirmed:...

Graham's passing has been confirmed: https://ams.org/news?news_id=6244
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-07, 20:21
Replies: 1,460
RIP
Views: 92,465
Posted By ixfd64
There's a post on Reddit saying that Ronald...

There's a post on Reddit saying that Ronald Graham (the namesake of Graham's number) has died: https://old.reddit.com/r/math/comments/hmngx7/ron_graham_passed_away_earlier_this_evening_at

However,...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-07-02, 04:38
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By ixfd64
As mfaktc already supports sieving on GPUs, this...

As mfaktc already supports sieving on GPUs, this should make very little difference unless you're sieving on the CPU.
Forum: Software 2020-06-27, 19:18
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By ixfd64
Update: the second behavior doesn't seem to be...

Update: the second behavior doesn't seem to be specific to macOS because it just happened on a Windows laptop.
Forum: Software 2020-06-08, 20:28
Replies: 36
Views: 2,296
Posted By ixfd64
After reading some posts more closely, it seems...

After reading some posts more closely, it seems "stage 0" in this context refers to what is normally called stage 1 elsewhere.
Forum: Software 2020-06-07, 07:37
Replies: 36
Views: 2,296
Posted By ixfd64
Dumb question: what does P-1 stage 0 do?

Dumb question: what does P-1 stage 0 do?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-02, 01:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,389
Posted By ixfd64
I was afraid that was the case, but thanks. By...

I was afraid that was the case, but thanks. By extension, I assume it's not possible to retroactively extend expired assignments either?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-01, 22:28
Replies: 31
Views: 2,389
Posted By ixfd64
I tried that but got a message saying there was...

I tried that but got a message saying there was no assignment meeting the specified criteria. It's possible that the exponent has fallen into a category that can't be manually reserved.

Side...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-01, 21:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,389
Posted By ixfd64
It looks like the assignments on two of my...

It looks like the assignments on two of my machines ("game-pc-10" and "tvr-mac-pro") have expired. Any way to get them reassigned back to me?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-01, 19:44
Replies: 31
Views: 2,389
Posted By ixfd64
Have P-1 assignments been given an extension too?

Have P-1 assignments been given an extension too?
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