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2021-10-18, 15:37   #78
M344587487

"Composite as Heck"
Oct 2017

2×3×5×29 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Zhangrc Even if PrimeNet is enabled, the number of threads should be allowed to set to whatever number people want. Modern CPU cores are really fast, and the big cores in Alder Lake are even faster. (Never seen any consumer CPUs running at > 5GHZ before)...
The 8086k (a binned 8700k) was the first single core turbo to hit 5.0GHz out of the box, since then each gen the top 14nm parts have improved the speed and number of cores that can do >=5GHz. If Alder Lake can really hit >=5GHz that's impressive because up until now I don't think a non-14nm part has come close. intel may finally be back in shape with the golden cove design, I wonder how much fab capacity is ready for the newer process.

2021-10-21, 22:16   #79
techn1ciaN

Oct 2021
U.S. / Maine

9710 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by ZacHFX I'm happy to report that after an update today, whatever problems Win11 was having with Prime95 on my Ryzen seem to have been fixed. I'm back to my old iterations/s.

Had the same experience. Upgraded my Ryzen 4600H laptop to Windows 11 today and tanked my PRP-CF s/iter from 0.60 to 1.15 (without any decrease in power consumption ). Installed a "2021-10 Cumulative Update for Windows 11" (Microsoft KB5006746) from Windows Update and I'm posting 0.60 s/iter again.

I wonder why, if you're upgrading from 10 to 11, Microsoft doesn't push the newest version to start with...

2021-10-22, 06:27   #80
sparticus42

Nov 2020
Oklahoma, USA

22 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by kriesel WorkPreference=155 in prime.txt. Stop, exit, and restart to make it take effect. Check Test, Worker Windows, after the restart, it's called "other". Not something we can set from the prime95 GUI, IIUC. I have a prime95 session on this laptop, and mprime on 2 Colab notebooks, set to use that now, as a parallel test. It will take days or weeks to know whether it's working.

I've had this preference set on v30.6b4 for some time now. At first it would not recognize the work type and I would have to manually add them to worktodo.txt. However I've just noticed the last time it fetched assignments that it now recognizes the assigment type and writes them to worktodo.txt on its own.

2021-10-22, 13:33   #81
kriesel

"TF79LL86GIMPS96gpu17"
Mar 2017
US midwest

22·1,481 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by sparticus42 I've had this preference set on v30.6b4 for some time now. At first it would not recognize the work type and I would have to manually add them to worktodo.txt. However I've just noticed the last time it fetched assignments that it now recognizes the assignment type and writes them to worktodo.txt on its own.
See https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.p...6&postcount=57
And it looks like mine worked recently too.

Last fiddled with by kriesel on 2021-10-22 at 13:35

2021-10-22, 13:56   #82
James Heinrich

"James Heinrich"
May 2004
ex-Northern Ontario

2·5·353 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by readme.txt Upload bandwidth limit ---------------------- For most home users, download speed is faster than upload speed. If upload speed is not limited, it can seriously impact download speeds. I recommend not using more than 10% of your upload bandwidth. The default setting is 0.25Mbps. This uploads a 100MB proof file in about an hour. If the upload is interrupted, it will automatically resume from where it left off at a later time.
I'm not sure where this setting is adjusted? I don't notice any relevant settings in local.txt or even undoc.txt, although the latter does mention DownloadRateLimit. Are uploads really limited to 0.25Mbps?

2021-10-22, 14:05   #83
Viliam Furik

"Viliam Furík"
Jul 2018
Martin, Slovakia

2·353 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by James Heinrich I'm not sure where this setting is adjusted? I don't notice any relevant settings in local.txt or even undoc.txt, although the latter does mention DownloadRateLimit. Are uploads really limited to 0.25Mbps?
You should be able to adjust it in the Prime95, I think it's named Resource limits. It should be the same place where the disk space settings are.

2021-10-22, 15:37   #84
James Heinrich

"James Heinrich"
May 2004
ex-Northern Ontario

2·5·353 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Viliam Furik You should be able to adjust it in the Prime95, I think it's named Resource limits. It should be the same place where the disk space settings are.
Well that's embarassing.
I looked at that dialog multiple times and somehow failed to see what was there.
The appropriate settings are also available in mprime.
And it gets written to prime.txt under
Code:
[PrimeNet]
UploadRateLimit=<value>
where <value> is the upload limit in Mbps.

2021-10-23, 02:22   #85
Glenn

"Glenn Leider"
Apr 2021
Carlsbad, CA

22×5 Posts
Latest Prime95 Updating?

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Prime95 Windows or Linux? Did the dialog box allow you to select the "Use hyperthreading" checkbox? Nevermind. Fix coming in build 6.
Has Build 6 been uploaded yet? My latest PRP test should end tomorrow and I want to change versions before starting my next one.

2021-10-23, 12:32   #86
kriesel

"TF79LL86GIMPS96gpu17"
Mar 2017
US midwest

22×1,481 Posts

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Glenn Has Build 6 been uploaded yet?
Not yet.

 2021-10-23, 21:59 #87 Glenn   "Glenn Leider" Apr 2021 Carlsbad, CA 22·5 Posts Okay then I’ll use build 5
 2021-10-27, 07:09 #88 Minty     Sep 2004 110002 Posts v30.7 b2 (same as post 23) 8600K Coffee Lake CPU, 1 worker, 6 threads. FMA3 FFT (6M), 114.5M exponent: stage 1 = 68.1 sec, stage 2 = 105.2 sec

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