Originally Posted by hat
I gotta wonder where these points come from from time to time. Even an i7 920 is still hot shit in the crunching world, but these 200k point variations are insane. People must have crunching farms the size of a small supercomputer running...
Whoa, I got my second star back... I'm only doing between 1.4k and 1.5k ppd. I thought the second star was 2k?
WCG site issues with servers, different projects lagging, and even weekends can all cause the ppd to move around a bit.
FYI on the stars:
Courtesy of an earlier post by CP:
Based on a 7 day average:
badge + 1 star - 500
badge + 2 stars - 2,000
badge + 3 stars - 4,500
badge + 4 stars - 8,000
badge + 5 stars - 12,000 or greater