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TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Mad Shot and I noticed.... his avatar is gone too, both here and over at the GN forum? Hope everything is OK with him
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    I always wonder when someone disappears abruptly and for no apparent reason. I'm sure he's fine. I mean he actively removed himself from WCG's TPU team as well as here so it's not like he just stopped posting and crunching out of the blue like stanhemi did.
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    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    Odds are, taking himself down from crunching to reconfigure a few builds. ;)
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    I hope he's doing okay.
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    I think he is crunching for another team during the chimp challenge?

    ALSO! *Update time!*

    My new 2600K and Gigabyte P67 UD4 / 2x2GB DDR3 has made it to the states and is in NY and should be in chattanooga tomorrow! Thinking I may get it on the 10th or 11th
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    I like to imagine Twilyth's just taking a small breather. He has to come back. We love him. And if he doesn't I'll change my crunching name to that until he speaketh.

    If it was going in the other direction, I'd have to wait for customs to charge me an import tax and VAT. :cry: Hope it gets there quick :toast:
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Yea I was thinking it was gonna take week or so but damn it got to US fast!
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    Hey guys!

    Old computer which no more runs, how can we get rid of the unit in the stats? is says I have 9 unit running, but only 4/5 :S
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  9. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    It will stay in the stats on the WCG website for a few weeks and then drop off of the list due to inactivity.

    FreeDC and BOINCstats will keep it on your list because it generated points. Eventually it will drop to inactive status. You will see a number like 9(4) with the 9 being the total # number of machines that have generated points and the (4) would be the total # of machines actively returning results.
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    Well to stop crunching to reconfigure builds is one thing. That does not require removing yourself from the team on the WCG site which is exactly what has happened.
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    And also going through the trouble of striping down his profile to nothing here and at GN and making it so he can't be contacted. I think something either went down or is going down and it doesn't look like he'll be back at least anytime soon. This does look permanent. I hate to see it and I hope he will be back.
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    I'm going to bring my last available "decent" machine online, my ASRock G41M-S3 with a C2D E6400 and 8GB DDR3 @ 1000. It's a slow chip even at 2.66GHz (333*8) but it's something at least. This will bring me to 6 crunchers including my home system. Have to run this one on WiFi and headless as my workgroup switch is maxed out and I only have 2 monitors (one with DVI/VGA) and a VGA with a 2 port KVM. I'll plug into it once in a while to check on it or I may explore some LAN remote control software like TeamViewer or something.
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    Go with teamviewer. I was suggested that on here. Its awesome. Just install on all systems, register and set it to start with windows (set on each machine) and your good. I can access both rigs with one screen without having to switch between and move my keyboard and mouse back and forth. Heck, I even mess with the wifes lappy. lol. That was alot of fun.

    That sucks to hear about us losing a member and that it looks permanent. Would have been nice to have gotten a lil note or something saying he has to leave and can't say why. So were not all freaking out and worrying to much. Did anyone have him in friends list or try contacting him in any way?
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    Hello guys..

    Just wanna ask : is there something wrong with WCG server? My laptop here keep getting "Message from server : Server can't open database" when trying to report my finished results.

    Thanks.

    EDIT : Oh, never mind, it's back to normal now.
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    Glad to hear it resolved itself okidna because honestly, I had no idea what to tell you! :laugh:
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    :laugh:

    mjkmike answered it here : http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=128727

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    And guys, what do you think about this upgrade, next month my friend will sell his current rig and I'm tempted to his offer (it's an old mobo but damn cheap LOL, +$100 for proc+mobo) :

    Phenom II X4 965 BE (able to reach 3,8-4,0 Ghz on air)
    MSI 790FX-GD70

    And I'll get some brand new G-Skill RIPJAWS X PC12800 or Corsair Vengeance LP PC12800, 4 GB kit.

    Will I see a significant improvement in crunching against my current rig?
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    If anyone wants to attempt to contact twilyth His email is behind the spoiler. Found it on his heatware

    dexyth-starATyahoo.com
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  18. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    That board and CPU you listed are overall better than what you're using now but as far as ppd improvement, it probably won't give you more than a 10% increase. You can also get about a 10% increase by going from 32bit to 64bit Windows (not sure what version you use now)

    See below for link to download for ppd estimator:
    http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1685795&postcount=1

    Now if you were to build another cruncher with those parts.... then you could double your output with 2 rigs running :cool:

    *note- that is a really good price for that board and CPU
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    Thanks Norton.

    I'll save my old parts (CPU+mobo+RAM), and maybe later rebuild it for crunching. Already have an old 9600GT so it won't be that hard to find another components (PSU, case, hdd, etc.).
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Guys, been having some issues with a few things which is why I haven't been on. Car is down, everything is a mess right now. Just don't get a break :(.
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    Sorry to hear that Dave:(
    Hard times in life really suck, however they can make you stronger in the end.
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Get the DSM fixed! Maybe you and the mad shot can join into one person and become dsmformer! (Kinda like transformers LOL)
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    News update: Kind of good and kind of bad.

    I have to move again. Good news is no more room mates!!! I've got my own 2 bedroom apartment!! :rockout:

    Now the bad news. It will delay my 2nd Cruncher/Gaming rig by a month. More bad news is that I must pay electricity where I'm moving to. I will continue to crunch 24/7 at first with my air conditioner on in my bedroom only but depending on what my first electricity bill is I might have to tone it down for the summer months.

    Check it out >> http://www.londonhydro.com/residential/electricityrates/
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    New mobo is in and everything is updating. Should be crunching again by the weekend
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    That is very, very odd indeed! It is like his whole TPU account has been deactivated. :eek:

    What the hell is going on I wonder? Starting to get me a bit worried to be honest.
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