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WCG-TPU 9th Birthday Challenge (11/16-11/22/2013)- Join us/Crunch/Win Stuff

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Norton, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. okidna

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    I'm in but with very small PPD :)

    My company is doing some sort of expansion and I'll work out of town until the end of the year to supervise, so at the moment I only crunch with my laptop (dual Core Pentium P6100) and my desktop is "sleeping" at home, didn't want to trouble my wife with computer thingy and it's a wet season here in my country so thunderstorm and blackout will always come knocking, better be safe :D

    Go team TPU! :toast::toast:
     
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  2. thebluebumblebee

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    Ok, I'm in, and not by accident this time!:laugh:
    2600K @ 4.4GHz
     
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  3. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    Alright Bruce! Thanks for joining us.:rockout::respect:
     
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  4. Bow

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    :peace:
     
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  5. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

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    I'll have the 2nd Opteron Server running WCG tonight. Letting it finish up the last F@H WU before switching over. I'm out of spare power supplies, so I'll be short 2 of the lesser rigs I promised. Still bringing a total of 112 cores to the challenge.

    :toast:
     
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  6. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Awesome, that's still a hell of a lot of cores :respect:
    I look forward to a fierce challenge ;)
     
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  7. GreiverBlade

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    too bad i cant get it shipped before the start and it will not arrive before the end i seems :D
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    edit setting up the Xeon for it the Phenom is already set up
     
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  8. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Woot, a multi-CPU system :D

    I have a quad-Opteron 8350 system at home that I ultimately retired after just a few months of use. It's enormous, very loud, and sucks lots of power for limited results. I replaced it with the much nicer 6128HE system.
     
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  9. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    just under 12 hours to go before the start of the challenge. :pimp:

    Make those last minute adjustments Team.... it's going to be a great week!!! :rockout:



    *very strange that I can't get internet access for a couple of my rigs??? Oh well, will have to see if I can get them back online tonight :rolleyes:-:D-:laugh:
     
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  10. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    We'll be cutting it close---best case scenario I'll have the i7-920 going in right about twelve hours :eek:
     
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  11. d1nky

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    ahh what the hell im in again!

    hopefully my 2 rigs survive another battering from crunching! still got the speeds from before and the stability!

    (but this time ill have breaks and game lol)
     
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  12. BarbaricSoul

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    Anything special I need to do to be included in this(other than crunch, which I do all the time anyway)?

    Also, Norton, I PM'ed you about adding to the prize lot. A nice very good condition MSI HD7770 and another $20 PP gift.
     
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  13. Irony

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    Ooh I'm in. See if I can get this random crashing thing sorted before tonight. It only does it if I leave the computer while its crunching.
     
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    That reminds me about that I a similar CPU collecting dust...;) and some other stuff
     
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  15. Vinska

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    Disabled network communication for all my crunchers to build quite some WUs up to report when the challange starts :toast:
    Increased my work to from 2 to 3 days on all, too.
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    You know, if you have CPUs like that collecting dust, I could happily give them a new home crunching for the Team ;)
     
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    I ran into problems of private kind and did not build up Darwin (rebirth of the dorm room PC) yet due to lack of time. The MAC adress needs re-registration to so in a best case scenario the machine is challenge ready on tuesday UTC+1.
     
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    It is happily resting in my guest room warmer together with a 7970 but now seems like a good time to re-start it. Betas are back btw.
     
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  19. d1nky

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    just found out that I can play BF4 and crunch 100% 4.875ghz!!

    little more temps but my loop is good! tonight ill turn on the 2nd rig!

    CRUNCH ON!
     
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    I set my main box to gaming clocks for the challenge. My electricity bill become even more "well fed" than it is now, but for this challenge I am going all-in. :)
     
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  21. d1nky

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    yea its going to cost but its only a few days.

    im at 4.875 1.55v its heating my room lol
     
  22. mx500torid

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    Question guys. Why do i have all these "ready to report" messages after a bunch of files? 2471 points seems low to me with 2- 2600k and a 965 BE crunching. Am I doing something wrong?
     
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  23. Chevalr1c

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    Completed WUs do net reported immediately. It is nomal. If you want WUs to get uploaded instantly after completion, add

    Code:
    <cc_config>
    <options>
    <report_results_immediately>1</report_results_immediately>
    </options>
    </cc_config> 
    to your cc_config.xml file.
     
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  24. Vinska

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    GAH! This is the worst possible moment for firmware/hardware problems.
    doing so "awakened" some firmware bugs I wrote about several months ago. It was all fine for quite a while, but the bug is at it again. I updated my BIOS, but that seem to have introduced new bugs in the firmware, while keeping the old ones *groans*

    In short - my main box is currently crunching at 1.4 GHz and there is absolutely nothing I can do about it... *flips table*
     
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    Sounds like a Cool 'n Quiet bug. Have you tried disabling it? Maybe try setting the multiplier in Windows? (assuming it's multiplier)

    p.s. I found a video game for you. (ノಠ益ಠ)ノ彡┻━┻
    About 45 seconds in should be the magic number for where the action really starts.
     
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