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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by [Ion], Oct 12, 2010.

  1. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    True, true. That's a lot of computing power!
     
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  2. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    A bit of an update:
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    :respect: :rockout: :toast:
     
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    Holy crap.
     
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  4. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Yeah. Absolutely amazing!

    Best I've ever had in my BOINCview farm is about 14 threads (an i7, 2 duals, and a pair of singles)
     
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    That's just ridiculous as I said before. Geez, servers are gonna crap out from all the results getting returned :laugh:
     
  6. [Ion]

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    Ridiculous, I won't argue with. I am very impressed with anyone willing to spend this much on a DC project.

    However, I doubt that it will cause any issues for the WCG servers :p
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Not literally :p

    I just can't get over the it!
     
  8. [Ion]

    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    I know you didn't mean it literally :laugh:

    I am just in awe, I have already gone back and read the thread again twice today :toast:

    Absolutely amazing!
     
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  9. niko084

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    I dunno about that...

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    Pixars rendering farm

    Can you imagine that running WCG?
    I can't... I think that system brought them back down to 1 frame per cpu hour or something.

    Now for the kicker-
    1,024 Intel 2.8GHz Xeon processors
     
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    I wonder if they're constantly rendering. They have to have some free time right? Pixar doesn't put out movies that often. Surely they could switch the units over to WCG for a little between-rendering crunch time.
     
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    I wonder what would happen if he got into F@H as well :eek:
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Bah they're probably P4 xeons no match for 10 core i7 hex cores.

    /sarcasm
     
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    Maybe we should write to Steve Jobs and convince him to do so ;)

    Maybe we can all tell him we will buy Ipods and Mac's if you does it. :p
     
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    But can it play crysis?
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Yes it can. A single core i7 running crysis = 7.36FPS using windows WARP and a Penryn quad @ 3.0GHz = 5.69FPS. Assuming linear scaling at best times that by 1024 and I'd imagine it could run crysis very well.
     
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    Well, each hex core could be ~50k PPD. So that's ~500k right there :eek: :toast:
    Crysis also needs some GPU power ;)
     
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    I was thinking more along the lines of filling up all those empty PCIe slots :p
     
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    Oh. Well that would work too. But 500k PPD is still very nice :p
     
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    DANG! if i had the money i would try and top this off ;)
     
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    He pulled over 90k yesterday! :eek: :respect:
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    93,725 to be exact! :respect: :toast: :rockout:
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    And nearly 150k today! :eek: :respect:
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    Not if your using warp ;)

    Warp being windows advanced rasterization program.
     
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    :respect: :respect:
     
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    Ion, whats the number to get your badge here? Is it 100,000?

    Also, anyone whos a member on XS may have got the email from Movieman about the next WCG event in November. I'm glad to say I'll be participating. :)
     
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    I haven't, :(


    150k, that's insane :eek:
     

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