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Hey Team,

Fall is here and the temperatures are finally cooling down so to warm things up for crunching season we've decided to host a Challenge. :)

We've opened a Team Challenge at WCG starting on October 18th, 2018

TechPowerUP Fall WarmUP!

Details:


Link:
https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/challenge/viewTeamChallenge.do?challengeId=9168

This challenge will be a warmup for the WCG 14th Birthday Challenge hosted SETI.Germany that starts on November 16th, 2018
Link:
https://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/challenge/viewTeamChallenge.do?challengeId=9145

Now to do some planning.

Will there be prizes for Team members who participate?

Absolutely!:cool:

We already have some items coming in with more to come and additional donations are welcome!

One of prizes offered will be a nice EVGA X58 hex core Cruncher Combo :cool:

What else?

We want to hear from you. Post your comments, thoughts, and questions in this thread.
 

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Good time for a challenge. I came back to the team a couple weeks ago cause temps dropped in my area.
 

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I'll be hoping helping along as much as I can :)
 

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Also, I have another computer on it's way. An i5 that I am going to upgrade to an i7 3770!

So, this year, I will feel better about contributing!! Last year's contest's I basically had the lappytop and the i5, for a while, I had to get the i5 comp re working after an OS issue, long story.

Anyway, Let's DO THIS!!
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Bump it up- let's hear your feedback team- and as mentioned in the OP... prize donations are welcome

Count me in for:
- An EVGA X58/hex core cruncher combo
- 2x$25 PayPal gifts
May have some more coming from me and will list any additional donations we have through today at some point this evening :cool:
 
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This will be a good time for some payback. That's right @Arjai and @phill , you'll rue the day you took my slice of the pie!:laugh:
I'm not trying to take anyone's pie :laugh: I've not had a lot running today as the clouds and rain really suck at giving you a lot of free electric!! :laugh: :laugh::laugh:
 
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Hello Crunchers of TechPowerUp!

For testing our scripts, i decided to activate our stats script to your "WarmUp"-Challenge.
So if you like, you can have a look at our Birthday-Challenge-Stats starting at 10/18/2018 with a nice warmup-Challenge-Fever! :D

https://www.seti-germany.de/wcg/stats_team_all.php?proj=wcg&lang=en

The headline will be "Testing Scripts" at the moment, because we do not want to confuse visitors, but the data will be to your challenge.
 
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Hello Crunchers of TechPowerUp!

For testing our scripts, i decided to activate our stats script to your "WarmUp"-Challenge.
So if you like, you can have a look at our Birthday-Challenge-Stats starting at 10/18/2018 with a nice warmup-Challenge-Fever! :D

https://www.seti-germany.de/wcg/stats_team_all.php?proj=wcg&lang=en

The headline will be "Testing Scripts" at the moment, because we do not want to confuse visitors, but the data will be to your challenge.
That's awesome! :rockout:

A huge thanks from us for doing that!:toast::respect:
 

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Hello Crunchers of TechPowerUp!

For testing our scripts, i decided to activate our stats script to your "WarmUp"-Challenge.
So if you like, you can have a look at our Birthday-Challenge-Stats starting at 10/18/2018 with a nice warmup-Challenge-Fever! :D

https://www.seti-germany.de/wcg/stats_team_all.php?proj=wcg&lang=en

The headline will be "Testing Scripts" at the moment, because we do not want to confuse visitors, but the data will be to your challenge.
Very nice thank you!! :D
 
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Hi!

I'm new to this crunching stuff, but I'll be happy to help with my good old Sandy. I started a few days ago thanks to this thread an I'll try to do as much as I can for the competition. :)

Also, I will probably build a Ryzen PC after Zen 2 comes out, so it will get much better. :D
 
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Cooling alphacool eisbaer 360mm/Silent loop 280mm/Snowman T6/Stock
Memory 64gb (4x16gb) Trident Z 3600mhz cl17 /32gb ddr4 corsair vengance lpx cl14 2400mhz /24gb ddr3 1333mhz
Video Card(s) Evga gtx 1080 ti ftw3 @ 2000mhz/5508mhz XOC BIOS + alphacool nexxos gpx / asus 560 ti 1gb/ 460M sli
Storage kingston ssdnow uv400 480gb ssd (os) toshiba x300 6tb (everything else)/ 750gb/10tb Elements
Display(s) ElectriQ 4k 28" TN 60hz / Samsung 931cw /1080p 17.3" laptop
Case Corsair Carbide 600c/Be quiet! Dark base 700/Lego pc case/clevo x7200
Audio Device(s) Hyper x cloud revolver s
Power Supply Seasonic snow silent 750w/Be quiet power pro 11 750w
Mouse Mad Catz Rat Pro X (x4, one with broken off scroll wheel) / Lynx bluetooth controllers x3
Keyboard Havit gaming keyboard (amazon keyboard+mouse bundle)
Software Windows 10 pro + Kali linux
Benchmark Scores Too many to fit here, but here's one. https://valid.x86.fr/eduleq
Ryzen 7 2700X + FX-8320
Nice choice
Might add another, lower-end Ryzen for the b-day challenge, if I can assemble it in time.
Take a look at Ebay/Gumtree - I've seen £40 a320 boards going for ryzen in used but full working order - I could get a 1600 + board for £150~ (cex does cpus dirt cheap here) another zen is definitely good value - perhaps sell that FX rig of yours to raise more funds?

Another massive tip is engineering sample processors - I found a xeon gold 6138 20c40t ES chip for £295, dirt cheap for what it is.
 
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System Name Barb's Domain/Barb's Cruncher#2
Processor i7 3930k@4.2ghz/i7 860 @ 3.3ghz
Motherboard ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition/Gigabyte P55-UD3R
Cooling Deep Cool Assassin/Corsair A50
Memory 16gig DDR3 1600/4gig DDR3 1600
Video Card(s) RTX 2070 FE /MSI HD7770
Storage 500GB WD Blue SSD, 2TB Seagate Hybrid SSHD/ WD Caviar Blue 160gb
Display(s) HP ZR30W 30" 2560*1600/SOYO Topaz S 24" 1920*1200
Case SilverStone Fortress FT04/NZXT Source 210 Black
Audio Device(s) Logitech Z533
Power Supply XFX 750W XXX edition/PC Power Cooling Turbo Cool 860
Mouse Logitect G5
Software Windows 10 Pro 64 bit /Windows 7 Ult 64 bit
Benchmark Scores https://www.3dmark.com/fs/22613741
@Norton don't forget about this retro-build I was sent the parts for that has been sitting here for a few months waiting on you to get something started so they can be given away. I also have this i7 960/Sabertooth combo I need to test to make sure it works.

retro build includes-
CPU: Phenom II x4 940 (AM2+)
MB: ASRock K10N780SLIX3-WiFi
RAM: 2x2GB DDR2 Corsair XMS2
GPU: BFG GTX 280 & a flashed BFG GTX 285
Heatsink: Zalman 9500A
PSU: CoolerMaster SilentPro 1000W
Soundcard: ASUS Xonar DG 5.1
HHD: 500GB Seagate 7200.12
Case: LIAN LI PC-V1200B
OS: Windows XP SP2

I7 Combo-
CPU: i7 960
MB: ASUS Sabertooth X58
Heatsink: Coolermaster Hyper 212
 
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