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Not bad ;) I'm aiming for 1M for HCC1 alone but I'm 55691 short with around 6500/day so it will be close.

BTW I'm shutting rigs down due to the fact that they have now run for 60 days without adding water to the loop. They will be back online when I return to them in x days from now.
I'm about 70k short ATM doing about 9000-9400 a day--I'm probably not going to make it :(

Do you need to continually add more water? I didn't realize that was an issue---although with the Pisswater 760i it had lost about half of its coolant, so I had to add more tap water.

When will you be back to DK?
 
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I'm about 70k short ATM doing about 9000-9400 a day--I'm probably not going to make it :(

Do you need to continually add more water? I didn't realize that was an issue---although with the Pisswater 760i it had lost about half of its coolant, so I had to add more tap water.

When will you be back to DK?
I don't lose much water during winter but temperatures are rising and in summer time I add water every 30-50 days. I don't know when I will be back, could be in 3 to 8 weeks from now. I look at the positive side of this long trip - 2 days extra is 4 weeks worth of winter electricity.
 

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Do you need to continually add more water? I didn't realize that was an issue...so I had to add more tap water.
Usually tap water is not the ideal, as it contains sediments, minerals, etc that can wreak havoc on a loop. Typically one would use distilled water in a loop.
 
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Usually tap water is not the ideal, as it contains sediments, minerals, etc that can wreak havoc on a loop. Typically one would use distilled water in a loop.
Yeah man, believe this fella as I learned the hard way with a full blockage of algae once, took loads of effort to clean and reflow it and some money as it killed a pump:eek:
 
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Where did You get that? =O

Also, HOLY S***! If this keeps up, we will hit one million years of runtime before the end of 2014!

If AMD keeps up with their MOAR CORES strategy, 15+ years later, even entry level CPUs with a meager core count of 64 will be generating runtime like crazy @ more than 1 year of CPU time a week. And then when we take enthusiast CPUs of that time into account...
Assuming such a core count growth and assuming the count of total active devices in this project grows all the time, if this project itself won't die, most of us should be alive to witness the total runtime counter growing larger than the age of this planet.
 

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Where did You get that? =O

Also, HOLY S***! If this keeps up, we will hit one million years of runtime before the end of 2014!

If AMD keeps up with their MOAR CORES strategy, 15+ years later, even entry level CPUs with a meager core count of 64 will be generating runtime like crazy @ more than 1 year of CPU time a week. And then when we take enthusiast CPUs of that time into account...
Assuming such a core count growth and assuming the count of total active devices in this project grows all the time, if this project itself won't die, most of us should be alive to witness the total runtime counter growing larger than the age of this planet.
They are here :)

EDIT:
Usually tap water is not the ideal, as it contains sediments, minerals, etc that can wreak havoc on a loop. Typically one would use distilled water in a loop.
That probably wasn't too good a choice on my part, particularly with most of a bottle of distilled water sitting here on my shelf. I'm probably going to actually get some anti-corrosive coolant and re-fill the entire thing (with a copper block and aluminum radiator it might be problematic with just distilled water and biocide). I didn't have to put in too much at least--still mostly the yellowish original coolant.
 

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Yes, with copper and aluminum in the same loop you definitely need something.

You know, I have a 500ml bottle of Tt coolant sitting in a box in my closet. You want it?
 

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Here's an interesting thread over at WCG:

http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/forums/wcg/viewpostinthread?post=419160

Seems there has been a cheating scandal uncovered @ PrimeGrid and BOINC@Taiwan, our most recent challenger, is on the list :wtf:

The WCG impact from this appears to be minimal but it is being discussed....

I guess some folks miss the point of why we dedicate our cpu cycles to these projects :shadedshu
 
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well, that might explain the sudden PPD drop /____/
Indeed, how shameful. Especially because those fake results probably do harm to the projects :(
 
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well, that explains the sudden PPD drop /____/
Indeed, how shameful. Especially because those fake results probably do harm to the projects :(
I wouldn't go as far as that, an explanation, we've seen no proof.... I just find it interesting at this point.

and I agree, if someone is faking results, it is shameful and serves only to harm the projects :(
 

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What a miserable waste on their part! You're right Nort, they don't get it, and it's horrible to think they cheated and for what?

Here at TPU, we have hard working members who expand their crunching in whatever ways possible in order to do more for the team and for fellow man, and that is what is encouraging!
 

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Cheating on something that goes to cure deadly illnesses???? WTF man
 
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I wouldn't go as far as that, an explanation, we've seen no proof.... I just find it interesting at this point.
Good point! Edited my previous post accordingly.
 

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Yes, with copper and aluminum in the same loop you definitely need something.

You know, I have a 500ml bottle of Tt coolant sitting in a box in my closet. You want it?
You know, I think that I could put that to good use. Do you think that 500ml is enough for the 760i or it would need more?

But I think that we may have a deal worked out :toast:
 

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You know, I think that I could put that to good use. Do you think that 500ml is enough for the 760i or it would need more?

But I think that we may have a deal worked out :toast:
Let me PM you with some more info I just remembered on that...

What I have is definitely enough for that kit, but does anyone know if that stuff can go bad?
 
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Let me PM you with some more info I just remembered on that...

What I have is definitely enough for that kit, but does anyone know if that stuff can go bad?
I can't imagine how it would--I'll PM you :)
 

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As soon as the GPU WUs end (soon from what I hear), I'll be breaking down my system and redoing my water loop. I've been wanting to do it for a while, but I would have hated the downtime. So it'll be coming soon. I may even paint the inside of my case, which would make it look much better, an change the tubing from white to another color, maybe black :D

Plus, after seeing t_ski's cards running in parallel, I've even wanting to do that too, so it'll be a good opportunity. So much to do.....
 

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As soon as the GPU WUs end (soon from what I hear), I'll be breaking down my system and redoing my water loop. I've been wanting to do it for a while, but I would have hated the downtime. So it'll be coming soon. I may even paint the inside of my case, which would make it look much better, an change the tubing from white to another color, maybe black :D

Plus, after seeing t_ski's cards running in parallel, I've even wanting to do that too, so it'll be a good opportunity. So much to do.....
I hear you there- have quite a list of maintenance items myself (fan installs/swaps, HDD changes, etc, etc, etc...). :)
 

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I think I'll do some changes myself. I've been meaning to reinstall Windows 7 Pro on my 3930k on the Samsung SSD I have, and then set my 640GB Caviar up for games, etc. I also have some new tubing, and I think I may re-do the loop and possibly add a second radiator :toast:

If we're going to be down to CPU only I intend to get all that I can out of the 3930k :)
 
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I guess we're all going to shuffle things around.

I'll sell my two extra 7870s, the 7750 and one of the 7770s. I bought a Zalman VNF100 so I'll be able to stick the Powercolor 7770 in the HTPC. The PDC 620 is going out also.

The 1090T, 1055T, X4 620, and the office machines will keep on crunching. I guess I'll crunch a little on my main as I spend 2-3 hours on it daily but I'll run with 0 buffer. I'll also get a better board for the 1090T (I'm hoping to hit 3.8Ghz) as I'm currently running it at 3.2Ghz. Maybe I'll get another 1055T for the vacant board. Should be getting 7-10Kppd. 15K on a good day.

I think I still have another 500-700K points on the pending WUs so I guess I'll be able to ride the wave to 7.5mill or so.
 

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I guess we're all going to shuffle things around.

I'll sell my two extra 7870s, the 7750 and one of the 7770s. I bought a Zalman VNF100 so I'll be able to stick the Powercolor 7770 in the HTPC. The PDC 620 is going out also.

The 1090T, 1055T, X4 620, and the office machines will keep on crunching. I guess I'll crunch a little on my main as I spend 2-3 hours on it daily but I'll run with 0 buffer. I'll also get a better board for the 1090T (I'm hoping to hit 3.8Ghz) as I'm currently running it at 3.2Ghz. Maybe I'll get another 1055T for the vacant board. Should be getting 7-10Kppd. 15K on a good day.

I think I still have another 500-700K points on the pending WUs so I guess I'll be able to ride the wave to 7.5mill or so.
Don't sell away your gpu's just yet... there's been talk of another gpu project but the nature of it hasn't been revealed.
 
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GPUs costs about 35% more down here. CPUs, motherboards, RAM and such are pretty much in line with US prices because of corporate and goverment clients but GPUs are treated as luxury items. I could sell two 7870s at the current asking price and get three more with the revenue ;)
 

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CC is over so my rig is crunching again:)
 

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Now that the CC is over I've changed the direction of my artillery back to its usual spot.