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We could all sign for the beta testing. That way any project waiting for approval would get it faster.
 

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We could all sign for the beta testing. That way any project waiting for approval would get it faster.
I've been signed up for that for several years--still, the WUs that come out are very limited in number. Hopefully it's useful at least :)
 
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We could all sign for the beta testing.
I've signed up from the very start. But never got a single WU. There we no beta-tests over the time I've been on WCG, it seems.
 
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I've got some Beta's.:cool:

 
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OH SNAP!
I just got one, too!

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(Yes, I know it's available in my native language, but Lithuanian translations of software never make sense and just confuse me. Many people I know feel the same way. Hence English :p )
 
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Lucky guys, I've ended up with a sum total of one Beta WU :ohwell:
No Beta love here either :(

WCG forum announcement said a small batch is going out first followed by a larger batch of about 12k WU's ;)
 
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Maybe I can finally get my Beta badge. :toast:

But it seems not beta love for me either right now.
 

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No Beta love here either :(

WCG forum announcement said a small batch is going out first followed by a larger batch of about 12k WU's ;)
does the BETA works with the newer version of BOINC?
 
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I got 3 earlier on my FX rig.
 

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I still have 24 WU's left on my main rig. My phenom one still has a lot. No beta ones though.
 
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Got some more!



EDIT:
got 8 more on my FX-8120 and 2 more on my Athlon 64 X2
Thus, 16 Beta WUs in total
 
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Those who want more work for their BOINC client, POEM@home is a good choice for both CPU and GPU. WUs are small in terms of up- and download size so it is doable for everybody already crunching. The project is comparable to F@H, HPF and HCC.
 
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I went and ticked the beta checkbox at work and when I got home a couple hours later, forced an update on my main rig. I reported 6 WUs and received 6 new beta WUs.

Don't see what was so hard about that. :p

Edit: Ssssoooo, what exactly do betas do other than being experimental? Like, anything points wise?
 
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Edit: Ssssoooo, what exactly do betas do other than being experimental? Like, anything points wise?
Their run time goes to the extremely-hard-to-level beta tester badge progress.
 

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I went and ticked the beta checkbox at work and when I got home a couple hours later, forced an update on my main rig. I reported 6 WUs and received 6 new beta WUs.

Don't see what was so hard about that. :p

Edit: Ssssoooo, what exactly do betas do other than being experimental? Like, anything points wise?
In general, you will get credit for results returned as "Invalid" as well as "Valid" in the beta's (i.e. as long as the rig does the work- you get the credit)
 

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I went and ticked the beta checkbox at work and when I got home a couple hours later, forced an update on my main rig. I reported 6 WUs and received 6 new beta WUs.

Don't see what was so hard about that. :p

Edit: Ssssoooo, what exactly do betas do other than being experimental? Like, anything points wise?
Beta is what WCG uses to test out new things. Points are the same (or sometimes even a bit lower). The runtime counts towards your Beta badges instead of the standard ones. And they're more fun :D

EDIT: All three of us replied at once??? :eek:
 
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Wrote a blurb here about my recent HD 6950 2GB purchase on eBay.

In a nutshell, I suspect bitcoin miners are dumping their 5000/6000 series cards in favor of AISCs.
 
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5000 and 6000 series aren't really recommended to crunch, a 7700 is as fast as a 6970.
 
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System Name Eurocom Tornado F5 laptop
Processor i7 7700k at 4.6ghz
Cooling 2 laptop fans
Memory 16gb of 2400mhz DDR4
Video Card(s) Nvidia 1070
Storage 2tb 2.5 inch HD, 1tb SSD m.2
Display(s) 15.6inch 120hz screen
Power Supply 230w power supply
Mouse Logitech m705
Keyboard laptop keyboard
Software lots of movies and Windows 10 Pro with win 7 shell
Benchmark Scores Very high for a laptop with 1070 and desktop cpu
What is a AISC?
 
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System Name Eternal WIP ][ HP ProLiant server blade
Processor AMD FX-8320 @ 4.4/4.1 GHz ][ 2x Intel Xeon L5520 @ 2.27GHz
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z ][ -
Cooling Corsair H55 ][ Stock
Memory 2x4GB Kingston HyperX Genesis @ 1866MHz ][ 4x4 GiB Hynix @ 1333 MHz; ECC on
Video Card(s) 2x MSI GeForce GTX 770 DirectCU II OC ][ None
Storage 1TB WD Black + 1.5TB WD Green + 750GB Samsung + 64GB OCZ Agility 4 ][ 3x 1 TB Hitachi
Display(s) Asus VG278H + Asus VH226H ][ None
Case Antec Nine Hundred ][ it's a server blade, lol
Audio Device(s) Supreme FX II (Integrated); Using optical S/PDIF output ][ none
Power Supply Corsair AX1200i ][ [stock]
Software Gentoo Linux ][ Linux Mint 16
Benchmark Scores 65970 BogoMIPS. Ha. Ha. Ha. >=|