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Electricity quality isn't that good here so some sort of protection is almost a given requirement, these AVRs have saved my PCs quite a few times.

Didn't know about the relay delay although I don't know if the CDP units use mechanical relays or not as they're silent. The only way to tell they are correcting voltage is thanks to a buzzer (emits a PC like beep sound, not clicks). I have a smaller AVR connected to my secondary rig and it emits clicking sounds so I think it uses mechanical relays. They are made in Mexico (or at least this particular unit is) but I guess internals are from China (everything is anyways).





Since I won't be playing games anytime soon due to the challenge I took the GT430 from my main rig and put it in the Phenom rig to do some GPU work.

EDIT: huh? GT430 isn't supported??? :banghead: I just can't win, can I?
 
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Electricity quality isn't that good here so some sort of protection is almost a given requirement, these AVRs have saved my PCs quite a few times.

Didn't know about the relay delay although I don't know if the CDP units use mechanical relays or not as they're silent. The only way to tell they are correcting voltage is thanks to a buzzer (emits a PC like beep sound, not clicks). I have a smaller AVR connected to my secondary rig and it emits clicking sounds so I think it uses mechanical relays. They are made in Mexico (or at least this particular unit is) but I guess internals are from China (everything is anyways).





Since I won't be playing games anytime soon due to the challenge I took the GT430 from my main rig and put it in the Phenom rig to do some GPU work.

EDIT: huh? GT430 isn't supported??? :banghead: I just can't win, can I?
I know that feeling. I have 2x 4770's and a 3870 left over and I was going to use them in a dedicated rig. Then I read the supported graphics cards list...
 
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yeah, I have a 4670 and 3850 that could do wonders but they don't support DirectCompute.


Also, I don't know what I did but all my pending WUs show as "Aborted: not started due to deadline". I had to clear the CMOS while troubleshooting the GT430 issue, I guess that's related? How can correct this? Or I can't?
 

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yeah, I have a 4670 and 3850 that could do wonders but they don't support DirectCompute.


Also, I don't know what I did but all my pending WUs show as "Aborted: not started due to deadline". I had to clear the CMOS while troubleshooting the GT430 issue, I guess that's related? How can correct this? Or I can't?
Time and Date set correct after CMOS reset? If not it definitely will mess up WCG/BOINC
 
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Did that after clearing the CMOS :confused: I guess I shouldn't have tried to get the GT430 to work... :shadedshu

OK, let's bit this bullet and get done with it... :banghead:
 

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I want in on this. I could use some more crunching hardware.
 

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I've turned things over to manofthem to run this week's game giveaway. Stay tuned :toast:
 

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I've turned things over to manofthem to run this week's game giveaway. Stay tuned :toast:
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Every giveaway gets us closer to the showcase!! :D
 
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I didn't think this was worth creating a new thread, so..

I'd wondered what I could get out of a free-tier Amazon EC2 server. I'd googled it and saw some other people talking about it and there are (apparently) preconfigured packages for BOINC, but no one ever said whether or not it was worth it. Well, I've managed to set it up and complete one unit. If you check the spoiler, I'll let you be the judge. Found this guide after the fact. It appears that unless you're willing to shell out a bit of money, you won't get much.

My free-tier account allowed me one Intel Xeon E5507 core at 2.26 GHz and ~600 MB of ram.


--get_host_info said:
timezone: 0
domain name: ip-10-116-38-113
IP addr: 10.116.38.113
#CPUS: 1
CPU vendor: GenuineIntel
CPU model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5507 @ 2.27GHz [Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5]
CPU FP OPS: 1945068207.697258
CPU int OPS: 1155169510.571455
CPU mem BW: 1000000000.000000
OS name: Linux
OS version: 3.5.0-21-generic
mem size: 618569728.000000
cache size: 4194304.000000
swap size: 0.000000
disk size: 8455118848.000000
disk free: 6866804736.000000
--get_tasks said:
======== Tasks ========
1) -----------
name: DSFL_00050-53_0000046_0408_1
WU name: DSFL_00050-53_0000046_0408
project URL: http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/
report deadline: Thu Feb 28 06:48:10 2013
ready to report: no
got server ack: no
final CPU time: 0.000000
state: 2
scheduler state: 2
exit_status: 0
signal: 0
suspended via GUI: no
active_task_state: 1
app version num: 625
checkpoint CPU time: 4461.707000
current CPU time: 4618.407000
fraction done: 0.035714
swap size: 84549632.000000
working set size: 81238879.625000
estimated CPU time remaining: 76563.748411
2) -----------
name: SN2S_CAA88616_0000187_0373_0
WU name: SN2S_CAA88616_0000187_0373
project URL: http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/
report deadline: Thu Feb 28 06:48:10 2013
ready to report: no
got server ack: no
final CPU time: 0.000000
state: 2
scheduler state: 0
exit_status: 0
signal: 0
suspended via GUI: no
active_task_state: 0
app version num: 0
checkpoint CPU time: 0.000000
current CPU time: 0.000000
fraction done: 0.000000
swap size: 0.000000
working set size: 0.000000
estimated CPU time remaining: 78836.169345
3) -----------
name: X0960111871361200908131602_0
WU name: X0960111871361200908131602
project URL: http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/
report deadline: Mon Feb 25 06:48:10 2013
ready to report: no
got server ack: no
final CPU time: 0.000000
state: 2
scheduler state: 0
exit_status: 0
signal: 0
suspended via GUI: no
active_task_state: 0
app version num: 0
checkpoint CPU time: 0.000000
current CPU time: 0.000000
fraction done: 0.000000
swap size: 0.000000
working set size: 0.000000
estimated CPU time remaining: 76837.865853
Code:
1: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Starting BOINC client version 7.0.27 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
2: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
3: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Libraries: libcurl/7.27.0 OpenSSL/1.0.1c zlib/1.2.7 libidn/1.25 librtmp/2.3
4: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Data directory: /var/lib/boinc-client
5: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor: 1 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5507  @ 2.27GHz [Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5]
6: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor: 4.00 MB cache
7: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor features: fpu de tsc msr pae cx8 sep cmov pat clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht syscall nx lm constant_tsc up rep_good nopl nonstop_tsc pni ssse3 cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 popcnt hypervisor lahf_lm
8: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] OS: Linux: 3.5.0-21-generic
9: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Memory: 589.91 MB physical, 0 bytes virtual
10: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Disk: 7.87 GB total, 6.67 GB free
11: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Local time is UTC +0 hours
12: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] No usable GPUs found
13: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Config: GUI RPC allowed from:
14: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] No general preferences found - using defaults
15: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Reading preferences override file
16: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Preferences:
17: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max memory usage when active: 294.96MB
18: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max memory usage when idle: 530.92MB
19: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max disk usage: 3.94GB
20: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] don't use GPU while active
21: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25 %
22: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] (to change preferences, visit the web site of an attached project, or select Preferences in the Manager)
23: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Not using a proxy
24: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] This computer is not attached to any projects
25: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Visit http://boinc.berkeley.edu for instructions
26: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:34 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU is busy
27: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:44 (low) [] Resuming computation
28: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:55 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU is busy
29: 18-Feb-2013 06:30:56 (low) [] Resuming computation
30: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:10 (low) [] Running CPU benchmarks
31: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:10 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU benchmarks in progress
32: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] Benchmark results:
33: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] Number of CPUs: 1
34: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] 1945 floating point MIPS (Whetstone) per CPU
35: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] 1155 integer MIPS (Dhrystone) per CPU
36: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:43 (low) [] Resuming computation

Edit: I should point out that free doesn't mean "Free as in Free Beer" here. It's free as long as you don't use many resources. I can't stress this enough. MAKE SURE TO READ THE SERVICE AGREEMENTS.
 
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I didn't think this was worth creating a new thread, so..

I'd wondered what I could get out of a free-tier Amazon EC2 server. I'd googled it and saw some other people talking about it and there are (apparently) preconfigured packages for BOINC, but no one ever said whether or not it was worth it. Well, I've managed to set it up and complete one unit. If you check the spoiler, I'll let you be the judge. Found this guide after the fact. It appears that unless you're willing to shell out a bit of money, you won't get much.

My free-tier account allowed me one Intel Xeon E5507 core at 2.26 GHz and ~600 MB of ram.

http://img.techpowerup.org/130218/1589571.png


Code:
1: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Starting BOINC client version 7.0.27 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
2: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
3: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Libraries: libcurl/7.27.0 OpenSSL/1.0.1c zlib/1.2.7 libidn/1.25 librtmp/2.3
4: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Data directory: /var/lib/boinc-client
5: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor: 1 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5507  @ 2.27GHz [Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5]
6: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor: 4.00 MB cache
7: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor features: fpu de tsc msr pae cx8 sep cmov pat clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht syscall nx lm constant_tsc up rep_good nopl nonstop_tsc pni ssse3 cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 popcnt hypervisor lahf_lm
8: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] OS: Linux: 3.5.0-21-generic
9: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Memory: 589.91 MB physical, 0 bytes virtual
10: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Disk: 7.87 GB total, 6.67 GB free
11: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Local time is UTC +0 hours
12: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] No usable GPUs found
13: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Config: GUI RPC allowed from:
14: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] No general preferences found - using defaults
15: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Reading preferences override file
16: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Preferences:
17: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max memory usage when active: 294.96MB
18: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max memory usage when idle: 530.92MB
19: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max disk usage: 3.94GB
20: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] don't use GPU while active
21: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25 %
22: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] (to change preferences, visit the web site of an attached project, or select Preferences in the Manager)
23: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Not using a proxy
24: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] This computer is not attached to any projects
25: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Visit http://boinc.berkeley.edu for instructions
26: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:34 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU is busy
27: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:44 (low) [] Resuming computation
28: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:55 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU is busy
29: 18-Feb-2013 06:30:56 (low) [] Resuming computation
30: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:10 (low) [] Running CPU benchmarks
31: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:10 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU benchmarks in progress
32: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] Benchmark results:
33: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] Number of CPUs: 1
34: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] 1945 floating point MIPS (Whetstone) per CPU
35: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] 1155 integer MIPS (Dhrystone) per CPU
36: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:43 (low) [] Resuming computation
I had a friend who kept getting/finding coupons for 1 month free server kinda like amazons. He hopped his minecraft server around for like 8 months before he ran out of coupons.
 

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I didn't think this was worth creating a new thread, so..

I'd wondered what I could get out of a free-tier Amazon EC2 server. I'd googled it and saw some other people talking about it and there are (apparently) preconfigured packages for BOINC, but no one ever said whether or not it was worth it. Well, I've managed to set it up and complete one unit. If you check the spoiler, I'll let you be the judge. Found this guide after the fact. It appears that unless you're willing to shell out a bit of money, you won't get much.

My free-tier account allowed me one Intel Xeon E5507 core at 2.26 GHz and ~600 MB of ram.

http://img.techpowerup.org/130218/1589571.png


Code:
1: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Starting BOINC client version 7.0.27 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
2: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
3: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Libraries: libcurl/7.27.0 OpenSSL/1.0.1c zlib/1.2.7 libidn/1.25 librtmp/2.3
4: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Data directory: /var/lib/boinc-client
5: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor: 1 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5507  @ 2.27GHz [Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5]
6: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor: 4.00 MB cache
7: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Processor features: fpu de tsc msr pae cx8 sep cmov pat clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht syscall nx lm constant_tsc up rep_good nopl nonstop_tsc pni ssse3 cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 popcnt hypervisor lahf_lm
8: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] OS: Linux: 3.5.0-21-generic
9: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Memory: 589.91 MB physical, 0 bytes virtual
10: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Disk: 7.87 GB total, 6.67 GB free
11: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Local time is UTC +0 hours
12: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] No usable GPUs found
13: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Config: GUI RPC allowed from:
14: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] No general preferences found - using defaults
15: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Reading preferences override file
16: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Preferences:
17: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max memory usage when active: 294.96MB
18: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max memory usage when idle: 530.92MB
19: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] max disk usage: 3.94GB
20: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] don't use GPU while active
21: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25 %
22: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] (to change preferences, visit the web site of an attached project, or select Preferences in the Manager)
23: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Not using a proxy
24: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] This computer is not attached to any projects
25: 18-Feb-2013 06:17:48 (low) [] Visit http://boinc.berkeley.edu for instructions
26: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:34 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU is busy
27: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:44 (low) [] Resuming computation
28: 18-Feb-2013 06:26:55 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU is busy
29: 18-Feb-2013 06:30:56 (low) [] Resuming computation
30: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:10 (low) [] Running CPU benchmarks
31: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:10 (low) [] Suspending computation - CPU benchmarks in progress
32: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] Benchmark results:
33: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] Number of CPUs: 1
34: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] 1945 floating point MIPS (Whetstone) per CPU
35: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:42 (low) [] 1155 integer MIPS (Dhrystone) per CPU
36: 18-Feb-2013 06:47:43 (low) [] Resuming computation
I believe that HP was offering a cloud based service trial similar to this last year and a few members used a free trial that was offered to crunch for awhile. I don't remember the performance or the costs involved past the trial period- maybe some of those that tried it will offer their impressions on it.

My opinion- I build what I crunch on. However, it does offer a way to crunch for someone with signicant fund raising skills- it also offers a way to continue to contribute if you don't have the hardware or are suffering under extreme power costs to crunch on your own hardware.
 
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The HDD of the only dual core machine in the office went down :banghead: Was raking a nice 200RAC.

Hopefully I'll be able to recover the boinc data. Good thing it's a dumb terminal and moved our applications to a small server about two months ago.
 

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I bought this to replace my 4870/4850 combo (roughly the same performance) so I could crunch again. Do I have the crunching bug?


Edit: I guess I should point out it's a HD 5870.