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Hey guys, i'm intending to sign up for BGB this August(stupidly missed the sign up date last time somehow) and i'm wondering what projects you guys could suggest for my laptop that i'll be running on.

Its got a 4650M GPU and an intel centrino 2 processor. 4 gigs of ram.

Thanks for any help. Hope I actually get to participate this run around ;P.
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post #2 of 9
Have a look at the spreadsheet.... there is a Pentium-M and another laptop there. You can get an idea what yours will do.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AmE73gddEiprdFBHMml3dmxqTjB4T21Mc3Mya3p1Snc&hl=en_US#gid=16

The CPU tasks scale fairly well down... so you can maybe get some idea...

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Should be now. Sorry bout that XD.
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post #5 of 9
for the GPU, I suggest running Collatz Conjecture on it. Make sure you choose the mini collatz units. I'm just estimate, but those mini collatz units should take under an hour for you to complete.

For the Centrino 2 CPU, you can choose any project. However, when the list comes out later today, consider running one of August's projects of the month
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How can i just choose the mini collatz? I've been attempting to just abort the others... but this seems fairly inefficient.

From your wording it sounded like i could just select which to work on.

EDIT: Did some quick research.. found my answer biggrin.gif.

Thanks and good luck on BGB9 everyone! Just happens to start on my birthday so fingers crossed for winning a prize to boot tongue.gif.
Edited by jcpiont23 - 8/1/11 at 10:56pm
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Happy Happy Joy Joy, Happy Happy BDay!

Crunch Crunch on BDay Cake!

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If there was a BDAY cake project, i'd be crunching like a... well like a darkryder or tex ;P.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by babbbc View Post

How can i just choose the mini collatz? I've been attempting to just abort the others... but this seems fairly inefficient.g.gif

Go to
http://boinc.thesonntags.com/collatz/

Login, click "Collatz Conjecture Preferences," click "Edit Collatz Conjecture Preferences" then UNCHECK collatz, so it only runs the mini_collatz app. Save, apply, do your network communication again through the Boinc Client on your computer.
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