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Hi,

My v7 client seems to like to pull down smp units with 2250 base points, and as great as that may be, I can't usually leave my machine on for 1.2 days without jumping through some major hoops. Is there a way to limit it to getting those wonderful 600 point units? Those I can usually complete in about 5-6 hours, so I usually do 2 a day. Right now I'm crunching a 7645 for 2250 base points and a PPD of 14600. With the 600 base point units, its usually in the range of 16000 to 18000 PPD.

Those 2250 point units really mess up my PPD and completion rate because my machine gets shut off by "other people". And I don't have the heart to delete the unit and hope for a smaller one (not that I'm saying I do that mind you tongue.gif).

Would the "max-packet-size" flag set to "small" do what I'm hoping for? I'm pretty sure its set to "normal" by default.
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I've tried everything, and theres no way to avoid the long, crappy units in v7. None of the flags seem to work except for the beta flag with nvidia gpus
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Yeah, that sounds about right. I tried the max-packet-size flag and there was no difference, still got a 2250 point WU. My poor stock 3570k also picked up one. This is terrible frown.gif
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They are pretty special on an i7-950 in Winblows, with a GPU also folding.
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"Special" with a capital R maybe...

In any case, I reverted to using the GPU Tracker - thats been giving me a steady stream of 197 base point WUs. Guess I'll just give V7 a couple more days, then come back to it.
Edited by shinigamibob - 11/25/12 at 4:15pm
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Add client-type=beta. It will not give the best PPD yielding units but it will mostly give small units. And yes v7 is insensitive to most flags. It's because the units are distributed along too many servers independent of packet/atom size.
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Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01 View Post

Add client-type=beta. It will not give the best PPD yielding units but it will mostly give small units. And yes v7 is insensitive to most flags. It's because the units are distributed along too many servers independent of packet/atom size.

I forgot about beta for smp. I used it for a few days but all I got were mostly 8056, only 24k on my 3570k, with a rare 8049 which is 28-32k ppd for me, so i took it off for a better chance at the good 70xx, which are worth getting the occosional 764x
Edited by labnjab - 11/25/12 at 9:43pm
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I forgot about beta for smp. I used it for a few days but all I got were mostly 8056, only 24k on my 3570k, with a rare 8049 which is 28-32k ppd for me, so i took it off for a better chance at the good 70xx, which are worth getting the occosional 764x

 

 

Indeed, unless you need to pause the client on large units

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