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Originally Posted by magic8192 View Post

The Opterons did better on POGS than my Xeons.

Yeah, but the way the question was phrased made it seem like he didn't want a server proc, but a consumer x86. That's why I said maybe.

I didn't say Opterons were bad, but the consumer FX lines can't hold a candle to Intel in BOINC right now. I've been getting obliterated myself. tongue.gif
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Yeah, but the way the question was phrased made it seem like he didn't want a server proc, but a consumer x86. That's why I said maybe.

I didn't say Opterons were bad, but the consumer FX lines can't hold a candle to Intel in BOINC right now. I've been getting obliterated myself. tongue.gif

biggrin.gif I agree that for gaming/workstation intel is pretty far ahead of AMD. I hope Zen is good because I am tired of high priced Intel chips.
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Well, back up and running, seems it was the PG units that threw errors, not CSG.

This will be the 3rd time I've had to pass @Starbomba. mad.gif
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Which AMD CPU's are best for BOINC? Thinking of putting a AMD system together and trying out one of the new cards when they come out.

Depends on the amount of money you want to spend.

AMD is the 16-core - Abu Dhabi MCM (6366 HE and above) Socket G-34 and you can go quad processor with it. Opterons are the top when it comes to AMD.

There are a few g-34 quad motherboards that will support quad GPU's also. (64 cores in the same box there are surprisingly a lot of these rigs crunchin Boinc)

It really depends on how much you want to or have to spend.

Any modern G-34 should be able to handle a 16 core Opteron.
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I just jumped past lanofsong and Finrod in PrimeGrid. Pretty happy being in the top 10 overall. I took a old work laptop that wasnt doing anything (been sitting on the shelf for 2 yrs) and loaded W10 and got some CSG crunching on it too. So apprearently there is work, just a crap shoot I guess. PrimeGrid is telling me there is no work either, but I wonder if its because I hit a WU limit somewhere.

EDIT: Was wondering how they abort workunits that are not team mates (at least that is what we are assuming), could be that they just dump a bunch of WUs for some reason. Curious about it myself, I looked through my work units...there are a few that are aborted, some by someone with no team affilation. You'd have to look through your list online, look at each one, then open boinc, find the WU and abort it. Seems like a lot of work. Would need some script to effectively do it.
Edited by spdaimon - 6/11/16 at 6:20am
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I just jumped past lanofsong and Finrod in PrimeGrid. Pretty happy being in the top 10 overall. I took a old work laptop that wasnt doing anything (been sitting on the shelf for 2 yrs) and loaded W10 and got some CSG crunching on it too. So apprearently there is work, just a crap shoot I guess. PrimeGrid is telling me there is no work either, but I wonder if its because I hit a WU limit somewhere.

EDIT: Was wondering how they abort workunits that are not team mates (at least that is what we are assuming), could be that they just dump a bunch of WUs for some reason. Curious about it myself, I looked through my work units...there are a few that are aborted, some by someone with no team affilation. You'd have to look through your list online, look at each one, then open boinc, find the WU and abort it. Seems like a lot of work. Would need some script to effectively do it.




I think i just took care of that....uploaded a bunch of units as i attempted a small bunkering test, only to find my GPU's had run out of work overnight - my math is obviously off. I also spent some time updating my nvidia drivers as BOINC kept informing me that the newest driver were recommended rolleyes.gif

CSG is hit or miss...@bfromcolo how did you go about changing the time between fetching units from the server...for Ubuntu please smile.gif I can't spam the update button while asleep.
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I think i just took care of that....uploaded a bunch of units as i attempted a small bunkering test, only to find my GPU's had run out of work overnight - my math is obviously off. I also spent some time updating my nvidia drivers as BOINC kept informing me that the newest driver were recommended rolleyes.gif

CSG is hit or miss...@bfromcolo how did you go about changing the time between fetching units from the server...for Ubuntu please smile.gif I can't spam the update button while asleep.

 

Well I am running the script in this post http://www.overclock.net/t/1597161/7th-boinc-pentathlon-marathon-citizen-science-grid-project-support/120 but it's a Windows command file that I configured to remotely update my two Linux systems every 60 seconds.  Pretty much run it for a while and it will collect units for you.  I am sure something similar could be done in Linux but I don't know how off hand.

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Try this.

 

Open a terminal.

 

$ cd /var/lib/boinc-client

$ sudo su

$ watch -n 60 boinccmd --project http://csgrid.org/csg/ update

 

That should update once a minute on the local system.  Adjust the timer as you see fit.  ^C to stop it.

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The funky thing is my 1090T on stock clocks just eat units for breakfast compare to my 4770K on stock clocks. Kind of weird considering how old the Thuban is.
 
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Try this.

Open a terminal.

$ cd /var/lib/boinc-client
$ sudo su
$ watch -n 60 boinccmd --project http://csgrid.org/csg/ update

That should update once a minute on the local system.  Adjust the timer as you see fit.  ^C to stop it.

OMG Thank you!!! I finally have CPU work even though "project has no tasks available."
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