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20000 frame WU, is this normal?

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I hadn't folded for a few months (stopped back in 05) but got back into it because Team Performance Preslers came calling anyways back when I used to fold I had never even heard of a 5 digit WU, but today I got a 20,000 frame WU and all I can think is Cha-Ching! lol I'm already 6600 frames into it but all I'm asking is are these normal now?

EDIT/// LOL I stopped mid-frame to play BF2 a few minutes ago and now that I started it back up it says my WU will be done in 278 days, in January 2007! lol!
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post #2 of 11
On my Machine 1 I have:
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[05:02:58] Completed 1080000 out of 2000000 steps (54)
On Machine 2 I have:

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[05:04:51] Completed 2950000 out of 5000000 steps (59)
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post #3 of 11
there is a lot of crazy WU's going around, some only worth 9 points and you will do a whole bunch of them. I thought it was getting back to normal and then bang, my 3 rigs are doing these dicky WU's. I think everybody is getting all sorts of crazy WU's. At the moment I have a 20000-400-12500. A little bit crazy but what can you do, we have to deal with it I suppose
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I dont seem to get any credit for finished workunits ever since I switched to the concole version....
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post #5 of 11
Today @ 4:00pm eastern...
12500 frames... my first and it says it will take 260d:9H
It's only a 1700+
I'm reading the FAQs @ folding@home and I can't figure out how to dump it and get a smaller one
Am I stuck with this monster that Santa will bring to a conclusion in Dec, 2006
    
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post #6 of 11
My fist time folding and i get teh uber 20000 frame WU lol.

and im 4600 frames in says i need about 2 more days of work.


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post #7 of 11
WTHeck... it now reports 125/12000
WU end 1D:7H
Is that normal considering the initial ETC was 260d:9H
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
WTHeck... it now reports 125/12000
WU end 1D:7H
Is that normal considering the initial ETC was 260d:9H
Yes, the Folding@home Program takes several hours of folding to estimate how long it is going to take to complete a work unit. I once has one that said it would be down in 4 years... It finished the next day.
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post #9 of 11
I would assume this is normal. The program has to get going and average the time it takes to get frames done. Once a good sample is in place it can calculate the time required to finish better. Not all frames of all WUs are the same so it can not just pop up a time to completion and be correct. Hope that explains it.

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post #10 of 11
Sweet
Here I thought Santa would drop by before it was done
    
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