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10th BOINC Pentathlon | May 5th-19th 2019


What is this event all about?

The BOINC Pentathlon is a two week long BOINC team competition. Five different projects will be crunched over the two week period.

The BOINC Pentathlon consists of 5 disciplines:
  1. Marathon (CPU, 14 days)
  2. Sprint (CPU, 3 days)
  3. City Run (CPU, 5 days)
  4. Cross Country (GPU, 5 days)
  5. Javelin (CPU, 5x1 day)

The fun and challenging aspect of the Pentathlon is resource management. The 5 "disciplines" are run over a 14 day period, so each "discipline" overlaps another discipline. Figuring out what to run, and when to run it, is what makes the Pentathlon a unique and challenging BOINC points race.
  • Run-times and projects for each discipline are announced 5 days (Marathon and one other project) or 3 days (Sprint and one other project) before their respective start. Each day of Javelin Throw will be announced three days in advance. Announcements can be found on the, main page, via Blog, or Feed .
  • This allows some time to stock up on completed WU's, but it can also be dangerous if you forget to turn in the completed tasks before the deadline. It also adds another twist to resource management, if you are trying to stockpile WU's, while simultaneously running the current active disciplines.


New to BOINC?

Check out the BOINC Essentials Thread for information about BOINC, how to install and use the BOINC client, and what projects are available on the BOINC platform.


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Disciplines to crunch:

OCN Final Overall Ranking: 11th

Marathon (CPU): World Community Grid | Sub-Project: OpenZika

OCN Final Ranking - 14
Starts: 5/5
Ends: 5/19
Project Support Thread

Sprint (CPU): [email protected]
OCN Final Ranking - 10th
Starts: 5/16
Ends: 5/19
Project Support Thread

City Run (CPU): [email protected]
OCN Final Ranking - 11th
Starts: 5/6
Ends: 5/11
Project Support Thread

Cross Country (GPU): [email protected]
OCN Final Ranking - 10th
Starts: 5/11
Ends: 5/16
Project Support Thread

Javelin Throw (CPU): [email protected]
OCN Final Ranking - 10th
Starts: Various Start Times
Ends: Various End Times
Project Support Thread

Project Choosing Rules
Spoiler!

OCN Project Nominations:

  • Sprint - yoyo
  • City Run - LHC
  • Cross Country - Einstein
  • Javelin Throw - SRBase

To be eligible for the prize drawing, sign up and fill out the form at the following link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1F...GFnJw/viewform

Prizes Being Donated for the Pentathlon:

$50 Paypal - Donated by Overclock.net
Winner:
$25 Paypal - Donated by Overclock.net
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