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04-19-2019 06:43 AM
tictoc 2019 Pentathlon main thread: https://www.overclock.net/forum/365-...th-2019-a.html
04-18-2019 08:43 PM
tictoc I don't think any project has to be Quorum 2. Sprint and Javelin require Quorum 1, since those disciplines are run for a shorter duration.

I agree on RakeSearch. Hopefully everyone stays away from that as an option.

Amicable would be kind of interesting. I think I was running 8x to max out a 1070 the last time I ran it. I never ran it on a CPU, so I'm not sure if the net gain is big enough to justify running it on the GPU (and using up 1 CPU thread/task) while other CPU projetcs are being crunched.
04-18-2019 06:47 PM
mmonnin Quorum 2 choices for CPU are a wreck. Rakesearch can't keep up with a smaller event like Formula BOINC Sprint. That will end up being a battle of who can grab the most tasks right away before the server catches fire.

The other option is Amicable Numbers. They have a GPU app but from reading their forums it takes quite a few tasks to load up the GPU. Like 7-8+ and they all use a full CPU thread. Its basically CPU bound and the GPU utilization keeps dropping as the # range it checks against grows. I guess if there is no other GPU project happening at the same time the GPUs could be run there too even though its listed as a CPU event.
04-18-2019 06:35 PM
skivelitis Can't wait! Time to clean out the dust bunnies. Need to finally retire my old GTX 560 and upgrade to a GTX 1660 or maybe a 1660ti.
1st time running the Pentathlon with OCN, regardless of the voting, my cores are the team's cores for the duration!
04-18-2019 12:51 PM
tictoc Main thread and discipline threads will be up tonight. I'll register the team after a few days of voting on the discipline projects.
04-18-2019 12:50 PM
bfromcolo Yes Tictoc has received the invite and was going to get the threads going.
04-18-2019 12:33 PM
mmonnin Are we registered for this year?
06-03-2018 10:10 AM
tictoc
Quote: Originally Posted by McPaste View Post
Awful quiet here lately. Any POTM for June?

Yes there are, they will be up in a little bit.
06-02-2018 12:23 PM
Diffident
Quote: Originally Posted by mmonnin View Post
Alexa and Google traffic patterns for OCN.
I guess that's expected when moving to clunky forum software that's 10 years old.
06-02-2018 05:47 AM
mmonnin Alexa and Google traffic patterns for OCN.
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