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Crawdaddy79 Jan 27, 2021 12:15 PM

Yep. In the next two months it looks like we'll be going up one more, but down another five. :(

To contribute to our fall down the ladder: in the meantime I'm taking an indefinite break. Save some of my GPU fan rotations as it looks like I'll need to be using it for about two years longer than anticipated.

luxor Jan 27, 2021 12:55 PM

Sorry to hear this Crawdaddy79 but I understand as I also had to stop 6 months ago but the impact on the team was much less since I only have crappy hardware.

Crawdaddy79 Jan 27, 2021 01:04 PM

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Originally Posted by luxor (Post 1338264065)
Sorry to hear this Crawdaddy79 but I understand as I also had to stop 6 months ago but the impact on the team was much less since I only have crappy hardware.

My impact is less than before as well. I don't know why but I almost completely stopped getting the 1.5M PPD WUs, but it was still normal to get 1.2M PPD WUs - nevermind the 1.8M unicorns that sometimes came my way.

When I quit it was after getting three days' worth of (mostly) sub-750k PPD WUs. Because of the CUDA optimizations, nVidia folders are much more efficient, and at that point I felt like I was burning through my PC's lifecycle for not a good enough reason. Here's to hoping for a GPU oversupply and a massive price drop on hardware. :cheers:

Loser-P Jan 27, 2021 03:54 PM

I also stopped last month since I moved and no longer need too heat my bedroom with my computer. Also electricity was included in my rent at the last place much to my landlords dismay :evil: and I don't really want to pay the electric bill for folding.

Side note: In the last 2 months that I was folding I got 149,790,656 points which is about 1/3rd my point total from the last 15 years.

Jimby Jan 27, 2021 06:49 PM

I myself will have to cut back starting next week as the hydro rates go back up. :(

JZL Feb 25, 2021 06:57 PM

My dinky lil folding comp is still going . . .

I'll catch you guys in about 7 yrs.

BigJimJack75 Feb 25, 2021 09:45 PM

Every little bit helps. :)

luxor Mar 29, 2021 02:03 PM

Looks like I'm in my mid-life crisis. I got tired of using APUs and convinced my wife to let me get a cheap Ryzen 5 3600 coupled with a GTX 1660 Super even if I don't really need it. I'll use it as a home server and to fold.
It appears to be good for 1M PPD, 10x to 12x what my Ryzen 2400g was producing. :D

DarkFoss Apr 8, 2021 04:26 PM

I ran across a nice FAH site today bookmarked it in case I get the itch to upgrade like luxor. In addition to the real time stats for quite a few cpus and gpus a very nice listing of the research projects. https://folding.lar.systems/

luxor Apr 13, 2021 07:35 AM

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Originally Posted by DarkFoss (Post 1338279551)
I ran across a nice FAH site today bookmarked it in case I get the itch to upgrade like luxor. In addition to the real time stats for quite a few cpus and gpus a very nice listing of the research projects. https://folding.lar.systems/

I did use this site to get an idea of what to expect before I did my upgrade. Turns out that it was pretty much bang on.

luxor Apr 13, 2021 07:52 AM

I just realized that it took me 14 days to get more points than what I had accumulated in did in the 10 years of active folding I have done since 2003. And if I had the latest and greatest hardware, it would have taken just 2 to days!

jima13 Apr 14, 2021 05:14 PM

Yep
 
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Originally Posted by luxor (Post 1338280201)
I just realized that it took me 14 days to get more points than what I had accumulated in did in the 10 years of active folding I have done since 2003. And if I had the latest and greatest hardware, it would have taken just 2 to days!

Kinda amazing what the changes to the code have done. Back when I started it was all about folding on the Athlon & Duron cpu's...we've come a long way :fold:

Lupine Apr 18, 2021 02:11 AM

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Originally Posted by jima13 (Post 1338280480)
Kinda amazing what the changes to the code have done. Back when I started it was all about folding on the Athlon & Duron cpu's...we've come a long way :fold:

Yep!

:fold:

luxor Apr 22, 2021 06:14 PM

Just past the legendary 1920x1080i-How???. I remember when he was the #1 folder in the world. Never thought I'd see the day where I'd pass him. But I'm still a very long way to pass him on the number of WUs.

Lupine Apr 27, 2021 09:33 PM

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Originally Posted by luxor (Post 1338281760)
Just past the legendary 1920x1080i-How???. I remember when he was the #1 folder in the world. Never thought I'd see the day where I'd pass him. But I'm still a very long way to pass him on the number of WUs.

Nicely done!

I just added a Ryzen 7 3700x + RX 480. Should bump my 24hr avg considerably.

For my own records:

current: 38k ppd avg
3700x projected: 220k ppd avg
RX 480 projected: 39k ppd avg

luxor Apr 28, 2021 06:35 AM

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Originally Posted by Lupine (Post 1338282522)
Nicely done!

I just added a Ryzen 7 3700x + RX 480. Should bump my 24hr avg considerably.

For my own records:

current: 38k ppd avg
3700x projected: 220k ppd avg
RX 480 projected: 39k ppd avg

Only 39K ppd for the RX 480? That seems low.

But no matter, that new PC is nice. You're making it harder to catch you ;)

Lupine Apr 28, 2021 10:28 AM

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Originally Posted by luxor (Post 1338282549)
Only 39K ppd for the RX 480? That seems low.

But no matter, that new PC is nice. You're making it harder to catch you ;)

Just the initial projection given by the client on install.

And sorry! :D

edit. *only* 39k ppd lol ... how times have changed! :eek:

Crawdaddy79 Apr 28, 2021 11:13 AM

For reference, my HD 7970 did 250k PPD.

Lupine Apr 28, 2021 01:54 PM

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Originally Posted by Crawdaddy79 (Post 1338282607)
For reference, my HD 7970 did 250k PPD.

:eek:

Are there some settings I need to adjust?

Crawdaddy79 Apr 28, 2021 05:35 PM

If you're not using a passkey, that would do it. On a phone now otherwise would find the FAQ for it. Sign in with FAH generated passkey for mega bonus points.

Lupine Apr 28, 2021 07:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Crawdaddy79 (Post 1338282679)
If you're not using a passkey, that would do it. On a phone now otherwise would find the FAQ for it. Sign in with FAH generated passkey for mega bonus points.

I'm using the same one I've had for years. No changes, right?

edit: went and checked the passkey generator and mine is still valid.

Crawdaddy79 Apr 28, 2021 07:28 PM

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Originally Posted by Lupine (Post 1338282689)
I'm using the same one I've had for years. No changes, right?

edit: went the passkey generator and mine is still valid.

Looking at one of your WUs @ https://apps.foldingathome.org/wu?p=...clone=45&gen=0 my math says you're getting about 550k PPD.

Lupine Apr 29, 2021 01:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Crawdaddy79 (Post 1338282696)
Looking at one of your WUs @ https://apps.foldingathome.org/wu?p=...clone=45&gen=0 my math says you're getting about 550k PPD.

Nice. System is generating some serious heat lol. May move it out of my office and just access it remotely lol. I still do most my work on my laptop.

luxor May 29, 2021 08:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Lupine (Post 1338282863)
Nice. System is generating some serious heat lol. May move it out of my office and just access it remotely lol. I still do most my work on my laptop.

What's happening Lupine? Looks like your production is down big time this week.

And on another note, we're back to the 75th place! Just passed Medic Coin! :up:

Lupine Jun 2, 2021 02:03 PM

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Originally Posted by luxor (Post 1338287747)
What's happening Lupine? Looks like your production is down big time this week.

And on another note, we're back to the 75th place! Just passed Medic Coin! :up:

I had to re-task that system to one of my editing staff. Clean install and haven't had time to reinstall the client.

I have the parts to build a second one too, so should be back where I was x2 by end of week or so.

luxor Jun 3, 2021 08:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Lupine (Post 1338288429)
I had to re-task that system to one of my editing staff. Clean install and haven't had time to reinstall the client.

I have the parts to build a second one too, so should be back where I was x2 by end of week or so.

Cool! Great news!

Lupine Jun 4, 2021 09:19 PM

Looks like its kicking in. :cool:

luxor Jun 10, 2021 09:51 AM

Just crossed the 100 million points mark and also finally made the Team 64 top 100 on the number of completed WUs!

Lupine Jun 10, 2021 05:25 PM

There is a bit of pain in grinding how many years to get to 85m points, and seeing my two current gen boxes will probably be able to produce that and more in the next 3mo. :eek:

luxor Jun 20, 2021 07:39 PM

What’s happening to Jima13? Practically no points today and he normally produces over 40% of the team’s output.


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