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by bigsinky
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Team: Welcome new members
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 117

Re: Hello

yep welcome. anything you have equipment wise is most welcome
by bigsinky
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Hardware, Software and Gaming
Topic: Dual xeons
Replies: 12
Views: 581

Re: Dual xeons

Some of the TRX40 boards are XLATX size as well. The new GIGABYTE TRX40 AORUS XTREME is a whopping £900 and massive. Big case needed for that piece of kit. I think perhaps in retrospect the AMD route is simpler and more efficient than dual Xeon. The 32c64t system should be about £6k so i better star...
by bigsinky
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Hardware, Software and Gaming
Topic: Dual xeons
Replies: 12
Views: 581

Dual xeons

just how hard is it to get dual xeons up and running. seen a matched pair of e5 - 2670 v3 with 12c24t for 349. A supermicro dual xeon motherboard at https://www.scan.co.uk/products/supermicro-mbd-x10dai-o-server-board-intel-c612-s-2011-3-x2-ddr4-sata-iii-6gb-s-pcie-30-gb-lan-e-atx it has PCI x 16 sl...
by bigsinky
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Maths based projects
Topic: Current Problem with Collatz [info]
Replies: 14
Views: 2317

Re: Current Problem with Collatz [info]

mark, thanks for looking into this. i am fastidious when it comes to drivers. Updated BIOS last week and the the new Nvdia driver always downloads as i have the GeForce Experience app check once a day for new Nvidia drivers so they are always up to date. the gpu_config.xml annd app_config.xml files ...
by bigsinky
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 6 beeeellllion credits
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: 6 beeeellllion credits

Just gone and cracked another beeeellllion. Go me. that one was a lot slower. Excellent post.....very well done. So, do you fancy sponsoring a sweep-stake on when you will crack the 7 beeeellion mark ?? regards Tim if you can answer my post in the maths based section about my collatz WUs? either 4 ...
by bigsinky
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Maths based projects
Topic: Current Problem with Collatz [info]
Replies: 14
Views: 2317

Re: Current Problem with Collatz [info]

whats the craic with these compute WUs. either 4 seconds long or 20 minutes long. its f**king may Collatz RAC up no end.
by bigsinky
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 6 beeeellllion credits
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: 6 beeeellllion credits

Damien Healy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:29 pm
Nice work! That’s a whole lot of credits!
yep determined to get to that magical 11 digit club. thats a lot of collatz workunits
by bigsinky
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Team Cafe: News, Announcements, Progress, and any Forum stuff
Topic: Forum update and tweaks
Replies: 15
Views: 1370

Re: Forum update and tweaks

i have to say i have never had that error ever
by bigsinky
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 6 beeeellllion credits
Replies: 8
Views: 369

6 beeeellllion credits

Just gone and cracked another beeeellllion. Go me. that one was a lot slower.
by bigsinky
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: Another beeeelion!
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: Another beeeelion!

yep will soon be 5 an then the immortal 11 digit club
by bigsinky
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Games, word-play, forum competitions etc
Topic: Change a Letter
Replies: 13750
Views: 633494

Re: Change a Letter

hine >>> hind
by bigsinky
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Team: Welcome new members
Topic: Hi There!
Replies: 10
Views: 1464

Re: Hi There!

sent you a pm in relation your collatz settings hope you find them useful

slán go fóill
by bigsinky
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Hardware, Software and Gaming
Topic: Interesting idea #1
Replies: 2
Views: 613

Re: Interesting idea #1

well now funny you should notice that. my RPi cluster has needed a major distro upgrade from last summer. it was basically put in the wardrobe along with the 24 port switch, the laptop, the i7 system, the i3 system and a bridge for all my lights. put away and forgot about. now that we arent doing a ...
by bigsinky
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: first time in years
Replies: 5
Views: 557

Re: first time in years

and just like a number 3 bus Dear AP finder, Congratulations! Our records indicate that a computer registered by you has found a unique Arithmetic Progression of primes of length 20. This computer is assigned to the AP27 project. Since primes found in this subproject are not large enough to report t...
by bigsinky
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: first time in years
Replies: 5
Views: 557

first time in years

been with Primegrid for years and yesterday this arrives Dear AP finder, Congratulations! Our records indicate that a computer registered by you has found a unique Arithmetic Progression of primes of length 20. This computer is assigned to the AP27 project. Since primes found in this subproject are ...
by bigsinky
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 5 beeeellllion credits
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: 5 beeeellllion credits

next beeeeellllion will be a LOT slower
by bigsinky
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 5 beeeellllion credits
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: 5 beeeellllion credits

Thanks fellas. just using big machine now. leccy bill came in for 8 weeks £331. nearly had a kitten. i didn't think those 1080s use that much electric. having said that i did wonder why my washing dried so quickly in my computer room.
by bigsinky
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 5 beeeellllion credits
Replies: 7
Views: 714

5 beeeellllion credits

Passed 5 billion today. Yea.. go me.
by bigsinky
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Hardware, Software and Gaming
Topic: Alphacool Eisbaer Extreme
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Alphacool Eisbaer Extreme

Bought one of these back in January and only managed to get it fitted to my i9 rig this week. It is a monster. https://www.aquatuning.co.uk/water-cooling/kits-systems-and-aios/internal-kits/alphacool/eisbaer/23334/alphacool-eisbaer-extreme-liquid-cpu-cooler-280-black-edition?c=21291 Idle temps down ...
by bigsinky
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: BOINC: FAQs
Topic: Automating bunker filling
Replies: 5
Views: 1245

Re: Automating bunker filling

thanks mark. using it now to fill up my PG cache