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by bigsinky
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: first time in years
Replies: 3
Views: 99

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: 264

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: 264

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: 264

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: 127

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: 1
Views: 572

Re: Automating bunker filling

thanks mark. using it now to fill up my PG cache
by bigsinky
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Games, word-play, forum competitions etc
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 29313
Views: 1118611

Re: Word Association

cover > > > all
by bigsinky
Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 4 beeelllion credits
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: 4 beeelllion credits

Woodles wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:10 pm
Nicely done Neil :handgestures-thumbup: 10 beeelllion before the end of the year?

I think you'll have to talk to Tim about title changes :D

Mark
Thanks Mark. I thought as much. Bribe Tim with the promise of some chocolate hobnobs
by bigsinky
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Hardware, Software and Gaming
Topic: GTX1160
Replies: 7
Views: 638

Re: GTX1160

UBT - Mikee wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:01 pm
Hi

Quick question...

Should I replace 2 GTX1060's with GTX1160'S? (Asking for a friend 😀)

Mike
whats is your friend going to do with the new cards. not that much faster but has rtx ray tracing capability.
by bigsinky
Wed Mar 27, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 4 beeelllion credits
Replies: 2
Views: 249

4 beeelllion credits

Well a month and a half later and another billion credits. How long before i get Temujin's old moniker "UBT Cruncher"?
by bigsinky
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Team Cafe: News, Announcements, Progress, and any Forum stuff
Topic: Fundraising (website running costs)
Replies: 40
Views: 9971

Re: Fundraising (website running costs)

UBT - Timbo wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:13 am

If you want to make a small donation, then I'm happy to PM you a PayPal address where you can send a few shekels to.

regards
Tim
yes please if you wouldn't mind
by bigsinky
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Hardware, Software and Gaming
Topic: £1000 for nvidia 1080ti
Replies: 7
Views: 1048

Re: £1000 for nvidia 1080ti

The 1080ti just seems to be getting dearer. https://www.overclockers.co.uk/gigabyte-aorus-geforce-gtx-1080ti-11264mb-gddr5x-pci-express-graphics-card-gx-000-au.html why would you pay 1199 when you can get a next gen 2080ti for 999 https://www.overclockers.co.uk/palit-geforce-rtx-2080-ti-dual-11264mb...
by bigsinky
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Team Cafe: News, Announcements, Progress, and any Forum stuff
Topic: Fundraising (website running costs)
Replies: 40
Views: 9971

Re: Fundraising (website running costs)

Hi all

I don't see any paypal links on any pages. Am i missing something or just blind?
by bigsinky
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: Up to number 2
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: Up to number 2

I'm cleaning and re-arranging things at the moment so 92 cores and 5 GPUs are offline. They're mainly slower Xeon cores and older GPUs so shouldn't make too much difference when they come back. oh hark at him LOL. making a mint but still down just the 92 cores and 5 gpus. LMFAO. i'm beginning to se...
by bigsinky
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: Up to number 2
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: Up to number 2

You should close the gap a bit in the near future, I'm shifting to Amicable and Cosmology after the FB sprint, neither of which pay anywhere near as well as Collatz. Good point though, I could do with getting the rest of my GPUs sorted out and back online, things are getting chilly without them :lo...
by bigsinky
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: Up to number 2
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Re: Up to number 2

naw i don't want you to. another few nvidia cards might do it but i can't see me going anywhere anytime so. winter has past and i don't need the top floor of my house heated as much anymore. About £5 a day to keep these babies going flat to the max.
by bigsinky
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: Up to number 2
Replies: 7
Views: 543

Up to number 2

chasing Mark hard now. another year should do it
by bigsinky
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Team: Challenges
Topic: Let's March on with TN-Grid
Replies: 23
Views: 422

Re: Let's March on with TN-Grid

chriscambridge wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:44 pm
I will be continuing with Rosetta, WCG, and GPUGrid (mainly) until the end of Q1 2009; Good luck in the challenge and for the FB sprint(s).
i am assuming your pcs will be in that time machine you just built :)
by bigsinky
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Team: Challenges
Topic: Let's March on with TN-Grid
Replies: 23
Views: 422

Re: Let's March on with TN-Grid

Woodles wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:00 pm
Hi Tim,

OK, let's see how we do :)

We could do with the points on Formula Boinc anyway.

Mark
tasked my two big rigs to TN Grid so another 36 cores to help the cause
by bigsinky
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: BOINC: Milestones, Congratulations, UOTD awards
Topic: 3 beellion credits
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: 3 beellion credits

Hope the house move and holiday went well... I've been to Lanzarote (Costa Teguise) a couple of times, and it's a good place to chillax at, esp the local markets and the Cesar Manrique exhibition. We even drove up to the top of Mirador del Río - great views from there ;-) regards Tim Holiday was gr...