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Profile Skip Da Shu
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Message 5597 - Posted: 9 Jul 2004, 7:29:52 UTC

I have 1 fairly new desktop and 3 antique laptops running BOINC Seti@home. The desktop occasionally shows up as two different computers. I "merge" them and all is OK. Is the "new" id being created because of me switching from "normal" to "turbo" to heavy "overclock" settings?

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Message 5889 - Posted: 10 Jul 2004, 1:11:26 UTC

I would imagine that overclocking your computer would cause the BOINC sogtware to create a "new" machine, as this changes the system specs. The help system says that the software keeps track of various things to determine how much credit to give you. Thus, the two "machines" for the desktop. Merging them would fix this.

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