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Message 8064 - Posted: 14 Jul 2004, 23:17:36 UTC

Can someone explain how this preference affects performance? What exactly are you writing to disk?What are you guys putting this number at?

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Message 8069 - Posted: 14 Jul 2004, 23:37:14 UTC

It writes the results it finds, since it is analising the WU, spikes, pulses ect. I just left it as default.

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Message 8105 - Posted: 15 Jul 2004, 2:31:48 UTC

The larger the number you put in here, the better the performance (slightly at least), but the more that you may lose on a restart.

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