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Message 1021504 - Posted: 1 Aug 2010, 1:17:57 UTC - in response to Message 1021166.
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I am 75 and have been crunching SETI since 2004, and other 5 projects in following years. So don't despair.
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I wasn't despairing, just wondering where we might be 11 years from now. For instance I am typing this on an iPad with a virtual keyboard and touch screen that connects by wireless to a broadband router that connects via an ADSL line to the Internet at 10meg. All of that might have seemed like since fiction 11 years ago.

I suspect it will surprise us all :-)
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Message 1021608 - Posted: 1 Aug 2010, 11:46:13 UTC

Just less than a couple of months to my 11 year joining with SETI Classic and then BOINC
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Message 1024142 - Posted: 10 Aug 2010, 9:54:47 UTC

After recovering a stray 2000 classic units..

I just gained 3 years of history. 11 years officially now.
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Message 1024194 - Posted: 10 Aug 2010, 14:59:16 UTC - in response to Message 1024142.

Me too :)
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Message 1024201 - Posted: 10 Aug 2010, 15:20:22 UTC
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Always going to be 4 years behind,

but I can't believe I've been at it for almost 7 years!
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Message 1025271 - Posted: 15 Aug 2010, 11:54:41 UTC

Whoa hard to believe more than 11 years have passed.
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Message 1025286 - Posted: 15 Aug 2010, 13:01:00 UTC

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL THE 11 YEAR GROUP.
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Message 1025338 - Posted: 15 Aug 2010, 17:01:09 UTC

11 years ago today, I started crunching for this project.
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Message 1026456 - Posted: 19 Aug 2010, 19:59:44 UTC

I FINALLY MADE IT !!!!
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Message 1026478 - Posted: 19 Aug 2010, 21:08:56 UTC

Well done all, thats quite a feat. What did you start your crunching on? Mine was a 333Mhz intel. 1 Seti classic unit a day.

Still awhile to go here I'm afraid, and don't really crunch seti that much either.
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Message 1026496 - Posted: 19 Aug 2010, 22:06:27 UTC

Been there. Done that.
Still Crunching
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Message 1026571 - Posted: 20 Aug 2010, 3:57:35 UTC

11 year club here too.
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Message 1026603 - Posted: 20 Aug 2010, 7:30:36 UTC

11 years and 3 months and still crunching.
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Message 1026701 - Posted: 20 Aug 2010, 14:38:46 UTC - in response to Message 1026478.

Well done all, thats quite a feat. What did you start your crunching on? Mine was a 333Mhz intel. 1 Seti classic unit a day.

Still awhile to go here I'm afraid, and don't really crunch seti that much either.



If my old feeble mind is still at least partially active, I believe that it was a PentiumII, the RAM was maxed out. I don't remember much else about it, but I was crunching Classics two or three a day 24/7. I do remember I had to wait until DSL service was available in my neighborhood, and once it was up it was the first thing I did before anything else. I was like a kid with a new toy always checking the progress several times an hour.
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Message 1027202 - Posted: 21 Aug 2010, 22:51:26 UTC - in response to Message 1026478.
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[…] What did you start your crunching on? Mine was a 333Mhz intel. 1 Seti classic unit a day.

IIRC mine was a 66-MHz Power Mac 7100, which took about 150 hours per WU.
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Message 1027205 - Posted: 21 Aug 2010, 23:01:27 UTC

August 19th 1999 past. Just looking back when a WU was a WU

SETI@home classic workunits 5,179

SETI@home classic CPU time 50,811 hours

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Message 1027683 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 12:09:38 UTC

11 Years today for me. Started out with a 486DX2-66 at home, and a Pentium 200MHz at work!
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Message 1027768 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 16:52:25 UTC

I thought I already posted in this thread...?

Anywho, 11 years and 3 weeks or so. (July 30 1999). "Only" 397 classic work units - not bad for someone who was 14 at the time and managed to sneak the extra power usage at home without getting my parents mad. A lot of that was on a Pentium 166 (I can't remember if it was the MMX version or not).

Dhrystone2 puts that CPU at 189 MIPS. I think my work Core i5 750 hits 9079 on the same benchmark... and I think that's single-threaded. At any rate, that's about a 50x increase in speed (possibly 200x if you include 4 threads) in a decade. Cool.
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Message 1031944 - Posted: 8 Sep 2010, 21:55:20 UTC
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Darn i missed my 11 year day.
We'll, now i'm in the club too!

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Message 1032037 - Posted: 9 Sep 2010, 1:33:50 UTC

Just noticed I passed 11 years a few days ago. And I passed 1,000,000 total credit today as well.
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