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Message 1212297 - Posted: 31 Mar 2012, 12:33:41 UTC

Hi guys,
I was watching a documentary on tv about seti@home and thought it would be fun to participate. So, here I am .. I have been running the software for a few days on a pretty old machine. I had to throttle the cpu to keep it from maxing out the processor and so far seems to be performing fine.
I will probably only do the seti@home task on this machine as I see some of the other task require much faster cpu's and graphics cards. If someone could suggest other task that an older machine might be able to handle I may add those in future as well.
One thing I am wondering about is, what are CREDITS and what do you use them for or is it just for knowing how much work you have completed?


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Message 1212308 - Posted: 31 Mar 2012, 13:14:35 UTC - in response to Message 1212297.

You may want to try Primegrid, and then the Proth Prime Search (LLR) and Sophie Germain Prime Search (LLR), these always worked fine on my old AMD.
http://www.primegrid.com/

Credits are a way for the project to thank you for doing their work for you. You can't exchange them for anything in the real world. They're used to show others how good you've been doing, on this project and others.


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Message 1237421 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 16:58:00 UTC

hi there yeah im new too and i was wondering prob. a stupid question but each time you add a project do you have to go to the home page to find out if its still active? and my second question is what are some other good projects as far as exploring for other life go i see alot of projects for math and other things i dont quite understand my pc is not too old it had the dual core prossessers and gpu proccesser and so on and yes i can spell sorry for this but suggestions would be great i wanna help anyway i can and i would ask a team but i want to half way know what im doing before i commit to any team or anything you know what i mean we were all new once


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Message 1237429 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 17:11:28 UTC - in response to Message 1237421.

see my latest post in your thread


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Message 1237667 - Posted: 27 May 2012, 0:30:24 UTC - in response to Message 1237429.

yeah i got that im running climatepridictions einstien at home also thank you like i said earlier for those suggestions


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