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Message 1332397 - Posted: 29 Jan 2013, 2:37:26 UTC

Hi I'm new here and just wanted to know what exactly are credits and what do they do? Sorry if this question has already been asked. Please reply asap...

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Message 1332411 - Posted: 29 Jan 2013, 3:55:20 UTC - in response to Message 1332397.

Hi I'm new here and just wanted to know what exactly are credits and what do they do? Sorry if this question has already been asked. Please reply asap...

Well, yes, it has already been asked.

The short answer is that they are mainly for tracking how your machines are doing at processing science data.

They are supposed to be the same across projects, but at best they are similar across projects. They are based on processing speed * time or the total number of Floating Point Operations performed.

They are a fair comparison of how much machines have done within a project.


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Message 1332626 - Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 2:04:14 UTC - in response to Message 1332411.

I would just like to thank you for notifying me so soon. I was truly confused on what credits were. Thank you and have a nice night sir!

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