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Message 1398421 - Posted: 3 Aug 2013, 21:04:17 UTC

I just built a new PC, primarily for work, but also for S@H. PC has i7-4770K and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti (1024MB).

As the PC is primarily for work, I have it set to use 2 cores and the 650Ti with the standard BOINC Client. I do not want to start getting into the customized apps and such; running stock is just fine.

Curiosity question: How capable is my 650Ti of running more than 1 WU at a time? How many might it run at one time? I wouldn't mind running more, if I could do without affecting the computer's role as my primary work machine.

Thanks in advance!

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Message 1398424 - Posted: 3 Aug 2013, 21:30:52 UTC - in response to Message 1398421.

I just built a new PC, primarily for work, but also for S@H. PC has i7-4770K and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti (1024MB).

As the PC is primarily for work, I have it set to use 2 cores and the 650Ti with the standard BOINC Client. I do not want to start getting into the customized apps and such; running stock is just fine.

Curiosity question: How capable is my 650Ti of running more than 1 WU at a time? How many might it run at one time? I wouldn't mind running more, if I could do without affecting the computer's role as my primary work machine.

Thanks in advance!


I run 2 WU at a time on my 650 Ti, times are around 28-32 minutes for a standard WU.

If you are running 7.0.64, you can change the number of WU at a time with a app_config.xml file.
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Message 1398435 - Posted: 3 Aug 2013, 22:10:57 UTC - in response to Message 1398424.
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My GPU tasks are running in about 17 minutes. So I guess our net result is the same?

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Message 1398484 - Posted: 4 Aug 2013, 1:12:53 UTC - in response to Message 1398435.
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My GPU tasks are running in about 17 minutes. So I guess our net result is the same?


Here is a link to my little machine.
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/results.php?hostid=5338281

Looks like I run around 1400 to 1600 seconds or so. So about 24 to 27 minutes for 2. This is with the CUDA 50 app.
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Message 1398514 - Posted: 4 Aug 2013, 2:35:43 UTC - in response to Message 1398484.

Yep, saw it! Like I said, while you are running 2 at a time, I'm taking about 35 minutes to run 2, one at a time (cuda 50 here, too).

Guess I'll leave things alone and not fix what ain't broke!

Thanks for your input.

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