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Message 1873194 - Posted: 15 Jun 2017, 19:25:12 UTC

Help... A short time ago, I upgraded my main crunching unit from 2 GTX 570's to 2 GTX 1070's. All new work from SETI was being crunched 4 times faster, RAC was going up... All was good. Tasks were all SOG tasks. Then a few days ago, all new work received was, and still is CUDA 42 tasks. Both GPU's are now only at 30% while with SOG they were 90%+. The CUDA 42 tasks seam to take even longer than they did than with my GTX 570 cards... With SOG tasks, it appeared to me that SETI did pick the best type of work for my GPU's and all was well. However, in the case of CUDA 42, this is not even close. So now what should I do to regain performance? Do I need to configure - cc_config.xml to run multiple jobs on the 1070's or do I sit tight and wait for SOG type work to be made available again? And or do I need 2 different config files based on what SETI is sending me, and need to swap them out based on the type of work being received???? I would appreciate your feedback.
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Message 1873196 - Posted: 15 Jun 2017, 19:34:47 UTC - in response to Message 1873194.  

You should upgrade to the new beta lunatics version of the apps.

You will need a 7-zip to unzip the files, selection of SoG is the best option for those 1070s. Cuda are much slower than SoG when crunching the new work units. Good luck

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Message 1873200 - Posted: 15 Jun 2017, 20:07:24 UTC

If you are running a dedicated cruncher you may consider Linux. You'd see an enormous RAC increase with the right app.

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