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Message 1902346 - Posted: 22 Nov 2017, 15:37:35 UTC

I have 5,946,970 points according to BOINC. Is that average for people processing Seti@Home? Am I in the upper quarter? The lower quarter? How do I compare to everyone else?
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Message 1902348 - Posted: 22 Nov 2017, 15:39:16 UTC

Upper 25th percentile group. Which is not necessarily the same as being in the top quarter of users.
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Message 1902377 - Posted: 22 Nov 2017, 16:50:29 UTC - in response to Message 1902346.  
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I have 5,946,970 points according to BOINC. Is that average for people processing Seti@Home? Am I in the upper quarter? The lower quarter? How do I compare to everyone else?

You could check Computing > Statistics here on the project.
However the Top Participants list only shows the first 10,000 users. Position 10,000 currently is at 6,993,547 credit. So not yet useful for you.
A much easier way to find the information you want is to check your project stats on one of the third-party stat sites.
Like Free-DC. which will show you the information you want to know right away.
Project Rank		12,200 of 1,709,030 ( 0.00134% of the project total )
Overall Percentile	99.28614%

BOINCstats is good if you want to know your position based on your current RAC as well.
BOINC World position based on RAC 	6,532 out of 1,709,030

Links to those and other stats sites are listed on your Account under Cross-project statistics
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Message 1902903 - Posted: 25 Nov 2017, 19:46:12 UTC - in response to Message 1902348.  

Upper 25th percentile group. Which is not necessarily the same as being in the top quarter of users.


Ahhhhh...sorry if this is a stupid question but...what's the difference?
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Message 1902905 - Posted: 25 Nov 2017, 20:12:58 UTC

It depends on the definition of the bounds for the groups that make up each percentile. If the definition is based on the range of a property the answer may well be different to a group based on a simple population count.
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