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Message 1915288 - Posted: 26 Jan 2018, 17:00:06 UTC - in response to Message 1915249.  
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Down, down, and down it goes. Where it stops, nobody knows.

I know where it's going to end. It's going to end with a - sign before each credit given/task.
That's where it ends, because then someone is going to do something about CreditScrew.
When people notice that their total credit too is going down, and not up, then and only then will something be done.
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Message 1915624 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:08:39 UTC

The way it's been going lately, it should be named 'Credit Demise'.
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Message 1915628 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:17:51 UTC

Some say there RAC has leveled out, mine still going down like a lead weight :((
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Message 1915630 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:21:45 UTC - in response to Message 1915628.  

Some say there RAC has leveled out, mine still going down like a lead weight :((

Mine's still dropping. "I just can't speed it up, Cap'n. The warp core is gonna blow if I give it any more!"
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Message 1915632 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:23:13 UTC

Self inflicted punishment for using high end GPUs.
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Message 1915634 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:25:24 UTC - in response to Message 1915632.  
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Self inflicted punishment for using high end GPUs.

No good deed goes unpunished.
OR
RACs will continue to drop until moral improves.
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Message 1915637 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:48:19 UTC

One of mine actually has increased the last 3 days (slightly) the others are still dropping.
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Message 1915638 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:53:04 UTC

My RAC seems to have started to climb, albeit slowly. Just since the BLC05s got replaced by 02s and 03s.
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Message 1915640 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 19:56:08 UTC - in response to Message 1915632.  

Self inflicted punishment for using high end GPUs.


One only needs to look at my Comp stats definitely not high end GPU..
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Message 1915641 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 20:05:58 UTC
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I've stopped running main totally, until they clean up their act with the credits.
Sure, it's about science, but this credit crap is getting ridiculous.

It can't be impossible, or rocket science, to just go back to the credit scheme we had before this
CreditNew(Screw) abomination.
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Message 1915645 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 20:18:51 UTC - in response to Message 1915641.  

I have decided not to hold my breath until my face turns purple but you have my permission if you so choose to.
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Message 1915650 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 21:01:29 UTC
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I know a lot of you aren't going to like this but my daily production hasn't really changed any. Probably because I've not used any of the tools others. Yes, looking at current RAC it's lower, but that's because work has be sporadic over the last 3 weeks. Extended server down time, lack of work units. But looking at Free DC for daily production is about where it's always been. If work continues to be available and barring any server issues, I expect the 3 machines that I currently have here to be at #3,4,5 (the other 3 are off on another project so they should be dropping down the list) Only Juan's top machine should be #2 unless his linux gives him any more trouble.
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Message 1915655 - Posted: 28 Jan 2018, 21:17:39 UTC - in response to Message 1915650.  

Just seems to be the usual YMMV.
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Message 1915699 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 1:11:24 UTC - in response to Message 1915655.  

Just seems to be the usual YMMV.
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Indeed. Mine has been slowly on the rise for about two weeks.
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Message 1915725 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 4:55:36 UTC - in response to Message 1914856.  


Some form of consistency within and then across projects would be awesome.
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I would be more than pleased just to have it consistent within Seti's own borders.

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Message 1915736 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 7:01:14 UTC - in response to Message 1915650.  

I know a lot of you aren't going to like this but my daily production hasn't really changed any. Probably because I've not used any of the tools others. Yes, looking at current RAC it's lower, but that's because work has be sporadic over the last 3 weeks. Extended server down time, lack of work units.

The problem is purely due to Credit New.
My C2D is so slow that it doesn't run out of work, with either the weekly outage or those other unexpected outages. It's RAC has gone from over 14,000 to just over 9,000. My i7 just does Seti, no other projects. No rescheduling, no tweaking of clocks or command line settings. It had an RAC of just under 55,000. It's now down to 37,000.
The simple fact is that WUs that used to get 90-100 are now getting around 55-60. And our RAC is reflecting that.
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Message 1915766 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 13:29:40 UTC - in response to Message 1915736.  

I know a lot of you aren't going to like this but my daily production hasn't really changed any. Probably because I've not used any of the tools others. Yes, looking at current RAC it's lower, but that's because work has be sporadic over the last 3 weeks. Extended server down time, lack of work units.

The problem is purely due to Credit New.
My C2D is so slow that it doesn't run out of work, with either the weekly outage or those other unexpected outages. It's RAC has gone from over 14,000 to just over 9,000. My i7 just does Seti, no other projects. No rescheduling, no tweaking of clocks or command line settings. It had an RAC of just under 55,000. It's now down to 37,000.
The simple fact is that WUs that used to get 90-100 are now getting around 55-60. And our RAC is reflecting that.

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Message 1915776 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 14:57:39 UTC
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My average is about 55.00 Credit each one. What is the real Average? I do 9 at a time and average of 1hr 30 minutes...WOW! You would think you deserve more credit than that...
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Message 1915788 - Posted: 29 Jan 2018, 18:06:39 UTC - in response to Message 1915776.  
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My average is about 55.00 Credit each one. What is the real Average? I do 9 at a time and average of 1hr 30 minutes...WOW! You would think you deserve more credit than that...

By looking your crunching times we could tell your CPU is overcommitment. If you run less tasks at the time the remaining will run faster.
Who many is hard to tell without testing but sure if you are running 8 CPU + 1 GPU is not the best. But first see the next lines.
On the other hand you still using an old Cuda42 on your GPU. Install the SoG builds and you will crunch a lot more WU per day than now. And not forget you need to leave at least one core free to feed the GPU.
By doing this your average credit per WU will remain in the 55 range (that's is thanks to the CreditScrew mess) but you will crunch a lot more WU so your RAC will be increase.
As always YMMV
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Message 1915853 - Posted: 30 Jan 2018, 0:42:29 UTC - in response to Message 1915788.  

Oh,wow! Thanks! Got the link SoG builds?

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