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41) Message boards : Number crunching : AMD and PSU's (Message 1562823)
Posted 27 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Thank's arkayn
Are you using the 970 chipset with that 1 ,it has been suggested that it' could also be the 4+1 power on the board and maybe i should be using the 990 chipset as it has 8+2 ?


Nope, mine is a 870 chipset.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130632R

Though I plan on eventually upgrading to a newer board and processor.
42) Message boards : Number crunching : AMD and PSU's (Message 1562499)
Posted 26 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
FalconFly i agree the PSU's i have been using should be enough but there simply not and i can't understand why this is happening even if they only produce 60% of there power it should be enough but it's not .

I have always used Intel and i tell you what if the next PSU fails within a month i'm going to trash this piece of crap and go back to intel and never never use AMD again

The fact that the same PSU used in a Intel q8400 shows the 12 volt at 12.55 at idle and the AMD says 12.3 tells me there is no PSU that will work with this chip at full load and nobody has explained why the voltage is different i suspect it's using a higher voltage to start off with and there is the main problem unless you can explain the difference i can see me trashing this chip and board .

I have ask AMD the same question in a email i just sent to them if they say what your saying i'm gona get real peed off with them

Was the old PSU a single rail?
Wattage is really a secondary consideration, as I have seen 1250 watt PSU, that had multiple 12 Volt rails. The problem with that, is that a CPU or GPU combination can use up all the current for a given rail, while being no where near the wattage limit for the supply.

I use a Corsair AX1200 supply with a single 100.4 amp rail, and ran a heavy load of 975 watts on it for years. It may be getting tired now, but the key was single rail. they have a new Corsair AX1500i that has a single 125 Amp rail.

Wattage is important, but make sure you have all the needed current on your rail, and it won't matter if the CPU is Intel or AMD. If GPU's are loading down the PSU, the CPU will sense it quickly, and possibly crash. A single rail system makes that very unlikely.

Steve


My current PSU that was gifted to me last year is a PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 950 watt. Rated 83.4A on a single rail.

Currently running a GTX-670 and GTX-760.
43) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (89) Server Problems? (Message 1558476)
Posted 18 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Now we need to follow the tape (18fe09ag) to see if he stuck again.

Has anybody received any actual WUs from 18fe09ag? I've got none cached at the moment (and I'm not going to look at my database of completed tasks until the morning).

I've got 1 on my main rig which would've come from the last kick it got which took that file from 3 to 4 channels done.

Cheers.


I have 1 as well.
44) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (89) Server Problems? (Message 1556228)
Posted 13 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Them stuck tapes are getting old!!
45) Message boards : Number crunching : Lunatics Windows Installer v0.42 Release Notes (Message 1555087)
Posted 11 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Crunchers Anonymous is now online for downloads as well.

CA Downloads
46) Message boards : Number crunching : contoling cuda tasks (Message 1554864)
Posted 11 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
I want to limit how many cuda tasks I have at any given time. I don't see anyway to do that and still get tasks for my CPU. If I set cuda to no in seti preferences will the tasks I have continue to run?


yes, the settings on the site only control what you get not what you already have.
47) Message boards : Number crunching : 15th Anni T-shirt discussions (Message 1553528)
Posted 8 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor

This what the white shirt looks like. I like it better then a a black background.


I like darker T-shirts myself, probably because I wear white shirts for work.
48) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Weather Forecasts V (Message 1553413)
Posted 7 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Also why I use a 11500 pump for mine.
49) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Weather Forecasts V (Message 1552452)
Posted 5 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
I got 0.54 inches, and all the washes were running last night.
50) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Weather Forecasts V (Message 1551460)
Posted 2 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Thunderstorms and a power outage this morning. Continued thunderstorms for the weekend.
51) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Car transmissions - Standard or automatic? (Message 1551235)
Posted 2 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
I learned to drive in a 1979 Ford Fairmont Station wagon and a Ford F150 pickup truck.

The station wagon was automatic and the pickup was stick.

Most of my cars have been automatic though.
52) Message boards : Number crunching : FEED ME MORE - FEED ME MORE! (Message 1550784)
Posted 1 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
The kitties have no complaints....
They feast on AP when it is available and then dutifully crunch away at the MB cache to help the servers towards the next batch of AP.

It would be nice if the credits were normalized between the two types of work though.

AstroPulse v7 will probably do that. It is current being tested on Beta.


Most likely the wrong direction though.
53) Questions and Answers : Windows : BOINC Manager Can't Connect to localhost (Message 1550783)
Posted 1 Aug 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
I have two PCs that, until Apr, have successfully run the BOINC Manager (running two projects SETI and Einstein). Both are running Win7 (SP1) and ZoneAlarm Free. Windows Firewall is disabled. The computers are connected on a LAN with a DIR-645 DLink router. Regular Internet access is not impeded (games, e-mail, browsing, access to NAS).

One computer's OS was completely re-installed in Apr and, consequently, so was every application on that machine. BONIC Manager now refuses to connect to the localhost. On log in, I get a dialog which states that "BOINC has exited unexpectedly 3 times within the last 3 minutes. Would you like to restart it again?" Clicking "No" shows a BM status of "Disconnected".

I click on "Yes" and the status in the lower right hand corner says "Connecting to localhost". It eventually times out. When the screensaver starts, the screen reports that BOINC is not running.

I have tried reinstalling BOINC, and suspending the firewall and antivirus. I cannot specifically open any TCP ports with this version of ZoneAlarm but all of the BOINC executables and screensaver are at the "Super" trust level.

I've googled the problem and searched the BOINC forums and have not found an answer. I would really like to get this working again.

Please, any sage advice?

Cheers,

Skywalker


Check ZoneAlarm and make certain that BOINC can communicate on port 31416.
54) Message boards : Number crunching : CUDA Versions (Message 1549944)
Posted 30 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
ok here is Arkan's site

http://lunatics.kwsn.net/index.php


That is not my site, mine is http://www.arkayn.us/forum/index.php
55) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XX - All are welcome in the Critter Cafe (Message 1549288)
Posted 29 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor

Something like this is what I have in mind. The heat has burned the garden out for the summer so I am not going to show you a current picture.


Southern or Northern Arizona?

Kind of half way - Phoenix area.


To me that would be Southern, mostly.

I am definitely northern though.
56) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XX - All are welcome in the Critter Cafe (Message 1548994)
Posted 28 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor

Something like this is what I have in mind. The heat has burned the garden out for the summer so I am not going to show you a current picture.


Southern or Northern Arizona?
57) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Weather Forecasts V (Message 1547413)
Posted 25 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
I see yer puddle, here be lava lakes... ;)

Though today is supposed to be cooler than yesterday, Thursday was 109F/43C.

Today
Mostly sunny. Highs 103F/39C to 106F/41C. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Current outside temp is 83F/28C w/17% RH, inside temp is now 70F/21C and 73% RH.


I will take your 109 and raise you 114, at work.
58) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Weather Forecasts V (Message 1546389)
Posted 23 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
0815 and the current temp is 90.1F/32.3C.

Predicted high is 104F/40C.
59) Questions and Answers : GPU applications : Upgrade from ati hd 7770? (Message 1545911)
Posted 22 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
You would most likely be looking at one of the R7 versions then.

Those are the low and midrange cards this time around.
60) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Weather Forecasts IV (Message 1543844)
Posted 18 Jul 2014 by Profile arkaynProject donor
Getting ready for today's heatwave...

[edit] 48°C Arkayn? Are you kidding me?

I doubt Arky is joking on that temp, He lives in Arizona, the temps there are sometimes only just short of Baker and Death Valley California. Though for the Golden Valley area in Arizona, I don't see any temps like or near 48C right now, though they can happen, Phoenix on the other hand does show signs of being hotter on the extended forecast, like on Thorsday of 114F/46C, where I live gets about as hot as Phoenix and has had 115F/47C days in the past, though so far, not this year.


My workplace is in Bullhead City, just across the river from Laughlin. And about 3000 feet below Golden Valley.


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