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Message 1757764 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 1:57:50 UTC

I know everyone has been waiting. It's finally time.

We need some Mac users with ATI Radeon HD4000 series card to help the beta test before we can release that version. So if you've got an HD4XXX GPU, please join the beta.
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Message 1757769 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 2:28:58 UTC - in response to Message 1757764.  

Thanks Eric.
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Message 1757773 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 2:34:59 UTC - in response to Message 1757764.  
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Will it be possible to derrive a version for the Raspberry Pi / Pi 2 from the Android Arm version? It's basically the same processor (Arm7) .....
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Message 1757774 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 2:37:15 UTC

Thank you Eric!
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Message 1757776 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 2:50:48 UTC

You betcha it's about time!

Thanks, Eric.
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Message 1757778 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 3:04:19 UTC

I'm jumping in - thanks Eric!

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Message 1757779 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 3:10:07 UTC - in response to Message 1757764.  

Thanks for all your time and effort Eric
There is anybody out there!
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Message 1757783 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 3:48:42 UTC

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Message 1757784 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 4:34:30 UTC

Thanks Eric for the heads up on availability of the new parts of V8 applications!

And thanks to all the volunteers that have been working so very hard behind the scenes to develop and support the entire user community in the transition to version 8 applications.

Thank you one and all!!!

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Message 1757788 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 5:05:01 UTC

Thank You Eric!

All the best,
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Message 1757794 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 5:28:23 UTC

Great news. Thanks, Eric
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Message 1757796 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 5:36:12 UTC

Thank You !!
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Message 1757797 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 5:49:43 UTC

Will there be instructions on how to run the new stock GPU apps under "Anonymous Platform"?
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Message 1757799 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 6:30:18 UTC
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Thank you Eric! Good job! I'll switch all my machines when I'm home :)
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Message 1757804 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 7:51:56 UTC
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No hurry in releasing GPU apps on main. I'm still testing CUDA50, and AVX CPU on Beta :-)
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Message 1757810 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 9:47:07 UTC - in response to Message 1757797.  

Will there be instructions on how to run the new stock GPU apps under "Anonymous Platform"?

Won't be needed, we will be releasing an installer. (v 0.44)
Timeline for that is day (GMT) after Eric releases, since Richard and I are Europe based and need to check several files for consistency with what is released before we can finalise the installer and publish. Also it's good to give stock a head start, the APR system is flawed enough without us introducing extra chaos straight away.

Of course, now I have jinxed it.
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Message 1757814 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 10:07:01 UTC
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Eric et al,

I have a spare HD4770 I can donate to a Mac user for testing. Contact me if it can be used. Location South London.

Of course, now I have jinxed it.


Yep!!
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Message 1757828 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 12:06:07 UTC

Thank You Eric!!
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Message 1757834 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 12:43:41 UTC

I use a MacBook PRO, 15" screen, early 2011 model,
running OSX El Capitan v10.11.2
System profiler reports Grapics installation as
Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB.
Is this of interest for the Beta trials of Seti v8?

Cheers

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Message 1757836 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 12:56:22 UTC

What about an iMac 27 with Radeon HD 6770M??
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