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Message 1990632 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 11:16:24 UTC
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Hello all,

I am using BOINC on Windows 10 operating system. If I use the default settings, then BOINC runs also while I'm working on the system, but if I then change the setting so that when the machine is used, no process should run, then BOINC does not run, even though I've been out of the system for a long time.

Does any of you know which settings to choose in case of Windows 10?

Thank you very much for your feedback.

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Message 1990634 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 11:29:57 UTC

This one will do better in "Number Crunching" - the cafe is a place of "rest, quiet and amusement".
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Message 1990636 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 11:44:04 UTC - in response to Message 1990634.  

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Message 1990648 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 14:07:44 UTC - in response to Message 1990632.  

Hello all,

I am using BOINC on Windows 10 operating system. If I use the default settings, then BOINC runs also while I'm working on the system, but if I then change the setting so that when the machine is used, no process should run, then BOINC does not run, even though I've been out of the system for a long time.

Does any of you know which settings to choose in case of Windows 10?

Thank you very much for your feedback.

Best regards,
Kurt


What is the settings for wait before crunching set to? I think by default it's set to 5 minutes. Meaning no mouse movement or keyboard for 5 minutes before BOINC starts up. Might want to check that setting.
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Message 1990667 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 15:14:00 UTC - in response to Message 1990648.  

Hello all,

I am using BOINC on Windows 10 operating system. If I use the default settings, then BOINC runs also while I'm working on the system, but if I then change the setting so that when the machine is used, no process should run, then BOINC does not run, even though I've been out of the system for a long time.

Does any of you know which settings to choose in case of Windows 10?

Thank you very much for your feedback.

Best regards,
Kurt


What is the settings for wait before crunching set to? I think by default it's set to 5 minutes. Meaning no mouse movement or keyboard for 5 minutes before BOINC starts up. Might want to check that setting.


You can also set it up so the Gpu is suspended when you are active but the cpu keeps crunching. If you then set the % of cores used to say 90% or on smaller core count machines 75% that will allow "most" non-Seti processing to run at "full speed" while you are still doing some Seti crunching. I am not certain about game playing however since I don't play games on any of my boxes.

Apparently the default is 3 minutes (just checked one of my Windows boxes). And sometimes I have had to use the "suspend gpu" when active setting because of screen lag issues. Another thing you can do to help make Seti "get out of the way" is set the "suspend Seti when non-Seti tasks on the cpu exceed" % to a low enough number to allow Seti to not impact whatever you are doing in terms of non-Seti activity.

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Message 1990705 - Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 20:33:04 UTC

Disabling the intel GPU from crunching and using that output to drive you video will provide the most work done, with no impact on general use even if the system is processing at all times.
Hell, even is using the addon video card output, just disabling the Intel GPU from crunching is the best thing you could do for any system.
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