Posts by johnsmith

1) Message boards : News : SETI@home hibernation (Message 2035600)
Posted 4 Mar 2020 by Profile johnsmith
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This is realy sad just at the moment that computer hardware is becomming so powerfull.

Our are you stopping because you know somehting we dont know ;) like ET

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2) Message boards : Number crunching : Very Large Array crunching (Message 2033050)
Posted 19 Feb 2020 by Profile johnsmith
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So, the VLA data will not be compute by the seti@home project ?

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3) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2031239)
Posted 7 Feb 2020 by Profile johnsmith
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Greetings,

$4K for a Threadripper CPU???? Wam, bam, NO thank you ma'am!

I'll stick with Intel. They don't have anything at that price, at least not that I have seen.

Have a great day! :)

Siran


That $4000 Threadripper CPU outperforms 2x $10,000 Intel Xeon CPUs (Xeon Platinum 8180)

Not sure where you get the idea that Intel doesn’t have anything at that price.

The Xeon W-3175X (a $3000 CPU) gets absolutely destroyed by this Threadripper.

The CPU is expensive. But just because you don’t have a use for it, doesn’t mean that others don’t. If you have a need for the power this CPU offers and can deal with the limitations on memory and PCIe lanes, then this is the best bang for buck CPU on the market.

Hi Ian,

I did say "at least not that I have seen."

AMD is just trying to do as Intel has done for decades. Overprice their CPUs.

Is the 3175X a 7nm chip?

Have a great day! :)

Siran


AMD is absolute not doing a intel this is a workstation CPU who is better then 2 platium xeon the best intel has in there inventory. intel did a 10 year 4 core 8 thread party. I am realy sorry but you cant compare AMD to Intel you sound like a intel fanboy ( no disrespect meant)

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4) Message boards : News : Why do people run SETI@home? (Message 2029183)
Posted 25 Jan 2020 by Profile johnsmith
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I run Seti@home because i think that finding exterrestrial life is the only way that humanity does not destroy them self. Our world leaders and the rich only care about greed and power but realiseing that we are not alone will change everything not only our religon but also our ecomny because in the vastness of space we only got eachother on this planet also it will kickstart our space travel development to a next level.

Keep chrunching we will find them

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5) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2028464)
Posted 19 Jan 2020 by Profile johnsmith
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ot sure if this is the right place amongst all the motherboard/mainboard/BIOS talk but here's an interesting article for some of the discussion points:


Talking Threadripper 3990X With AMD's Robert Hallock

... Intel is woefully incapable of responding to AMD's existing 32-core Threadripper 3970X, so dropping the 64-core 3990X is akin to delivering a killing blow in HEDT: AMD says this single processor can outperform two of Intel's $10,000 Xeon 8280's in some workloads...

... AMD noticed that customers tend to jump right to the top of the stack or choose the "sweet spot" product...

... Hallock explained that the bottleneck "suddenly shifts to really weird places once you start to increase the core counts." Some areas that typically aren't a restriction, like disk I/O, can hamper performance in high core-count machines. For instance, development houses exclude project files from Windows Defender to reduce the impact of disk I/O during compile workloads.

Hallock doesn't see memory throughput as a limitation in the majority of workloads, but told us that memory capacity per core is actually one of the biggest challenges. As a result, Hallock said that compile workloads require a bare minimum of 1GB per core (64GB total), and that 2GB (128GB total) is better...

... AMD has also made architectural decisions to keep data on-chip, like an almost unthinkable 288MB of total cache, a third AGU (Address Generation Unit), and larger opcaches, among other changes, that help keep data in the caches...

... AMD's official launch date lands on February 7, 2020...



Happy fast cool crunchin'!
Martin


True the disruptive thing that AMD has managed in de cpu world is beyond our imagination. if you asked people 4 years ago how many cores would we have on mainstream and hedt nobody would had responed with 16 cores or 64.

What most reviewers failed to address here is de multi processing power almost all viewers always look ad gaming even on the hedt cpu's while content workloads and scientific workloads are mostly forgotten. But for us seti users this core race is only good my ryzen 3700x is had the same computing power as 2 i7-7700k so comuting powers goes up powerdraw goes down. i could be more exciting for the developments

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6) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2026776)
Posted 8 Jan 2020 by Profile johnsmith
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Crunchers

https://www.techradar.com/news/amd-ryzen-threadripper-3990x-is-a-ridiculous-64-core-cpu-and-its-coming-soon

This is crazy :O

but also the mobile line-up its crazy multi-performance of all the cpu's its gonna by good times for seti@home :)

https://www.guru3d.com/news-story/amd-announces-ryzen-4000-mobile-processors-4800u-and-4800h.html

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7) Message boards : Number crunching : Weekend Warriors - aka: not crunching Seti 24/7 (Message 2020959)
Posted 28 Nov 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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I got a machine with a ryzen 2700 and turned off the boost. it runs with 90% cpu and 75 cpu time. it runs 24/7 since this march.
The wall meter shows between 75/80 watts I pay 22 cents Kwh. I do have solar panels so i dont pay extra for it but for cost savings i dont crunch in December and January.

but if i did not have the solar panels.The cost are around 3 euro's a week and 13 euro a month.

When the days get longer i will have my other machine with 3700x and gpu will be running as long as my solar panels generate power.

For me its they hope to find ET so its worth it
8) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2020625)
Posted 26 Nov 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Omg guys AMD power the new threadrippers this is insane :O

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKYY37ss3lY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8apEJ5Zt2s

Hahahahahah LOL, luv Linus' "you're a weasel and a chicken" rant about Intel.

As expected, another solid Zen 2 based product launch. Best of the binned Zen 2 chips going into the two TR3 SKU's.


Hi Keith,

Whole of youtube is pissed off HAHA :P

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W32jbZ2z8wI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxVj_cbnxco
9) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2020524)
Posted 25 Nov 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Omg guys AMD power the new threadrippers this is insane :O

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKYY37ss3lY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8apEJ5Zt2s
10) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2019895)
Posted 21 Nov 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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If you just want to populate the existing slots on a AMD motherboard without all the mining hardware, then the AMD platform is a nice, inexpensive platform for BOINC that gives a good balance of cpu and gpu capability.

If you want to drive a boatload of gpus with mining hardware then a simple Intel platform is best because it has the PCIe lanes to accommodate. And you have to buy into the AMD HEDT ecology (Threadripper) to achieve similar with higher costs than just Ryzen.


What i like about the am4 platform is that for Around 280 euro's i have a ryzen 7 2700 a asrock b450 and 16 GB ram memory a cpu that has 20% more performance as Core i7 7700 on multi threaded applications like seti
11) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2019010)
Posted 14 Nov 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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I saw the video AWESOME :) that some beasts of cpus. i think as more and more proccesors like that will find there way to the seti@home users the chruncing will increase heavily
12) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2018073)
Posted 7 Nov 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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https://videocardz.com/82654/amd-announces-ryzen-threadripper-3960x-3970x-and-ryzen-9-3950x

CPU Crunching times :O
The new threadrippers look awesome i am curious how there performance will be
13) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2014358)
Posted 6 Oct 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Overclocked Ryzen 9 3950X outperforms 24-core 2970WX in Cinebench (It beats Intel's i9-9980XE, too).

In TechSpot’s own testing, both the 3900X and 3700X maxed out at 4.3 GHz on a 360mm AIO.
And finally, to the results. The 3950X simply obliterates AMD’s current 16-core monster, the Threadripper 2950X, scoring 24% higher. It falls a mere 10% behind the 24-core 2970WX. Overclocked to 4.3 GHz results are even more impressive as it can improve its score by 11%, pushing 1% past the 2790WX.

According to online results for the 18-core i9-9980XE, that chip can only achieve a ~3700 score at stock and ~4200 overclocked, both of which are about 200 points behind the 3950X when similarly configured.


So a TR 2950X would have to drop significantly in price to become competitive in the "bang for buck" arena.

Tom


But at a cost of high power comsumption, it has a tpd of 180 watts and if you run somthing for 24/7 it can become expensive quickly.
14) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2013587)
Posted 28 Sep 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Interesting speculative video over at the AdoredTV YT channel. Posits the reason why there is limited availability of 3900X parts and the delayed release of the 3950X part to November is because of demand for every good 8 core chiplet going to Epyc parts where demand is massive and more than was expected by a large margin. Absolutely no reason to sell two 8 core chiplets as a 3950X part when they could be used in a $7000 Epyc cpu.

I agree with every point made in the video with sound reasoning. So I do not expect the 3950X to be anything more than a paper launch in November. Will not have any availability on that part either. The defective dies in the 3900X part are the bottom of the barrel performing dies coming off the wafer. Everything else is going directly to Epyc. And the reason that the TR3 part is only going to be 24 cores. Again the bottom of the barrel dies are going into that cpu. And I also agree the 3950X will not sell at its original $750 MSRP. Try $999.

Another point brought up is the decision by Global Foundries to stop their 7nm ramp up. Very bad business decision in my opinion. The demand for 7nm from all sectors is outstripping supply by massive amounts.


Agreed bad decision making from Globalfoundries. I mean AMD could no predict how popular the new AMD am4,tr and epyc's are at the moment.
15) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2013586)
Posted 28 Sep 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Wow respect thats alot :O At least you dont have to turn on the heater ;)
16) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2013476)
Posted 27 Sep 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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True

Here in the Netherlands power is not cheap something like 0.23 / 0.25 euro Kwh.
So everything you can do to reduce power consumption will save you a lot of money

Regards,
17) Message boards : Number crunching : Ryzen and Threadripper (Message 2013400)
Posted 26 Sep 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Hello All,

Our next number 1 crunching CPU exist!

https://www.reddit.com/r/Amd/comments/d94mum/ryzen_9_3900_310ghz_65w/

Happy crunching

Regards,
18) Message boards : News : 20 years and counting! (Message 1994220)
Posted 18 May 2019 by Profile johnsmith
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Congrats to 20 years Alltough i am only participating for 5 weeks now i am hoping we will find life out there !





 
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