Posts by TimeLord04

1) Message boards : Number crunching : Setiathome crashing on new system (Message 1956726)
Posted 13 hours ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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What case and CPU heatsink are you using and very rarely that "generic power supplies" produce what is claimed.

Cheers.


I'm using a generic ATX tower/case(very boring to look at).
The power supply is a 'Thermaltake Litepower 450W'.
I have the AMD Heatsink/fan installed that came with the CPU.

The Stock Heatsink and Fan for both Intel AND AMD are woefully inadequate... More-so for AMD. I just retired an AMD A6-6400K APU setup and 4+ Years ago when the system was new, I QUICKLY found that I had to Upgrade the Heatsink and Fan. I moved, (upon many recommendations here in Number Crunching), to the CoolerMaster Hyper212 EVO Copper Pipe/Aluminum Heatsink and 120mm Fan Unit. (On Amazon.com right now for $29.99 + Tax...)

Prior to the Hyper212, my AMD A6 hovered in the mid 80s C WHILE Crunching, and even Spiked UP INTO the 90s C!!! This is MUCH TOO HOT for ANY CPU! After the Hyper212, the A6 hovered in the mid 70s C WHILE Crunching, with Spikes into the 80s. So, I HIGHLY recommend you change from the Stock Cooler to the Hyper212 ASAP! (Just my $.02, ymmv.)

[EDIT:]

Also, purchase Arctic MX4 Thermal Paste for $9.99 on Amazon.com. This Paste lasts 8 Years!!! Also, it is Non-Conductive, a HUGE improvement from typical Thermal Pastes, including Arctic Silver 5 - only $1 cheaper...


TL
2) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIV (Message 1956640)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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Posting while still recovering from knee shots, yesterday!!! :-O [OOOOOOUUUUUUCCCCCHHHH!!!!!]


TL
3) Message boards : Number crunching : My Computer Builds And Other Projects (Message 1956594)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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The question is, How bloody dirty was the car that you couldn't see a cracked windshield before??


Very dirty, the crack came afterwards, the center is an impact crater from a pebble. Since the car does not get washed often here.

I have a car port and no garage, so this will last until the next dust or rain storm here in the desert.

Safelite online estimate says:
$110 to repair.
$233 to replace.

Check with your car insurance, but mine, (State Farm), tells me that Glass is considered to be a "Comprehensive" Claim; so, my Comp Deductible would apply to repair/replace the glass... ($100 Deductible for me.)


TL
4) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIV (Message 1956572)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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Posting before celebrating my sister's B-Day... (Celebrating early... Her actual B-Day is the 22nd.) :-)

WINNING!!!!! :-)


TL
5) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Word Link # 97 (Message 1956447)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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6) Message boards : Number crunching : My Computer Builds And Other Projects (Message 1956339)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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i do agree. yes intel is a bit faster but 3 times the price.
am building atm. a 16 core thread ripper with 64gb of ram and a mid range rx 580
with a uber fast ssd. a few other parts but still the overall cost was 2.5k a intel with invida build would be over 3 k alone.

I have a question: What is "uber fast"? I know what "fast" is and I know that there is that taxi service called "Uber". But, what is "uber fast"? :\

Siran

Uber? That's a good question.
uber-
[ˈo͞obər]
COMBININGFORM

denoting an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing.
"an uberbabe" · "the uberregulator"

Hi Zoom,

Sounds like a word that someone just made up instead of using existing, real words. You know, like the word "sup" which is supposed to be short for "what's up".

I wonder which came first, the "word" "uber" or the taxi service called Uber?

Anyway, a bit off topic Zoom, sorry. Was just wondering about it. when I read the post.

Have a great day! :)

Siran.

"Uber" was used in the 80s... Like Vic said, "Uberbabe" <<----- This was the first use of "Uber" that I heard around 82 or 83...


TL
7) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIV (Message 1956313)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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CONGRATS, Tut!!!!! :-)

Back to WINNING!!!!! :-)


TL
8) Message boards : Number crunching : Intel 16 core/32T discusssion (Message 1956308)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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So, yes I would definitely wait out at least half a year for more TR2 boards to make it to market for the 2970WX and 2990WX chips. I would want more choices than just MSI.


So what I think I am hearing the two of you say is I need to put off this particular upgrade until next year?

These two claim to be version 2 ready.

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813144079

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157785

Both are within price reach.

At least one of them has really wide video slots. I can imagine going to a 3 card arrangement. After that, I presume I would need to go to the out of slot solutions.

So I need to wait and hold my breath, till I turn NewYears blue? :)

Tom

The MSI Board DOES NOT have CrossFire NOR SLI, (good for BOINC), while the ASRock Board HAS BOTH!!! So, IF you go with the ASRock Board, you'll have to see if CrossFire and SLI can be Disabled in BIOS.


TL
9) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Word Link # 97 (Message 1956256)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Word Link # 97 (Message 1956125)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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11) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIII (Message 1956121)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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First one to Post after the Outrage!!!!! :-) :-D


TL
12) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIII (Message 1956110)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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WINNING AGAIN!!!!! :-) :-D


TL
13) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIII (Message 1956039)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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"Good morning, good morning..."

Good morning everyone. :-)


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14) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIII (Message 1955958)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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Good afternoon everyone. :-)


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15) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLPTPHW CCLXXIII (Message 1955768)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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Well sounds like TL is happy with the case I gave him.
Both winning.

:-) :-D VERY HAPPY!!!!! :-) :-D

Full Tower E-ATX Case! When I'm ready to get the build going next year, (hopefully in 6 Mos Time), I will be able to make use of ALL 3 PCI-e Slots on the GA-H270-HD3 MOBO!

To start, I'll be reusing the EVGA GTX-760 from Exeter, (Win XP Pro x64 System, recently retired), AND the TWO EVGA GTX-750TI SC cards from Original Hackintosh-Andromeda! So, New Hackintosh-Andromeda will make use of 3 GPUs for Crunching!!! :-) (At which point the MacPro 5,1 will be renamed back to Daedalus.)

Need Samsung 850 or 860 Pro 1TB SSD, RAM, (hopefully 32GB DDR4, (4x8GB Sticks), at 2400MHz - Corsair Vengeance), and PSU to complete New Hackintosh-Andromeda!!! :-)

[EDIT:] CPU will be paid in full in October, this year. (i7 7700K @ 4.2GHz.)

[EDIT 2:] AND, Thank you SOOOOoooo MUCH, AGAIN, Carlos! :-) This is AWESOME!!! :-)


TL
16) Message boards : Number crunching : NVIDIA Driver 388.13 Crashing/Recovering... (Message 1955604)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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I have one very important question -- why are you running GTX 1050s under 388.13, which is almost a year old (10 Oct, 2017)? I venture that if you upgrade your driver to at least 391.01 (26 Feb, 2018) you will have better success.

Well, 388.13 is exactly what was given on the Install DVD contained in the EVGA Packaging. Keep in mind that I bought the system and GPUs piece by piece, and that I started this endeavor 5 Months ago!

Also, as Grant said: "And unless he's running games, or a particular programme that the new driver addresses an issue for, I doubt it would make any difference."

For games, I run Blizzard's Battle.net App and run StarCraft:Remastered, StarCraft II, HoTS, and Hearthstone... I also run GOG.com's Galaxy Launcher and therein run 7th Guest, 11th Hour, and Wing Commander III.

NONE of the above games requires the latest Driver Set, and since BOINC DOES NOT require the Latest Cutting Edge Drivers to work... :p


TL
17) Message boards : Number crunching : NVIDIA Driver 388.13 Crashing/Recovering... (Message 1955440)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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I am not a GPU expert. I have a GTX 1050 Ti installed in my Windows 10 PC with its A10-6700 AMD CPU, not overclocked. I have the following results; Einstein@home GPU tasks run peacefully, with a low error percentage. SETI@home GPU tasks run also, but cause frequent reboots, but the tasks complete and validate,no errors. GPUGRID GPU tasks run, but the GPU reaches 80 C and then the task crashes, without causing a reboot. So I am mostly running Einstein@home tasks on it, leaving SETI@home and GPUGRID GPU tasks to my Linux box with its GTX 750 Ti which never goes above 70 C.
Tullio


Hi,
Did you ever install TThrottle on your Windows box? I remember you posting the exact same info above but no report on getting your temperature under control using robust temp control software.

Respectfully,
Tom

The Temps, with Hyper212, Non-Crunching are UNDER 40 C, and Crunching Under 60 C... NO NEED for TThrottle...

I ROUTINELY monitor ALL System Temps and Specs through CPUID Hardware Monitor.


TL
18) Message boards : Number crunching : Upgraded APU to AMD A10-7800 now computer crashes on GPU MB (Message 1955421)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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Kissagogo27: Thank you for the pointer to Tthrottle. I'll need to take a close look at that...

TimeLoard04: I don't think this APU is overheating... I ran some more test in the wee hours of the night. It crashed once when speedfan said the CPU temp was 118F (GPU 82F).

I updated the drivers to the latest win10-64bit-radeon-software-adrenalin-edition-18.9.1-sept12.exe but it still crashed....

I tried regediting TdrDelay increased it to 15s. That didn't help.

eyPath : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers
KeyValue : TdrDelay
ValueType : REG_DWORD

I've noticed that if I use the stock apps the CPU clocks down to about 2.5GHz for some reason... the temps are not high.

I'm going to try attaching a photo of the screen a few seconds after it crashed. Shoot... you can't attach images to this... If people want it I'll need to upload it some place.

Any other suggestions?

If my A6 were at 82 C while crunching, I'd be concerned... That's about where my A6 started at on the Stock Cooler... It tended to hover in the Mid 80s C and would occasionally PEAK at 90+ C!!! The AMDs are NOTORIOUS for having Heating/Cooling issues.

Again, if your A10 were my System, I'd DEFINITELY install, (or have installed by a Pro), a CoolerMaster Hyper212 EVO. The Unit is $29.99 off of Amazon, Plus Tax, Plus Shipping. (If you have Prime Membership, Shipping is FREE...) Also, pick up Arctic Silver 5 for the Thermal Paste to be used on the Hyper212. With the Hyper212, I can 99.999% Guarantee that your Temps WILL drop to the Mid 70s C WHILE Crunching.


TL

PS: You can Install CPUID Hardware Monitor to get FULL System Temps and Specs that can be monitored... (Now at Ver. 1.36.0)

Link: CPUID Hardware Monitor 1.36 Download Site.
19) Message boards : Number crunching : NVIDIA Driver 388.13 Crashing/Recovering... (Message 1955368)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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2. try less aggressive compute settings - The Collatz Settings listed ARE the Less Aggressive Settings, now.


i mean try even LESS aggressive settings than you're using now.


7. replace physical hardware (GPUs/motherboard/etc) - ALL Hardware is Brand New, (except the Hard Drive - 4 Years Old), and IF you would like donate US $$$ to the cause, I'd THEN be willing to do this... Otherwise, NOT happening on my limited budget... (It took me 4-5 Months to get the Hardware I have now.)


even brand new hardware can be bad. I'm not saying that this is your issue right now, but if you check everything else off this list... at that point, you don't necessarily have to buy new hardware, but you you truly think a component is defective, your option is usually to:

a) send it back to the manufacturer for warranty repair/replacement (you'll pay shipping
b) deal with it until it fails completely


in any case, i think you should try at least some of the easier checks first to rule things out and help narrow down the list of possible problems.

and kittyman is absolutely right. different tasks will load up your hardware in different ways so a different app might expose issues that wont show up with another. you could run SETI all day long no problem, but run into issues trying to run an intense 3D application like FurMark, just for example.


I do plan on implementing some of the Fixes you've Posted... Just need to take them one step at a time.

As just recently state, YES, I agree that different Projects and Tasks run VERY differently than SETI. It seems that Collatz is VERY aggressive in what they do and how they do things...

If a different Video Driver doesn't yield positive results, I will switch the GPU Device Positions and see what happens there.

Temps do NOT seem to be an issue... Non-Crunching Temps seem to hover Less Than 40 C, and Crunching Temps Less Than 60 C for CPU... Non-Crunching GPU Temps are Less Than 30 C, and Crunching Temps are Less Than 70 C.


TL
20) Message boards : Number crunching : NVIDIA Driver 388.13 Crashing/Recovering... (Message 1955365)
Posted 7 days ago by Profile TimeLord04 Project Donor
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For those interested in comparing Original Collatz Optimization Specs:

Original Collatz Optimizations:

verbose=1
kernels_per_reduction=48
threads=8
lut_size=16
sieve_size=30
reduce_cpu=0
cache_sieve=1
sleep=1

These were running for about 4-5 Days before I noticed the Sluggishness in trying to use the System while crunching. STILL DIDN'T see Video Driver Crashing at this point.

Started adjusting these settings a couple days ago, (before getting this Thread created), and found the "Sweet Spot" Settings Posted earlier. After getting the "Sweet Spot" Settings, THEN during Non-Crunching Hours started having Driver Crashes.


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