1. Gilthanis

    SETI.Germany's 14th Annual Pentathlon (2023) The BOINC Pentathlon starts on 05 May 2023, 00:00 UTC, and ends on 19 May 2023, 00:00 UTC. So, it will run for exactly 14 days. Last year we finished in 5th place which was one position better than the prior year. I will be updating post 1 and post...
  2. Gilthanis

    SETI.Germany's 13th Annual Pentathlon (2022) Event lasts May 5th - May 19th We finished in 6th place last year. I will be updating post 1 and post 2 throughout the event as needed. Please check back for updates daily. The BOINC Pentathlon consists of 5 disciplines: Obstacle Run (14 days, with...
  3. Gilthanis

    All Inclusive DC Project list v.3

    This is an evolving list. If you find anything missing or in error, please DM me rather than commenting in the thread. Ledger A - Android B - BOINC project D - DOS i - iOS L - Linux M - Mac O - OS/2 S - Solaris V - The project is part of the DC-Vault W - Windows X - AIX 1 - Intel/AMD CPU 2 -...
  4. Gilthanis

    SiDock@home September Sailing team challenge - 2021 Dear participants! Just now, your computers are hitting three protein targets at once. Due to the low runtimes and (mainly) the friendly contributions of participants and their teams, the data is being processed fast, and we express our...
  5. Gilthanis

    SETI.Germany's 12th Annual BOINC Pentathlon (2021)

    Last years thread - Welcome to the twelfth edition of the competition inspired by the Pentathlon in ancient Greece. SETI.Germany warmly invites all BOINC teams to participate...
  6. Gilthanis

    How to setup and install a Gridcoin wallet as well as set it up to receive rewards from Distributed Computing

    I have a post here about it. However, below are the details and additional info. You can see a list of whitelisted projects here. You no longer have to be on their team to earn these. They are in the process of whitelisting all BOINC teams. However, the [H]ard|OCP team name has been...
  7. C

    WCG - Kill The Cancer Challenge 2020

    Hi, I'm Corla99 from the team Boinc.Italy Like last year, from 1st to 7th February we want to remember the fight against cancer. So...I'm here to invite you to participate to our Kill The Cancer Challenge 2020 on subproject Mapping Cancer Markers. More info...
  8. Gilthanis

    2020 Formula-BOINC

    I am creating the thread in case anyone wants to discuss. Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - - Team presently doesn't seem concerned about 2020 2011 - Team placed 95th 2012 - Team placed 58th 2013 - Team placed 60th 2014 - Team placed 1st in League 2 - 2015 - Team...
  9. Gilthanis

    DC Challenges 2020

    Year round DC-Vault Ongoing - DC Vault - Team Details - Team currently in 2nd place DC Vault 2 Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - - Team presently doesn't seem concerned about 2020 2011 - Team placed 95th 2012 - Team placed 58th 2013 - Team placed 60th 2014 - Team...
  10. Gilthanis

    2019 WCG Christmas Race Challenge Thread This year it is from 12/1 - 12/25. All sub-projects are included as well as being based on points as they have in years past. For those wanting to bunker, you can start now. MIP - no wingmen necessary...
  11. Gilthanis

    10th Annual BOINC Pentathlon hosted by SETI.Germany

    This post will be updated throughout the event. Last year the team finished in 6th place over all. Last year's thread (2018) - 2 years ago (2017) -...
  12. Gilthanis


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  13. Gilthanis

    2019 Tour de Primes

    Last year's thread - Tour de Primes 2019 Welcome to the 11th annual Tour de Primes. 2 is the first prime number...and the only even one. This makes it unique among...
  14. Gilthanis

    PrimeGrid Challenge Series 2019 Last years thread
  15. Gilthanis

    Formula-BOINC 2019 Last years thread In 2019 we will be in League 1 Sprints Season 2019 03/14/2019 13:00 (UTC) - 03/17/2019 12:59 (UTC) Numberfields 03/28/2019 21:00 (UTC) - 03/31/2019 20:59 (UTC) WCG 04/11/2019 16:00 (UTC) -...
  16. Gilthanis

    DC Challenges 2019

    Year round DC-Vault Ongoing - DC Vault - Team Details - Team currently in 3rd place DC Vault 2 Suggested focus projects - DHEP, SRBase & Rake Search 03/30/19 Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - - Team is currently in 4th place 2011 - Team placed 95th 2012 - Team placed...
  17. Gilthanis

    YAFU@HOME badges and milestones

    YAFU announced today that they now have badges - I would post mine, but I think they are still messed up for several people as I definitely do not have anywhere near 1Billion total credits at the project.
  18. Gilthanis

    14th Annual WCG Birthday Challenge The team has been set up. Challenge Name: 14th Birthday Challenge Created By: SETI.Germany Open Challenge? Yes Start Date: 11/16/2018 End Date: 11/22/2018 Challenge Type: Points Late Entrants...
  19. Gilthanis

    Science United about 3 years ago BOINC lost its funding and went 99% into the public's hands for continued support. The original dev (David Anderson) went out and found a way to continue receiving a grant funded pay check and started a project called Science United where he was going to utilize BOINC...
  20. Gilthanis

    2018 SETI-Wow! Event

    The reason I want to start this thread in here early is to suggest a proposition. A splash of sorts. The event is on August 15th. Typically many people start bunkering 10 days in advanced because the client limits this. However, IIRC SETI work units have a deadline of around 53 days. I was...
  21. Gilthanis

    Resurrected Android devices

    I have had a lot of phones result in bloated batteries over the years. Many of the phones cost about the same as a replacement battery. Today, I lucked out and had one model (3 phones) that I could wire up so that I didn't need a battery. That makes 12 more ARM cores dedicated to the cause...
  22. Gilthanis

    How to earn Obyte (formerly Byteball) running WCG (distributed computing)

    This earning opportunity is dead as of 10/12/22 This crypto has now changed its name to Obyte. So, anywhere you see the term ByteBall just associate that to Obyte. If you do not have an account at WCG you will want to create one here -...
  23. Gilthanis

    Mega Milestones Thread (MM)

    I figured with all the other threads highlighting milestones, why not another? Post here when you hit a Mega Milestone within BOINC. You can see them at your stats over at I am working on my 1 million point goal for every active project. Been working hard on RALPH while it has...
  24. Gilthanis

    9th Annual BOINC Pentathlon hosted by SETI.Germany

    This post will be updated throughout the event. Last year's thread - 05 May 2018 00:00:00 to 19 May 2018 00:00:00 5 disciplines 1 winner All teams...
  25. Gilthanis

    SZTAKI is ending/done

    Posted on the header of the home page:
  26. Gilthanis

    Notable WCG updates on sciences 2018

    Drug Search for Leishmaniasis Project Continues Quest for Better Treatments Summary The Drug Search for Leishmaniasis researchers recently conducted lab testing on 10 compounds. The testing showed that none of the...
  27. Gilthanis

    Lost my dog to Bone cancer

    My St Bernard/Mastiff mix died today at the age of 10. He was diagnosed with bone cancer and had a pretty hard time getting around for a while. He never groaned, complained, whimpered, or gave any signs of it except for a limp he started to have the last couple of months. We really didn't know...
  28. Gilthanis

    How to get SPARC during the Alpha phase using BOINC

    Edit 1/11/2019 The Alpha is OVER and can no longer get DCC from running BOINC projects!! The DCP beta is now online! Sign Up Thank you for participating in our alpha program. January 9th 2019 will be the last time the alpha is updated, we will be leaving the website as is and continue allowing...
  29. Gilthanis

    Tour De Primes 2018 (PrimeGrid)

    Tour de Primes 2018 Welcome to the 10th annual Tour de Primes. 2 is the first prime number...and the only even one. This makes it unique among prime numbers. Therefore, February is declared Prime month...being the 2nd month of the year. :) And there's no better way to pay homage to a prime...
  30. Gilthanis

    2018 - Hardware I just brought on and what it replaced thread

    I just brought on 2 old Optiplex 160's with Atom processors (each with 4 threads). They were set up to mine BURST off of HDD's but I will let them crunch whatever projects they choose in the process.
  31. Gilthanis

    2018 PrimeGrid challenge series

    I am just going to make one thread for this and people interested can just follow. that way I'm not making several threads that have similar info in them. 2018 Challenge Series Date Time UTC Project(s) Challenge Duration Results 1 1-16...
  32. Gilthanis

    DC Challenges 2018

    Year round DC-Vault Ongoing - DC Vault - Team Details - Team currently in 3rd place DC Vault 2 Suggested focus projects - SRBase & Rake Search 10/10/18 Formula-BOINC Year long challenge - -Team is in 1st place of League 2 -...

    WTB 1080 Ti FE or 1080 FE

    *** POST EXPIRED *** I'm looking to test an FE card in a modified server that I have. The goal is to run a game server, run BOINC/WCG, and run F@H all on a single 2U server. Problem is that it's set up for blower fan style GPUs, like the FE models. I'd be especially interested if anyone...
  34. Gilthanis

    Formula-BOINC 2018 Team is currently in 1st place of League 2 Sprints Season 2018 03/22/2018 13:00 (UTC) - 03/25/2018 12:59 (UTC) SETI - Team placed 1st 04/05/2018 21:00 (UTC) - 04/08/2018 20:59 (UTC) VGTU - Team placed 1st 04/12/2018 16:00 (UTC)...
  35. Gilthanis

    PrimeGrid's Winter Solstice Challenge (8 of 8 in the 2017 Challenge Series)

    December 18 - 21 The Final Challenge of the 2017 Challenge series is upon us. The Winter Solstice Challenge will be a 3 day (72 hour) celebration on account of the winter solstice. The challenge is being offered on PrimeGrid's most successful sieve, the Proth Prime Search (Sieve) application...
  36. Gilthanis

    Rakesearch Milestones and Achievements

    It appears that Rakesearch now has badges. I have
  37. Gilthanis

    ODLK Milestones and Accomplishments Looks like this project now has badges. I currently have -
  38. Gilthanis

    2017 WCG X-mas Race December 1st to the 25th. (Normally it only went to the 24th) This project is points based. People may very well bunker in advance as well. Only results that validate during these dates will count. If you...
  39. J

    Is there any way to turn off the BOINC screen saver?

    As in the title, I cant seem to find a selection for turning off the screen saver. I don't sleep my PC or screen and don't use screen savers, I just turn off the screen when not in use. Thx for any help if possible.
  40. Gilthanis

    PrimeGrid's Pierre de Fermat's Birthday Challeng(challenge 7 of 8 in the PrimeGrid Challenge series)

    I forgot to post this with all of the excitement of the WCG Birthday Challenge going on. The seventh Challenge of the 2017 Challenge series is a 3 day challenge to celebrate Pierre de Fermat's Birthday! The challenge is being offered on several Generalized Fermat Prime Search Projects. All the...