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  1. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    I have re-opened the topic of optimized apps and GPU apps at the project. It is now September and we are no further informed than we were when we were running our own.

    http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/forum_thread.php?id=476&postid=3400#3400

    Kevin asked folks to stop running the optimized apps in April, so by now there should be some kind of progress.

    Edit: I created an account called HardOCPtest so that anyone whom wanted to test or contribute anonymously could do so.

    •to attach a computer to your account without using the BOINC Manager. To do so, install BOINC, create a file named account_pogs.theskynet.org_pogs.xml in the BOINC data directory, and set its contents to:
    <account>
    <master_url>http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/</master_url>
    <authenticator>26329_d70d2a7f7241a167e9e73e6603db3bd7</authenticator>
    </account>

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  2. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    I hit my 1 million point goal so I am now pulling my systems from this project until they release the GPU app.
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/forum_thread.php?id=506#3591
     
  4. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/forum_thread.php?id=506&postid=3594#3594
     
  5. NickOfTime

    NickOfTime [H]ard|DCer of the Month - April 2014

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    Hopefully they will use my last fortan commit as a base, so some of my code optimizations will make it into the "real" world. I see on github that they have some Python code improving the source to work units already.
     
  6. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    Here are a few snippits from an email they sent this evening to their contributors.

    There was more, but this is what I felt was probably the most important part.
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/forum_thread.php?id=506#3698
     
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  9. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/forum_thread.php?id=563#3972
     
  10. fastgeek

    fastgeek [H]ard|DCOTM x3 aka "That Company"

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    I've thrown a quad socket box at this Beta to see how things go. The WUs are... long. They started out at 13h:51m; however have a WU at ~45% complete with 1h;25m elapsed and is suggesting it still has 7h:33m to go. Will keep an eye on this and see just how long it really takes. (E5-4640 @ 2.4Ghz, no hyper-threading)
     
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    fastgeek [H]ard|DCOTM x3 aka "That Company"

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    Thankfully the initial numbers lied big time. ;)

    Here are the results for the first 16 WUs; in seconds of course.

    Code:
    	Run Time   CPU Time
    Min	11,189	   11,071
    Max	12,126	   11,995
    Avg	11,783	   11,682
    So a rough average of 195M/WU thus far.
     
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    RFGuy_KCCO [H]ard DCOTM x2

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    POGS has work again! I started getting new WU's yesterday. The WU's are each taking about 4 hours to complete on my i7 machines.
     
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    Awesome! Thanks for sharing. :)
     
  14. Gilthanis

    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    http://pogs.theskynet.org/pogs/forum_thread.php?id=588&postid=4261#4261
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    An update on optimised/GPU apps
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    From an email -
     
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    Yep, I've been trying to catch up on POGs recently before they shutdown which appear to be sometime later this year if I read it correctly.

    In FB, we are now at 7th position and quite a few others seem to join the bandwagon recently?. BTW thanks to ChristianVirtual for putting up the stats.

    We should keep this in mind as one of our FB strategies. Ooops I shouldn't mention it here. :censored:

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    Is this still CPU then?
     
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    Yes, CPU only, no AVX.
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    CPU only because Kevin (the last remaining original admin) decided if he allowed an optimised client or a GPU client to be finalized that he would not be able to guarantee a supply of work. This is something they struggled with anyways. So, he decided to let people waste their CPU resources in order to "keep them busy" longer. A completely shit thing to do. Quite frankly the only one outside the current intern that really showed respect to the donors IMO was Alex. But he disappeared without a peep a few years back. Pretty much how they all disappeared. It's a shame because they started out pretty awesome.
     
  23. fastgeek

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    Haven't done anything with Skynet for a while. Can never seem to remember the website that shows all the badges, ranks and so forth. Pretty sure my project rank was #2 last I checked... no way in hell I was going to overtake #1.
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    www.theskynet.org but last I read it was either down or having trouble. Sam was going to update it but with both projects nearing their end, it probably won't see light of day.
     
  25. Skillz

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    I wonder if Jathanis is still around.
     
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    OK, was trying that website, but kept timing out, etc. Good to know I wasn't going crazy! Per the site I can access, looks like I've fallen down to 11th from however high I was. Haven't crunched a WU for them in ages though; so isn't too surprising. (Murphy.cz used to be way behind me, now he's out in front!)
     
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    Yeah well what are ya gonna do about it, Punk? :p
     
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    Welllll.... I could possibly do something.... but am more interested in doing Bio / Medical projects than anything else.
     
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    pogs is a common medical condition often brought on after a night of heavy drinking and debauchery. If only I had a dollar for every time someone has said to me 'you look completely pogsed up after last night you prat'.

    Take a shot at helping cure this terrible malady fastgeek, you know you want to :D
     
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    Now I've heard of sozzled; but being pogsed up is a new one on me. :p ;)
     
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    Their trophies website is up. Wow haven't checked this for a long time and there are plenty of trophies amassed already. Last count I have 58 trophies. I think they overkill on this one.
     
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    They did go a bit overkill on the trophies, which made it fun (I have 96 of them); but it peters out before too long. Kind of sad as it's such a great trophy whore project... which I honestly confess to being. For instance, I snatched up all the RAC trophies in something like a week. Now I'm 389,176,758 points away from whatever the next trophy is. Yeesh!
     
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    Gilthanis [H]ard|DCer of the Year - 2014

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    Yeah.. they made it fun for trophy hunting because there were several different ways to get them. Some were just for crunching on a specific day. However, Alex was the one really pushing that site and making improvements and he left in 2016. Sam was going to do some work on it but they are making the transition soon for potentially shutting both projects down. When this project started, it had a lot of potential. Then it just kinda stagnated about the time Kevin put a damper on making advancements with the application. From there it became boring and less responsive. I personally think they are keeping it going to milk the grant money as long as they can.
     
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    A visual of what's happening in FB with the POGS Marathon right now.

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    I need to make a new version now that we're in first. ;)
     
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    Credit to pututu for the posting the original back on March 10th... to put it into perspective a bit. ;)

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    In less than a week from 7th place to 1st place. Wow. Just wow.
     
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