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1) Message boards : Generalized Fermat Prime Search : GFN-1x Small Primes search starts 2021-01-21 (Message 162343)
Posted 27 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Thanks for clarification, Yves.

PG running GFN15 "vector" version would be a great fit.
Separate mix of micro-ranges for GPU and for CPU?
Would validating of GPU only and CPU only work may decrease robustness of tests?
Or split larger GPU work units into smaller ones on upload?
2) Message boards : Generalized Fermat Prime Search : GFN-1x Small Primes search starts 2021-01-21 (Message 162333)
Posted 27 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Great gift from Yves Gallot! I just installed new software, Generer20 version 2.0 (ugh). New application is almost two times faster than old version! Old my old 750Ti runtimes on test data block are following:

old software - 108 minutes,
new software - 64 minutes.

With new software, I expect that project will be completed significantly faster.

Please note that application got significant rewrite in different parts, including OpenCL detection code. If you'll notice something unusual, especially in multi-device setups, please post reports here or through PG Discord channels.

Is it the one with super-misleading-extra-confusing name genefer20_2.00.0_win32.exe?
The one that is 2023 and no 2020?
Than one that is Win64 and not Win32?
Than one that is GenegerG for GPU and not for CPU?
The one that has n limited to 16?

Why it isn't named genefer23g_windows64_23.05.07.exe

It got me a while to figure out in the morning, ouch.

The older one runs fine
genefer22g_windows64_22.12.02.exe -p -f gproof -n 16 -b 350164352 -d 0

The new one, nah.
Did the concept radically changed so that we don't test a single candidate but a bunch of b's for single n to speed things up?
3) Message boards : Number crunching : Badges IV (Message 162144)
Posted 32 days ago by HonzaProject donor
4) Message boards : Number crunching : Badges IV (Message 162091)
Posted 33 days ago by HonzaProject donor
It originally took me months to get to this one
It will take a day to two to upgrade it to the next level today.

That's not inflation, that's progress.
5) Message boards : Problems and Help : Errors occured and were corrected - warning on PSP tasks (Message 161825)
Posted 46 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Those steps you have done are good ones.
I had similar problem than disabling power boost helped.

How about power supply?
I see you have powerfull GPU as well in that host.

I would also disable SMT - running 4 task with 32 cores is not faster, you would be better with 16 real cores.
This may also help with stress on the system.
6) Message boards : General discussion : Some questions from a newbie (Message 161360)
Posted 65 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Hi :-)

All good question and basically general answer would be "yes" to all.

Ad 2 - for me, it makes (more) sense if one comupter is doing one sub-project and different one doing something else.

Some CPU are doing better on short task, some on longer.
See recent How to optimize the number of threads form example.

Why not?
Running multiple kind of task on single computer would be probably less efficient and frankly, single compuetr has minicrule change of finding primes on several subprojects.

With single/small number of computers, I would run one subproject to find a primes, then contunie to more demanding one.

Ad 3 - basically, larger the candidate, smaller the chance of finding a prime.
See also Is there a 'probability of finding a prime' listed anywhere? for examples and formula.
7) Message boards : Number crunching : 4070 Ti benchmarks (Message 161358)
Posted 65 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Thanks for those number.
Looks like 4070 Ti is no far behind 4080.

Can you share power consumptions?
Ilustrative would be enough - like GFN17, DYFL, AP, PPS
8) Message boards : Number crunching : International Women's Day Challenge (Message 161357)
Posted 65 days ago by HonzaProject donor
You had no completed any SGS tasks during challenge, sorry.
Please, re-read the first post, mainly "To participate in the challenge" part
9) Message boards : Number crunching : VPN stalls uploads only to some projects (Message 161266)
Posted 69 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Personally, I'm using VPN on one of my hosts and hadn't noticed any problems with PG.

Some VPN services run/offer setup to use custom DNS. And they filters out (ie. block) certain website, usually the ones with a lot of annoying ads. Better experience for a user, standard browser...until it breaks something.
So think about setup.

And also on a personal note, I do and will continue to block IP addresses or subnets on my corporate network.
There tends to be a comsiderable number of attacks attemps on infrastructure...from certain IPs/subnets.
China as one can expect, UA lately and - yeah - Amsterdam are of the top origin.

You can investigate a bit more using trace route...
10) Message boards : Number crunching : International Women's Day Challenge (Message 161028)
Posted 87 days ago by HonzaProject donor
Well, in my results I see:
39.91 credit for regular SGS tasks
79.83 credit for SGS prime tasks.

Challenge: 862 053.31 credit and 21 598 tasks.
21596 * 39.91 = 861896,36
2 * 79.83 = 159,66
Total 862056.02

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