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Alan Barnes

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Message 61713 - Posted: 11 May 2014, 10:20:31 UTC

Why is the credit gained for running the N-Body Simulation so miserly? It uses two CPUs on my machine and runs for about 2 hours (elapsed time) and yet the credit gained is considerably less than processes running for a shorter time on only one CPU.

Alan Barnes

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739342477 553083608 10 May 2014, 23:33:18 UTC 11 May 2014, 9:08:28 UTC Completed and validated 4,686.24 4,617.28 106.88 MilkyWay@Home v1.01
739341968 553054361 10 May 2014, 23:33:18 UTC 11 May 2014, 9:08:28 UTC Completed and validated 9,567.88 9,400.50 213.76 Milkyway@Home Separation (Modified Fit) v1.30
739341961 553083233 10 May 2014, 23:33:18 UTC 11 May 2014, 9:08:28 UTC Completed and validated 4,648.01 4,534.58 106.88 Milkyway@Home Separation (Modified Fit) v1.30
739335755 553078635 10 May 2014, 23:33:18 UTC 11 May 2014, 9:08:28 UTC Completed and validated 7,613.17 14,580.35 58.87 MilkyWay@Home N-Body Simulation v1.40 (mt)
739335754 553078634 10 May 2014, 23:33:18 UTC 11 May 2014, 9:08:28 UTC Completed and validated 7,143.05 13,678.46 54.64 MilkyWay@Home N-Body Simulation v1.40 (mt)
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Message 69770 - Posted: 7 May 2020, 14:08:55 UTC

Even if this topic is 6 years old the N-Body-Simulation is already to low in credit gain.

My task 603453015 (Separation v1.46) was running 3.653 seconds on the cpu and i got 227 credit points
My task 604764464 (N-Body Simulation V1.76) was running 88.7555 seconds on the cpu and i got 1.198 credit points

More than twenty times computing power and only five times of the credits... This difference is too much

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Message 69772 - Posted: 8 May 2020, 11:01:50 UTC - in response to Message 69770.  

Even if this topic is 6 years old the N-Body-Simulation is already to low in credit gain.

My task 603453015 (Separation v1.46) was running 3.653 seconds on the cpu and i got 227 credit points
My task 604764464 (N-Body Simulation V1.76) was running 88.7555 seconds on the cpu and i got 1.198 credit points

More than twenty times computing power and only five times of the credits... This difference is too much


So stop doing the cpu tasks from here
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