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Message 66246 - Posted: 27 Mar 2017, 17:11:09 UTC
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In the past month on Monday mornings I have noticed when I check the GPU that runs MW it is always out of MW work. Several weeks ago I setup a backup project, Moo!, to keep the GPU busy when MW runs out of work. The only days I've ran Moo! in the past month are on Monday.

Is there scheduled maintenance on Sunday night/Monday morning? My 280x runs out of work in just a couple of hours with 80 WUs so it doesn't take much downtime to idle out.
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Message 66247 - Posted: 27 Mar 2017, 20:16:27 UTC - in response to Message 66246.  

Why don't you just rank up the buffered WU's ?
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Message 66248 - Posted: 28 Mar 2017, 18:37:54 UTC - in response to Message 66246.  

Yes, with a powerful GPU (like 280x) it's absolutely impossible to cache enough workunits to avoid running out of work during maintenance which usually takes about two hours (I think). A 280x can crunch through 250-300 workunits in two hours, but it's possible to cache only 80.
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Message 66251 - Posted: 29 Mar 2017, 1:40:28 UTC - in response to Message 66247.  

Why don't you just rank up the buffered WU's ?


As mentioned, MW has a limit of 80 concurrent tasks at once. BOINC Tasks says it will take 2hr 23min to complete but that is at current rate, 1 at a time. I run 4x so it will really take 36 minutes to complete my queue.
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Message 66254 - Posted: 29 Mar 2017, 21:07:47 UTC - in response to Message 66251.  
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Ah ok, my Sapphire 7900 OC needs about a Minute or so, but I run 75% MW and 25% Seti so i didn't notice it until now, lol

Edit: wait, you say 80?! i have currently 144 in my queue, on my main machine alone or is the 80 only for the GPU Tasks?
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Message 66256 - Posted: 31 Mar 2017, 12:53:08 UTC - in response to Message 66254.  

Ah ok, my Sapphire 7900 OC needs about a Minute or so, but I run 75% MW and 25% Seti so i didn't notice it until now, lol

Edit: wait, you say 80?! i have currently 144 in my queue, on my main machine alone or is the 80 only for the GPU Tasks?


I only run MW on the GPU. It must be 80 GPU tasks.
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