16th Annual Folding@Home Holiday Season Race: The race is over and the Moonshots win!

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cellarnoise

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Work is keeping me away from my home heaters / puters too much!!! And I like to voltage starve cpus :(

So I have lost some output the last few days from my own doing.................................

You would think any silicon would run no matter what at -7 C currently and -16 C overnight tonight... And I won't comment on my inside home temps as much as my family complains :)

FOA seems to push CPUs at least very hard! Which is a good thing for non-baby CPUs :)
 

crashtech

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I started doing some test runs in the last week of November, even so, there were a few hiccups along the way.
 

voodoo5_6k

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Thanks again, grand master of stats @biodoc :)

We have almost reached the Moonshot Gang's production level... almost... just a tiny bit... plus 33 million points :D But who knows, maybe they can still step up their game tomorrow? Anyhow, without a big bang of bad luck there seems to be not much we can do to pry the victory out of their hands... It's just them who can let it slip... And we will be waiting for this opportunity, trying to get as close as possible, fighting till the very end, to the glorious sound of cheering gerbils fueling our race to catch up :D

Again, cheer on, cheering gerbils, we're so close now, and we have just so little time left... :)
 

voodoo5_6k

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Thank you for the stats, @biodoc :)

Who would've thought? The Moonshot Gang lost almost 10 million points! If we can keep up that pace, without the Moonshot Gang surprising us, this might actually be very close last laps... Who knows what might be possible in the end... we definitely see our chance here... Now we need to keep pushing as hard as we can, maybe they're running out of gas on the final lap... And if not, then it was at least a very exciting race :) And whatever the final outcome might be, the race will have a great victor :)

I'm sorry, @Assimilator1, but I have to ask for even more cheering of our beloved cheering gerbils :) They might be ones to tip the scales, with their moral support :)
 

StefanR5R

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Icecold just went from his estimated 14 mil to 50 mill ppd,
"just" = "9 days ago"?

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My own plan was to limit my output to what the apartment needs for heating except for the 10 days of F@H + PG in parallel, and a quick catch-up after the PG challenge. I blame the Marauders for drawing that catch-up out through the entire rest of the F@H race. :-P
 

Markfw

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"just" = "9 days ago"?

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My own plan was to limit my output to what the apartment needs for heating except for the 10 days of F@H + PG in parallel, and a quick catch-up after the PG challenge. I blame the Marauders for drawing that catch-up out through the entire rest of the F@H race. :-P
15 mil on the 16th. 30 mill on the 17th and on ....up to 50 mill the 21st, and close to that ever since.
 

biodoc

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@Markfw , a lot of us are way above our "estimated PPD". @Icecold and @StefanR5R threw all their hardware into the race to bring the Moonshots back from a big deficit. I didn't think they could do it but I was wrong. :)
 

Markfw

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Well, this is interesting... There is a chance we could be close ??? I guess a little over 24 hours and we know.
 

StefanR5R

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Rule #1 (according to the ruleset when it was last posted) will be impossible for me to maintain with open windows for the rest of the day and tonight, due to all the noise outside. I 'finish'ed most of the GPU slots and 'finish'ed or 'pause'd all CPU slots now, but will probably set most of this up to resume during the night while I am (hopefully) asleep.
 
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Pokey

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We are having extra heat heat here too and I can't wait to get my rigs throttled back. I think the forecast is for cold weather right after the race is over. :D
 
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