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News AnandTech vs The World


Feb 14, 2014
Okay guys, we at the Distributed Computing sub forum could use some help showing the world who's got the most CPU power. Ibercivis is a BOINC project that's currently doing COVID-19 research so you could also potentially help cure this pandemic we're going through at the same time.

However, I'm more concerned about our competition for the annual pentathlon we compete in each year. Currently we're rocking a Gold medal for this project, but the teams below us want it badly. As you can see here we are barely holding onto to first place.

So, anyone here looking to show off their new shiny CPUs or just want to help out then please join us.

The link to join the team can be located here after signing up. I will be around to help if anyone needs assistance, just reply here and I'll see what I can do to help you.


Senior member
Nov 15, 2004
If you've never ran BOINC and any of this seems daunting to setup, a basic setup is no more complicated than installing Prime95. Basic steps:

1. Download BOINC - https://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php

2. Install it

3. It should automatically prompt to choose a project to run. Ibercivis most likely isn't listed, so you just need to put the URL in manually which is https://boinc.ibercivis.es/ibercivis/

4. It will walk you through creating a new account. Once this is done it's very important you choose Team Anandtech or the points don't count towards the Pentathlon competition. It should launch a web browser to take you to the Ibercivis settings, but if not just go to https://boinc.ibercivis.es/ibercivis/ and login using the credentials made previously in this step. There should be a 'Find a Team' option once you login.


Elite Member
Dec 10, 2016
Against all odds, this was the outcome last night:

SETI.Germany said:
Medal Ceremony for the discipline Sprint

The discipline Sprint at the project Ibercivis BOINC ended on 19 May 2020 at 0.00 (UTC). The final results are available at https://www.seti-germany.de/boinc_pentathlon/statistiken/challenge.php?challengeid=5&lang=en.

Gold Medal

Winner of the discipline Sprint with 13 563 526 credits:

Hence, TeAm AnandTech receives 100 points for the overall rankings and the gold medal in this discipline.

To everybody who supported our team at Ibercivis in this foray, as well as the scientific cause: Thank you all!