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Icecold

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Final morning total:

Name​
Competition Total​
Since Yesterday’s Stats​
174,372,973​
6,188,849​
118,011,447​
3,665,850​
98,681,365​
3,977,389​
43,371,730​
1,571,813​
19,695,030​
1,377,796​
17,025,372​
16,840​
14,672,971​
492,321​
13,975,776​
1,209,515​
12,979,084​
287,757​
6,632,117​
257,657​
6,131,055​
2,097​
5,772,092​
261,651​
4,511,662​
117,404​
3,499,573​
114,313​
2,603,937​
97,007​
2,308,105​
73,740​
2,193,289​
96,866​
2,015,453​
51,777​
Stig
1,963,386​
21,796​
1,935,032​
411,486​
1,132,475​
311,714​
338,694​
58,044​
175,892​
2,250​
147,528​
0​
112,304​
16,125​
76,795​
3,690​
57,334​
0​
IEC
39,510​
0​
22,643​
0​
20,976​
821​
6,829​
1,155​
2,081​
0​
150​
0​

Final total in pie form:

11-15-2020-pie.PNG


milkywayfinal.png


I'm going to keep my production up at least close to what it is currently until we pass BOINC@Poland in the overall standing in the next week or two, but if anybody else decides to that's totally up to them. Great work everybody! There were a lot of close competitions within the main competition which kept everything interesting.

The UN Squadron image isn't intended to show any stats or specific contributors or anything, it's just a cool "mission complete" image :)

I just added it up, 554,484,660 points crunched during this competition!!
 
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Assimilator1

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Thanks Icecold :)
Race finished just in time for me to stay ahead of Kiska! ;)

Whilst I'll be turning the tap off for my 2nd rig, I'll keep going with my main rig until we pass Poland, stats for catching them would be good ;).
 
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Icecold

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Thanks Icecold :)
Race finished just in time for me to stay ahead of Kiska! ;)

Whilst I'll be turning the tap off for my 2nd rig, I'll keep going with my main rig until we pass Poland, stats for catching them would be good ;).
Here's where we're at now, but I would imagine that 'days to reach' number will go up as everybody lets off the gas a bit now that the competition is over.

overall.PNG
 
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crashtech

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Passing P3DN before the end of the year would seem to be off the table now. So maybe I will be gradually easing up and take some strain off the electric bill. Maybe...
 

Assimilator1

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I am tempted to keep GPU crunching after passing Poland, I'm furloughed atm so home a lot, MW is saving me turn on the heating during the day :). At least until it gets colder anyway (possibly tomorrow!). And as I'm mostly in the lounge it's keeping my gerbils warm too :).
I wonder if theirs any easy way to convert gas used to watts so I could compare the cost of the 2.....
 

Assimilator1

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My gas meter measures in m3 ;), I'll see if Google has something....
Yep, now I need to work out how much gas my central heating would use over a 5hr period, which will depend on outside temperature, hmm, easy said than done!

[update] For a 1hr period with it being ~9C outside it used 0.720 m3, the above site reckons that's 8.1811 kWh
On my main rig, running 10T Rosetta and dual MW WUs on the GPU it's drawing ~227w, with 12T Rosetta only it's ~116w, so ~111w running the GPU. For 24 hrs running the GPU adds 2.64 kWh, quite a lot less! But even today just running my main rig's GPU wasn't quite enough to keep it warm, so I need to find out what my 2nd rig draws too.......
My electricity charges, 15.72p/kWh and 21p/day standing charge. Gas is 3.25p/kWh, standing charge is also 21p/day (I need to shop around to see if that's still any good).
So for 24hrs GPU crunching that's 41.5p, and 1hrs gas is 26.6p (+ standing charge for both).
If so, it would take just an extra 2hrs heating per day to exceed the cost of running 1 GPU all day! (at 9C outside anyway).

[update2]
Lol, my 2nd rig uses ~110w idling!, running MW on it's GPU it's drawing ~228w (and CPU otherwise idle. When loaded IIRC it adds about 100w).
So running my 2nd rig 24hrs/day, GPU crunching only, would add 5.52 kWh a day x15.72 = 86.8p/day, slightly more than 3hrs of heating (with 9C outdoors temp).
Going by that, if I ran my 2nd rig just 6hrs/day it would be cheaper than running my heating an extra 1hr, sounds like a good excuse to GPU crunch! :D (assuming 2 GPUs can keep me warm enough to prevent me from having to turn on the heating any extra).

Are my maths right?

(I'm going to copy this lot into a new thread, done ).
 
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Icecold

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I wonder if we'll be able to stay ahead when some of us back off?
We should be able to. @crashtech and @phoenicis have been running Milkyway pretty consistently for a long time(IIRC I joined in later when they were already putting up big points after I hadn't ran it for several years) and I would imagine that will continue for some time at least.. If anybody else decides to continue running it, though, it's appreciated. We are around 2 million points behind Poland, so we should pass them with tomorrow's stats update.
 
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Assimilator1

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I will on my main rig until the folding race next month. I'll leave my 2nd rig on MW probably, but I will only be firing that up when I need extra heat ;).
 
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Endgame124

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I actually need to reduce my power usage since the days are getting shorter, so I’ll be setting my host to no new tasks tonight
 

Fardringle

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My current plan is to leave the 280X running MilkyWay until one of these things happens:

* I get to 50M points in MilkyWay. (Just over 34M right now.)
* The 280X dies completely.
* I save up enough to replace it with something better that will fit in my daughter's PC.
* I save up enough to replace my daughter's PC and the GPU. ;)
 
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