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Profile Donald Bosso-Locquiao

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Message 1906255 - Posted: 10 Dec 2017, 19:46:16 UTC

I have a new pc and want to find out what my preferences should be set to for optimum number crunching?

The PC is:

CPU type
GenuineIntel
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHz [Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 9]
Number of processors
8
Coprocessors
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB (3072MB) driver: 388.13 OpenCL: 1.2
INTEL Intel(R) HD Graphics 630 (6494MB) OpenCL: 2.1
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10
Core x64 Edition, (10.00.16299.00)
BOINC version
7.8.3
Memory
15.87 GB
Cache
256 KB
Swap space
18.75 GB
Total disk space
111.19 GB
Free Disk Space
65.9 GB
Measured floating point speed
4.59 billion ops/sec
Measured integer speed
18.28 billion ops/sec
Average upload rate
64.03 KB/sec
Average download rate
214.99 KB/sec
Average turnaround time
0 days
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Profile Keith Myers
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Message 1906305 - Posted: 11 Dec 2017, 0:14:54 UTC

If you don't want to run the stock apps and wait for the scheduler to send you all possible apps to try, I would suggest installing the latest Lunatics Installer version 0.45 Beta-06 and manually configuring the AVX app for the cpu for both MB and AP tasks. And for the gpu I would suggest selecting the OpenCL AP app and the OpenCL SoG app for MB tasks. That way you get the highest performing apps immediately without going through all the lesser apps the installer will try out on your system before finally selecting what IT thinks is the best app. That often does not work correctly though it seems.

Best to leave the choice up to you in your hands in my opinion.
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