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Message 23767 - Posted: 5 Mar 2012 | 11:09:12 UTC

Hey crunchers, I have put a batch of work units in the long queue that should make up for the drought. The work units themselves are not from a new system, but rather are an important validation of work I have already been doing. These work units require the long queue, and will likely take 12 hours on the fastest cards. Let us know if you have any problems or concerns and we'll do what we can to address them.

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Message 23779 - Posted: 5 Mar 2012 | 17:33:16 UTC - in response to Message 23767.

Well, I have egg on my face. It appears that many of these tasks are being returned quite fast (3.7-5.4 hours on GTX5xx cards), which goes against what local runs and our test software indicated they would take (as mentioned above, our estimate was ~12 hours). It appears that something is causing the test software to underestimate the run time, such as some software running in the background and using the GPU. I am looking into it. I will extend the runtime for all the tasks sometime in the next day or two (tasks beginning NATHAN_FAX).

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