4.12 PPC app way slower

MarkF
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The most recently released version of PPC app takes 19% longer to complete a work unit than the previous version.

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4.12 PPC app way slower

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The most recently released version of PPC app takes 19% longer to complete a work unit than the previous version.


I'm seeing an increase of less than 10% on my only Mac that still has v4.06 results showing, a G4/400. I don't think my other two G4s are doing any worse.

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Indeed the 4.12 is slower,

Indeed the 4.12 is slower, though 19% sounds a bit too much to me.

It is meant to fix a problem that is described e.g. here, that is related to the invalid results as returned by the previous 4.56 Beta App. I was pretty sure that the new setup of the S5R1 run would ged rid of this, but obviously I was wrong.

So for the moment we switched back to older code until I find some fix for the faster code that avoids these errors without slowing it down too much. I think that invalid results get more annoying with the now longer WUs.

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Hello, By now I have

Hello,

By now I have completed 4 WUs with 4.12. The mean crunching time for these is 45140 sec. For calculating the last 4 WUs with 4.06, this value ist 36575 sec, which means that 4.12 needs 23.4% more CPU-time.

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4.12,4.06?! I still have

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4.12,4.06?!

I still have 4.02 units...

Are the new ones being gradually distributed or is something messed up with my machine?

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RE: 4.12,4.06?! I still

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4.12,4.06?!

I still have 4.02 units...

Are the new ones being gradually distributed or is something messed up with my machine?


4.12 is the mac app, just ignore them, they are happy in there own little world.

Andy

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RE: RE: 4.12,4.06?! I

Message 43032 in response to message 43031

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Quote:

4.12,4.06?!

I still have 4.02 units...

Are the new ones being gradually distributed or is something messed up with my machine?


4.12 is the mac app, just ignore them, they are happy in there own little world.

Andy

Just as long as they stay in their world ;)
Thanks!

Human Stupidity Is Infinite...

Bernd Machenschalk
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I made a new App that should

I made a new App that should solve the problem while still preserving the speed of the old 4.06 App. However for a first test, this only runs on G5 with MacOS 10.4. Read about it here.

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