ABP1 3.11 App for Windows available for Beta Test

Bernd Machenschalk
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A new Einstein@home ABP1 App for Windows is available for Beta Test at Beta Test Page.

Looks like using the pre-release MinGW gcc-4.4 significantly sped up the (Windows) Application.

This is a big package to download, as it contains the 3.11 ABP1 application as well as the current 3.05 S5R5.

app_info.xml does contain entries for ABP1 3.07 thru 3.10 and S5R5 3.05, tasks assigned to older apps will error out.

Please test and report.

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ABP1 3.11 App for Windows available for Beta Test

The installation path on the Beta Test Page for Windows (and probably the other OS too) is still not correct (pre BOINC 6.x). See also Message 98950.

Gruß,
Gundolf

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RE: The installation path

Message 94956 in response to message 94955

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The installation path on the Beta Test Page for Windows (and probably the other OS too) is still not correct (pre BOINC 6.x). See also Message 98950.

Gruß,
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Thanks. Fixed.

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Loaded and running. Is

Loaded and running.

Is there any change on the (non-)SSE support - do you want me to try and fix the fan on the MMX?

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RE: Thanks.

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Thanks. Fixed.

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Well, up to a point. That's the Windows 2000/XP default. There are others, both pre- and post-2K/XP.

See The Big BOINC 6 Answer Thread.

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RE: RE: Thanks.

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Quote:

Thanks. Fixed.

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Well, up to a point. That's the Windows 2000/XP default. There are others, both pre- and post-2K/XP.

See The Big BOINC 6 Answer Thread.

Ok, I added a link to there in the instructions.

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RE: Is there any change on

Message 94960 in response to message 94957

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Is there any change on the (non-)SSE support - do you want me to try and fix the fan on the MMX?

I don't think that's necessary as we didn't change things WRT SSE support. However, switching from GCC 3.4.5 to GCC 4.4 means quite a substantial change that might introduce unexpected problems... On the positive side of things: we found this version to increase performance by a factor of ~2 compared to 3.10 (current production version). As always, your mileage may vary.

Cheers,
Oliver

 

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Host 1758399, Core2 Q9550, 4

Host 1758399, Core2 Q9550, 4 GiB, Vista64
v3.09 avg. CPU time 20.3k sec
v3.11 avg. CPU time 19.0k sec (4 tasks)
==> 6.4 per cent improvement.
Example

Host 1101891, Core2 T7300, 2 GiB, Vista32
v3.09 avg. CPU time 26.3k sec
v3.11 first task projected CPU time @50%: 24.5k sec
==> 6.8 per cent improvement.

One task started by v3.09 was completed (last 25%) by the new app on the laptop. It did validate.

BOINC v6.6.38 on both hosts. No overclocking. Graphics worked fine.

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Thanks. My rough impression

Thanks. My rough impression is that the speed gain is larger on AMD than on Intel, at least with the Core2 architecture.

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On my 9550 Quad Ver. 3.09

On my 9550 Quad Ver. 3.09 averages 17500 seconds, Ver. 3.11 is a little faster at 16200 average.
Win. XP64

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My E8400 needs 14500s for

My E8400 needs 14500s for 3.09 and now 13500 for 3.11 on Win7 64bit.

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