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Message boards : Problems and Help : Multiple GFN-17 Mega tasks at once?

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Credit: 182,080,291
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Discovered 2 mega primes321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (503,707)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,001,529)ESP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (502,172)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,028,459)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,989,101)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (566,759)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,047,598)SR5 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,014,245)SGS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,343,649)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,279,172)Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,017,620)321 Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,005,090)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (32,970,234)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (31,771,675)AP 26/27 Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,179,177)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (87,116,853)PSA Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,743,250)
Message 120875 - Posted: 2 Oct 2018 | 20:24:36 UTC

Hi All,

I'm currently running (single) GFN-17 MEGA on my 1070ti and I can see that most of the time the GPU is running at 5%. Does this mean I could crunch 'multiple' GFN-17MEGAs at once? Is there an 'upper limit' of how many I can run at once? How do I set my system up to run multiple GFNs?

Thanx


Dad
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Tonight's lucky numbers are

555*2^3563328+1 (PPS-MEGA)

and

58523466^131072+1 (GFN-17 MEGA)

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Discovered 1 mega primeFound 1 prime in the 2019 Tour de PrimesFound 1 mega prime in the 2019 Tour de Primes321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,019,377)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,064,170)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,001,303)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,094,139)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,021,807)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,085,124)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,042,051)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,077,248)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,000,448)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,003,404)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,035,352)321 Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,061,436)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,012,148)PPS Sieve Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (108,556,313)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,089,865)TRP Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,297,782)AP 26/27 Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,153,415)GFN Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (106,065,222)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (67,666,890)
Message 120877 - Posted: 2 Oct 2018 | 20:44:13 UTC - in response to Message 120875.

Your times look OK. My guess is that you're looking at Task Manager for your GPU load, it lies - actually I have no idea what parameters it's reading but regardless...

Get GPU-Z (it's free), go to the "Sensors" Tab, about 1/3rd of the way down is GPU Load.
I think you'll see that you're nearly 100%.

Also, you no longer need to keep a core free for the GPU.

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Discovered 2 mega primes321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (503,707)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,001,529)ESP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (502,172)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,028,459)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,989,101)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (566,759)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,047,598)SR5 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,014,245)SGS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,343,649)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,279,172)Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,017,620)321 Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,005,090)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (32,970,234)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (31,771,675)AP 26/27 Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,179,177)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (87,116,853)PSA Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,743,250)
Message 120878 - Posted: 2 Oct 2018 | 21:08:13 UTC - in response to Message 120877.

Thanx Recoil

Stupid Task Manager

Dad
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Tonight's lucky numbers are

555*2^3563328+1 (PPS-MEGA)

and

58523466^131072+1 (GFN-17 MEGA)

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Found 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de Primes321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,942)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (500,523)ESP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (655,642)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (539,100)PPS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (688,232)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (561,629)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,659,676)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (505,810)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,024)TRP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (963,625)Woodall LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,044)321 Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (511,694)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (549,916)PPS Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (701,168)AP 26/27 Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (525,590)WW Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (500,000)GFN Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,762,872)PSA Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (525,639)
Message 120894 - Posted: 3 Oct 2018 | 13:19:29 UTC

Um, no lies involved. Windows Task Manager doesn't even have GPU load %, only CPU load %. And it's totally fine to have 5% CPU load for a GPU task.

There are many alternatives to see GPU load, of course. I prefer sysinternals process explorer as an alternative to Task Manager.

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321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,236,942)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,028,695)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,027,771)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,011,297)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,008,287)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,346,305)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,521,172)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,539,837)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,631,663)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,751,781)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,166,747)321 Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,033,828)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,037,204)PPS Sieve Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,305,147)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,000,053)TRP Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,030,160)AP 26/27 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,468,612)WW Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (33,792,000)GFN Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (31,781,897)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (170,761,999)
Message 120896 - Posted: 3 Oct 2018 | 15:14:56 UTC - in response to Message 120894.

Um, no lies involved. Windows Task Manager doesn't even have GPU load %, only CPU load %. And it's totally fine to have 5% CPU load for a GPU task.

There are many alternatives to see GPU load, of course. I prefer sysinternals process explorer as an alternative to Task Manager.

Task manager DOES have a GPU%, it's a feature they added not too long ago. That's not to say it's accurate, in fact it sucks and should be ignored... but technically, it is there...

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Discovered 1 mega primeFound 2 primes in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2019 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2020 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2021 Tour de Primes321 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,012,503)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,291,013)ESP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,022,307)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,004,746)PPS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (17,273,466)PSP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,123,300)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,432,091)SR5 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,954,518)SGS LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,462,951)TRP LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,574,163)Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,001,901)321 Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,119,749)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,005,331)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (68,690,867)AP 26/27 Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,096,813)WW Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (104,012,000)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,576,284)PSA Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,059,222)
Message 120898 - Posted: 3 Oct 2018 | 15:46:16 UTC

Win 10 Home 64 bits here.
Task Manager shows many different figures for GPU utilisation.
For PG GPU crunching, 3D shows 5% for GFN-16.
Compute_0 shows 100% for GFN-16.
GPU-Z shows 92%-93% load.




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