[RC5] Dnet vs Seti

Ferry van Steen td at salesint.com
Fri Jan 2 21:08:09 EST 1998


So how much TeraFLOPs is dnet rated at?

regards

----- Original Message -----
From: "durst" <durst60 at gmx.net>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 5:57 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] Dnet vs Seti


> Hi all
>
> two statistics of setiathome
>
> http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/totals.html
>
> How does the computing power of Seti at home compare with existing
> supercomputers?
> The most powerful computer, IBM's ASCI White, is rated at 12 TeraFLOPS and
> costs $110 million. SETI at home currently gets about 15 TeraFLOPs and has
cost
> $500K so far.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mike Faunce <mike at faunce.com>
> To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 11:48 PM
> Subject: RE: [RC5] Dnet vs Seti
>
>
> > Regarding "they actually run the client only when they are not using
their
> > computers" is only true if they are running the screensaver only.  The
> > recent version of SETI at Home can run at idle priority just like dnetc
does.
> >
> > But, that said, while S at H has had almost 3 million people try the
> software,
> > I don't know how many more users on a day to day basis than d.net does.
> >
> > Mike
> > -----
> > Mike Faunce
> > mike at faunce dot com
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> > [mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Mathieu Gilbert
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 2:04 PM
> > To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> > Subject: [RC5] Dnet vs Seti
> >
> >
> > Hi all .. i like statistics question so here is one for you.
> >
> > What between dnet and Seti is the most powerfull. I've found on the main
> > page of dnet
> >
> > "160000 PII 266Mhz computers working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365
> days
> > a year!"
> >
> > but i couldn't find anything like this on the seti at home page. I know
they
> > have A LOT more users than us but they actually run the client only when
> > they are not using their computers.
> >
> > Anyone got the answer ?
> >
> > Mathieu Gilbert
> >
> >
> >
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