[RC5] Dnet vs Seti

waldo kitty wkitty42 at alltel.net
Sat Jun 23 12:05:24 EDT 2001


your message(s) are dated jan 1998...

Ferry van Steen wrote:
> 
> 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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