archive: Re: SETI@home and processing time

Re: SETI@home and processing time

Jas ( jas@optonline.net )
Sun, 16 May 1999 11:19:55 -0400

Yes, I have a 486/33mhz upgraded to AMD 586 and driven to 133mhz under windows.
Windows actually reports over 400mhz. Normally it's quite fast but SETI@home
doesn't seem to be able to tap into the speed.

"Alfred A. Aburto Jr." wrote:
>
> Egads! Almost a month to do 1 data unit!
>
> Is the 586 the Intel 80486? ...
> Al
>
> > Jas wrote:
>
> > Running SETI@home on:
> >
> > Win95, 32 MB RAM, 586, 133Mhz
> >
> > 2% completed in 12hrs. Estimated 600 hrs per packet.