archive: Re: SETI@home and processing time

Re: SETI@home and processing time

Brian Straight ( (no email) )
Wed, 19 May 1999 10:31:39 -0500

OOps! (memo: READ mail before hitting send button)

>The result--a 66% improvement (from 1 to 3 per cent per hour) on my 166
>pentuim. My 233 improved by 33%, but is now no faster than the improved

I mean, of course, a 200% increase vs a 100% increase (got my 33s and 66s in
a twist).

As the 233 is a laptop, I suspect power management software is causing the
difference, even though the machine is not powering down.

Time to check the bios settings.