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Message 16484 - Posted: 21 Apr 2010 | 23:36:04 UTC

I have noted that most of the WUs that I do are duplicated as I apparently miss an unstated, WU deadline; however, I usually always meet the absolute deadline for the WU. Other BOINC projects wait until the absolute WU deadline passes before sending a duplicate WU to another client.

Anyone know what the reasoning is behind duplicating a WU and sending to another client before the absolute WU deadline passes?

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Message 16491 - Posted: 22 Apr 2010 | 11:57:42 UTC - in response to Message 16484.

Each WU is duplicated after 2 days to a faster host. So you have in average three days before the WU is completed depending on the queue at GPUGRID.
This is to increment throughput for slower WUs.

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