Category Archives: Computers

A few sexy things to an Uber Geek

I See Your Petaflop and Raise You 19 More Super computer capiable of 10 petaflops with 1.6 million processing cores, 1.6 petabytes of memory, 96 racks and 98,304 computing nodes.   Tela’s Model S (Sedan) The Model S will have … Continue reading

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Update on my computer upgrade…

Update: 5/2/09 Upgraded to Windows 7 RC today (blog post). Last weekend I removed the 250GB system drive I was using and replaced it with a pair of 150GB drives in a RAID1.  I split the RAID into 2 partitions, … Continue reading

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Time for an upgrade to my Gaming system

Update 5/2/09: System is now running Windows 7:  Lastest updates are in my “Update on my computer upgrade” blog post. My current system, AMD X4800 based, 4GB ram, Windows XP x64, GeForce 8800 GTS is getting a bit long in … Continue reading

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A 4.1 GHz Dual Core at $130 – Can it be True?

  Good article, thinking of building a 2nd high and game machine for under a $1,000. http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/05/10/dual_41_ghz_cores/page10.html   Update: 12/22/06 – Been running the system now for about six months at 3.7 GHz with no issues.  Get 100FPS in DDO @ … Continue reading

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Got my first computer… (1986)

This year I got my first computer, a Tandy Color Computer 3.  It came with a Motorola 6809 CPU that ran 4Mhz and could be overclocked to 8Mhz.  I also soldered the 512KB ‘hack’ onto my system board 🙂

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