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Upgrade Time

This is a developing article, stay tuned for more details. Current System AMD @ 4.1ghz 4 core, 8 thread, 8G DDR3 Dual Channel 1600 New System Intel i7 @ 3.2ghz (4hz turbo) 4 core, 8 thread, 32 G DDR3 Dual … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2014, consumerism, graphics, hardware, materialism ]
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Get Yourself An N-Control Avenger

Check out the N-Control-Avenger On Facebook, like them to win one this weekend! http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-N-Control-Avenger/162468090457709 It’s an amazing controller add on for your 360, also works when using a 360 on Windows since it’s actual hardware appurtenant. They’re giving away 2 … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2011, fb, games, twt ]
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i7 Video Upgrade

I had built a system for a friend about 6 months ago. It was ready to roar, minus the video card as the rest of it was expensive enough. It did the trick for the time being, but he was … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2011, fb, twt ]
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EVGA 295 GTX Co-Op Review

I received my EVGA 295 GTX Co-Op today and here are the results! 17:45 – Card installed, powered on18:00 – Drivers Updated, restarted21:06 – done with benchmarking Initial observations:Compared to the 280 GTX:– same length– feels heavier– a tad thinner … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2009, games, video ]
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These PCIe SSD drives can’t arrive fast enough for our needs… ok, wants considering the thousands they cost. The latest announcement comes by way of Super Talent Technology with its new 2TB RAIDDrive. The card slips into a PCIe x8 … Full story

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Another Year or So…

This year’s birthday spoils:– iPod Nano– Novint Falcon– NFS Undercover– BF2142 Deluxe (for the living room PC) I ended up working half a day today, spent the 2nd half being productive and hanging out with the dog. I went and … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2009, music, update ]
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Computer Land

So I’ve spent the weekend… well, I guess that could be extended to the past month, doing computer stuff. I placed the hardware order on December 31st (so I could include it in the business costs for 2008) and received … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2009, games ]
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GTA IV Performance

Here’s the same progression in GTA benchmarks. I didn’t have to do much work for this because GTA writes each benchmark to a separate txt file automatically. I pasted into Google Docs and made a graph of it all. The … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2008, games ]
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It’s the Final Benchmark!

Ok, so after the dust has settled I’ve completed the Hard Drive externalization (technical prototype) and here are the past couple benchmarks: 2 x New Graphics Card + CPU New Graphics Card + CPU New Graphics Card New Motherboard Original … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2008, games ]
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New Benchmarks

Latest Benchmark 3DMark06 – 11059 2.0 PCI Ex Motherboard 3DMark06 – 10879 1.0 PCI Ex Motherboard w/ 2 8800 GTX 3DMark06 – 10674 *** authors note 07 07 2012 *** TABLES! Ahhhh! So not HTML 4.0…

Hierarchy [ 2008, games ]
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Past Performance

I went back today and found some previous 3DMark06 Scores since I was finally able to get my 3DMark06 up and running. I still had my old VISTA x64 install on my extra HD (haven’t needed to reformat it for … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2008, games ]
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Getting Ready for 7950GX2

This is from XP(32 Bit) Main Test Results3DMark Score: 5030 3DMarksSM 2.0 Score: 2488 MarksSM 3.0 Score: 2403 MarksCPU Score: 1003 Marks Detailed Test ResultsGraphics Tests1 – Return to Proxycon: 19.186 FPS2 – Firefly Forest: 22.289 FPSCPU TestsCPU1 – Red … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2006 ]
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Computer Upgrade Madness!!!

I went to the computer show yesterday. First time I’ve been able to catch one when it’s at the ubiquitous Basketball Hall of Fame. It was the first time I’d been in there… ever, pre-construction or otherwise. I can’t believe … Full story

Hierarchy [ 2003 ]
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