Today when I finished installing my new Z77 Extreme4 motherboard from ASRock I did a run with SiSoftware Sandra and had CPU-Z running alongside. And it started displaying some weird frequencies once I was in the middle of benchmarking the cryptographic performance (encrypt/ decrypt, hash, sign), check it out: Pretty weird. The bus speed is also
What does this mean? It basically means I ordered the ASRock Z77 Extreme4 motherboard, which I will be trying. I heard good stuff about it from users and reviewers. It’s quite cheap too – roughly, 190 USD, including shipping, but extra cost because it’s “Pick up n’ Pay” option when paying for it. It’s still a
[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/MShbP3OpASA?hd=1″ color=”white” theme=”light” modestbranding=”1″ hd=”1″] The “outburst” of Linus Torvalds if one may even call it as such were with regard to NVIDIA’s lack of support for Linux. He also gave them the middle finger. If you want the beef of it all, skip to around 48:12 into it. –k0nsl
Well the title is perhaps a bit entangled — but I am in fact no. 1 in Sweden for the SiSoftware Official Live Ranker system. With one of my budget systems! And what’s more, it’s all at stock settings I joined the Swedish team today, and next week I will add another computer to my
I’m going to order this board for one of my personal projects, it’s a mid-range board with nearly all the features of a fully-fledged motherboard except not so glamorous and most of all – not nearly as expensive. This one costs roughly 140 USD where I reside. Not bad at all!
Enter the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHZ Edition: Source: techPowerUp Here’s the details from TechPoweUp: We’ve known since May, the existence of a new high-end single-GPU graphics card SKU in the works, at AMD. Called the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, the SKU is being designed to regain AMD’s competitiveness against NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 680. We’re hearing a
The first compact GTX 670 has been introduced, although perhaps not on the market just yet. The manufacturer? ZOTAC! Check out the photograph (courtesy of techPowerUp): (click for bigger size). This particular card would be almost ideal in a HTPC -build. –k0nsl