Category: Computing

Interesting CPU-Z Bug

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

ASRock Z77 Extreme4

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

Linus Torvalds Tells NVIDIA to F*CK OFF

[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

k0nsl No.1 in Sweden

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

AMD Radeon HD 7970 Pictured

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