Tag: Asrock

What’s Your Favorite Linux Distro?

I’m on the look-out for a good rock-solid Linux distribution, mostly for coding, casual surfing and multimedia –, an all-around solution basically. I realize most distributions offer exactly that and it’s basically a matter of finding what works for you; however, I can never settle for something for a long time…I get bored and want to test something

Busy bee.

Sorry for lack of updates here but I’ve been really busy with various projects. Not only that my main machine died again the other day – motherboard. Again. That might be a sign that ASRock is a brand one ought to be wary about. I’ll be switching to ASUS again: that brand has hardly ever

XtremeSystems Forums Curiosa

Yeah, and then they banned me! Without reason, of course. I sent them at least four e-mails over the period of three or four years asking why they decided to ban me — no response, ever. This is something they did just out of the blue. I always behaved courteous on their forum and followed their guidelines to the

Sorry for the Lack of Updates

I’m sorry for the lack of updates lately, and not just on this blog, but also at other web pages I help maintain. I am sick, there’s a error with my thyroid gland. So nothing that won’t be fixed with the right treatment. Sorry for disappointing some of my detractors  This fault in my thyroid gland has made me

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