6 Jun
2009

Clockwork Saturday

Today it is time to test the limits of my ensemble. I’ve run some tests with the Phenom II X4 940, which is clocked at 15×200, the default 3.0 Ghz. I raised it carefully to 16×200=3.2 Ghz, and it hardly registered, as any rise in temperature that is. I’ve been running it at 17×200 now, […]

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25 May
2009

Utilization

When you have a powerful processor such as the AMD Phenom, you really want to use the full fucking force of that thing. It’s kind of like keeping a Ferrari in the garage the whole year if you don’t. So i figured, how much difference would it make, if you benchmarked one core (out of […]

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14 May
2009

The Continuity Factor

My main machine, Continuity is being upgraded quite heavily. I’ve purchased three new parts for it: Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD4 motherboard 2x2GB OCZ Reaper DDR2-800 memory AMD Phenom II X4 940 processor This will make it in to a pretty sweet fucking rig. The only problem now is the graphics, which is currently handled by a PNY […]

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