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Performance of my new computer…

As mentioned in my previous post, I’ve built a new machine. And I’ve completed my first performance test on it, before any optimizations and with an out of date video driver. Here is what I got running 3D Mark 2006:


Computer upgrade 2006: the Coles Notes

I built my “new” computer over the weekend. This is sort of a tradition- every two years or so, I feel the need to refresh my technology from the ground up. Every other year I perform an “intermediate” upgrade- RAM, video, disk. The distinction between these two types of upgrade is somewhat vague, but […]

Make love, not Warcraft…

I’m not a big fan of Southpark.  I find its “humour” to generally be too crude for my tastes. But every once in a while I catch an episode, and now and then it’s funny without diving too deeply into toilet humour.


An extra month…

I mentioned a couple of posts ago how our cat Susu had fought back from a serious illness.  A few days ago, she took a turn for the worse and stopped eating again.  Susu didn’t have the strength to fight back this time.  We took her to the vet just a few hours ago, […]