Category Archives: Engineering

SSD Upgrade to Samsung Evo 500

Recently upgraded my 2-3 year old Corsair Force 3 240Gb SSD [$199 then] to the Samsung Evo 500Gb [formatted you get 466Gb]. 224Gb is roughly what you get when you format a 240Gb SSD and l have been running out … Continue reading

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CPU-Z Results Alienware 17

CPU-Z Results Alienware 17 – Click here for the validated results on my hardware. SSD and Internal hard drive tests below. Click here for download location

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ServoCity Components

Below links show some very cool components you can get from ServoCity, especially useful for robotics control and/or in my case, DSLR Camera control for creative video/animation etc. I am currently working on a project which would require 360 both … Continue reading

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CPU_GPU Benchmarks 03-2014

Comparing 3 machines l use/own: Benchmarks from Boinc manager. In Pictures In detail Linux Workstation – running Linux Mint 16 ========================================= Intel Q8200 @2.33Ghz 4 core 8gb ram 1567 floating points MIPS whetstone per CPU 12633 integer MIPS Dhrystone per … Continue reading

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Installing Magic Lantern 2.3 On Canon 60D

Installing Magic Lantern 2.3 On Canon 60D with Firmware 1.1.1 After much research online, and hoping l dont brick my trusty DSLR, l finally did it, installed this firmware update successfully on my 60d. Now to learn and explore the … Continue reading

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Monster prime numbers

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Strata 2013: Dave Campbell, “Xbox Data is XXL”

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World Community Grid – Boinc Statistics update

“World Community Grid brings people together from across the globe to create the largest non-profit computing grid benefiting humanity. It does this by pooling surplus computer processing power. We believe that innovation combined with visionary scientific research and large-scale volunteerism … Continue reading

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Unigine Engine Heaven Benchmark v2.5

Ran this benchmark software – the basic free edition, downloadable from here – and got the results below. Using SLI – with 2 GPU’s Using Nvidia SLI with 2 cards essentially tripled the score of 1 GPU card.

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Workstation Upgrade

Unexpectedly won a 2nd Nvidia 560Ti GPU based graphics card from Nvidia developer zone, which prompted a Power supply upgrade to the Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 800W which supports 3 PCI-e for up to 3 GPU graphics cards, a … Continue reading

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