Category Archives: Memory

VMware

Exploring VMware workstation 8.01, below are my screen captures [click pictures for larger images]. Memory before and after powering up an evaluation version of Windows 2008 R2 assigned 5Gb. My workstation PC has 16Gb RAM installed and l run Windows … Continue reading

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Toshiba Satellite A505-S6986 Memory Upgrade

Upgraded my laptops memory [came with 4gb – 2x2gb – samsung PC3 DDR3 8500S] to 8Gb using Kingston 8Gb DDR3 PC3-10600 SODIMM kit (2x4Gb) part # KVR1333D3SOK2/8GR which l got for $50. This will allow me take advantage of the … Continue reading

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Windows 7 gadgets

Windows live gallary – click here – has an amazing array of gadgets for Windows 7 or Vista. Below shows 2 gadgets l find very useful – one for CPU usage while rendering compute intensive tasks and the other for … Continue reading

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Windows Experience Index

If your work involves a lot of computations, you might be interested in enhancing your PC’s WEI score. WEI – Windows experience index accesses key system components on a scale of 1 to 7.9 My current hardware: Asus P67 Pro … Continue reading

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Pi

Someone asked me what l was doing while Prince Williams and Kate Middleton were getting married. Took some time off work, and while investigating benchmarking software, l stumbled on Hyper PI – a multi-core version of SuperPi while looking into … Continue reading

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Cool Robots!

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Realflow 5

Link to my updated Realflow 5 Page is now updated. Click here.

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SPECviewperf 11 Benchmarks

The SPECgpcSM project group’s SPECviewperf 11 — released in late June 2010 — is totally new graphics performance evaluation software. Click here for more details as well as download options. My summary Looking at the maya and lightwave results alone, … Continue reading

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2nd Generation “Sandy Bridge” Intel® Core™ i5 2400 Processor

I will be testing, benchmarking a new Desktop system based on the Intel i5-2400 Processor paired with the Asus P8P67 Motherboard Powersupply to be used is the Coolmaster Extreme Power Plus 700W RS-700-PCAA-E3 Memory will be 16Gb using 2 x … Continue reading

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