Monthly Archives: November 2009

Got my Radeon 5770

So, I got an AMD/ATi card… Does that mean they’re off the hook? Nope, not at all. I didn’t buy the card because of their excellent PR, I still feel the same about that… You could say I bought it … Continue reading

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New CPUInfo release: 0.4a

CPUInfo 0.4a release is here:http://sourceforge.net/projects/cpuinfo/files/ Changelog for Release 0.4a:– Added CHANGELOG.txt to keep track of changes between releases– Converted library code to basic ANSI C.– Introduced CI_BOOL/CI_TRUE/CI_FALSE to make the code a bit more readable for plain C.– Introduced CI_X64 … Continue reading

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Disaster struck…

Disaster struck… my GeForce 8800GTS seems to have broken down. I started up a game of Shattered Horizon, and almost as soon as the game loaded, the display became garbled (I wasn’t even playing yet, I was still in the … Continue reading

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Helping end-users with DLL dependency problems

I suppose we all know about how some software sometimes “just doesn’t work”… It requires some kind of software package or update or whatnot to be installed, but you have no idea what. For us developers it may be a … Continue reading

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Batman Arkham Asylum: A battle of wits between nVidia and AMD

Well, as I said before, AMD needs to seriously work on their public relations. Here’s a fine example again: http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=20991 Richard Huddy and Lars Weinand engage in a discussion, with Huddy, being the dimwit that he is, making a fool … Continue reading

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Another quick update on the OpenCL situation

A few days ago, nVidia released the Cuda 3.0 beta SDK. This went together with a new GeForce 195.39 beta driver. I’ve given them a quick look and I like what I see. Some highlights: The problem with name conventions … Continue reading

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The big FreeBSD server upgrade

Introduction The past few days, I’ve been upgrading my FreeBSD server with the help of a friend of mine. Let’s take a trip down memory lane in order to explain this upgrade. In the mid-90s, I think it was in … Continue reading

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