Monthly Archives: August 2012

A brief overview on the history of 3D graphics hardware

A while ago, I wrote down a brief summary of the evolution of (consumer) 3D graphics hardware for someone. I concentrate mainly on PC hardware here, because it would be impossible to try and cover every custom graphics solution out … Continue reading

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Another FreeBSD server upgrade…

A few years ago, I wrote about how I upgraded my FreeBSD server. Well, a few days ago, the computer seized up, and it no longer wanted to boot. I could turn it on, and the fans and HDD started spinning, … Continue reading

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sykozis does not believe I own this blog

He is in denial…

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John Fruehe leaves AMD

Remember John Fruehe? Back in the days before the Bulldozer launch, he was spreading lies. I pointed them out to him and everyone who was interested. He denied everything. So I said we should bet his job on it then. … Continue reading

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Apple’s OS X is NOT linux!

Because of all the recent news on Valve’s linux and OS X support for Steam and Source, I keep reading that same old misinformation again. So I repeat: Apple’s OS X is NOT linux! I’ve written a blog on the … Continue reading

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