Posts Tagged ‘ cpu ’

The Accelerated Processing Unit (It is the future you know?)

May 4th, 2012 | By

While you may be thinking that you know all there is to know about the Accelerated Processing Unit or APU, as made famous by AMD, I’m here to tell you that perhaps there’s just a few tidbits that you don’t know just yet.  While it is easy to think that the Accelerated Processing Unit is
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What is an APU?

May 3rd, 2012 | By

Well if you haven’t figured it out by now, May is the Month of the APU, also known as the accelerated processing unit.  AMD’s APUs to be more exact and if you want to get even more precise than that we are talking about the Piledriver core also known as the Trinity chip.  AMD’s Trinity
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AMD Trinity A10 APU CPU Benchmarks and GPU Benchmarks

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

As we now know the AMD Trinity cores release date was leaked and is set for May 15th 2012.  Well AMD has released the GPU benchmarks and they are looking pretty impressive.. I’ll start with the GPU / graphics benchmarks below before moving onto the A10 cpu benchmarks afterwards.  The great thing with the APU
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AMD Trinity Cores release date leaked

Apr 26th, 2012 | By

Well the long wait is finally over, at last we have a date for when we can expect to get the new Trinity APU’s in our hot little hands.  Sweclockers are the source of the leak in a discussing on their swedish message forums and the big date for the launch is May 15th 2012. 
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How to increase Flash peformance with FF/Iceweasel in Debian

Apr 16th, 2012 | By

So after going from Firefox to Chrome and then realizing that Chrome possessed the ability to melt my entire system and slow it to a crawl like some out of control plague of cpu usage I switched to Opera.  Well opera has some good qualities but Flash is not one of them so I’ve gone
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Want to reduce WordPress’ load on your server? Here’s how…

Mar 4th, 2012 | By

Alright, I’ve gone over wp-super-cache, i’ve gone over all sorts of things but today I learned a shocking little secret about wordpress.   Every single time a user hits your blog wordpress runs wp-cron.php, brilliant isn’t it?  Why the hell would wordpress run a file like WP-CRON for every visitor?  Shouldn’t the name of the
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Attracta? More like Attacka! Horrible SEO service destroys server

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Wow, a 2 day hellish experience has finally come to an end.  My CPU usage spiked up to 100% from 20% 3 days ago for no apparent fault of my own, IE: nothing had been done to or changed on the server at all.  The techs at my hosting company just assumed it was wordpress
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I now have the quietest laptop around, and coincidentally the hottest

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

Well the inevitable decline of this LG R405 laptop is finally upon me as today the main cooling fan gave out.  I’m hoping that this might be a simple loose wire that I can soder or reattach but alas I left my tiny screw driver in Canada and so I can’t open this old girl
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