Posts Tagged ‘ performance ’

2 Quick and Easy ways to speed up your thunderbird experience

Feb 19th, 2013 | By

So if you are like me you have a thunderbird profile that is 2-5 years old and is 2 – 10GB in size.. As you can imagine with all things to do with computers this can lead to a lot of buildup of junk and cause general slow downs.  For me it was almost unbearable
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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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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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My journey towards a more personal and open open source OS

Nov 19th, 2011 | By

Ditching Ubuntu and switching to Debian   Well I finally made the switch this week, Ubuntu 11.10 was the straw that shattered the camels back and for many reasons.  To be honest I can deal with the never ending troubleshooting that a linux power user has to deal with.  The bottom line is that this
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The difference between a tuned performance BSD webserver and a stock linux webserver

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

First up we have a tuned FreeBSD 8.1 server running Apache 2.2(clearly working up a sweat) 56MB of virtual memory and 40MB of resident memory usage PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND 55392 www 1 106 0 56460K 39664K CPU2 2 15:43 50.49% httpd   Follow that up with
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To hell with NTFS – running the same proc on ext4 is over twice as fast

Mar 9th, 2011 | By

The way I have my partitions setup is 50GB of EXT4 for linux and 300GB of NTFS for general file storage so that I can access them if I dual boot in windows or anything else int he future.. Compatibility was the name of the game.  Because of this I end up storing most of
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