18EB STORAGE COST

264 is the address span for a 64-bit CPU which is 18EB or 18,446,744,073,709,600,000 bytes. This value is still far more than NASA needs for their telescope telemetry etc. Most universities use maybe 5PB for their supercomputer. Some may have 10PB with a larger budget. Most supercomputers use the Lustre file system which can assemble... Continue Reading →

WINDOWS XP SOURCE LEAK

It seems that Microsoft has sprung a leak with source code for several operating systems from MS-DOS on up to Windows XP. A post over on 4chan suggested it would be uploaded to the Pirate Bay on the weekend. Scanning the internet noticed a lot of comments over the 4chan post. Until the code is... Continue Reading →

NVIDIA FORUM DOWN

The NVIDIA forum has been throwing HTTP 504 Gateway Timeout errors all morning. After reporting on Ampere cards crashing when overclocked it seems that a lot of people are wondering what is up. Other forums are full of comments about the short supply of Ampere cards. Clearly NVIDIA has painted itself into a corner with... Continue Reading →

RTX AMPERE CRASHING PROBLEM

There has been a lot of comments on the various forums over the RTX 3080 cards crashing. Other reports are coming in for the RTTX 3090. The problem seems to happen when the card exceeds 2.0 GHz in boost. The factory default boost is 1.7 GHz. The GPU boost depends on the thermal capability which... Continue Reading →

NOT FOR BROADCAST: TELETHON

The zany Not for Broadcast has released a new 15GB chapter called Telethon. The new chapter is set in the 1950s which adds a new dynamic to the game. A Whole New Challenge "Censorship Gone Mad" has been added to the game! Try your hand at some extreme censorship. Complete challenges and earn cosmetics. Master... Continue Reading →

BOE 110″ 4K UHD TELEVISION

While the old RCA 50" 4K UHD TV has served in the studio fine, the BOE 110" 4K UHD television is astounding as the largest unit in the market yet. Commercial signage and display systems are the likely markets. BOE has been growing rapidly in the LCD panel business and they are now as large... Continue Reading →

CROSSBOW: BLOODNIGHT

Crossbow: Bloodnight was developed and released on September 24, 2020 by Hyperstrange. Crossbow: Bloodnight is a first person shooter. In the year 1139, the Second Council of the Lateran convened by Pope Innocent II has pronounced anathema on the use of crossbow. The council saw its unstoppable power as ungodly, demonic by nature. They were... Continue Reading →

RTX 3090 GONE FAST

Even though the RTX 3090 is a Titan Class card it appears to that demand for it was high and the very few cards available disappeared fast. Over on NewEgg the prices were about $100 or more above the current exchange rates. Cheaper to buy it in the US and have it shipped to Canada.... Continue Reading →

AGAINST THE MOON

Against the Moon was released on September 24, 2020 by Black Tower. The game was developed by Code Heretic. Against the Moon is a hard as ice deck building positional strategy game that shares a root with Nowhere Prophet and FTL. Having lost control of the planet to weird beasts of their own creation, humanity’s... Continue Reading →

GALAXY LEAK POSTED

It seems that somebody snapped a pic of a presentation in China of the new Galaxy GeForce cards that will be available in the coming months. More cards are inevitable. A measy 3 cards for Ampere does not fit with the historical marketing angles. The RTX 3060 makes sense for the bins for RTX 3070.... Continue Reading →

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