3Dmark 2013 is now out – download it and make your gaming rigs cry.
I ran the benchmark on my rig at stock settings and you can see below my scores and rig specs.
My current rig
CPU: Intel Core i7-930 Processor @ 2.8GHz
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6870 @ core 900MHz, mem 1050MHz
RAM: 6x 1GB DDR3 @ 533MHz
HD: 255GB Plextor PX-256M5S SSD
OS: Win7 64bit
Physics Score: 37909
Graphics Score: 26924
Physics Score: 5155
Graphics Score: 3237
Physics Score: 7271
Combined Score: 1279
The eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.… Read the rest
The breaking news of the day, Facebook’s new “homepage”. Users logging in as of this morning were presented with a rather different homepage than what they are accustomed to. A few like it, myself among that group, but the general opinion seems to be viciously opposed to the latest version of our beloved social network.… Read the rest
A man is suing the White Castle chain, claiming the booths in one of its hamburger restaurants are too small…
MetroNews.ca Sept 14 2011
Really? I’m all for accommodating people with disabilities but meet us halfway! I’m sorry but if you’ve got some extra bulk on you, don’t throw it around as a crutch for a cashgrab.… Read the rest
I went to launch my current favorite Facebook application, u-arcade’s pacman, and was greeted with this cheerless message.
Dear users – we have been asked by Bandai to remove Pacman from Facebook. So around 2-3pm PST today we will be taking Pacman off the application and replacing it with other games.… Read the rest
There used to be such amazing TV 50 years ago. Black & white was the best. Comedians that were actually funny, slapstick humour, cheesy sci-fi movies whose budget was smaller than a McCain’s PizzaPocket but somehow managed to be engrossing (Anyone seen “Plan 9 from outer Space”?) and all that jazz.… Read the rest