[OCN] My Thoughts on Core i7

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Everybody knows that we, members of OCN, have a serious problem. Look at it from an average Joe perspective: we spend thousands on high end computers, and at every single occasion we go out and browse Newegg on a quest to find an upgrade for our systems, which according to…

[OCN] Less is The Future of Computing?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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If you've been following hardware news for the last 2 years, you may have notice some of the many trends that are becoming the new hotness in computing. As always the race for price/performance between Intel and AMD is on, the two giants along with Nvidia are releasing new…

[OCN] Rethinking Hard Drives and Storage

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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In this post, I explore how hard drive makers have spent too much time and effort making drives only bigger and faster, and not thinking about making more products tailored to what the consumer needs, and how there are many segments that are still open to whoever wants to take…

[OCN] Small guide to Folding on Linux

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Do you want to start folding for the cure under a linux OS? It's a fact, all machines run work units fast on tweaked linux, so what are you waiting for? I have compiled a small guide in my free time to get you folding, SMP or not, under linux…

OCN: Blu-Ray Wins?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I've started a more hardware-orientated blog on Overclock.net recently, for a few good reasons. First was that I didn't feel like posting every single rant and thought about everything here, and secondly because having a blog in a place that already has a very targeted audience yields much more…