Overclocking, SuperPI, and Playstation Riots
Lyle, Drew, and Sean discuss overclocking with SuperPI, Playstation 3 riots, ZUNE vs. iPod, the Windows Fresno alternative, and discuss the week in geek. As always, wackiness ensues.
- Firewalls, Virus protection and all. The Geeks recommend the free [AV|Anti-Virus] engine [AVG|http://free.grisoft.com/doc/1] and [AVG Anti-Spyware|http://free.grisoft.com/doc/avg-anti-spyware-free/lng/us/tpl/v5] borth from [Grisoft|http://www.grisoft.com/].
- What memory to get? Drew says “try www.crucial.com.”
- Drew likes a new local company Serengeti located in Santa Cruz near the intersection of Soquel Avenue and Seabright Avenue.
- Pat, Monterey: Portable audio recorder? Lyle suggested the [Marantz PMD660|http://www.d-mpro.com/users/folder.asp?FolderID=3629].
*! More on News
- [Playstation III Launch|http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&ie=UTF-8&q=Playstation+3+launch&btnG=Search+News]
- [Microsoft Zune Launch|http://news.google.com/news?q=Microsoft+Zune+Launch&btnG=Search+News].
- [MP3 Player for Credit Card Theft|http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/11/18/mp3_player_atm_hack/].
- [Windows Fresno Server|http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/ArticleID/94297/94297.html].
- SuperPI for testing your machine. How fast can you do 1M places of PI? True [SuperPI for Windows|http://www.xtremesystems.com/pi/] ([alternate app|http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=36]) or [SuperPI for OS X|http://ocing3.free.fr/FTP/overclocking/super_pi/Kanada_lab/exec_Mac_OSX/].
- A [discussion of the possible failure of the $100 laptop project|http://hardware.slashdot.org/hardware/06/11/18/0733221.shtml].