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Forum: Hardware 2008-11-07, 12:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By dsouza123
Benchmarking one Prime95 to extrapolate to...

Benchmarking one Prime95 to extrapolate to multiple Prime95s may be tricky.

A single session of Prime95 will have two major advantages,
mostly uncontested memory bandwith and CPU core overclock....
Forum: Software 2008-08-31, 15:40
Replies: 63
Views: 5,551
Posted By dsouza123
A Delphi (Pascal) Windows console mode version. ...

A Delphi (Pascal) Windows console mode version.
It agrees with a ubasic version for the first 18 digits
after that it just it puts zeros, at least with a 20 digit p.
With p <= 18 digits the...
Forum: Hardware 2008-08-31, 13:03
Replies: 47
Views: 4,916
Posted By dsouza123
An article in Dr Dobb's Journal from a former...

An article in Dr Dobb's Journal from a former scientist at Los Alamos National
Laboratory, who had worked with massively parallel systems is now using CUDA.




...
Forum: Lounge 2008-08-21, 11:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By dsouza123
If your XP installation has the default...

If your XP installation has the default directories
then format.com is in C:\Windows\System32.
If you change to that directory and format works, it is a path issue.

(open a command prompt)
...
Forum: Hardware 2008-08-10, 16:22
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By dsouza123
For the windows swap file (or maybe fast storage)...

For the windows swap file (or maybe fast storage)
use a Compact Flash DIY SSD with SATA/IDE connectors
from Century or Raidon, they use the CF in various RAID modes.

An 8GB compact flash card...
Forum: Hardware 2008-06-29, 17:10
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By dsouza123
Or holding off until Intel releases Nehalem based...

Or holding off until Intel releases Nehalem based CPUs at the end of 2008 / start of 2009,
that use CSI/Quickpath Interconnect (Intel's answer to AMD's HyperTransport) instead of FSB,
which should...
Forum: Hardware 2008-06-24, 00:24
Replies: 47
Views: 4,916
Posted By dsouza123
Intel is going to present a paper on Larrabee at...

Intel is going to present a paper on Larrabee at SIGGRAPH 2008

http://www.siggraph.org/s2008/attendees/program/item/?type=papers&id=34

Larrabee: A Many-Core x86 Architecture for Visual...
Forum: Hardware 2008-06-23, 22:56
Replies: 47
Views: 4,916
Posted By dsouza123
Flash the BIOS Using a utility like CPU-Z,...

Flash the BIOS

Using a utility like CPU-Z, find out exactly what motherboard the PC has
and check if the motherboard maker has a BIOS available that gives
you more bios options.

There may...
Forum: Hardware 2007-12-23, 16:53
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By dsouza123
Programmers are not having a problem with...

Programmers are not having a problem with virtualization.

If done very well there is no issue running most programs either
running the OS directly on the hardware with no intervening
layer or on...
Forum: Hardware 2007-10-15, 02:20
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By dsouza123
CUDA 1.0 ( C for NVidia GPUs) now documents the...

CUDA 1.0 ( C for NVidia GPUs) now documents the PTX assembly language.

http://www.behardware.com/articles/678-3/nvidia-cuda-practical-uses.html

----------------
The CUDA Developer SDK provides...
Forum: Hardware 2007-10-13, 18:59
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By dsouza123
The following link gives more general information...

The following link gives more general information about the ATI RV670 cards
including an image of an AMD slide with a bullet point listing double precision floating point.
...
Forum: Hardware 2007-10-13, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By dsouza123
Double precision GPUs coming very soon

Double precision hardware support is coming soon from both ATI and nVidia GPUs

RV670 aka the Radeon HD 2950: November 19 (formerly November 15)
G92 aka the GeForce 8800 GT: October 29 (formerly...
Forum: Lounge 2007-09-21, 21:13
Replies: 56
Views: 3,136
Posted By dsouza123
Very sorry for your loss. A sad day indeed. ...

Very sorry for your loss. A sad day indeed. Malcolm will be missed.

Malcolm always brought something to a discussion.
He graciously shared his interest in math puzzles
by presenting puzzles he...
Forum: Hardware 2007-08-21, 16:50
Replies: 76
Views: 5,924
Posted By dsouza123
A quad core notebook is now available. ...

A quad core notebook is now available.

http://www.xtremenotebooks.com/index.php?section=specs&model_id=1266

Xtreme 917V ACCELERATOR

17" WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050) Super Wide Angle Glass View LCD ...
Forum: Programming 2007-08-05, 02:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By dsouza123
Some code changed from basic to pascal mixed with...

Some code changed from basic to pascal mixed with assembly
then rearranged to show the order of execution.


rho := 10;
theta := 0.7; { 0.7 0.9 1.1 rotate clockwise about z axis}
phi ...
Forum: Soap Box 2007-06-26, 16:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By dsouza123
Surprising news headlines

Fishermen receive assurances from Borg
http://www.ireland.com/newspaper/breaking/2007/0626/breaking34.htm

They will be assimilated, but will get compensation.
Forum: Hobbies 2007-06-04, 16:43
Replies: 56
Views: 5,992
Posted By dsouza123
What are some of the exceptions ?

What are some of the exceptions ?
Forum: Hardware 2007-05-19, 02:22
Replies: 76
Views: 5,924
Posted By dsouza123
The Barcelona (server), or Phenom (desktop) ...

The Barcelona (server), or Phenom (desktop)
quad cores speeds are to be 2.6, 2.7, 2.8 and 2.9 GHz.

The AM2 socket for 2.6, 2.7, 2.9 and the 2.8 Quad FX on socket F.

The prefetch will be 32...
Forum: Hardware 2007-05-15, 23:29
Replies: 76
Views: 5,924
Posted By dsouza123
Unfortunately a dual core is the most for 2007. ...

Unfortunately a dual core is the most for 2007.

The best will be the X7900 @ 2.8 Ghz

Intel Core 2 Extreme Mobile
____Processor___,Frequency,Bus Speed,L2 Cache
Core 2 Duo X7800,_2.60...
Forum: Homework Help 2007-05-11, 01:26
Replies: 32
Views: 2,782
Posted By dsouza123
What part of the math in particular ? The...

What part of the math in particular ?

The Lucas Lehmer algorithm or the trial factoring algorithm ?

The specific math optimization used by Prime95 to do the LL
(Irrational Base Discrete...
Forum: Hardware 2007-04-26, 21:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By dsouza123
Cache is a feature of the CPU, so it isn't...

Cache is a feature of the CPU, so it isn't separately upgradeable,
only the upgrade to a new CPU will get you more cache.
Forum: Lounge 2007-04-02, 18:27
Replies: 6
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Views: 309
Posted By dsouza123
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Forum: Lounge 2007-04-01, 21:05
Replies: 6
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Views: 309
Posted By dsouza123
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Forum: Hardware 2007-03-29, 20:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,907
Posted By dsouza123
Adding the throttle option to prime.ini will...

Adding the throttle option to prime.ini will reduce the CPU usage.

From the Prime95.chm (compiled help file):

If you are running on a laptop or in a hot room and you want to slow the program...
Forum: Software 2007-03-29, 14:52
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By dsouza123
Unlikely, the gain has already been realized by...

Unlikely, the gain has already been realized by switching to the new hardware !

As was shown a 4096K FFT run on a Core 2 Duo @ 2.0 ghz
equals a P4 @ 3.4 ghz.

Run the Core 2 Duo @ 3.4 ghz or...
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