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Friday Morning (1 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 27-April-2012  03:06:09 (GMT +10) - by Agg

There's a nice column about Folding@Home and OCAU on DigitalLife. Our team gets quite a mention, along with oldschool OCAUer Sniper. But what if you have 5 million computers, theoretically 417 of Australia's fastest computer, working on the single task of analysing this data? You start getting results and achieving research never thought possible. Discussion here and more info on OCAU's Folding@Home efforts here in the Wiki.

Thermaltake are running another mouse review giveaway thingy in the forums. We will chose ten people from this community to review our latest mouse - the Saphira - who fill out the following form.

LegitReviews checked out integrated graphics. We gathered up 11 AMD and Intel motherboards to check out integrated graphics performance from 2006 to 2012 to see how they perform on four game titles and Futuremark 3Dmark06. Read on to see how far we have come in recent years and we do have Ivy Bridge numbers!

Lapy pointed out this mysterious GeForce countdown from NVIDIA. At 7:30PM April 28th (PDT), NVIDIA will be making a special announcement at GeForce LAN / NVIDIA Gaming Festival (NGF) 2012 in Shanghai, China. Tune in to GeForce.co.uk for live stream coverage of the event.

Not content with running a GTX680 on an open-source driver, Phoronix also talked to Gabe Newell about Linux. A meeting topped off the day with Gabe Newell regarding Linux where he sounded more like a Linux saint than an ex-Microsoft employee. Valve does have some great plans for Linux beyond just shipping the client versions of Steam and their popular games on the Source Engine.

Lots of SSD reviews today: Corsair Accelerator Series 60GB, Intel 330 Series 120GB SATA3 and TCS Galatea Ultra-Rugged 240GB on TheSSDReview, with Crucial Adrenaline 50GB m4 on LegitReviews and Corsair Force Series 3 180GB on Tweaktown.

Rezin spotted this cool roboty short sci-fi film. Aww, I wanna know what happens next..



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