Archive for March, 2008

It’s Summertime Again!

Posted in Life with tags , , on March 25, 2008 by Mr. 9

Weee. After all the hard work me and my classmates shared, we finally finished our school year successfully. I’m proud to say that we survived! You name it: projects, defense, paperworks, even speech choir, we endured it. My body is tired and now I can fully rest and spend vacation to neighboring place. I’ll also spend part of my summer reading books and studying our future lessons so that when time comes, it wouldn’t be as hard as it should. So, I wish you luck and enjoy your summer.

Busy2x….

Posted in Life with tags , , , , , , , , on March 14, 2008 by Mr. 9

Sorry guys if I don’t update my blog often. There are so many projects, assignments, and reports that needs to be completed before the deadline. You know, march is a very busy month for students not to mention the final exams. I’m so sorry I didn’t reply to your comments or visited your blogs because of the hectic schedule :-). Promise after march, I’ll be posting regularly and will also visit and comment to your blogs. Thanks for your understanding. God bless us all. Muwah!

Here comes NVIDIA GeForce 9 Series!

Posted in Computer with tags , , , , , , , on March 4, 2008 by Mr. 9

Nvidia surprised me again this month after launching it’s newest lineup of Geforce 9 Series Graphics cards that is targeted for mainstream and enthusiastic consumers. After much waiting and anticipation, NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT Cards finally hit the stores. The GTS and GTX versions will be released later this march. Let’s get to the details…

NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT Bird's Eye View

 

 

The 9600GT specifications:

  • 64 Stream Processors
  • 650MHz Core Clock
  • 1,62MHz Shader Clock
  • 900MHz Memory Clock
  • 512MB GDDR3 Onboard Memory
  • 256-bit Memory Interface
  • 57.6GB/s Memory bandwith
  • 20.8billion/s Texture Fill Rate
 NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT Front View

HD Gaming for the Masses
Get the most graphics bang for your buck with a GeForce 9600 GT GPU. With a 90% performance increase over the comparable 8 series graphics card , PC gamers everywhere can now enjoy games at extreme HD resolutions without breaking their wallets.

A Powerful Entertainment Hub
Experience the GPU’s power while enjoying HD movies or having a premium 3D user experience with Windows Vista and Windows Media Center. PureVideo® HD technology provides lifelike pictures and vibrant color while CPU-offload capabilities enable you to manage your photos and videos with ease.

Future-Proof Technology
Get up to 2x the performance with NVIDIA SLI® technology when paired with an identical 9600-based graphics card, and PCIe 2.0 compatibility ensures you’re ready for tomorrow’s games and 3D applications.

 

 

NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT Side View

Features:

NVIDIA® PureVideo® HD Technology
The combination of high-definition video decode acceleration and post-processing that delivers unprecedented picture clarity, smooth video, accurate color, and precise image scaling for movies and video.

Dynamic Contrast Enhancement
Provides spectacular picture clarity with frame-by-frame optimization.

NVIDIA SLI® Technology
Delivers up to 2x the performance of a single GPU configuration for unequaled gaming experiences by allowing two graphics cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express® graphics, SLI dramatically scales performance on today’s hottest games.

PCI Express 2.0 Support
Designed to run perfectly with the new PCI Express 2.0 bus architecture, offering a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-hungry games and 3D applications by maximizing the 5 GT/s PCI Express 2.0 bandwidth (twice that of first generation PCI Express). PCI Express 2.0 products are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express motherboards for the broadest support.

 NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT Comparison Chart

On my opinion, this card is well suited for Multimedia and Home theater pc’s. Users will crave for it’s realistic photo and video rendering in HD Resolution. With it’s silent, cool, and a powerful performance this card is worth buying and excellent choice for mainstream users. Current prices ranges from 175-205 bucks as of this posting.

But if you are an extreme gamer, wait for the release of the GTS and GTX version and it will sure knock you out of your seats.

 

Microsoft Office 14

Posted in Computer with tags , , on March 2, 2008 by Mr. 9

There’s a new version of Microsoft office coming on the first half of 2009 codenamed “ Office 14.” Microsoft skipped the version of Office 13 due to superstition of the said number. Microsoft is spending 20%more in R&D (Research and Development) funding than Office 2007 with total R&D expenditure expected to be around $930 million. More details after I have the beta version. Stay tuned…

 

Images courtesy of Stephen Chapman