Monthly Archives: September 2013

Core 4770K Build

Some facts on the CPU: it is currently #24 on PassMark [10,121] Ahead of it are the Xeon E5-2xxx, the AMD FX-9590, and a few Core i7s (48xxK, 49xxK and 39xxK). A short while ago the 4770K was #17 … Continue reading

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Custom build specifications for Amazon EC2 cr1.8xlarge

Ever wonder what the big Amazon instances would cost if you bought one (instead of rented)? Here is an attempt to answer that question. Note: Amazon EC2 provides more than just the hardware (e.g. network connectivity and bandwidth, for starters), … Continue reading

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