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Tuesday, September 24, 2002

How to Make a GPU

AnandTech got a tour of ATI and NVIDIA's compounds and came back with information on how they design and produce GPUs. The article showed me just how little I know about this type of engineering. With so much cash being poured into each design, it's easy to see how a company like 3dfx can go from top-of-the-heap to bankruptcy with only one botched release. It's worth reading the article just to see NVIDIA's massive server farms. How'd you like to maintain that one, TM?

The Master comments: Dude--I am lusting for that $20 million rack of Sun boxen :-) I feel the need for several thousand GB of ram and THAT much CPU power :) Think Master of Orion 2 would run good on that? How about UT2K3?

Monday, September 23, 2002

NFL Week #3 Final

Wow! Following up my worst week ever, I have my best week ever by far at 13-1. Eeyore did well too at 9-5. That puts me back in the proverbial saddle overall at 28-18 (.609) with Eeyore not far behind at 25-21 (.543). W00t! Unfortunately, Kurt Warner's woes contributed to the downfall of my fantasy team, the Fightin' Wombats. Might be time to make a quarterback change!

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