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Thursday, February 21, 2002

Pondering the Imponderable

As The Master hinted, things have been a bit nuts around here. I nearly gave myself a case of death driving through yesterday's snowstorm. I've never driven through anything like that before and I hope I don't ever have to again.

I have managed to sneak in a bit of gaming on my new system. The game du jour is Serious Sam: Second Encounter. I must say that I'm having a lot more fun with the full version than I did with the demo. For $15, it was a steal.

I redownloaded the United Devices client so I could let this CPU rip for a while and see how well my cooling holds out. After some SS:SE and now running the UD client for eight minutes it's up to 41C, which is the highest I've seen it after playing games. Hopefully it will stick around there. 60C is when the warnings go off.

UPDATE! After two hours, the temperature remained 41C. Even better, once I turned off the UD client, the temperature immediately began to drop. After about four minutes, it was down 5C to around its normal temperature. I guess my extra case fan is paying off!

News for 02/21/2002

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